Ameesha Patel eagerly awaits the release of Gadar 2, the highly anticipated sequel to the 2001 hit film Gadar: Ek Prem Katha, in which she stars alongside Sunny Deol. Directed by Anil Sharma, the movie is set to hit theatres on August 11. As the promotional events keep her occupied, Ameesha Patel opens up about her cinematic journey and her relationships with fellow actors in a recent interview.
Revisiting a past controversy, Ameesha Patel addresses the remarks made by Lara Dutta and Bipasha Basu during their appearance on Koffee with Karan. According to Ameesha Patel's interview with Bollywood Hungama, she reveals that Lara and Bipasha spoke unfavourably about her, despite their prior positive interactions. She expresses her confusion regarding their comments, considering her cordial relationship with Basu during a world tour and her respectful behaviour towards Dutta while working together in the film Elaan.
The controversy stems from Ameesha Patel's previous statement, where she mentioned that she would not receive consent from her family, particularly her grandmother, to portray a role similar to Bipasha Basu's character in the movie Jism.
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During Bipasha Basu's appearance on Koffee with Karan, when asked about Ameesha Patel's comment on not being able to do a role like hers in the film Jism, Basu remarked that Patel was "too petite" and her frame was not suitable for such a role. She emphasised the importance of having a strong personality and being a "complete package as a woman". Lara Dutta also weighed in on the issue, stating that Ameesha Patel had enough going on in her own life to be concerned with discussing others. The film Jism, featuring Bipasha Basu and John Abraham in the lead roles, garnered significant attention upon its release in 2003.
During the interview, Patel also shared an incident involving Karan Johar, where he approached her and informed her about the comments made by Bipasha Basu and Lara Dutta on the Koffee With Karan episode. Johar asked Patel what her response would be when she appeared on the show the following week. She replied that she had nothing to say and would choose to make no comment, stating that everyone is entitled to their own opinion. Johar jokingly referred to her response as her "typical Polish South Bombay manners," to which she affirmed that it indeed reflected her personality.
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