Bikini For Players, Not Dum Maaro Dum

Bipasha Basu in a bikini in Players
Bipasha Basu in a bikini in Players

Bipasha Basu, who will be seen in a bikini in next week’s release, Players, says, she has no qualms about wearing a two-piece swimsuit in a film provided the character demands the same. She was quite at ease with the swimwear in Players because of Abbas-Mustan “who were my first directors”. “I trust them completely,” explains Bipasha. As soon as the film’s trailer was out, showing her in a bikini, her director-friend, Rohan Sippy, telephoned her to compliment her for looking so sexy. But he also asked her why she hadn’t acceded his request to wear a bikini in his film, Dum Maaro Dum. Bipasha had said “no” to Rohan because she felt, the script and her character in DMD did not need her to flaunt her body in a bikini.

Not Just A Knee Jerk Reaction

Thus far, Bipasha Basu has always maintained that she embarked on a strict diet some years ago when a journalist referred to her as fat. But there’s another reason why the health-conscious Bipasha became so concerned about losing weight and getting into shape. It was her osteoarthritis problem. Revealing this to Komal Nahta, Bipasha told explained, “I was detected with osteoarthritis and I was asked to reduce weight because my knees used to pain a great deal. I was in my twenties but I had the knees of a 60-year-old. I had no option but to reduce my weight.”

Komal Nahta, the Editor of, is Bollywood’s most trusted trade analyst & film reviewer. You can follow him on Twitter and check out his Video Blog.

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  2. If you have knee osteoarthritis you shouldn’t just loose weight. You should also stretch and strengthen the muscles around the knee but it is important you do the right amount of exercises for the amount of knee osteoarthritis you have.