Bipasa Basu is an Indian film actress and model known for her work in Hindi films. She has also appeared in Tamil, Telugu, Bengali and English language films. Born in Delhi and raised in Kolkata, Basu won the Godrej Cinthol Supermodel contest in 1996, and later pursued a successful career as a fashion model. She then began receiving offers for film roles, and made her acting debut with a negative role in the moderately successful thriller Ajnabee (2001), which won her the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. Basu’s first leading role was in the blockbuster horror film Raaz (2002).
Basu achieved further success with starring roles in six of India’s annually top-grossing productions—the comedies No Entry (2005), Phir Hera Pheri (2006), and All the Best: Fun Begins (2009), the action adventure Dhoom 2(2006), the action thriller Race (2008) and the horror thriller Raaz 3D (2012).
One of the most popular and highest-paid actresses in India, Basu is the recipient of numerous accolades, including one Filmfare Award, among six nominations. Particularly known for her work in the thriller and horror film genres, she is frequently cited in the media as a sex symbol. In addition to acting in films, Basu is a fitness enthusiast and has featured in several fitness videos.
She appeared in a romance horror film by Bhushan Patel named Alone (2015) and starred alongside Karan Singh Grover. Bipasha Basu had a long-term high-profile relationship with John Abraham, later she married actor Karan Singh Grover in the year 2016.She also committed alongside her husband Karan Singh Grover in 2020 for the second time in the criminal drama series named Dangerous.
Bipasa Basu’s Basic Personal Info
|Born||7 January 1979 (41 Years)|
|Country||New Delhi, India|
|Height||5ft 7in,170cm,1.70 m|
|Weight||57 kg,125 lbs|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Father||HIrak Basu (Engineer)|
|Mother||Mamta Base (homemaker)|
|Spouse||Karan Singh Grover (Actor)|
|Net Worth||15 million USD|
|Debut Movie||Hindi- Ajnabee (2001)|
Telugu- Takkari Donga (2002)
|Debut TV||Darr Sabko Lagta Hai- Host (2015-16)|
|School||Apeejay High School, Delhi (1st – 4th std.)|
Bhavan’s Gangabux Kanoria Vidyamandir, Bidhannagar, Kolkatta (5th– 12th std.)
|College||Bhawanipur Education Society College, Kolkata (Drop out)|
|Favorite Food||Biryani, the Poshto, Motichoor Laddu|
|Favorite Actor||Brad Pitt, Shah Rukh Khan|
|Favorite Actress||Priyanka Chopra|
Hobbies, Likes & Dislikes
|Hobbies||Dancing, Reading, Yoga, Gym|
|Likes||Swimmng, Visiting Kolkata, Doing work-out|
|Dislikes||Waiting in the sets after putting make up|
|Cars Collection||Audi Q7, Mercedes S-class, Volkswagen Beetle|
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Controversies & Interesting Facts
- A tape, in which a well-known Indian politician was talking to a girl named Bipasha in explicit manner, moreover, her voice was also like Bipasha Basu. Later, the politician denied it and said it was some other girl named Bipasha and not the actress.
- She left the promotion of her film ‘Hamshakals’ in 2014, because of some issues with producer Sajid Khan.
- She isn’t brand-obsessed person; she buys her cloths from roadside stores.
- She started her modeling career at age of 17.
- Bipasa Basu is an advocate of physical fitness. In 2010 she released her first fitness DVD called Love Yourself, which emphasized on being strong, healthy, and loving one’s self.
- Her name means- Deep, Dark, and Desire.
- Basu ranked 8 in The Times of India’50 most desirable women in 2011, ranked 13 in 2012, and ranked 7 in 2013.
- UK magazine Eastern Eyenamed her the “Sexiest Woman in Asia” in 2005 and 2007.
- One of the judges of the Godrej Cinthol Supermodel Contest in which Basu participated, Vinod Khanna, wanted to launch her alongside his son Akshaye Khanna in Himalay Putra, but she felt she was too young and declined the role.
- Bipasa Basu was also offered a role in Refugeeopposite Sunil Shetty, which she declined.
- She starred alongside her husband karan Singh Grover for a crime thriller in 2020.
|2001||Filmfare Best Debut Award- Ajnabee|
|2002||IIFA Style Diva of the Year|
|2002||Stardust Best Actress in a Thriller or Action Award- Dum Maaro Dum|
|2003||Zee Cine Award Dynamic Duo(shared with Dino Morea)- Raaz|
|2003||MTV Most Stylish Awards|
|2005||Asian Sexiest Asian Women Award|
|2006||NDTV Fittest Star Award|
|2006||GIFA Best Actress critics- Corporate|
|2006||Asian Sexiest Asian Women|
|2007||GIFA Best Actress Award- Corporate|
|2010||Anandalok Puraskar Best Actress Awards- Corporate|
|2012||Durban International Film Festival for Best Actress (Critic)- Shob Charitro Kalponik|
|2012||The Global Indian Film and Television Style Icon Award|
|2013||Stardust Style Icon Of the year|
|2016||Geospa Asiaspa Best Actress Awards- Alone|
|Address||105/B, Ashiyana Estate, John Bapist Road, Bandra, Mumbai|
|Phone Number||Not Share Publicly|
|Mobile Number||Not Share Publicly|
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