She is a television, an Indian theatre and a Bollywood film actor. She is known for her role in the film ‘Chak de India!’.She is known for her role in the film B.A pass. She is the winner of Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress. She was born in a Bhumihar Brahmin family of Vaishali district. She grew up in Delhi and Gujarat. She completed her schooling from Delhi Public School, New Delhi until Class XII. Then she was enrolled in the Miranda House, University of Delhi for completion of her further studies. She worked with Asmita Theatre Group. She did plays such as Govind Deshpande's Antim Diwas, Final Solutions and Tara, Girish Karnad's Rakt Kalyan (Taledanda), Ashok Lal's Ek Mamooli Aadmi and Neil Simon's Log-Baag. Her role in B.A. Pass won her the Audience Choice Award at the South Asian Alternative Film Festival (SAAFF) in Paris, France. Check out this page for more updates on Shilpa Shukla.