The gorgeous Bipasha Basu has come a long way as a successful actress in Bollywood. She started off with a modelling career at the age of 17, and finally made her foray into mainstream Bollywood movies. Today Bips is considered as one of the hottest and most talented heroines of the tinselville.
Bipasha Basu turns 35 today, and we are here to treat all the Bipasha Basu fans with some interesting and unknown facts about their favourite star. Bipasha was born into a Bengali family in New Delhi and later shifted to Kolkata along with her family. Bipasha has always been very good student, but she regret that she couldn't study further as she opted modelling career.
A 16 year-old Bipasha Basu won the Godrej Cinthol Supermodel Contest and the Ford Models Supermodel of the World contest. She made her Bollywood debut in 2001 with Abbas Mustan's Ajnabee. She earned fame with Vikram Bhatt's horror flick Raaz, a supernatural horror thriller. In fact, she was also nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress for Raaz.
Bipasha's film Raaz 3 was a huge box office hit, after a period of relatively low phase. The movie not only became the highest grossing horror film , but also emerged a "blockbuster," fetching Rs 73 crore in India alone.
Today, Bipasha Basu is considered as every man's desire. Click on the slider to know some interesting facts about the Birthday girl.
Bipasha's Modelling Breakthrough
Bipasha had never planned to take up a modelling career, until she met model Mehr Jessia Rampal at a hotel in Kolkata who suggested her to take up modelling.
Bipasha's Love For Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt is her favourite actor.
The Only Regret In Bipasha's Life
Bipasha Basu started off with modelling at a very early age. She also regrets quitting studies, in order to pursue a glamorous career. "Now, when I look back at my life, not having studied further is my only regret," Bipasha reveals.
Bipasha's favourite destination
Her favourite destination is Paris.
Bipasha was ranked 8 in Times' 50 most desirable women in 2011 and ranked 13 in 2012.
Bips In Corporate
Bipasha replaced Aishwarya Rai in the movie Corporate (2006).
Bips In Singularity
Bipasha Basu had also replaced Aishwarya Rai in the role of Tulaja because she was no longer available on the dates of filming in movie Singularity.
Bipasha: A True Bong In Heart!
Bipasha loves Bengali food, especially 'poshto'.
Bipasha is a complete fitness freak.