Interesting Facts and Figures Karisma Kapoor

May 25th, 2009 - 10:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire  

Interesting Facts and Figures Karisma Kapoor Karisma Kapoor, nicknamed “Lolo” (born June 25, 1974 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India) is an Indian actress who appears in Bollywood films.

Making her film debut in 1991, Kapoor went on to become one of the most popular actresses of her generation.

During her career years, she has been part of many commercially and critically successful films, Raja Hindustani being the most notable of them, as it was her biggest commercial success, and won Kapoor her first Filmfare Best Actress Award.

She surprised critics and audiences with her performances in art films such as Fiza (2000) and Zubeidaa (2001), for which she earned a Best Actress and Best Actress (Critics) awards at the Filmfare ceremony.

Karisma made her debut in the 1991 movie Prem Qaidi, which was a semi-hit.

In 2003, she played the leading role in the television series Karishma: A Miracle of Destiny.

After her film, Baaz: A Bird In Danger which also released in 2003, she took a sabbatical from full time acting for three years.

Her most recent release was the delayed film, Mere Jeevan Saathi (2006) in which she played a negative role.

In October 2008, alongside actor Arjun Rampal and director/choreographer Farah Khan, Kapoor began judging the dance show Nach Baliye 4.

She was born on June 25, 1974 to Randhir Kapoor, an actor popular during the 1970s and 80s, and actress Babita.

Her sister is actress Kareena Kapoor.

She studied at the Cathedral and John Connon School in Mumbai until grade six. Her grandfather is actor Raj Kapoor.

Karisma does not like to talk about her personal life but she has been romantically involved with Ajay Devgan and Abhishek Bachchan.

She announced her engagement to Bachchan in October 2002 on the 60th birthday of Abhishek’s father, Amitabh Bachchan. Four months later in February 2003, they split up.

On 29 September 2003, she married industrialist Sanjay Kapur, CEO of Sixt India.

In typical Kapoor tradition, Karisma was married at the home of her grandfather (the late Raj Kapoor): R K Cottage.

The couple opted for an hour-long Sikh wedding.

The couple has one daughter named Samaira, who was born on 11 March 2005.

After the birth of her daughter, there was considerable rift between her and her husband. The couple has subsequently patched-up. -Sampurn Media
Interesting Facts and Figures Karisma Kapoor

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