Ameesha Patel

BORN: 9 June

OCCUPATION: Bollywood Actress

PRESENT CITY: Mumbai

NATIONALITY: Indian

PROFILE   309

Ameesha Patel is a renowned Indian actress and model, known for her work in Bollywood films. Born on June 9  in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, she hails from a prestigious Gujarati family with a rich cultural heritage. Her grandfather, Rajni Patel, was a notable lawyer and politician.

Ameesha's academic prowess was evident from a young age. She attended the Cathedral and John Connon School in Mumbai and later pursued a degree in Economics from Tufts University in Massachusetts, USA. Alongside her academics, she trained as a Bharatnatyam dancer for several years, showcasing her multifaceted talents.

Her entry into the film industry was marked by a spectacular debut in the blockbuster film "Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai" (2000), opposite Hrithik Roshan. The film's massive success catapulted her to stardom, earning her critical acclaim and several awards. Ameesha's performance in "Gadar: Ek Prem Katha" (2001), opposite Sunny Deol, further solidified her position in the industry, as the film became one of the biggest hits in the history of Indian cinema.

Throughout her career, Ameesha has been part of numerous successful films, including "Humraaz" (2002), "Bhool Bhulaiyaa" (2007), and "Race 2" (2013). Her versatility as an actress allowed her to explore a variety of roles, ranging from romantic leads to complex characters, earning her a dedicated fan base.

In addition to her acting career, Ameesha Patel is also an entrepreneur. She launched her production company, Ameesha Patel Productions, in 2011, with the aim of creating meaningful cinema. She continues to be active in the film industry, balancing her work in front of the camera with her production ventures.

Ameesha is also known for her philanthropic efforts. She has been involved in various charitable activities and supports numerous causes, reflecting her commitment to giving back to society.

Ameesha Patel remains a prominent figure in Indian cinema, admired for her beauty, talent, and dedication to her craft. Her journey from a bright student to a Bollywood star is an inspiration to many aspiring actors and performers.


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