Ameesha Patel was born on 9 June 1976 (Age: 44 Years, as in 2020) in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. She is an Indian Film Actress, Model & Film Producer who is best known for her work in Bollywood movies as well as Telugu and Tamil cinema and She has won a Filmfare Award. She made her acting debut in the romantic thriller blockbuster Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai.
Family, Caste, Husband / Boyfriend
Ameesha Patel father’s name is Amit Patel and mother’s name is Asha Patel. She is the sister of Ashmit Patel and the granddaughter of the famous lawyer-politician Barrister Rajni Patel, who was the Congress Pradesh Committee President of Mumbai. She was born in the Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai. Her birth name is a blend of the first three letters of her father’s name Amit and the last three letters of her mother’s name Asha. Ameesha Patel belongs from Gujarati Patidar family.
Ameesha Patel met filmmaker Vikram Bhatt in 1999, on the set of their first movie together; Aap Mujhe Achche Lagne Lage released in 2002, and they started dating since the film’s release. She met a London-based businessman, Kanav Puri and dated him until 2010.
Ameesha Patel Career
Patel’s career began as an economic analyst at Khandwala Securities Limited after graduation. Later on, she received an offer from Morgan Stanley but turned it down. After returning to India, she joined Satyadev Dubey’s theatre group and acted in plays, including an Urdu language play titled Neelam (1999), that was written by Tanveer Khan, upon receiving permission from her conservative parents. At the same time, she started modelling.
Patel’s first opportunity for acting came in the form of an offer from her father’s schoolmate, Rakesh Roshan, to star opposite his son, Hrithik Roshan, in Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai (2000). The offer came immediately after she graduated, but she refused the project because she wanted to continue her education in the US. Afterwards, Kareena Kapoor replaced her, but Kareena Kapoor dropped out a few days into the principal photography and Ameesha Patel was given the opportunity once again during a family lunch.
After which, she worked in yet another super hit Bollywood movie named Gadar which was the most successful film of her acting career and was also one of the biggest blockbuster films of Bollywood. Ameesha Patel won Filmfare Best Performance Award for the movie Gadar. She received a nomination for the best actress in many awards for the movie Humraz in 2002. She co-starred Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar in the movie Bhool Bhulaiya.
Ameesha also made her Telugu debut with the film Badri in 2000. In 2003, Patel made her Tamil debut with ‘Pudhiya Geethai.’ Thereafter, her films began to flop at the box office.
Ameesha Patel Movies, Awards
She did many amazing movies like Gadar, Kaho Na Pyaar Hai, Humraaz, Parwaana, Elaan, Ankhe, Heyy Babyy, Om shanty Om, Race 2 and much more.
She received many awards for it too including many Filmfare Awards, Star Screen Awards, Zee Cine Awards, IIFA Awards, Stardust Awards, Sansui Awards and Bollywood Movie Awards.
Ameesha Patel Education, Qualification
She completed primary education at the Cathedral and John Connon School in Mumbai and was head girl for the academic year 1992–93 before heading to Tufts University in United States to study Bio-genetic engineering, which she studied for two years, and eventually switching to Economics.
Ameesha Patel Physical Appearance, Net Worth, Car collection
Ameesha Patel was born on 9 June 1976 (Age: 44 years, as in 2020). She is very talented & beautiful. Her body measurements are 34-27-36. Height 162 cm (5 feet 4 Inch) and Weight is 55 Kg (approx). Her Hair colour is Black and Eye colour is Dark Brown. She is a perfect blend of beauty.
Ameesha approximate net worth is around $ 32 million (as in 2020). She owns cars like Audi Q7, BMW 730 LD, Mercedes.
Ameesha Patel Wiki / Biography
|Biography / Wiki
||Ameesha Patel, Amisha Amit Patel
||Actress, Model, Producer
- Bollywood– Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai (2000)
- Telugu– Badri(2000)
- Tamil– Pudhiya Geethai(2002)
|Date of Birth
||9 June 1976
||Mumbai, Maharastra, India
||Mumbai, Maharastra, India
|Star Sign/Zodiac Sign
||Mumbai, Maharastra, India
||Travelling, Reading, Dancing
|Relationships & More
|Husband / Affairs(Boyfriend)
- Vikram Bhatt (Director, Producer)
- Kanav Puri (Businessman)
|Physical Stats & More
feet inches– 5 feet 4 Inch
||in kilograms– 56 Kg
|Educational & Qualification
||Cathedral and John School, India
||Tufts University, Boston, USA
||Bachelor in Commerce
||Amitabh Bachchan, Amir Khan, Dilip Kumar, Govinda
||Angelina Jolie, Madhuri Dixit
||Chinees Food, Thai Food
||Umrao Jaan, Titanic
||Amsterdam, London, Paris
|Income Source & Net Worth
|Net worth(in 2019)
||$32 Million (approx)
||Acting, Modelling, Advertisement
||Audi Q7, BMW 730 LD, Mercedes
Some Lesser Known Facts about Ameesha Patel
- Patel has also modelled for well-known Indian brands such as Bajaj, Fair & Lovely, Cadburys, Fem, Lux and many more.
- she received an offer from Morgan Stanley but turned it down.
- Ameesha also won the title of Sexiest Bollywood actress of all time title.
- In 2011, she founded her own production company Ameesha Patel Productions.
- She has also been associated with a lot of charitable organisations as well.
- Ameesha became a member of an NGO called PlanetRead which helps people in villages to learn reading through film songs.
- She (at age of 5 only) started dancing and learned Bharatanatyam and became a trained ‘Bharatanatyam’ dancer.
- In February 2005, Patel performed at the HELP! Telethon Concert to raise fund for the victims of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami.