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 Karishma Kapoor (JamActor of India)



Karishma Kapoor(Indian Film Actor)

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Karishma kapoor 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, might be in the shade of a venerated family tree and 'Kapoor' might be the best brand name in the industry, but there is more to Karisma Kapoor's success than just genes. Karishma have several Nicknames . But Lolo is the most common one. Relatives on her mother's side call her Lolima. Some call her Lola. Actually all the distortions of Lolo are her nicknames.

 After the initial unpleasantness and objections from her family, the industry was stunned to see a Kapoor girl in front of the camera. And with her entry, the myth that daughters of 'respectable' movie families didn't enter the field was shattered. "The biggest tussle between me and my mother happened when she refused to let me join films," she reminicises. "She gave me the usual spiel about how "this place is not for you, you don't know what kind of people there are there, they'll exploit you" and blah blah blah. But I was adamant."

Babita, on the other hand, had other dreams for her darling daughter. She wanted Karisma to go to some finishing and grooming school in Switzerland, mingle with the lah-di-dah crowd and settle abroad. "But I am not that kind. I want to be in my country, among my people. I want to be a part of the middle-class culture and experience what their life is all about." That is why she travelled by train in second-class compartments when she went to college. "I wanted to meet different people, learn how they talked and know what their views were." Besides, Karisma admits, she wanted to join films because she is proud of her family's contribution to Indian cinema and wanted to do something for herself, too. She was initially signed by Dharmendra to star opposite his son, Bobby Deol. But when she found the film was taking too long to start, she made her exit.

Karishma love dancing and that's what she do whenever she is free. karishma put on the music in her room and dance till she fall down! Karishma’s mother often screams from outside asking her to open the door.

 Karisma made her debut in the 1991 movie Prem Qaidi and has since then acted in more than sixty-five movies.  

 She had her first hit with the film Anari (1993) and followed up with an appearance in a cult-favorite comedy, Andaz apna apna (1994). Karisma played the female lead in Raja Hindustani (1996) also starring Aamir Khan.

she won the Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award and the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for Dil To Pagal Hai (1997) also starring Shahrukh Khan and Madhuri Dixit. Karishma also perform in Zubeidaa (2001),Fiza (2000). Her performance in Shakti: The Power (2002) was highly appreciated.  The actress has appeared opposite Govinda in many films. The most popular of these have been Raja Babu (1994), Dulaara (1994), Coolie No. 1 (1995), Saajan Chale Sasural (1996), Hero No. 1 (1997) and Haseena Maan Jaayegi (1999). 

She temporarily left the industry after her marriage. Her movie Mere Jeevan Saathi was released in 2006, and marked her comeback. 

On 29 September 2003, she married industrialist Sanjay Kapoor, CEO of Sixt India, according to hindu marriage rites . The couple has one daughter named Samaira, who was born on 11 March 2005. They have had some widely publicized marital problems, but have since reconciled.

 Prior to her marriage to Sanjay Kapoor, she was engaged to Abhishek Bachchan, the scion of the Bachchan family. They met on the sets of Refugee in 1999 when Karisma was helping out her younger sister, Kareena with her debut film. The couple also worked in the movie Haan Maine Bhi Pyaar Kiya (2002).

Karishma Kapoor Awarded for

National Film Awards
1998: Best Supporting Actress for Dil To Pagal Hai

Filmfare Awards
1996: Best Actress for Raja Hindustani
1997: Best Supporting Actress for Dil To Pagal Hai
2000: Best Actress for Fiza
2001: Best Actress (Critics Choice) for Zubeidaa 

Zee Cine Awards
1998: Best Actress In A Supporting Role for Dil To Pagal Hai
2001: Premiere Choice - Female for Fiza

IIFA Awards
2001: Best Actress for Fiza

Likes & Dislikes of Karishma:

Turn ons :  Silk bedspreads, perfumes, silence.

Turn offs : Liars.

Car in school : Mercedes but went to school by bus.

Car now : Maruti Esteem and Honda City.

Favourite TV show : Friends.

On what occasions do you lie : When I know it won’t hurt anyone.

Memorable moments : The day I got my first Filmfare Award, the day I got the National Award.

Philosophy of life : Dream the impossible dream and it’ll come true.

On a blind date you’d go out with : Leonardo Dicaprio.

Secret ambition : You’ll know when it’s fulfilled.

If you were a burglar you’d steal : Brownies from the Pret-A-Porter patisserie in London.

You’d like to be reborn as : Karisma Kapoor.

Allergies : Dust, hypocrites.



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