When Ameesha Patel Got Candid About Her Blockbuster Hits ‘Gadar’ & ‘Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai’

On the Gadar Girls' 49th Birthday, Lehren brings to you an interesting flashback interview featuring the Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai Star!

Ameesha Patel is ranked amongst the most sweet, stylish & stunning actresses of Bollywood. She made her starry Bollywood debut opposite the handsome hunk Hrithik Roshan in their Mega Blockbuster Award Winning Film- Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai in the year 2000. Following the success of her 1st movie, Ameesha gave a rocking performance in Sunny Deol’s cross-border love-tale, Gadar: Ek Prem Katha which is till date crowned amongst the top All Time Blockbusters of the Hindi Film Industry. The Gadar Girl also won the Filmfare Special Performance award for her portrayal of Sakeena in the Anil Sharma directorial.

Patel has featured in numerous hits in her cinematic career including Humraaz, Aap Mujhe Achche Lagne Lage, Naani, Bhool Bhulaiyaa, Race 2 & many more. AP’s return as Sakeena in Gadar 2 (2023) shattered all the records on the Box Office as the film grossed over a whopping amount of Rs. 500 Crores at the Indian Silver Screens.

Ameesha Patel turns 49 today! In an exclusive flashback podcast with Lehren, The B’day girl once got candid about her mega hit films Gadar & Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai & also revealed her dream roles which she would have loved to portray on-screen.

On being asked about her role in Gadar, Ameesha explained that she plays a Pakistani Muslim Girl who falls for an Indian Guy (Sunny Deol) during the partition riots, but both the lovers get separated due to the ongoing communal chaos in the region. She added about the character being challenging as the nomenclature of the role ranged from a school going girl to a mother, that too in just her 2nd movie. The actress elaborated upon working very hard with director Anil Sharma for the perfection of her costumes, look, make-up & body language as Gadar was a Period Drama film.

The on-screen Sakeena stated about reading books on Lahore & interacting with girls from Islamic faiths to in turn get familiar with Muslim traditions & practices. She also appreciated Sunny Deol as a co-star for being protective on sets while shooting the high-octane action scenes.

While opening up about her debut film Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai, Ameesha Patel expressed receiving immense love & attention from the people as according to her the audiences were starstruck post seeing her fresh on-screen pairing with Hrithik Roshan. She revealed that even stepping out of her home was extremely hard for the actress as fans would gather in huge numbers for autographs which in turn left her surprised and stunned.

The Gujarati beauty concluded by stating that she would have loved to play the female lead roles in her all time favourite films like Umrao Jaan, Dil Toh Pagal Hai, Chandni & Dilwale.

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