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- Shilpa Shetty


- Stephen King


- Royal Festival Hall

Shilpa Shetty

Bollywood actress, Shilpa Shetty, started her career at the age of 17 when she starred in the film, Baazigar. Since then she's acted in many Bollywood blockbusters and made it into the international spotlight when she took part in the British reality television show, Celebrity Big Brother. Now she's starring in a new film called Life in a ... Metro.


Vocabulary from the programme

the first public appearance of a performer
e.g. He will make his debut on screen this week

to cater to
to provide the things that a particular person or situation needs or wants
e.g. They only make furniture that caters to the very rich

NOTE: The verb 'to cater' and the noun 'catering' can also mean to provide food and drinks for a social event
e.g. They are well known for their catering at big events

to make it
to become successful in your career or succeed in reaching a difficult place

NOTE: 'to make it' can also mean to survive after a serious illness or accident
e.g. The doctor thinks he's going to make it

not trying to appear more special, intelligent or important than you really are

a person who pretends to have moral standards or opinions that they do not actually have
e.g. He was a liar and a hypocrite who married her for her money, even though he said money wasn't important to him

to show somebody or something in a particular way
e.g. She was portrayed as the victim

a person or animal in a book, play or film

your 'heart goes out'
used when you feel a lot of sympathy for someone or something
e.g. Our hearts go out to the families of the victims

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