Bipasha Basu is an Indian actress appearing in Hindi films, but has contributed to Bengali, Telugu and Tamil films. Born on 7th January, 1979, ended her medical professional dream when she was intervened in the 12th science faculty. She switched to commerce and acquired a degree planning to become a chartered Accountant, but fate had destined something and she ended as the Ford Supermodel at her 17 years.
Bipasha was born in New Delhi to a Bengali Hindu family and is the second of three daughters, elder Bidisha and younger Vijayeta. Bipasha always posed herself as a tomboy was very naughty and was fondly known in her school as ‘Lady Don’.
Right from 17 years, she did ramp shows and modeling as part-time. Her plans to become a chartered accountant was turned down as she participated in 1996 the Godrej Cinthol Supermodel contest and won it. She was flown by the Ford Company to New York and her modeling career was very successful. She appeared with Dino Morea, her then boyfriend in the Caldia Commercial and was also later jailed in Dubai for doing the ad, but later cooled off.
Her crowning of being Ford Supermodel went on and she made a mark of success in modeling career. She is the same person who was considered ugly owing to her dark complexion in her younger years that she was named ‘Dark Deep Desire’ – Bipasha.
Bipasha ventured Bollywood in 2001 ‘Ajnabee’ and continue to star in ‘No Entry’, ‘Raaz’, ‘Jism’, ‘Phir Herapheri’, ‘Dhoom 2’, & ‘Corporate’. Her position escalated as all these movies went well at the box office. In fact in Dhoom 2 she also acquired special credit as a playback singer. She was 2004 Miss Femina Judges and was Top Bollywood Actresses in 2006 and the Sexiest Woman in Asia in 2005 and 2007 – Eastern Eye, UK magazine.
Bipasha earned Fimfare Award for Ajanbee negative role in 2001 and all other movies of 2005 were top grossing hits, while Dhoom 2 and Race in 2008 were the biggest commercial hits. She was known for her bold roles and gained popularity as a Sex Symbol. She also is highly appreciated for her item songs in Omkara and No Smoking. She is now slated to debut with Australian film this year in 2012.
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