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Amisha Patel

Amisha Patel
Name : Amisha Patel
Birth Name : Amisha Patel
Gender : Actress
Height : 5' 2½" (1.59 m)
Born on : Jun 09, 1975
Age : 42
Born in :  Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Acting in : Telugu,Tamil

Biography : Grand-daughter of Indian freedom fighter, lawyer, and former Justice Rajni Patel, Amisha, a Gemini, was born in Bombay's Breach Candy Hospital. Her younger brother Ashmit Patel is also a Bollywood film actor and her 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 High School in Bombay, and went on to obtain a degree in Economics from Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, U.S.A. After graduation she worked for a Finance company and also modeled on the side. She has studied Bharat Natyam dance form since the age of five, and had acted in several plays in Satyadev Dubey's Theatre including a play titled 'Neelam'. She did not have any plans of being an actress, but when Amit's friend, film-maker and actor, Rakesh Roshan, met her during a family lunch, he offered her the lead role in 'Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai'. Amisha accepted the offer, the movie went on to become a ... Read more

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To prepare for her role as a prostitute in her film Paradise Street, she began chain smoking cigarettes and cigars heavily. She would have one to two packs a day and sometimes multiple cigars a day. She did this because she felt it would give her more feel to the role. However, now she finds smoking hard to stop and says she is addicted.
Starred in American director' Navraj Kaur's shelved film . This was in 2003. She was to play a actress names Zarina Khan from the 1930's.She was going to learn Kathak dancing from Birju Maharaj.
Was signed for Piyush Pandya (American Desi) movie "The Arranged Marriage" (2003). The film was to be shot in New Jersey. Amisha later opted out and Perizaad Zorabian replaced her. Starring Perizaad Zorabian, Ayesha Dharker, Ajay Naidu, Russel Peters.
Starred in Tanuja Chandra shelved film opposite Karan Nath. This was in 2002.
Starred in Vikram Bhatt's shelved film co starring her brother Ashmit Patil. The film was a thriller based on reincarnation Amisha was to die at the interval then be born as Ashmit in the next life time.
Starred in Shubi Mukherjee's shelved film " Dil Dekhe Dekho". Directed by Lawrence Dsouza, co starring Fardeen Khan,Sucheta and Farida Jalal.