Ameesha Patel Height Weight Bra Size Age Biography Family Wiki Net Worth, Affairs, Marriage & much more. Ameesha Patel (born Amisha Amit Patel on 9 June 1975) is an Indian actress and model who predominantly appears in Hindi films alongside few Telugu films. She made her acting debut with the romantic thriller blockbuster Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai (2000).
Patel rose to prominence with Gadar: Ek Prem Katha (2001), which became one of the biggest hits in the history of Hindi cinema, earning her a Filmfare Special Performance Award. She made her Telugu film debut with the successful Badri (2000).
Patel has also been part of successful films including Humraaz (2002), Kya Yehi Pyaar Hai (2002), Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. (2007), Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007) and Race 2 (2013).
Early life and Background
Patel was born in a Gujarati family to Amit and Asha Patel on 9 June 1975. She is the sister of Ashmit Patel and the granddaughter of lawyer-politician Barrister Rajni Patel, who was the Congress Pradesh Committee President of Mumbai. She was born in the Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai and has been a trained Bharatnatyam dancer since the age of five. 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.
She studied 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 the United States to study Bio-genetic engineering, which she studied for two years, and eventually switching to Economics.
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), which was written by Tanveer Khan, upon receiving permission from her conservative parents. At the same time she plunged into modeling, appearing in several commercial campaigns. Patel has also modeled for well-known Indian brands such as Bajaj, Fair & Lovely, Cadburys, Fem, Lux and many more.
In 1999, Patel met filmmaker Vikram Bhatt on the set of their first movie together; Aap Mujhe Achche Lagne Lage (2002), and they started dating after the film’s release. Later, it caused a rift between the Patel and Bhatt families with Patel running through a financial crisis after her father used her hard-earned money to resurrect a family business, causing misunderstandings between Patel and her parents. In July 2004, Patel sent a legal notice to her father for mismanaging her accounts and assets amounting to Rs 120 million and demanding the money back. Patel’s relationship with Bhatt was often reported to the media speculating on a possible marriage. In January 2008, the media reported that Patel and Bhatt broke their five-year relationship. Bhatt confirmed the break-up in a conversation with Mid-Day. Shortly afterward, Patel’s parents explained their willingness to reconcile with their daughter and that “everybody is happy about the break-up” but their relationship remained strained. On 12 March 2008, Patel was spotted with London-based businessman Kanav Puri at Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week. In June 2008, she confirmed their relationship in an interview with Mid-Day: “I did not admit to Kanav sooner because he’s very special and I did not want to jinx it. It was too precious for me to talk about it to people. It’s almost six months now and now I am feeling secure and now I know our relationship is too strong for anything or anyone to come between us.” The media once reported that she married Puri but she denied these rumors.
In August 2009, Mumbai Mirror reported that Patel and her brother, Ashmit, had patched up on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan and were spotted together at PVR Cinemas in Juhu. Although the siblings agreed that the matter is sorted, they preferred not to speak about it publicly. In December 2009, Patel’s mother Asha revealed they have finally ended their five-year estrangement during an interview with The Times of India.
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In September 2010, Mumbai Mirror reported that Patel broke off the relationship with her long-time boyfriend Kanav Puri, to focus on her career. She confirmed it via Twitter.
In August 2006, an Air India employee filed a police complaint, alleging that Patel had misbehaved with her after her companion was not upgraded to first-class on the Mumbai-New York flight on 18 August. Patel was on her way to attend India’s Independence Day parade in New York. Officers at the police station said Patel could be called in and warned about her behavior, if charges against her are proved, and would be questioned once she returns from abroad. Later, CISF personnel corroborated the Air India employees’ version of the incident. Once Patel returned to India, she stated that the employees “are only trying to safeguard themselves by filing a false complaint against us.” Incidentally, there was also a drunken passenger, who joined in this verbal fight. Afterward, the organizers of the annual parade sent a written apology and a clarification to Patel and said it had booked two first-class seats for Patel and her companion for the Mumbai-New York flight but the booking was automatically transferred from one flight to another, creating confusion.
Ameesha Patel Measurements Height Weight Bra Size Age
|Full Name||Amisha Amit Patel|
|Profession(s)||Actress, Producer, Model|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 162 cm|
in meters- 1.62 m
in Feet Inches- 5′ 4”
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Debut||As an Actress|
Hindi: Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai (2000)
Telugu: Badri (2000)
Tamil: Pudhiya Geethai (2003)
TV: Bigg Boss 13 (2019)
As a Producer
Film: Desi Magic (Bollywood, 2013)
|Awards, Honours, Achievements||Filmfare Awards|
• Nominated as the Best Debut Actress for ‘Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai’ (2001)
• Nominated as the Best Actress Award for ‘Gadar: Ek Prem Katha’ (2002)
• Won the Special Performance Award for ‘Gadar: Ek Prem Katha’ (2002)
• Nominated as the Best Actress for ‘Humraaz’ (2002)
|Date of Birth||9 June 1976 (Wednesday)|
|Age (as of 2023)||47 Years|
|Birthplace||Bombay, Maharashtra (present-day Mumbai, Maharashtra), India|
|School||Cathedral and John Connon School, Mumbai, India|
|College/University||Tufts University, Boston, USA|
|Educational Qualification||A Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce|
|Address||51 Shakar Building opposite the Sydenham B-road Church Gate, Mumbai|
|Political Inclination||Indian National Congress (INC)|
|Hobbies||Dancing, Reading, Listening to Music, Travelling|
|Tattoo||A design on the left part of her stomach|
|Controversies||• In August 2006, an Air India employee lodged a complaint against Patel. The employee alleged that Patel misbehaved with her after Patel’s companion was not upgraded to the first class on the Mumbai-New York flight on 18 August 2006. Patel was going to attend the annual parade of India’s Independence day in New York. However, the organizers of the parade sent an apology letter and clarified that they had booked two first-class tickets for Patel and her companion but the booking was transferred automatically from one flight to another, which created confusion.|
• When she had an affair with the director-cum-producer, Vikram Bhatt, there was a rift between her and her family. She accused her father of embezzling her Rs. 12 crores to resurrect the family business. In July 2004, She sent a legal notice to her father and demanded her money back. However, in 2009, the matter got sorted out.
• In April 2022, a social worker named Sunil Jain filed an FIR against the actress for allegedly ‘cheating’ the organizers of an event. According to the complainant, she charged around Rs 4 lakh for one hour’s performance at an event at Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh; however, she left after performing for 3 minutes. Later, she took to Twitter to clarify that she left the event midway as she feared for her life.
|Relationships & More|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||• Vikram Bhatt (Director, Producer, 1999-2008)|
• Kanav Puri (Businessman, 2008-2010)
|Parents||Father– Amit Patel (Businessman)|
Mother– Asha Patel
|Siblings||Brother– Ashmit Patel (Actor)|
|Food||Home-made Food, Chinese and Thai Cuisines|
|Actor(s)||Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, David Dhawan, Shah Rukh Khan, Govinda|
|Actresses||Julia Robert, Angelina Jolie, Madhuri Dixit|
|Film(s)||Bollywood– Umrao Jaan, Mrityudand, Lamhe|
|Singer(s)||Jagjit Singh, Sonu Nigam|
|Colour(s)||Black, White and all pastel shades|
|Perfume(s)||Dolce by Light Purple and Angel by Thierya & Mugler|
|Book||‘A Bridge Across Forever by Richard Bach|
|Travel Destination(s)||London, Paris, Amsterdam|
|Car Collection(s)||Audi Q7, BMW 730 LD, Mercedes|
|Net Worth (approx.)||$30 million (as of 2018)|
Other Work and Media Image
Patel performed in a number of concerts and world tours during her career. Her first world tour; The Roshans: Hrithik Live in Concert (2001), along with Hrithik Roshan, was performed across India. In 2004, Patel took part in a series of concerts in the world tour Craze 2004 alongside Hrithik Roshan, Saif Ali Khan and Lara Dutta. In 2005, Patel participated in Adnan Sami’s world tour Kuch Dil Se… that was performed across the US and Canada from 15 April till 15 May. In October 2008, she participated in Himesh Reshammiya’s comeback concert Karzzzz Musical Curtain Raiser joined by Neha Dhupia, Riya Sen and Amrita Arora. In December 2008, she took part in Akshay Kumar’s Christmas Eve show Chandni Chowk to Hong along with Bipasha Basu, Priyanka Chopra, Riya Sen, Aarti Chhabria, Himesh Reshammiya and Punjabi rapper Bohemia as part of a promotional campaign for Kumar’s film Chandni Chowk to China (2009). In response to 26/11, many New Year’s Eve concerts for 2009 were cancelled, but Patel and Country Club India decided to go ahead with their show because they thought it would be against the terrorists’ will.
In September 2004, Patel joined PETA, one of the organizations championing the cause of animals, as part of an advertising campaign that highlights the lives of captive animals in a zoo who are robbed of their natural surroundings for the amusement of others. Patel posed as a petrified prisoner in a jail cell to throw focus on the plight of animals in zoos. She said:
George Washington, Nelson Mandela, Mahatma Gandhi… we had them. Animals don’t; they need us. Let’s fight for their freedom.
In February 2005, along with other Bollywood stars, Patel performed at the HELP! Telethon Concert raising money for the victims of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake. She also took part in the Temptations 2005 charity function in New Delhi on 24 December 2005 at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in aid of the National Centre for Promotion of Employment of Disabled Persons (NCPEDP), a leading disabled rights group.
In November 2006, Patel joined an NGO called PlanetRead, which helps people in villages to learn and read through film songs. In October 2007, Patel along with John Abraham and Kirron Kher joined the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) to curb human trafficking in India.
In the media
Between 2002 and 2005, Patel made an appearance in a number of talk shows such as Rendezvous with Simi Garewal and The Manish Malhotra Show. In 2006, Patel appeared as the guest judge on the special Valentine’s Day episode of the singing talent contest Indian Idol 2.
Patel is frequently cited as one of the sexiest Bollywood actresses. Rediff featured Patel as one of Bollywood’s sexiest actresses and the top Bollywood actresses of 2001. She was ranked tenth on Rediff’s list of 2008’s Sexiest Actresses. Patel was also cited by Rediff as one of 2008’s Sexiest Magazine Cover Girls. She has featured on the cover of Maxim India three times, as well as in other men’s magazines such as The Man, FHM, and Man’s World.
|2000||Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai||Sonia Saxena|
|2001||Gadar: Ek Prem Katha||Sakeena|
|2001||Yeh Zindagi Ka Safar||Sarena Devan|
|2002||Kya Yehi Pyaar Hai||Sandhya Patil|
|2002||Aap Mujhe Achche Lagne Lage||Sapna|
|2002||Yeh Hai Jalwa||Sonia Singh|
|2004||Suno Sasurjee||Kiran Saxena|
|2005||Vaada||Pooja Sharma / Varma|
|2005||Zameer: The Fire Within||Pooja Khanna / Chauhan|
|2005||Mangal Pandey: The Rising||Jwala|
|2006||Mere Jeevan Saathi||Anjali|
|2006||Humko Tumse Pyaar Hai||Durga|
|2006||Teesri Aankh: The Hidden Camera||Ammu|
|2006||Aap Ki Khatir||Shirani Khanna|
|2007||Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd.||Pinky Kapoor|
|2007||Om Shanti Om||Herself|
|2008||Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic||Malaika|
|2011||Parama Veera Chakra||Rajni|
|2011||Chatur Singh Two Star||Sonia Varma|
|2018||Bhaiaji Superhit||Mallika Kapoor|
|TBD||Desi Magic||Sonia Saxena / Mahi Deol|
|TBD||Tauba Tera Jalwa||Laila Khan|
|TBD||The Great Indian Casino|
|TBD||Mystery of Tattoo||Special appearance|
|2022||Gadar 2: The Katha Continues||Sakeena|
|2019||Bigg Boss 13||Guest||Entered as the Owner of the house|