She had a dream debut in 2000 with Kaho Na... Pyaar Hai, but Hrithik Roshan, son of filmmaker Rakesh Roshan, stole the limelight. That didn’t deter Ameesha. Kaho Naa...Pyaar Hai was a blockbuster and Ameesha also went on to win critical praise for her performance in Gadar: Ek Prem Katha. The successes since have been few.
“I have always been a very positive person. I don’t come from a film background and it is a new world for an outsider,” the 37-year-old says.