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Ameesha Patel Reacts To Bipasha Basu-Lara Dutta Row On Koffee With Karan

In the recent interview, Ameesha recalled how Karan Johar approached her and shared the whole Koffee With Karan episode.

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AMEESHA Patel is busy promoting her upcoming film Gadar 2. The movie, which is a sequel to the blockbuster Gadar: Ek Prem Katha, is one of the most anticipated films of the year because it returns after 22 years. Yes, the prequel had released in 2001.

Ahead of the release of Gadar 2 (on August 11), the actor has been busy with media interactions.

During one of her recent interactions, the actress opened up about her showbiz journey and the bond she shares with her colleagues. The actress also shared her thoughts about an old controversy which involved her, Bipasha Basu and Lara Dutta.

While recollecting the incident, Ameesha Patel told Bollywood Hungama, “The thing is that Lara [Dutta] and Bipasha [Basu] were on Koffee with Karan [Season 1, Episode 9] and apparently they spoke some things that were not very complimentary about me. I don’t know why because I had done an entire world tour with Bipasha and we got along well. I was totally civil to her. I had also done a film with Lara called Elaan with her and I was very polite to her throughout the filming.” 

For the unversed, Ameesha had said that she would have never gotten the permission (from her family, especially her grandmother) to do a role similar to what Bipasha Basu had performed in Jism.

Karan Johar too had asked Bipasha Basu for her reaction to Ameesha’s quote on Koffee with Karan. “She is too petite, too small to carry, her whole frame is wrong.” Bipasha said, adding, “To be a woman, like the total package, not just your bodily, you have to have a very strong personality. She would not fit in Jism.” 

In her reaction, Lara Dutta had said, “The girl [Ameesha Patel] is dealing with more than enough in her life to really think or talk about anyone else”. Jism, starring Bipasha and John Abraham in lead roles, released in 2003. It created massive buzz because of its controversial scenes. 

In the recent interview, Ameesha recalled how Karan Johar approached her and shared the whole Koffee With Karan episode.

“So, Karan came to me and asked me in his typical Karan style ‘So Ameesha, you know, that Bipasha and Lara came on the show and said this about you on it. And what are you going to say when you come on the show next week?’ And I said ‘nothing. I have nothing to say I’m gonna say no comment. Person has a view. They have a view I have none.’ So he was like, ‘Oh, your typical Polish South Bombay manners’. I said, ‘Yeah, because that’s me’.”

Ameesha, who will reprise her role as Sakina in Gadar 2, had recently dropped a major hint from the upcoming film. The actress shared a still from the sequel where Sunny Deol is crying over a grave. While many believed that Ameesha’s character could have died in the film, the actress denied.

The actress took to Twitter to clarify that her character isn’t dead and will be seen alive throughout the film.

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