Published on 16 Sep 2010 | over 6 years ago
Karishma Kapoor was born in media glare. She had inherited the Kapoor fair skin and light eyes and made a pretty picture. Karishma nurtured filmi ambition was rare for a girl from the great Kapoor Khandaan. But it was during the nineties that things changed. Karishma had the full support of her mom Babita.
Karisma Kapoor often informally referred to as Lolo made her film debut in 1991, and later on she 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 won a Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award and a National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for Dil To Pagal Hai (1997). 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. In 2003, Karishma took a sabbatical from full time acting for three years.
Karisma does not like to talk about her personal life but she has been romantically involved with Ajay Devgan and Abhishek Bachchan. But later she married to Sanjay Kapur, a Delhi businessman, in a glittering ceremony. She is the mother of Samaira, a baby girl born in 2005. After the birth of her daughter, there was considerable rift between her and her husband. The couple has subsequently patched-up. She gave birth to her second child, a baby boy Kiaan Raj Kapoor on 12 March 2010.