Karma rules Shilpa Shetty's wedding plans to her knight in shining armour

The Celebrity Big Brother star is to marry the man she described to HELLO! as her "knight in shining armour" later this year. She won't fix a date for the nuptials until consulting an astrologer
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When it comes to love, Bollywood beauty Shilpa Shetty is a tradition girl at heart so her wedding to millionaire businessman Raj Kundra later this year will be determined by her horoscope. 

In India astrologers are often hired  to pick an auspicious date for the nuptials – and the Celebrity Big Brother star is leaving the precise details to karma, reports the Daily Express.

"It will definitely be before the end of the year but it has to be on an auspicious day such as a solar eclipse," explains the actress.

As Shilpa revealed in HELLO! in April, she is not yet engaged – another Indian custom. On the sub-continent the proposal comes just before the wedding.

"We'll set a date for a formal engagement and let our parents announce that, because we want to be very traditional", Shilpa told the magazine.

It is karma that the 34-year-old credits with bringing her together with Raj in the first place.

"He's my soulmate. I really believe in the whole karmic circle," she says. "He must have been part of my past life and he's come back."