"Nowadays everybody is fit, but when I joined the industry, it was rare to see actresses who were into working out. At that time, they wanted that you should be a bit 'hari bhari' (fuller), (and they used to say), 'What is this? You are looking so lean like a toothpick'. So I've had producers who wanted me to put on weight," Shilpa said here.

The question to Shilpa was prompted by the weight loss of actress Parineeti Chopra. Shilpa said she's happy for the 'Ishaqzaade' actress, and said, "Today, we've reached a time when people are aware of how to be fit and there are so many ways you can be fit."

"So it's most important to bring awareness to the fact that whether you have time to do any kind of fitness regime, you can improve your health with a good diet", Shilpa added.


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