Date of Birth:7 January 1979, Delhi, India
Height:5' 8½" (1.74 m)
Bipasha Basu is an Indian actress who appears in Hindi language films. She has also worked in Telugu, Bengali and Tamil language films. She is a former model who had a successful modeling career before venturing into films.
She debuted in a negative role in Ajnabee (2001) which earned her the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. Her first commercial success was Raaz (2002). She was then noticed for her bold role in the erotic thriller film, Jism (2003). She starred in top grossing films like 2005's biggest hit – No Entry, Phir Hera Pheri (2006), Dhoom 2 (2006) – her biggest commercial success till date and Race (2008). Her performances in Apharan (2005), Corporate (2006), Bachna Ae Haseeno (2008) and Lamhaa (2010) won her multiple nominations for several awards. She is frequented in the media as a "sex symbol".
She has been nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress and the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress twice each along with one nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Negative Role. Roles apart, she is also renowned for her item songs like "Phoonk De" in No Smoking (2007), and "Beedi" and "Namak Ishq Ka" in Omkara (2006).Basu is slated to make her international film debut with the 2012 Australian film Singularity.
Trivia:Actually wanted to be a doctor
Bipasha means deep dark desire.
Was one of the judges for the 2004 'Femina Miss India' pageant.
Once said that she wished she were a boy, then she would get those roles which bypass her due to her image.
Listed as number 7 of 'Top Bollywood Actresses' of 2006. (rediff.com, 8-25-2006)
Named the "Sexiest Woman in Asia" by UK magazine Eastern Eye in 2005 and 2007.
Won the Ford's Godrej Cinthol Supermodel contest in 1996.
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Early life and modeling career:Basu was born in Delhi to a Bengali Hindu family. She is the second of three sisters, the elder one being Bidisha and the younger one, Bijayeta. She lived in Delhi till the age of eight in Pampoosh Enclave, Nehru Place and studied at Apeejay High School.Her family then moved to Kolkata where she studied science till 12th standard at Bhavan's Gangabux Kanoria Vidyamandir. Basu, who describes herself as a tomboy, was pampered as a kid and was very naughty. She was fondly called 'Lady Don' in her school as everyone was scared of her and she was short and round.
Basu moved to the commerce stream after 10th standard, studying at Bhawanipur Education Society College in preparation for the 12th standard board exams. At this time, she began doing ramp shows and modeling part-time.In 1996, she won both the Godrej Cinthol Supermodel Contest and the Ford Models Supermodel of the World contest.Basu was flown to New York by the Ford Company and began her successful modelling career at the age of 17. She then appeared in the Calida commercial along with her then-boyfriend Dino Morea which was controversial for picturising them sultrily. She had some protesters outside her house after that. She has appeared on over 40 magazine covers.
|2001||Ajnabee||Sonia/Neeta||Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut|
|2002||Takkari Donga||Panasa||Telugu film|
|2002||Raaz||Sanjana Dhanraj||Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actress|
|2002||Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai||Ria|
|2002||Chor Machaaye Shor||Ranjita|
|2003||Tujhe Meri Kasam||Herself||Special appearance|
|2003||Jism||Sonia Khanna||Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Negative Role|
|2003||Footpath||Sanjana Rai Shingla Khan|
|2003||Rules: Pyaar Ka Superhit Formula||Special appearance|
|2004||Ishq Hai Tumse||Kushboo|
|2005||Viruddh... Family Comes First||Special appearance|
|2005||No Entry||Bobby||Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress|
|2006||Hum Ko Deewana Kar Gaye||Sonia Berry|
|2006||Darna Zaroori Hai||Varsha|
|2006||Phir Hera Pheri||Anuradha|
|2006||Alag||Special appearance in song "Sabse Alag"|
|2006||Corporate||Nishigandha Dasgupta||Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actress|
|2006||Jaane Hoga Kya||Aditi|
|2006||Dhoom 2||ACP Shonali Bose/
|2007||Nehlle Pe Dehlla||Pooja|
|2007||No Smoking||Special appearance in song "Phoonk De"|
|2007||Om Shanti Om||Herself||Special appearance|
|2007||Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal||Rumana|
|2008||Bachna Ae Haseeno||Radhika/Shreya Rathod||Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress|
|2008||Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi||Special appearance in song "Phir Milenge Chalte Chalte"|
|2009||Aa Dekhen Zara||Simi Chatterjee|
|2009||All The Best: Fun Begins||Jhanvi Chopra|
|2009||Shob Charitro Kalponik||Radhika||Bengali film|
|2011||Dum Maro Dum||Zoey|
|2012||Jodi Breakers||Sonali Agnihotri|
|2012||Singularity||Tulaja Naik||English film|
|2013||Race 2||Sonia||Guest appearance|