Karisma Kapoor turns 44: Interesting facts about the actress you may not know

Jun 25, 2018, 10:40 IST
  • Karisma Kapoor turns 44: Interesting facts about the actress you may not know

    Karisma made her Bollywood debut with the 1991 film Prem Qaidi. The film which also starred Telegu actor Harish Kumar went on to do decent business at the box office. In pic: A very young Karisma at her home

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    Born to actors Randhir Kapoor and Babita, Karisma is part of the famous Kapoor dynasty of Bollywood. In pic: with Shweta Bachchan, dad Randhir and mom Babita

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    Karisma Kapoor with her frequent co-star Salman Khan. The actress starred opposite Salman in several films including the 1994 comedy Andaz Apna Apna, The 1999 hit Biwi No 1, Hum Saath Saath Hain, 2000's Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge and Chal Mere Bhai

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  • Karisma Kapoor turns 44: Interesting facts about the actress you may not know

    Govinda was Karisma's regular co-star during the early and mid 1990s. The actress went on to star in over a dozen film with the actor, some of which did well including 'Raja Babu' (1994), 'Khuddar' (1994), 'Dulaara' (1994), 'Coolie No 1' (1995), 'Saajan Chale Sasural' (1996), 'Hero No 1' (1997) which proved to be box office gold

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    Karisma starred opposite Aamir Khan for the first and only time in the 1996 hit 'Raja Hindustani', a film which further solidified her as an A-list Bollywood actress. The film was notable for a lengthy kissing scene between Karisma and Aamir. It won her accolades as she bagged her first Filmfare Best Actress Award that year

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    Karisma was briefly engaged to Abhishek Bachchan in October 2002 which occurred on the 60th birthday of Abhishek's father, Amitabh Bachchan. Four months later in February 2003, they split up. In pic: Karisma with Jaya Bachchan

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    Karisma married industrialist Sanjay Kapur in 2003 at the home of her grandfather the late Raj Kapoor, R K Cottage. The couple's daughter Samaira was born on 11 March 2005. She then gave birth to their second child, son Kiaan Raj Kapoor on 12 March 2010. Karisma and Sunjay are divorced now

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    Karisma starred opposite Ajay Devgn in numerous films like 1991's action-romance 'Jigar', 'Sangram' in 1993, 1995's 'Suhaag' which also starred Akshay Kumar among many others. Both were rumoured to have been in a relationship during this time.

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    Karisma starred opposite Shah Rukh Khan in the 1997 Yash Chopra hit 'Dil To Pagal Hai', a film that helped her bag the Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award and the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role. In pic: Karisma performs with SRK at an event

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    Karisma courted success with Akshay Kumar with the 1999 film 'Jaanwar' which made her the most successful actress of the year. In pic: Karisma with Ameesha Patel and Akshay Kumar at a film's promotional event

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    In 2000, she won her second Filmfare Best Actress Award for her performance in Khalid Mohammed's 'Fiza' in which she essayed Hrithik Roshan's sister. Her performance in the film was highly acclaimed and several critics noted her for showing great emotional range and depth.

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    Karisma made her foray into the small screen in 2003 with the series 'Karishma - The Miracles of Destiny'. The actress essayed a dual role on the show

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    Karisma Kapoor's nickname is Lolo which means sweet in Sindhi, her mom Babita's mother tongue

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    Karisma Kapoor and her younger sister Kareena Kapoor Khan are very close. They often spotted together with their gal pals at restaurant and eateries around Mumbai. They even go on holiday together

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  • Karisma Kapoor turns 44: Interesting facts about the actress you may not know

    Here's a look at some rare photos of Karisma Kapoor from mid-day archives:

    Karisma Kapoor dressed as Michael Jackson in a commercial

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    Karisma Kapoor with late filmmaker Yash Chopra and Shabana Azmi

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    Karisma Kapoor with Naseeruddin Shah at an event

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    Karisma Kapoor with frequent onscreen mother Aruna Irani at an event

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    Karisma Kapoor with the late Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray

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    So many hearts! Karisma Kapoor at an event

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    Karisma Kapoor poses with fans at an event

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    A rare undated picture of Karisma Kapoor with Tabu at an event

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    Karisma Kapoor with veteran actress Farida Jalal

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    Karisma Kapoor with Shweta Bachchan

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    A rare photo of Karisma Kapoor with Anil Ambani

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    Karisma with TV host Ruby Bhatia

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One of the most successful Bollywood actresses of the 1990s, Karisma Kapoor turns 44 today. We look back at her life and career through a collection of rare images and present some trivia about the Kapoor girl

 

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