Dino Morea Opens Up On Rivalry With John Abraham Over Bipasha Basu

In a recent interview, finally addressed rumors about his alleged rivalry with John Abraham over ex-girlfriend, Bipasha Basu.

Dino Morea has now addressed the speculation surrounding his relationship with John Abraham. In a recent interview, he clarified that reports of their supposed rivalry emerged following his breakup with Bipasha Basu, who subsequently began dating John.

During his chat with Siddharth Kannan, Dino revealed, “We never had any rivalry. We used to talk to each other and have fun with each other. The talk about the rivalry between us started in people’s minds after I broke up with Bipasha and he started dating Bipasha. People started thinking that he was dating my girlfriend, so there was a rivalry, media also fueled this”.

The 48-year-old actor clarified that there has “never been any bad blood” between himself and John. He disclosed that they frequently exchange text messages and spoke highly of John, stating, “I am happy to see where he is today. Because at that point when we were starting out people used to say models can’t act and we proved them wrong. John has done really well. I take my hat off for that guy, he has conducted himself well.”

Dino also clarified that Bipasha began dating John a year after their breakup. He further disclosed that by that time, he was already in a relationship with someone else. He said, “I am clarifying it after years. Me and Bipasha broke up and almost one year after that they started dating, and I had started dating somebody else. So, why would there be any animosity? People thought that John took my girlfriend but it was nothing like that. The three of us used to talk but people made it into something else”.

For the unversed, Dino Morea and Bipasha Basu were introduced through a mutual acquaintance and developed feelings for each other. They began their relationship in 1996, but parted ways during the filming of their 2002 movie, Raaz.

Reflecting on their split, Dino said, “She came from Calcutta, I came from Bangalore. We were introduced by a common friend, she set up a blind date. I just heard that some supermodel is coming and I was also a supermodel. We went on a blind date, it was weird but we started dating soon after that. It was great because we both were starting.”

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