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Karishma Kapoor Biography

Karishma Kapoor is an extremely beautiful and talented actress of Bollywood. This stunning actress has set the silver screen on fire with her talent and beauty. She was born on 25th June 1974 to the well known actor of Bollywood Randhir Kapoor and actress Babita. She did her schooling from Cathedral and John Connan High School in Mumbai.

She then joined Sophie College for her FYJC (Arts). She belongs to the celebrated Kapoor family of Bollywood. She is the great grand daughter of Prithviraj Kapoor and grand daughter of the legendary showman of Bollywood Raj Kapoor. She married Sanjay Kapur on 29th September 2003 and has a child with him.

Karishma Kapoor started her film career in 1991 with the film Prem Qaidi opposite Harish. One of her greatest hits was Raja Hindustani (1996) which established her as one of the most successful actress of the Indian film industry and it was further extended by Dil To Pagal Hai (1997) and many more. In several movies she has been paired with Govinda and they turned out to be super hits they are Raja Babu, Dulara, Coolie No 1, Khuddar, Muqabala etc.

Karishma Kapoor is remembered for some of her excellent performances in films like Anari, Khuddar, Raja Babu, Coolie No.1, Ajay, Jeet, Krishna, Raja Hindustani, Saajan Chale Sasural, Dil To Pagal Hai, Hero No.1, Judwaa, Biwi No.1, Hum Saath Saath Hain, Jaanwar, Dulhan Hum Le Jaayenge, Chal Mere Bhai, Fiza, Shikari, Zubeida, Aashiq, Haan Maine Bhi Pyaar Kiya. She starred in few superhit comedies directed by David Dhawan like Judwaa with Salman Khan, Hero No.1 with Govinda, Haseena Maan Jaayegi with Sanjay Dutt, Saajan Chale Sasural with Govinda, and Dulhan Hum Le Jaayenge opposite Salman Khan. Most her films are comedies, but she proved her worth as an actress with serious movies as Fiza and Zubeida. Her performance in Shakti:The Power was also highly appreciated.

Karishma Kapoor won many awards which include:

  • Filmfare Award for best actress for Raja Hindustani(1996)
  • Zee Cine Award for best supporting actress for Dil To Pagal Hai(1997)
  • Filmfare Award for best supporting actress for Dil To Pagal Hai(1997)
  • Filmfare Award for best actress for Fiza (2000)
  • National Award for best actress for Zubeida(2001)


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