Ameesha Patel Biography
Ameesha patel is grand-daughter of Indian freedom fighter, lawyer, and former Justice Rajni Patel. Amisha was born in Bombay’s Breach Candy Hospital on 9 June 1975. She is an Indian actress and model who is seen predominantly in Bollywood. Her father is Amit patel and mother is asha patel. Her younger brother is also a Bollywood film actor and her name is consisted of blended with the first three letters of her father’s name Amit and the last three letters of her mother’s name Asha that is Ashmit Patel. She completed her schooling at the Cathedral and John Connon High School in Bombay. She completed higher studies obtaining a degree in Economics from Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, U.S.A. She worked for a Finance company and also modeled part time. She learned Bharat Natyam dance since she was five, and had acted in several plays in Satyadev Dubey’s Theatre.
She did not paln for acting, but when Amit’s friend, film-maker and actor, Rakesh Roshan, saw her during a family lunch, he offered her for his film. Amisha accepted the offer and made her debut in Indian film industry. The name of her first movie in Bollywood was “kaho naa pyaar hai”. The movie was a blockbuster hit and made her star overnight. In 2001 she was critically acclaimed for her performance in the film Gadar: Ek Prem Katha. It was both commercially and critically blockbuster receiving her nomination of the best actress. Her performance in the film ankahe was admired by critics. In 2002, Patel had three failures. In Aap Mujhe Achche Lagne Lage, She co-starred opposite Hrithik Roshan for the second time. Unlike their successful pairing in Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai, the film was a disappointment and was a critical and commercial failure. Patel’s performance in the film was criticized, but during an interview she defined that there was a mistake. Patel’s another failure was Kranti and David Dhawan’s comedy Yeh Hai Jalwa in 2002.
She tasted a little box office success with Kya Yehi Pyaar Hai in that year. She found a major success from her last release of that year Humraaz. It became the fifth highest-grossing film of 2002 at the box office. Her performance in that film brought her a nomination for Filmfare Best Actress Award. Some of her most notable works include ‘Gadar: Ek Prem Katha’, ‘Humraaz’, ‘Yeh Hai Jalwa’, , ‘Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd.’, ‘Mangal Pandey”Bhool Bhulaiyaa’, ‘Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic’, and ‘Race 2’. She was seen in several South Indian films. Amisha has been the recipient of four awards for her acting in ‘Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai’, and ‘Gadar: Ek Prem Katha’. Patel’s acting career had collapsed during 2003 to 2006. In 2006 patel featured six films and all of them were failed commercially. After a series of flop movies her first release in 2007 was the multi-starrer low-budget comedy drama Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd… The film gained a moderate success at box office.
patel was in a relationship with Bollywood director Vikram Bhatt for five years since their first film ‘Aap Mujhe Achche Lagne Lage’, and broken-up in 2007. She started dating with a businessman Kanav Puri after her break-up and eventually they broke up again in 2010. Patel set up a production company, Ameesha Patel Productions, in collaboration with her friend and business partner Kuunal Goomer on 23 April 2011.
Patel is frequently cited as an all-time sexy actress of Bollywood. Many critics have described her as inconsistent, but they were proved wrong by this petite and beautiful actress – who continues to magnetize her fans with a variety of performances.
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