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Bollywood’s Bengali beauty Bipasha Basu is 42 years old today. Bipasha, who started her career in modeling, has appeared in many hit films till now. Like every outsider, Dusky Beauty Bipasha faced a lot of ups and downs before appearing in films. Let’s know how the journey of Bipasha’s struggle was-
This is how modeling was suggested
Bipasha Basu always got compliments for her style and figure. One day, Bipasha reached the hotel and was caught by supermodel Meher Jessia (Arjun Rampal’s ex-wife). He suggested Bipasha’s modeling and modeling to see her features. At the behest of Meher, Bipasha participated in the supermodel contest in 1996 and won the contest. After this, the actress represented India in the Ford Supermodel of the World Contest held in Miami. After this, Bipasha got an offer to do a commercial with actor Dino Morea. Both started their modeling career almost simultaneously.
Bipasha-Dino used to eat 10 rupees to save money
Bipasha and Dino have worked together in many modeling projects, due to which the friendship of both of them became deep and both came into relation. In an interview after becoming a famous actress, Bipasha said on her struggle days that she and Dino used to eat food for 10 rupees to save money. At that time bread and rice were found in a plate of 10 rupees, which both shared to save money.
Bipasha first appeared in a solo lead role in the film Raj in 2002, after making her Bollywood debut in the multistarrer film Stranger released in 2001. Directed by Vikram Bhatt, Dino Morea was in the lead role in this film. The news of their affair was in the news even before the film was seen together. But this year the two separated. Bipasha and Dino remained good friends even after the breakup. After this, Bipasha’s name was linked to actor John Abraham.
Vinod Khanna’s offer was turned down
While winning the Ford Supermodel Contest, actor Vinod Khanna, who was the judge of the Contest, caught sight of Bipasha Basu. Vinod wanted to launch Bipasha from the film Himalaya Putra with his son Akshaye Khanna but the actress turned down the golden offer of the debut. Bipasha believed that she is too young for this role.
Apart from Vinod Khanna, Jaya Bachchan also offered to launch JP Dutta’s last mogul with son Abhishek for which Bipasha had agreed, though the film could not be made due to any reason. Later, JP Dutta changed the script and decided to make a film with Kareena Kapoor. In this film too, Bipasha got an offer to appear with Sunil Shetty but once again the actress refused. After this, Bipasha made her Bollywood debut in the 2001 film Ajnar.
Kareena had a fight in the first film itself
The fight between Kareena Kapoor Khan and Bipasha during the shooting of the multistarrer film Ajnar is one of the most disputed battles in the industry. There was a fierce debate between the two about some designer clothes and scenes in which Kareena even called her a black cat. Bipasha was very sad to hear the color discrimination comment. During the debate, Kareena also called Bipasha’s then boyfriend Dino Morea as expression lace. The cat fight between the two continued during the shooting of the entire film.