Born: June 09,1975 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Parents: Asha Patel
Height: 5 feet 2 inches
Biography: Ameesha Patel had a dream debut opposite Hrithik Roshan in Kaho naa... pyaar hai. She is originally from Mumbai and hails from an affluent Gujarati family. She completed her education at the Tufts University, Massachusetts. She is a trained Bharatnatyam dancer and she started off with plays. Rakesh Roshan then offered her Kaho naa... pyaar hai, which was a runaway hit. She received the best debut award for her performance at many awards functions. Next came the hugely successful Gadar – ek prem katha. But this was followed by a string of flops. She was noticed again in the film Kya yehi pyaar hai starring Aftab Shivdasani. Then came Humraaz, which was a hit. This was followed by a phase of struggle which was a mix of flop and average films like Mangal Pandey, Tathastu, Aap ki khatir etc. But all of them were multi-starrers. She has also appeared in Honeymoon Travels Pvt Ltd and Bhool bhulaiyya and the recent Race 2. She has launched her production house called Ameesha Patel Productions. She will soon be seen in a movie opposite Sunny Deol. Her relationship with filmmaker Vikram Bhatt and her rift with her parents and her brother Ashmit Patel caused many controversies in the media.