Bengali beauty Bipasha Basu turns 45 today. A former model, the actor, who is married to Karan Singh Grover, is now busy tending to her toddler Devi, who was born in 2022. Despite she being on a sabbatical, the ‘Jism’ actor remains as popular as ever, and on the occasion of her birthday today, we list out some key facts about her… Catapulted to fame Even though Bipasha made her debut with Abbas Mustan’s Ajnabee in 2001, she shot to fame with Vikram Bhatt’s horror movie Raaz the next year.
The film starred Dino Morea and Bipasha Basu in the lead along with Malini Sharma and is widely regarded as one of the greatest Indian horror movies of all time.Modelling Career After completing her board exams, Basu initially aspired to pursue a career in medicine. However, a pivotal encounter with model Mehr Jesia at a hotel in Kolkata caused a shift in her career aspirations towards the world of modeling. This meeting played a crucial role in redirecting Basu’s focus and steering her towards a different professional path than the one she had originally envisioned in the medical field.
50 Most Desirable Women
Bipasha earned a notable spot in the ’50 Most Desirable Women’ list for three consecutive years, securing the 8th position in 2011, the 13th position in 2012, and the 7th position in 2013. Additionally, she received the title of “Sexiest Woman in Asia” in both 2005 and 2007 from the UK magazine Eastern Eye. These recognitions highlight her consistent appeal and recognition for her attractiveness and desirability in the eyes of the public and the media.
Allegedly dated Christiano Ronaldo
Basu found herself embroiled in several controversies throughout her career, one notable incident occurring in 2017 involving renowned footballer Cristiano Ronaldo. The controversy erupted when photos depicting Basu kissing the football star went viral, sparking widespread attention and discussion. The incident generated considerable buzz and scrutiny, adding to the list of controversies that marked various stages of Basu’s professional journey.
Q: Which movie catapulted Bipasha Basu to fame?
Q: What title did Bipasha Basu receive twice from the UK magazine Eastern Eye?
A: “Sexiest Woman in Asia”
Q: Who was Bipasha Basu allegedly involved with in a kissing controversy?
A: Cristiano Ronaldo