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Pyaar Hai and was among 22 girls that were screen-tested from 500 girls who came to audition for the film.Patel had gone through a 12-hour audition before she got the part.is the daughter of Amit Patel and Asha Patel, sister of Ashmit Patel and the granddaughter of the famous lawyer-politician Barrister Rajni Patel who was the Congress Pradesh Committee President of Mumbai.She was born in the Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai and is a trained Bharatnatyam dancer since the age of five.At the same time she plunged into modelling appearing in several commercial campaigns.Patel has also modelled for well-known Indian brands like Bajaj Sevashram, Fair & Lovely, Cadburys Jai Lime, Fem, Lux and many more.
She has also appeared in a few Telugu and Tamil films.
Her performance in the 2002 film Humraaz received critical acclaim and it was one of the biggest hits of the year receiving her a nomination for Best Actress .
Her performance in the 2006 film Ankahee, received critical recognition.
Set during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1947, it featured Patel as Sakeena, a Muslim girl who finds refuge in Deol's house during the riots, and subsequently falls for him.
Her performance was praised, and won her the Filmfare Special Performance Award, as well as nominations for Best Actress at various award ceremonies.Her birth name is a blend of the first three letters of her father's name Amit and the last three letters of her mother's name Asha.