Shilpa Pokhrel is a Nepali model, beautician & an actress of Nepalese film industry.
She is popular for her role in dozens of music videos that she did during her career as a music-video model & also for her controversial relationship with Nepali film producer & director Chhabi Raj Ojha. As of 2016, Shilpa has acted in more than 100 music videos & has worked as a lead actress in five commercial movies.
In July 2019, it was revealed that, film producer & director Chhabi Raj Ojha & Pokhrel had already been married for 3 years but had been hiding their relationship
so that they would get continuous publicity of their affair, which would lead to promotion of their movies. In July 2019, Pokhrel made a police complaint against her husband Ojha for multiple physical assaults & other forms of domestic violence.
Ojha, reportedly, had beaten Pokhrel so severely that, according to medical reports, she was suffering from a hearing impairment.
Shilpa was born in Pokharia, Biratnagar, in the Morang District & spent her childhood there.
After completing the School Leaving Certificate exams, Shilpa moved to Kathmandu at the age of 15 to continue further education & pursue a career in Nepali entertainment industry.