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I didn't get time to rehearse for IPL show: Shilpa Shetty

Source : COLUMNS
Last Updated: Mon, May 25, 2009 07:08 hrs

Shilpa Shetty was supposed to perform with the American R&B star Akon at the Indian Premier League (IPL) finals but decided to opt out at the last minute as she couldn't get time to prepare for the act.

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"I was just not prepared. It was an international platform, not some village nautanki. I had to be fully ready. And I just didn't get time to rehearse. So I regretfully had to say no. But I'd rather not give anything less than my best when I'm representing my country," Shilpa said.

Shilpa, who co-owns the IPL team Rajasthan Royals with beau Raj Kundra, says she was happy to be just a spectator at the finals.

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"So what if my team wasn't playing. I think I'm sporting enough to enjoy the game as just a part of the audience," she added.

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