Amisha Patel

Grand daughter of famous barrister Rajni Patel.

Date of birth: June 9, 1979

Education: After completing her schooling from Bombay's Cathedral school, Amisha left for the US to pursue biotech engineering for two years. After this she switched to economics and went on to recieve a gold medal from Tufts University.

Film break: Her brief modeling stint with television commercials caught everyone's eye. Soon, Amisha was offered the lead part in Rakesh Roshan's launch pad for his son in Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai. Incidentally, the role was first offered to Kareena Kapoor who walked out due to differences between Babita (Kareena's mom) and the director.

Films in hand: Yeh Zindagi Ka Safar (Co-star: Jimmy Shergill. Director: Tanuja Chandra)

Aap Mujhe Ache Lagne Lage (Co-star: Hrithik Roshan. Director: Vikram Bhatt)

Family No 1 (Co-Star: Salman Khan. Director: David Dhawan)

Suno Sasurji (Co-star: Aftab Shivdasani. Director: Vimal Kumar)

Venus Films' untitled producton (Co-star: Bobby Deol. Director: Abbas Mustan)

Rahen Na Rahen Hum (Co-star: Ajay Devgan. Director: Deepak Bahry)

Yahoo (Co-star: Govinda. Director: Sanjay Chhel)

Amisha and Sunny Hits: Kaho Naa...Pyaar Hai (Co-star: Hrithik Roshan. Director: Rakesh Roshan)
Gadar-Ek Prem Katha (Co-star: Sunny Deol. Director: Anil Sharma)

Flops: Nil

The Look: Cute and petite, Amisha is a stunner. Her long, luxuriant tresses and peaches and cream complexion make her a natural beauty. Adding a dash of glamour is designer Rocky S, who designs her wardrobe. Be it the late 40s look for Gadar or the hep and chic avtaar in Yeh Zindagi Ka Safar, Amisha rocks!

Plusses: Dedication, sincerity and hard work. The fact that Amisha comes from a rich and well-known family and has had the best of education, makes her classier.

Minuses: She tends to get carried away. Prior to the release of KNPH, Amisha spoke about how Rakesh Roshan had given both Hrithik and her equal footage. After the release, she sang a different tune -- about how she was sidelined and Hrithik got all the booty.

Amisha Patel and Hrithik Roshan Hrithik factor: First co-star, school friend Suzzane's husband, family friend. Amisha and Hrithik go back a long way. Despite the fact she felt that she got raw deal in KNPH, Amisha was hoping she would be cast in Rakesh Roshan's next Koi Mil Gaya.

Strategy funda: So far, so good. Amisha has been exceptionally lucky. She may not have the top banners, but Lady Luck favours Miss Patel. Amisha has decided not to go on a signing spree; she wants to do quality films, which give her the opportunity to display her histrionics.

BO position: Although she has the biggest hits to her credit, the films were not talked about because of her. Amisha will have to do a regular film with a lesser hero to prove her credentials. She does not create much excitement in the trade circuit.

Dream: I don't have a dream. I don't have an end. I want to enjoy everything in life to the fullest. Now it is films, tomorrow it may be marriage, kids, business or something else.

Quotes on Amisha Patel:

Jimmy Shergill and AmishaRakesh Roshan: Amisha is a good dancer, she was confident from day one. She is very talented. The whole unit wondered how she could perform so well without any formal training or background.

Vimal Kumar: Amisha is good in comedy. She’s very punctual and is always eager to learn.

Tanuja Chandra: She is urban so she has that crossover look. She wants to get somewhere and works with an extraordinary zeal and determination.

Anil Sharma: She is a very talented and hardworking girl.

Sunny Deol: Amisha's a nice girl and extremely talented. We got along well.

Kareena Kapoor: I thought she was smashing in Gadar. I even called her up to tell her that. But her mobile is always on voice mail.

Hrithik Roshan: She is very talented.

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