Karishma Kapoor Biography
Karishma Kapoor is a talented actor of the Hindi film industry. This stunning actor has set the silver screen on fire with her talent and beauty. She was born on June 25, 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 FYJC (Arts). She belongs to the celebrated Kapoor family of Bollywood. She is the great-granddaughter of Prithviraj Kapoor and granddaughter of the legendary showman of Bollywood Raj Kapoor. She married Sanjay Kapur on 29th September 2003 and has a child with him. The duo got a mutual divorce later.
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 actors 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 of 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)