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How well do you know Amisha?

Last updated on: February 23, 2006 15:15 IST
Amisha Patel shot to fame overnight with the blockbuster Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai, in 2000. Since then, she has had 20 releases, and two hits.
 
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Her new film, Humko Tumse Pyaar Hai -- co-starring Bobby Deol and Arjun Rampal -- opens this week. Whether she gets lucky this time, only time will tell. Meanwhile, why not try this quiz to find out how well you know her?

1. From which university did Amisha graduate?
a. Tufts University, Boston
b. Cornell University, New York
c. State University of New York

2. Who was the first choice to play the male lead in Yeh Zindagi Ka Safar?
a. Aamir Khan
b. Govinda
c. Hrithik Roshan

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is B. When Amisha returned from the US, she worked with her businessman father, but couldn't continue because she got bored. Next, she worked at a finance company called Khanwala Estates. Soon, bored of that as well, she decided to get into cinema. Although her parents were against it, she acted in an Urdu play directed by Tanvir Khan.

Correct! When Amisha returned from the US, she worked with her businessman father, but couldn't continue because she got bored. Next, she worked at a finance company called Khanwala Estates. Soon, bored of that as well, she decided to get into cinema. Although her parents were against it, she acted in an Urdu play directed by Tanvir Khan.


3. Amisha's mother acted with her in two of her movies. One was Mere Jeevan Saathi. Name the other.
a. Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai
b. Humraaz
c. Kranti

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is A. Amisha's entry into the movies is quite interesting. Rakesh Roshan and Amit Patel, Amisha's father, were from the same school. Roshan had seen Amisha dancing at a wedding years before he made Kaho Naa. He had then suggested to Patel that, if Amisha ever wanted to join films, he would launch her with his son, Hrithik. Years later, though Amisha was not the original choice (it was Kareena Kapoor), the debutante was launched with Hrithik.


Correct! Amisha's entry into the movies is quite interesting. Rakesh Roshan and Amit Patel, Amisha's father, were from the same school. Roshan had seen Amisha dancing at a wedding years before he made Kaho Naa. He had then suggested to Patel that, if Amisha ever wanted to join films, he would launch her with his son, Hrithik. Years later, though Amisha was not the original choice (it was Kareena Kapoor), the debutante was launched with Hrithik.



4. Amisha was cast opposite Arjun Rampal in two movies. Name them.
a. Humko Tumse Pyaar Hai and Tathastu
b. Elaan and Zameer
c. Vaada and Elaan

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is C. Amisha gets her name by clubbing her parents' names, Amit and Asha. Sadly, her relationship with her parents and brother Ashmit is strained, due to money matters. She slapped a legal notice on her father, charging him with mismanaging her accounts and assets amounting to Rs 12 crore.
Correct! Amisha gets her name by clubbing her parents' names, Amit and Asha. Sadly, her relationship with her parents and brother Ashmit is strained, due to money matters. She slapped a legal notice on her father, charging him with mismanaging her accounts and assets amounting to Rs 12 crore.



5. What is the name of Amisha's new film with Vikram Bhatt?
a. Ankahee
b. Aksar
c. Akele

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! Vikram Bhatt's forthcoming film, Ankahee, is supposedly based on his romance with Sushmita Sen, while he was still married. The original cast was Sanjay Suri, Divya Dutta and Rituparna Sengupta. But when Pritish Nandy Communications came into the picture, the cast was changed to Aftab Shivdasani, Esha Deol and Amisha Patel.

Correct! Vikram Bhatt's forthcoming film, Ankahee, is supposedly based on his romance with Sushmita Sen, while he was still married. The original cast was Sanjay Suri, Divya Dutta and Rituparna Sengupta. But when Pritish Nandy Communications came into the picture, the cast was changed to Aftab Shivdasani, Esha Deol and Amisha Patel.


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Compiled by: Patcy N | Image: Uday Kuckian