Bipasha Basu

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Bipasha Basu (born 7 January 1979) is an Indian actress who appears in Hindi language films. She has also worked in Telugu, Bengali and Tamil language films. She had a successful modeling career before venturing into films.

She debuted in a negative role in Ajnabee (2001) which earned her the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. Her first commercial success was Raaz (2002). She was then noticed for her bold role in the erotic thriller film, Jism (2003). She starred in top grossing films like 2005’s biggest hit – No Entry, Phir Hera Pheri (2006), Dhoom 2 (2006) – her biggest commercial success till date and Race (2008). Her performances in Apharan (2005), Corporate (2006), Bachna Ae Haseeno (2008) and Lamhaa (2010) won her multiple nominations for several awards. She is frequented in the media as a “sex symbol”.

She has been nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress and the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress twice each along with one nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Negative Role.

Roles apart, she is renowned for her item songs like “Phoonk De” in No Smoking (2007), and “Beedi” and “Namak Ishq Ka” in Omkara (2006). Bipasha Basu is slated to make her international film debut with the 2012 Australian film Singularity.

Personal Profile (Personal Biography)
Nick Name: Bonny
Commonly Known Name: Bips
Date of Birth (Birthday): 7 January, 1979
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 5’8″
Hair Color: Black
Birth Place: Delhi
Education: Commerce graduate
Marital Status: Single
Languages: Hindi, Bengali, English
Hobbies: Dancing, reading, helping her mother with interior designing
Contact Address: 105/B, Ashiyana Estate, John Bapist Road, Bandra(w), Mumbai-50

Film Background (Filmography)
Debut Film: Ajnabee
Famous Movies: Lamhaa, Pankh, All The Best: Fun Begins, Aa Dekhen Zara, Bachna Ae Haseeno, Race, Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal, Nehlle Pe Dehlla, Dhoom 2, Apaharan, Phir Hera Pheri, No Entry, Barsaat, Sachin, Chehraa, Madhoshi, Rakht: What If You Can See the Future, Rudraksh, Aetbaar, Ishq Hai Tumse, Zameen, Footpath, Jism, Gunaah, Chor Machaye Shor, Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai, Aankhen, Raaz, Takkari Donga, Ajnabee
Other Facts: Named “Sexiest Woman in Asia” by UK magazine Eastern Eye in 2005 and 2007

Bipasha Basu was in a relationship with her Raaz co-star Dino Morea since 1996 till they broke up in 2002. Soon afterwards during the filming of Jism, Basu began to date her co-star John Abraham; they were in a relationship till early 2011 when the couple officially broke off. While together, the two were often referred to as a supercouple in the Indian media. It was later widely speculated through the media that Basu began a relationship with actor Shahid Kapoor, which was subsequently denied by both Basu and Kapoor. However, despite the objections, it was continued to be reported.

Bipasha Basu has been in the limelight since her bold role in Jism. She ranked 8 in Times’ 50 most desirable women in 2011 and ranked 13 in 2012. UK magazine Eastern Eye named her the “Sexiest Woman in Asia” in 2005 and 2007.

Bipasha Basu is an advocate of physical fitness. Apart from films, she released a fitness DVD called Love Yourself, which emphasized on being strong, healthy, and loving one’s self. She was also the brand ambassador of Sugar Free, which helped her promoting the DVD. Hiren Gada, director of Shemaroo Entertainment said, “A celebrity like Bipasha Basu, genuinely believes in staying healthy. She is also passionate about fitness.” She had previously worked on another fitness video called Bollywood Bodies with John Abraham.


  • 2001 Ajnabee Sonia/Neeta Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut
  • 2002 Takkari Donga Panasa Telugu film
  • 2002 Raaz Sanjana Dhanraj Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Actress
  • 2002 Aankhen Raina
  • 2002 Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai Ria
  • 2002 Chor Machaaye Shor Ranjita
  • 2002 Gunaah Prabha Narayan
  • 2003 Tujhe Meri Kasam Herself Cameo
  • 2003 Jism Sonia Khanna Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Negative Role
  • 2003 Footpath Sanjana Rai Shingla Khan
  • 2003 Rules: Pyaar Ka Superhit Formula Cameo
  • 2003 Zameen Nandini
  • 2004 Ishq Hai Tumse Kushboo
  • 2004 Aetbaar Ria Malhotra
  • 2004 Rudraksh Gayetri
  • 2004 Rakht Drishti
  • 2004 Madhoshi Anupama Kaul
  • 2005 Chehraa Megha
  • 2005 Sachein Manju Tamil film
  • 2005 Viruddh… Family Comes First Cameo
  • 2005 Barsaat Anna
  • 2005 No Entry Bobby Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress
  • 2005 Apaharan Megha
  • 2005 Shikhar Natasha
  • 2006 Hum Ko Deewana Kar Gaye Sonia Berry
  • 2006 Darna Zaroori Hai Varsha
  • 2006 Phir Hera Pheri Anuradha
  • 2006 Alag Special appearance in song “Sabse Alag”
  • 2006 Corporate Nishigandha Dasgupta Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Actress
  • 2006 Omkara Billo Chamanbahar
  • 2006 Jaane Hoga Kya Aditi
  • 2006 Dhoom 2 ACP Shonali Bose/Monali Bose
  • 2007 Nehlle Pe Dehlla Pooja
  • 2007 No Smoking Special appearance in song “Phoonk De”
  • 2007 Om Shanti Om Herself Cameo
  • 2007 Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal Rumana
  • 2008 Race Sonia
  • 2008 Bachna Ae Haseeno Radhika/Shreya Rathod Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress
  • 2008 Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi Special appearance in song “Phir Milenge Chalte Chalte”
  • 2009 Aa Dekhen Zara Simi Chatterjee
  • 2009 All The Best: Fun Begins Jhanvi Chopra
  • 2009 Shob Charitro Kalponik Radhika Bengali film
  • 2010 Pankh Nandini (Alter-ego)
  • 2010 Lamhaa Aziza
  • 2010 Aakrosh Geeta
  • 2011 Dum Maro Dum Zoey
  • 2012 Players Riya
  • 2012 Jodi Breakers Sonali Agnihotri
  • 2012 Singularity Tulaja Naik English film
  • 2012 Raaz 3D Shanaya Releasing 7 September 2012
  • 2013 Race 2 Sonia Cameo
  • 2013 Aatma Maya Filming
  • 2013 No Entry Mein Entry Bobby Announced

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