Shilpa Anand
(born Shilpa Sivanand on December 10, 1982), is an Indian television actress and model.She is the younger sister of Sakshi Shivanand, famous actress in Tollywood and Kollywood

She was born in Africa, and did her schooling there. After completing her education, she shifted to India along with her family.

Shilpa Anand has five years of experience in all phases of the Software Development lifecycle. She has expertise in Java/J2EE application development and has been working in the E-Learning domain. She has worked for clients within the Healthcare, Travel, Learning Management and Performance Management Systems.She studied at the Punjab University MCA,that is Masters in Computer Applications,from 2000 to 2003.

She started her career as a model and then appeared in several South Indian movies. She did many advertisements on Indian television including the famous Shanti Badaam Amla advertisement.She has also appeared in a Lux advertisement along with Aishwariya Rai Bachchan, and has also appeared in many Coca-Cola advertisements with Aamir Khan and she has also done a Pudin Hara advertisement along with Amitabh Bachchan.She has also appeared in an advertisement for the 'Chandrika' soap. She also acted in a movie named Iqraar..By Chance,in which she played the lead role-'Rashmi'.This film didn't do very well at the box-office.She has also done a minor role in the film Sirf which released on 4th April 2008.

She rose to fame throughout India after starring as the lead role of 'Dr.Riddhima Gupta' in Dill Mill Gayye on Star One which is a sequel to the television show Sanjeevani-A medical boon. In this show Shilpa plays the lead role. Her last episode was on 29th May 2008 in Dill Mill Gayye as she has decided to leave the show for some other work. There were also talks of her having problems with production house and them intentionally replacing her..After her exit in Dill Mill Gayye, many fans have been trying to bring her back with emails and calls to creatives of Dill Mill Gayye