Ameesha Patel is a beautiful Indian actress mostly appearing in Bollywood movies. Building up a profession in acting; Ameesha has established herself as a successful actress giving numerous hit movies. Her debut movie is “Kaho Na Pyar hai” alongside with the actor Hrithik Roshan.
Ameesha was born on 9th June 1975 to Amrit Patel and Asha Patel in Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai. She belongs to a Gujarati family and did her schooling from Cathedral and John Connon School, Mumbai. She went abroad to study Biogenetic engineering but ended up graduating as a Gold Medalist in Economics at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts.
Ameesha is a trained Bharatnatyam Dancer. She loved and started dancing from the age of five.
Ameesha Patel’s Career.
Ameesha worked as an economic analyst at Khandwala Securities Limited and later joined Satyadev Dubey’s theater group and performed at various shows.
Ameesha made her acting debut starring the movie “Kaho Na Pyaar Hai” alongside Hrithik Roshan in the year 2000. The film by Rakesh Roshan turned out to the highest grossing film of the year earning her Filmfare Award nomination for Best Debut Female and many other awards in award ceremonies. In the same year, she played a Telugu film, “Badri” that performed well grossing more than Rs 120 million in India.
In the year 2001, her another release, “Gadar: Ek Prem Katha” opposite Sunny Deol became the biggest hit in the industry earning critical acclaims. The movie garnered her with the Filmfare Special Performance Award and a nomination for Best Actress in many award ceremonies.
Her another successful release is Humraaz (2002), which collected quite a lot of revenue in the box-office and earned her a nomination for Filmfare award under Best Actress Category. Her other releases in the same year are “Kranti”, “Kya Yehi Pyaar Hai”, “Aap Mujhe Achche Lagne Lage”, these movies, however, underperformed at the Box-office. Her performance in her other releases, “Mangal Pandey: The Rising”(2005), “Tathastu” (2006), “Honeymoon Travels Pvt Ltd” (2007), “Bhool Bhulaiyaa” (2007) and”Race 2″(2013), earned her positive reviews and helped her win the heart of millions of fans. Her other language movies like “Pudhiya Geethai” (Tamil), “Naani” (Telugu), “Narasimhudu” (Telugu) also made remarkable performance in the industry.
She will be seen in another film, “Bhaiyyaji Superhit” alongside Sunny Deol which is soon to be released.
41 years old Ameesha is also a former model. She has appeared in several advertisements for famous brands like Lux, Fair and Lovely, Bajaj Sevashram and much more. She is also considered as one of the sexiest actresses in Bollywood.
Ameesha Patel is a renowned actress in B-town. She has an estimated net worth of $30 million. She accumulated this huge sum of money from movies, stage shows, and various commercial campaigns. She also has her own production house, Ameesha Patel Production.
Besides acting, she is also engaged in philanthropic works. She is the member of PETA foundation and an NGO named PlanetRead and has been working against Human trafficking in India.