I play well under pressure: Bipasha Basu

New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Dealing with work pressure may not be everyone's cup of tea, but actress Bipasha Basu admits that's just what has been driving her through her nearly decade-long career in Bollywood.

"When I started out, I was called this unconventional, dark, tall and sexy woman, and these were taboo for being a film actor at that point of time. I had to deal with all that," Bipasha told reporters here Saturday.

"There was also a point six years back when people said - 'Bipasha is fat'. So for me it's been a growth with all these pressures, and yes, I do play very well under pressure," she added.

The 31-year-old actress, dressed in a white, crochet dress, braved the Mumbai rains and flew to the capital to introduce a new range of shower heads by