Karisma Kapoor is the well-known name of Bollywood film industry. Being the fourth generation of the legendary Kapoor family, Karisma Kapoor simply needs no introduction.
The month of June marks the birthday of blue eyed beauty Karisma Kapoor. Known for her versatility and style, Karisma Kapoor was born on 25th June, 1974 to Randhir Kapoor and Babita.
She is mostly known as her nickname Lolo. Being the member of a family deeply involved in the Indian film industry, Karisma Kapoor faced the media spotlight from a young age of 16 by attending various award ceremonies and film events.
Karisma Kapoor, the talented granddaughter of Raj Kapoor, made her film debut in 1991 with Prem Qaidi. However, her big hit was Anari, released in 1993. Later, Karisma Kapoor performed in various hit films including Andaz Apna Apna, Raja Babu, Jigar, Coolie No. 1, Saajan Chale Sasural, Jeet and many more. Though, Karisma Kapoor worked with almost all the leading heroes of 90s; however her best pair was thought to be with Govinda.
The big success twist in Karisma Kapoor’s film career came in 1996 with the film “Raja Hindustani”, in which she performed extremely well. That year, Karisma Kapoor rocked the box office as it became the highest grossing film of the year 1996. Karisma Kapoor’s performance was highly acclaimed in the film and she also bagged up prestigious award for Best Actress. In later years, Karisma Kapoor starred in “Dil Toh Pagal Hai” and super hit David Dhawan comedies like “Biwi No. 1”, “Haseena Maan Jaayegi”. Another hit in Karisma Kapoor’s career was Suraj Barjatya’s “Hum Saath Saath Hain”.
In the year 2000 and 2001, Karisma Kapoor gave some intense performances in “Fiza” and “Zubeida”, which made her won critical accolades. After doing some more films, Karisma Kapoor took a vacation from acting. In 2006, Karisma Kapoor made a comeback with “Mere Jeevan Saathi”, which flopped at box-office.
In 2002, Karisma Kapoor made big news after getting engaged with Abhishek Bachchan. However, it didn’t work out and the couple split just after four months. On September 29, 2003, Karisma Kapoor married industrialist Sanjay Kapur, CEO of Sixt India. The couple has 7-year-old daughter Samaira and 2-year-old son Kiaan Raj Kapoor. Recently, Karisma Kapoor is having rough times in her married life. In 2011, Karisma Kapoor officially announced that she is returning to movies in a Vikram Bhatt’s 3D film “Dangerous Ishq”.