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Bipasha Basu Birthday Special: Know some interesting facts about Bollywood Bombshell

Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu is defiantly among one of the most gorgeous actresses in the industry. Born on 7 January 1979, the actress worked in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and Bengali films and is well known for her bold and seductive image in the film industry. Bipasha stepped into the Bollywood industry when she made her debut in 2001 with a negative role in the thriller Ajnabee. The movie was such a hit that it won her the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut.

As actress turns a year older today we will bring to you some lesser known facts about her:

1.Bipasha Basu started off with modelling at a very early age. She also regrets quitting studies, in order to pursue a glamorous career.

2.Bipasha had never planned to take up a modelling career, until she met model Mehr Jessia Rampal at a hotel in Kolkata who suggested her to take up modelling. In fact, she wanted to become a doctor and pursue medical stream after clearing her board exams. 

3.Bipasha was ranked 8 in Times’ 50 most desirable women in 2011 and ranked 13 in 2012.

4.She is acrophobic. In an interview, she admitted that she is afraid of heights. 

5.Bipasha had admitted that she has a huge crush on Hollywood star Brad Pitt. She once said, “He just has to be confident of himself, and if he happens to look like Brad Pitt, well and good.”

6.Bipasha Basu was not the first choice for Corporate (2006). She replaced Aishwarya Rai to bag the role. Bipasha Basu had also replaced Aishwarya Rai in the role of Tulaja because she was no longer available on the dates of filming in movie Singularity.

7.Bipasha Basu was fondly called as ‘Lady Goonda’ by her school friends. 

By line: Divya Thearia

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