Full name: Bipasha Basu
Birth Date: January 07, 1979
Birth Place: New Delhi, India
Height: 5 feet 7 inches
Occupation: Actress, Model
Years active: 2001-present
Net Worth: $15 million
Boyfriend: John Abraham
Zodiac sign: Capricorn
Bipasha Basu is an Indian well-known actress and model who comes to the showbiz industry with the modeling. She mainly plays a role in the thriller and horror movies in the Bollywood industry. Basu is considered as a sex symbol actress around India for playing a role in the bold characters. The high-profile celebrity, Bipasha has turned herself into one of the highest paid actresses in India.
Bipasha Basu Early Life:
Bipasha Basu was born on January 07, 1979 in New Delhi, India in a Bengali family. Although she was born in Delhi, later she came back in Kolkata with parents. Bipasha even though planned to be a doctor in early life, suddenly has entered into the media industry. She studied at Apeejay High School in Delhi, after coming in Kolkata, she admitted into Bhaban’s Gangabaksa Kanoria Vidyamandir where she studied until class HSC.
Then Basu enrolled at Bhawanipur Gujarati Education Society College in commerce section. In her schooling, she was fondly called as a ‘Lady Gonada’ and considered as a tomboy girl. In 1996, she participated in the Godrej Cinthol Supermodel pageant and won the title.
Bipasha Basu Career:
After winning the supermodel contest, Bipasha Basu got a chance to go New York with an invitation of Ford Company to take training in modeling at 17 years old. Then she started a career as a modeling in India. She made a debut in Bollywood film industry with the movie Ajnabee in 2001. In the movie, Bipasha played a negative role as a married woman and won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut.
Following the year, she acted in the movie Raaz directed by Vikram Bhatt. In this year, the movie was most successful and she nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress for her outstanding performance. In 2003, Basu acted in the Jism with John Abraham for playing an outstanding negative role in the movie, she got Filmfare Best Villain Award.
Bipasha Basu Personal Life:
Bipasha Basu and John Abraham have been tied up a love relation since 2002. An England-based magazine Eastern Eye mentioned to Bipasha Basu as the most erogenous woman of Asia in 2005 and 2007.