Bipasha on thanking spree!

New Delhi: Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu chose to step into the New Year by expressing gratitude to her friends, family, staff and fans for standing by her always.

"Want to begin the Year 2012 by thanking all of you for the love and support over the years! You all are the reason I am `Bipasha Basu`. Can`t thank you all enough!" Bipasha posted on her Twitter page.

"Gratitude is the biggest virtue! Am also grateful to have the most amazing family and solid friends who make me who I am. Love them the most ever," she added.

In 2011, the actress parted ways with John Abraham, whom she was dating since eight years. She also bagged her first international project "Singularity", and is now looking forward to her multi-starrer project "Players", releasing Friday.

Bipasha also thanked her team who work with her "day and night".

"I thank Pasha, my assistant, and Madhu, my hairstylist, they are my extended family! Can`t function without them! Am very blessed to be me! It`s a happy new year already for me!" she wrote.