Ameesha Patel

9 June 1976 | Gemini

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Ameesha Patel

Ameesha Patel

Ameesha Patel is an Indian actress who is associated with Hindi and Telugu films. She is best known for her debut film, Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai.

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Ameesha Patel is an Indian actress who is associated with Hindi and Telugu films. She is best known for her debut film, Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai. Born in a Gujarati family, Ameesha Patel started training in Bharatnatyam dancer since the age of five and graduated in Economics from Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts. Before coming into films, she modelled for popular Indian brands like Bajaj Sevashram, Fair & Lovely, Fem, Lux and many more. She made her acting debut with the blockbuster film Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai (2000), for which she won her critical praise and appreciation. Her film -Gadar: Ek Prem Katha (2001), was one of the biggest hits in the history of Hindi cinema. She also earned a Filmfare Special Performance Award for her role in the film. This was followed up with her performance in the 2002 film, Humraaz, which received rave reviewsand was also considered to be one of the biggest hits of the year. She also received a nomination of Best Actress for this film. In 2012 she had a special appearance in film, Race 2 which was a box office success. In 2011, Ameesha founded her own production company Ameesha Patel Productions, under which their first film Desi Magic (2015) is set to release. In 2004, she joined PETA, an organisations for the welfare of animals. It was a part of an advertising campaign which brings the lives of captivated animals in a zoo thatare robbed of their natural surroundings for the amusement of others in highlight.

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