In addition to acting in films, Basu is a fitness enthusiast and has featured in several fitness videos.
However, in David Dhawan's Chor Machaaye Shor, was her first commercial failure.
She appeared in a supporting role opposite Mahesh Babu and Lisa Ray in the Telugu film, Takkari Donga.
Following a high-profile relationship with actor John Abraham, Basu married actor Karan Singh Grover in 2016.
Bipasha Basu was born on 7 January 1979 to a Bengali family in Delhi.
According to Basu, her name means "dark deep desire", and is also a river's name.