Amisha Patel was born on June 9, 1976, in Mumbai, India
. Her grandfather, Rajni Patel, was a freedom fighter. She completed her high school in Mumbai and graduated in economics in Massachusetts in 1997.
After returning back to India, Amisha developed an active interest in acting. She joined a theater group to portray her creativity. She got her big break in 2000 when she was approached by Rakesh Roshan for acting in the lead role for the movie "Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai" opposite Hrithik Roshan. The film was a big hit and made the young actress famous in her first movie.
After this she did one film after the other - "Yeh Zindagi Ka Safar", "Badri", "Kya Yehi Pyaar Hai", "Kranti". But these efforts went almost unnoticed unt
il her next big bash, "Gadar: Ek Prem Katha". Starring Sunny Deol, the movie topped the charts for a long time and put Amisha Patel in the lead among Bollywood actresses.
Amisha's next ventures were "Humraaz" and "Yeh Hai Jalwa". Both the movies received moderate success. Her next movies received depressingly poor response but that didn't harm her spirits.
In 2007, Amisha was back in the news with her role in "Bhool Bhulaiyaa", opposite Akshay Kumar. The movie directed by Priyadarshan received huge response and produced a chart topping title track.
Amisha's next film is Sriram Raghavan's "Happy Birthday".
Why is she famous?
Amisha Patel is famous as a Bollywood actress who hit the headlines with her debut movie "Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai". Since then, she has acted in a number of hit movies like "Gadar: Ek Prem Katha" and "Bhool Bhulaiyaa".
Here is one of her famous quotes:
"Films were never on my agenda, maybe it was written in my destiny. And since I am here, I would like to give it my best try."
- Amisha Patel
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