Bipasha Basu is a prominent Bollywood actress and a model. She has appeared in Hindi as well as Telugu, Bengali, and Tamil movies. She is recognized for her remarkable performance in the movies that has helped her establish herself in the film industry. she was previously linked with John Abraham as they were in a relationship but now she is married to Karan Singh Grover.
Bipasha Basu was born to a Bengali family on January 7, 1979, in New Delhi. She has two sisters, Vidisha and Vijayeta. Her father is a civil engineer and mother is a homemaker and she belongs to an educated family.
She did her schooling from Bhavan’s Gangabux Kanoria Vidyamandir located at Bidhannagar. From the very childhood, she had this commanding and smart personality and was also the head girl of the school.
Bipasha is happily married to the co-star of the movie “Alone”, Karan Singh Grover in 2016. They were married in Bengali style at their hometown.
Bipasha Basu’s Career and Awards
Before entering into the film industry, Bipasha Basu was a model. She started her career as a model and in fact won the Godrej Cinthol Supermodel Contest; represented her country at “Ford Models Supermodel of the World” contest held in Miami at very young age. Bipasha has done modeling for different brands and products, through which she was acknowledged by people and she soon started to get offers for film roles.
In the year 2001, she made her acting debut from the movie, “Ajnabee” alongside Akshay Kumar, where she had a negative role. Her performance in the movie was critically praised and won her a Filmfare award for Best Debut Female.
Later that year, she assumed a lead part in the thriller, “Raaz” by Vikram Bhatt which became the highest grossing film of the year; helping her establish herself in B-town. She was nominated for Filmfare award for Best Actress and thereby earned many award nominations.
She later appeared in the movies like “Aankhein”, “Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi”, “Gunah”, “Chor Machaye Shor” in 2002 which however didn’t perform well at the box office.
Her other releases are “Jism”(2003), “No Entry” (2005), “Corporate” (2006), “Bachna Ae Haseeno” (2008) which earned her Filmfare Award nominations and other awards for her incredible performance in the movies.
Mostly seen in the Thriller and horror movies, Bipasha had a remarkable career in the industry with numerous hit flicks like “Dhoom2” (2006), “Race” (2008), “Raaz 3D”(2012), “Aatma” (2013), “Creature 3D” (2014), “Alone” (2015).
Caption: Bipasha Basu posing for the camera.
Besides Hindi Cinemas, she has also appeared in other language movies like “Takkari Donga”(Telugu), “Sachein” (Tamil), “Sab Charitra Kalponik” (Bengali). In the year 2013, she played an English Movie, “The Lovers” directed by Roland Joffre.
Bipasha has hosted a horror tv series, “Darr Sabko Lagta Hai; season 1” which was highly appreciated by people.
38-years-old Bipasha has a well-maintained physique. She is passionate about body fitness and has released her fitness DVD, “Love Yourself” and “Break Free” that focuses on having a healthier life.
She has been honored with many recognitions like Sexiest Woman in Asia, Desirable Women in India and has been the face of many magazine covers.
Caption: Bipasha Basu’s Audi Q7.
Bipasha Basu is one of the richest actresses in the Bollywood industry. She has an estimated net worth of $15 million which she makes from movies, stage shows, and various brand endorsements. She is the brand endorser for products like Sugar-Free, and Head & Shoulders.
She owns a house in Mumbai and many other properties in the country. She has got luxury cars like Mercedes S-class, Audi Q7, Volkswagen, and Porsche that are counted as the luxurious cars in the world.