There have been speculations that Shilpa Shetty and industrialist Raj Kundra may have been engaged. But the London based businessman set all rumours to rest by denying engagement with Shilpa but said that both of them were committed towards each other. In an interview given to a television channel Raj added that whenever they take their relationship to a further level an announcement would be made.
On co-owning the IPL team Rajasthan Royals with Shilpa Shetty he said that it was driven by his passion for cricket. He added that Shilpa will add glamour to the team in the upcoming season and will also conduct a reality show to choose cheerleaders for the team. When quizzed about competition with rival team owners Shahrukh Khan and Preity Zinta he said that all of them are friends and the idea was to go and have fun out there in the ground.