Bipasha Basu is one of the shining stars of Bollywood. Fans will not forget Bipasha Basu even though she is not active in acting today. Bipasha entered film through modeling. Her first film was Ajnabi. Bipasha is known for her bold roles. Bipasha’s off-screen life has always been in the news as has her on-screen performances.
All the glamorous characters and clothes made Bipasha a star. Bipasha was also careful to choose characters that were bolder than other main heroines. While she was the heroine, Bipasha also played negative roles. Thriller movies make Bipasha more popular.
Bipasha’s romances were also a big talking point. Bipasha Basu and John Abraham are the couple that once made huge talking points. The two met and became close while filming the movie Jism, which was released in 2003. Many people even hoped that this long-lasting love would lead to marriage. But the two later broke up much to the dismay of their fans. However, fans have not forgotten the love between John Abraham and Bipasha Basu.
Bipasha has faced insults both within and outside of the film industry due to her dark complexion. Her role in an ad for John Abraham’s cleansing cream while mocking his girlfriend for being dark also drew great criticism.
Fair and Lovely recently removed the word fair from their logo. Bipasha came to appreciate this move. Bipasha’s response was via social media. Bipasha also spoke about the discrimination she faced as a child because of her color. The star’s words turned into a big discussion.
“I’ve heard since childhood that Bonnie is darker than Sonny, who is a bit darker. My mother is a bit dark. She looks like a mother to me. But I didn’t think then that it would even become a topic of discussion.” between distant relatives,” Bipasha wrote on Instagram. Bipasha also recalls that even when she won the beauty pageant, she was described as a dark beauty from Kolkata.
Bipasha also said that she has often wondered why she uses the term dark beauty whenever she writes about herself. “I started modeling at the age of 15-16. The supermodel won the competition. That day all the newspapers wrote that the brunette girl from Kolkata had won. I was wondering why my first adjective was dark,” says Bipasha.
When he was in love with Bipasha, John Abraham acted in the ad for the beauty cream. It received strong criticism. John Abraham was asked about this in a later interview.
“It’s a very important question. When the word fairness came up, I was a little hesitant. I talked to them about it. If you look at that ad, you’ll see that the word fairness is not used in it. Previously, the slogan of the ad was Fairness Guaranteed. But I told him no, the result is guaranteed”, was John’s response.
“Another thing, you may be surprised to know, this is what we found out by conducting a market survey, fairness means removing dark spots on the face. That is what the word means in India. That is what we said in the ad ” says John, justifying himself.
“Ours is a cream of fairness. So we’re guilty. But we haven’t tried to be sentimental by saying you can only get the girl if you’re white,” John added.
Both John and Bipasha have come a long way in present life. John Abraham later remarried. Bipasha married actor Karan Singh Grover and became a mother. Bipasha’s daughter was born around this time. Bipasha and Karan have named their daughter Devi. Bipasha Basu is currently taking a break from movies.
Story first published: Thursday, May 25, 2023 11:24 AM [IST]