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Bipasha Basu

Born January 7, 1979 (1979-01-07) (age 29)
Delhi, India
Occupation Film actress
Years active 2001 – present
Domestic partner(s) John Abraham (2002 – present)
Official website

Bipasha Basu (Bengali: বিপাশা বসু , Hindi: बिपाषा बासु) (born January 7, 1979) is a Bollywood actress and model. She was the winner of the Ford's Godrej Cinthol Supermodel contest for 1996 and is currently one of the mainstream Bollywood actresses. She is often cited by popular magazines and newspapers as one of Asia's sexiest women.[1] is the 7th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... , For other uses, see Delhi (disambiguation). ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... John Abraham (Hindi: जॉन अब्राहम, Urdu: جان ابراهام), (born December 17, 1972 in Mumbai, India), is a former model turned Bollywood actor. ... The Filmfare Best Female Debut Award is given by Filmfare magazine as part of its annual Filmfare Awards for Hindi films. ... Ajnabee (English: Stranger) is a 2001 Bollywood film directed by Abbas-Mustan. ... Bangla redirects here. ... Hindi (DevanāgarÄ«: or , IAST: , IPA:  ), an Indo-European language spoken all over India in varying degrees and extensively in northern and central India, is one of the 22 official languages of India and is used, along with English, for central government administrative purposes. ... is the 7th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Bollywood (Hindi: , Urdu: ) is the informal term popularly used for Mumbai-based Hindi-language film industry in India. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... A model is a person who poses or displays for purposes of art, fashion, or other products and advertising. ... Bollywood (Hindi: , Urdu: ) is the informal term popularly used for Mumbai-based Hindi-language film industry in India. ...

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Early life

Born on January 7, 1979 in New Delhi, India, Basu hails from a Bengali family. She is the second of three daughters to her parents, the elder being Bidisha, and the younger—Vijayeta. Although she was born in Delhi, her family later moved to Kolkata. is the 7th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... This article is about the capital city of India. ... The Bengali people are the ethnic community from Bengal (divided between India and Bangladesh) on the Indian subcontinent with a history dating back four millennia. ... , “Calcutta” redirects here. ...


According to her, she had come into modelling and acting quite by accident, because initially she had planned to study medicine.[2] Basu studied science till the 12th standard, and later took up commerce. Although, as pointed above, she intended to become a doctor, her aversion for dissections made her opt for chartered accountancy.[3] However, in 1996, she met well-known model Mehr Jessia in Kolkata; the latter suggested that Basu take part in the the Godrej Cinthol Supermodel contest. She eventually participated, and won the contest.[2] Chartered accountancy is a distinct profession of accountancy, in which practitioners of accounting, known as accountants, belong to professional accountancy bodies that have been granted the Royal Charter by Her Majesty the Queen in the United Kingdom. ... Mehr Jessia is Arjun Cocky Rampals wife ...


Career

After winning the Ford Godrej Cinthol contest, Basu was flown to New York by the Ford Company, where she had a successful modelling career. This article is about the state. ...


Basu made her debut film in Abbas Mustan's Ajnabee, with Akshay Kumar, Bobby Deol and Kareena Kapoor. She played a married woman who goes all out to woo her husband’s married friend, and eventually won the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award for her performance. Ajnabee (English: Stranger) is a 2001 Bollywood film directed by Abbas-Mustan. ... Akshay Kumar (Hindi: अक्षय कुमार, born Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia, on September 9, 1967) is an Indian film actor who appears in Hindi language films, also known as Bollywood. ... Vijay Singh Deol (Punjabi: ਵਿਜੈ ਸਿੰਘ ਦਿੳਲ, Hindi:विजय सिंह देओल, Urdu: وِجے سِںہ دِیول, born 27 January 1967) known as Bobby Deol, is an Indian actor. ... Kareena Kapoor, (Hindi: ; born September 21, 1980)[1] nicknamed Bebo, is an Indian film actress who appears in Bollywood movies. ... The Filmfare Best Female Debut Award is given by Filmfare magazine as part of its annual Filmfare Awards for Hindi films. ...


After a number film, next year in 2002, Basu starred in Vikram Bhatt's thriller Raaz. The film was a big commercial success and surfaced as one of the biggest hits of that year. For her performance in the film, she received her first Best Actress nomination at the Filmfare. Vikram Bhatt is a Bollywood director. ... Raaz (spirit/ghost), directed by Vikram Bhatt, is unoffically a Bollywood adaptation of the film What Lies Beneath. ... The Filmfare Best Actress Awards is given by the Filmfare magazine as part of its annual Filmfare Awards for Hindi films. ... The Filmfare Awards ceremony is one of the oldest and most prominent film events given for Hindi films in India [1] and is sometimes referred to as the Indian Oscars. ...


Besides acting, Bips, as her friends call her, did the famous video "Tu" for Sonu Nigam's album, Kismat and made a guest appearance in Jay Sean's music video Stolen.[4] Sonu Nigam (born 30 July 1973 in Faridabad, Haryana, India) is a singer whos songs have been featured in numerous Bollywood movies. ... There are several things which use the word Kismet: Kismet (robot) is a robot intended to demonstrate simulated emotion. ... Jay Sean (born Kamaljit Singh Jhooti on March 26, 1981); is a British Asian R&B singer, best known for his hits Stolen, Eyes On You and Ride It. He has released two albums, Me Against Myself and My Own Way. ... Theft (also known as stealing) is, in general, the wrongful taking of someone elses property without that persons willful consent. ...


In 2006, she won popular acclaim for her Item number Beedi in the song Omkara. The song was a national hit, and Basu's pictuarization was appreciated.[5] Item number is a term commonly used to describe a catchy, upbeat dance song in an Indian movie that has no relevance to the plot of the film. ... Omkara or also known as Othello is a forthcoming Hindi film to be directed by Vishal Bharadwaj starring Saif Ali Khan, Bipasha Basu, Konkona Sen Sharma, Vivek Oberoi, Ayesha Takia, Ajay Devgan, Kareena Kapoor amd Naseeruddin Shah in lead roles. ...


Personal life

Basu is currently dating actor John Abraham, They have been dating since late 2002. She previously dated fellow Bollywood actors Milind Soman and Dino Morea. John Abraham (Hindi: जॉन अब्राहम, Urdu: جان ابراهام), (born December 17, 1972 in Mumbai, India), is a former model turned Bollywood actor. ... Milind Soman is an Indian supermodel and actor. ... Dino Morea (Hindi: दीनो मोरिया; born 9 December 1975 in Bangalore, India) is an Indian model and actor. ...


Even though Basu is a practicing Hindu and Abraham is a Christian, both families have accepted the couple. Basu has stated in an interview that though she was raised a Hindu, she believes that all religious groups deserve respect. This article discusses the adherents of Hinduism. ... For other uses, see Christian (disambiguation). ...


In 2006, Basu claimed to have been harassed by organizers of the India Day Parade in Edison, New Jersey. Basu was initially scheduled to lead the parade on August 13, 2006. Basu eventually appeared on stage late, according to her, because of the harassment. She said, "I wanted to attend the parade, but I could not." She explained that she was harassed physically and mentally in the car by two people who were taking her to the parade.[6] Map of Edison Township in Middlesex County Coordinates: , Country State County Middlesex County Settled 1651 Incorporated March 17, 1870 (as Raritan Township) Government  - Type Faulkner Act Mayor-Council  - Mayor Jun Choi Area  - Township  30. ... is the 225th day of the year (226th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In November 2007, U.K. magazine Eastern Eye named Basu "Sexiest Woman in Asia".[1] An editor has expressed a concern that the subject of the article does not satisfy the notability guideline or one of the following guidelines for inclusion on Wikipedia: Biographies, Books, Companies, Fiction, Music, Neologisms, Numbers, Web content, or several proposals for new guidelines. ...


She once snogged Cristiano Ronaldo but it was not a relationship Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, OIH (pron. ...


Philanthropy

On January 10, 2007, Basu danced with sex workers at a charity drive in order to raise AIDS awareness in India and promote safe-sex.[7] is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... For other uses, see AIDS (disambiguation). ...


Filmography

Year Film Role Other notes
2001 Ajnabee Sonia/Neeta Winner, Filmfare Best Female Debut Award
2002 Takkari Donga Panasa Telugu film
Raaz Sanjana Dhanraj Nomination, Filmfare Best Actress Award
Aankhen Raina Special appearance
Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai Ria Special appearance
Chor Machaaye Shor Ranjita
Gunaah Prabha Narayan
2003 Jism Sonia Khanna Nomination, Filmfare Best Villain Award
Footpath Sanjana
Rules - Pyaar Ka Superhit Formula Special appearance
Zameen Nandini
2004 Ishq Hai Tumse Kushboo
Aetbaar Ria Malhotra
Rudraksh Gayetri
Rakht: What If You Can See the Future Drishti
Madhoshi Anupama Kaul
2005 Chehraa Megha
Sachein Manju Tamil film
Viruddh Special appearance
Barsaat Anna
No Entry Bobby Nomination, Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award
Apaharan Megha
Shikhar Natasha
2006 Hum Ko Deewana Kar Gaye Sonia Berry
Darna Zaroori Hai Varsha
Phir Hera Pheri Anuradha
Alag Special appearance in song Sabse Alag
Corporate Nishigandha Dasgupta Nomination, Filmfare Best Actress Award
Omkara Billo Chamanbahar Special appearance
Jaane Hoga Kya Aditi
Dhoom 2 ACP Shonali Bose/Monali Bose
2007 Nehlle Pe Dehlla Pooja
No Smoking Special appearance in song Phook De
Om Shanti Om Herself Special appearance
Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal Rumana
2008 Race Sonia
Bachna Ae Haseenon Releasing on August 15, 2008
Pankh Pre-production

Ajnabee (English: Stranger) is a 2001 Bollywood film directed by Abbas-Mustan. ... The Filmfare Best Female Debut Award is given by Filmfare magazine as part of its annual Filmfare Awards for Hindi films. ... Takkari Donga is a Telugu film that released on January 12, 2002 and was directed by Jayant Paranjee. ... “Telugu” redirects here. ... Raaz (spirit/ghost), directed by Vikram Bhatt, is unoffically a Bollywood adaptation of the film What Lies Beneath. ... The Filmfare Best Actress Awards is given by the Filmfare magazine as part of its annual Filmfare Awards for Hindi films. ... Aankhen (Hindi: आँखें, Urdu:آنکھیں, translation: eyes) is a 2002 Bollywood movie starring Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Arjun Rampal, Paresh Rawal and Sushmita Sen. ... Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai is 2002 indian movie which was directed by Sanjay Gadhvi and produced by Yash Chopra. ... Chor Machaaye Shor (meaning Cry of A Thief) revolves around Shyam (Bobby Deol) a small time thief who gets his sticky hands on some diamonds worth millions, only to immediately be apprehended by the Police. ... Gunaah is a Bollywood thriller starring the sensuous Bipasha Basu as the good cop and Dino Morea as a criminal. ... Jism (IPA: , English: Body ) is a 2003 Bollywood film directed by Amit Saxena, which starred Bipasha Basu and John Abraham, the latter making his debut in Hindi films. ... The Filmfare Best Villain Award is given by Filmfare magazine as part of its annual Filmfare Awards for Hindi films. ... A Bollywood Hindi film that debuted the now famous actor Emraan Hashmi. ... Zameen is the title of several Bollywood movies. ... Ishq hai tumse is a Bollywood romance starring Dino Morea and Bipasha Basu. ... Aetbaar (Hindi: ऐतबार, Urdu: اعتبار - Trust) is a Bollywood film released in 2004. ... Rudraksh directed by Mani Shankar is a Bollywood science-fiction film staring Sanjay Dutt, Bipasha Basu, Suniel Shetty and Isha Koppikar. ... Madhoshi is a 2004 Hindi Bollywood Film. ... This article should belong in one or more categories. ... Sachein (2005) is a Tamil film directed by John Mahendran. ... sivaji ganesan from the film veerapaandiya kattabomman. ... Viruddh(Released 2005)(Traslated:Opposites) is an Indian movie. ... Barsaat (full name Barsaat: A Sublime Love Story) is a movie released on August 19, 2005 by the Bollywood film industry of India. ... No Entry is a Hindi comedy film released in 2005. ... The Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Awards is given by the Filmfare magazine as part of its annual Filmfare Awards for Hindi films. ... Apaharan (Hindi: Kidnapped) is a 2005 Hindi film starring Ajay Devgan. ... Shikhar is a hindi film released in the year 2006. ... The forthcoming film Humko Deewana Kar Gaye will see for the first time the pair of Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif for the first time on screen. ... Darna Zaroori Hai (Hindi: डरना ज़रूरी है, Urdu: ڈرنا ضروری ہے) is a 2006 Indian portmanteau film, in which an old lady tells six scary stories to a group of five children. ... Phir Hera Pheri (Hindi: फिर हेरा फेरी, Urdu: پھر ہیرا پھیری) is a Bollywood movie and the sequel to the 2000 hit, Hera Pheri. ... Alag (Hindi: Different) is a Bollywood movie, to be released in 2006. ... Corporate is a Bollywood film released in July 2006. ... The Filmfare Best Actress Awards is given by the Filmfare magazine as part of its annual Filmfare Awards for Hindi films. ... Omkara (Hindi: ओमकारा, Urdu: امکارا) is a 2006 Hindi film adaptation of Shakespeare’s Othello directed by Vishal Bharadwaj. ... Jane Hoga Kya is a Bollywood thriller starring Aftab Shivdasani, Bipasha Basu, Rahul Dev, and Preeti Jhangiani The storyline runs on the platform of cloning. ... Dhoom 2 (Hindi: धूम 2, Urdu: ٢ ﺩﻬﻭﻡ,Telugu: ధూమ్ 2, Tamil: தூம் 2) is a 2006 Bollywood film directed by Sanjay Gadhvi. ... Nehlle Pe Dehlla (Jimmy And Johnny) is a Bollywood comedy film that stars Saif Ali Khan, Bipasha Basu, Sanjay Dutt and Kim Sharma. ... No Smoking is a 2007 Bollywood film, starring John Abraham and Ayesha Takia in lead roles. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Happy New Year!!!. (Discuss) Om Shanti Om is a forthcoming movie directed by Farah Khan. ... Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal (English: Get Set Goal) is a 2007 Bollywood film. ... Banner Tips Music Films Status Under Production Color C Release Date 2007 Language Hindi Shooting Studios Sankraman Studios Producer Kumar S Taurani/ Ramesh S Taurani Director Abbas Burmawalla- Mustan Burmawalla Star Cast Saif Ali Khan . ... is the 227th day of the year (228th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ...

Awards and honours

Awards
Filmfare Awards
Preceded by
Kareena Kapoor
for Refugee
Best Debut
for Ajnabee

2001
Succeeded by
Esha Deol
for Koi Mere Dil Se Poochhe

This page is an incomplete list of awards and nominations of Bipasha Basu, an Indian actress. ... The Filmfare Awards ceremony is one of the oldest and most prominent film events given for Hindi films in India [1] and is sometimes referred to as the Indian Oscars. ... Kareena Kapoor, (Hindi: ; born September 21, 1980)[1] nicknamed Bebo, is an Indian film actress who appears in Bollywood movies. ... The Filmfare Best Debut Award is given at annual Filmfare Awards for Hindi films. ... Ajnabee (English: Stranger) is a 2001 Bollywood film directed by Abbas-Mustan. ... Esha Deol, (Tamil:ஈஷா தியோல்) (Hindi:ईशा धियोल)(born November 2, 1982) is a popular Indian actress who appears in Bollywood films. ... I LOVE ESHA DEOL This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ...

See also

This is an alphabetical list of notable Indian movie actresses. ...

References

  1. ^ a b Press Trust of India (PTI) (November 16, 2007). Bipasha is the Sexiest Asian Woman in the World: Eastern Eye. Indiatimes. Retrieved on November 19, 2007.
  2. ^ a b Verma, Sukanya (September 23, 1999). 'Once you enter films, your private life becomes a joke'. Rediff.com. Retrieved on 2007-12-29.
  3. ^ Verma, Sukanya; Bhattacharya, Priyanka (May 17, 2002). Desperately seeking Bipasha. Rediff.com. Retrieved on 2007-12-29.
  4. ^ Powerlist: Top Bollywood Actresses (2006). Rediff Top Bollywood Actresses of 2006. Retrieved on 25 August, 2006.
  5. ^ rediff.com: Nach Bipasha, nach!
  6. ^ I was harassed in US, says Bipasha Basu
  7. ^ Richard Gere to India sex workers: Reject customers who refuse condoms. Yahoo Web Services India Pvt Ltd (January 11, 2007). Retrieved on 2007-12-29.

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External links

The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) is an online database of information about movies, actors, television shows, production crew personnel, and video games. ...

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