Shilpa Shetty eyes TV roles in UK

Bollywood star Shilpa Shetty could become a familiar face on British television screens, it has emerged.

The Indian actress, 33, plans to spend more time in the UK after buying a house in Surrey and is in discussions about future roles.

Her agent Max Clifford said: “I am talking to several TV people about potential work for Shilpa Shetty.

“I have had several discussions with various TV executives in the last couple of months. There is a lot of interest in her.

“She is looking to spend more time over here because she likes it.”

Shilpa, who has appeared in numerous Indian-language films, recently bought a home in Weybridge’s St George’s Hill estate with boyfriend, Raj Kundra.

Her first foray into the British media came in 2007 when she won a controversial series of Celebrity Big Brother.

It attracted global attention when Jade Goody and other housemates were accused of racism and bullying towards the glamorous star.

But Shilpa and Jade were later reconciled and the pair became friends.

Jade, 27, passed away recently from cervical cancer.

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