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Born: 7 January 1979, Delhi
Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)
Education: Graduate in Commerce
Ford Godrej Cinthol Supermodel of the World at age 17 in 1996.
Crowned Miss Vivacious sponsored by Tulips.
Basu was an A list model by 1996-97
Career in Filmistan
Based on her standing as a top rung model Bipasha’s debut film 'Ajnabee' (2001), too, was A list.
Ajnabee hinted at wife-swapping [see poster on this page], with Bipasha playing the wife willing to be swapped. Her role in Jism as an adulterous wife brought the film’s producers good profits but relegated her to sex-oriented roles. Her main contribution to Dhoom 2, her biggest budget film and the highest grosser of her career, was her bikini act as the second lead.
Her films 'Raaz' and 'Jism' were middle-budget but very successful, especially considering their budgets. Jism established Bipasha as someone willing to do ‘bad girl’ roles. ‘Bad girl’ roles are a kiss of death for actresses aspiring to the top bracket in Filmistan. Bipasha was no exception.
That was where her career got stuck: as the main lead of naughty, middle-budget films and one of two or three female leads in blockbusters ('Dhoom 2') and major commercial films ('No Entry', 'Phir Hera Pheri').
Bipasha won the Filmfare Best Debut award in 2001 for "Ajnabee".
1996- 2002: with Dino Morea, with whom she acted in five films:
Ishq Hai Tumse (2004)
2002-2011: with John Abraham The break-up was acrimonious (with caustic comments from her side).
They acted together in seven films:
Race 2 (2013)
Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal (2007)
No Smoking (2007)
Feb to Dec 2014: with Harman Baweja.
As an actor
2002 Chor Machaaye Shor
2002 Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai
2002 Takkari Donga
2003 Tujhe Meri Kasam
2004 Ishq Hai Tumse
2005 A Sublime Love Story: Barsaat
2005 No Entry
2005 Viruddh... Family Comes First
2006 Alag: He Is Different.... He Is Alone...
2006 Darna Zaroori Hai
2006 Humko Deewana Kar Gaye
2006 Jaane Hoga Kya
2006 Phir Hera Pheri
2007 Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal
2007 Nehlle Pe Dehlla
2007 No Smoking
2008 Bachna Ae Haseeno
2008 Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi
2009 Aa Dekhen Zara
2009 All the Best: Fun Begins
2009 Shob Charitro Kalponik
2010 Lamhaa: The Untold Story of Kashmir
2011 Dum Maaro Dum
2012 Jodi Breakers
2012 Mr. Fraud
2012 Raaz 3: The Third Dimension
2014 Most Welcome2
2015 The Lovers