Fear losing relevance, not stardom: Bipasha Basu

Bipasha Basu

New Delhi,
Feb 10. After being a part of hits such as “Ajnabee”,
“Raaz”, “No Entry” and “Bachna Ae Haseeno”, she
has been away from the silver screen for almost four years. Actress Bipasha
Basu, who is now set to make a comeback with the film “Aadat”, says
she fears losing relevance.

Fear losing relevance, not stardom: Bipasha Basu

By Durga Chakravarty

Asked if she
ever feared losing stardom, Bipasha told IANS over phone from Mumbai: “I
have never been a desperate person. I have been a lucky girl and I have always
lived by my own rules and not the industry norms, because when I started off I
was called a bohemian because of the way I was… Fearing losing stardom, I
don’t know, but yeah, fearing losing relevance definitely.”

She said the
fear exists because there is so much investment involved as a person into it,
and not just as an actor.

would have that little fear of losing relevance, but losing stardom, not so
much, because I am the same person that I am. Right from the beginning…my
wants have been simple,” said the actress, whose roles in films like
“Jism” and “Raaz” stereotyped her as a ‘bold’ actress.

last big screen outing was the 2015 film “Alone”. Among her other
films are “Footpath”, “No Entry”, “Corporate”,
“Omkara”, “Dhoom 2”, “Goal” and “Race”.

40-year-old, who married actor Karan Singh Grover in 2016, says her family life
is always a priority for her over work and career. Her new film
“Aadat” will reunite her with Karan on-screen once again after

What kept
her away from the silver screen?

“I have
been working since the age of 15, right after school as a model for the first
three years. And from 19 when I started my first film till now. I have been
acting for a very long time. I had very little time to spend with my family and
post my wedding was my time that I reconnected with my family and I could spend
a lot of time with them. It is essential to spend that much quality time with
your parents and your entire family,” she said.