Karisma Kapoor Carrer Overview
One of the first to break the Kapoor stereotype, Karisma not only entered showbiz but also made it big there. Her passion and scintillating looks made her one of the most prominent stars of the 90s. However, very few of us are aware of the price she paid for this. Karisma allegedly dropped out of school soon after she entered sixth standard to pursue acting. Her first film was Prem Qaidi which was released when she was just sixteen. Karisma has appeared in over 50 films to date and most of them have been super hits. Karisma was known for her flawless skin, pink lips, and bushy eyebrows when she started her career. But the actress underwent a huge transformation in her looks and appeal over the years. And today she is known as one of the most iconic personalities onscreen. Over the years she has emerged as a trendsetter.
Karisma has won the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for the film Dil To Pagal Hai (1997). She also won Filmfare Award for Best Actress for the film Raja Hindustani (1996) and Fiza (2000). She won Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress for the film Zubeidaa. Karisma was also nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress for the film Shakti: The Power. She took a break from the film industry after her marriage. She returned to the silver screen with the film Dangerous Ishq in 2012 but the film boomed at the box office. She was recently seen in Alt Balaji’s series Mentalhood.
Karisma Kapoor family
Karisma Kapoor is the elder daughter of actors Randhir Kapoor and Babita. She was born on June 25, 1974. She is the granddaughter of legendary actor Raj Kapoor and great granddaughter of film actor Prithviraj Kapoor. Her mother gave her the name ‘Lolo’ after the legendary Hollywood actress Gina Lollobrigida. She is the elder sister of Kareena Kapoor Khan. She is also the cousin sister of Bollywood’s latest heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor. She was engaged to Abhishek Bachchan but they both parted ways after being engaged for over 3 years. She also dated actor Akshay Khanna for a while after her break-up with Abhishek Bachchan. She finally married businessmen Sanjay Kapoor but the couple divorced in 2012. Sanjay’s extramarital affairs promoted this move as she returned back to Mumbai post marriage. The couple together had a daughter named Samaira and a son named Kiaan Raj Kapoor. The kids stay with her and she stays with her mom Babita in Mumbai.
Karisma Kapoor Net Worth
Her net worth is estimated at around 60 crores. She hasn’t been seen on the screen for a while as she was last seen in an Alt Balaji’s web series. She owns a house in Mumbai and drives a Porsche 911.
Karisma Kapoor Unknown Facts
1. She is a non-vegetarian. She enjoys eating street food.
2. She was a goodwill ambassador for Pinkathon 2012 for breast cancer awareness.
3. Karishma lost 24 kilos of weight in nine months, which she gained during her pregnancy.