Daughter to Babita and Randhir Kapoor, Karishma Kapoor, as her name suggests, set Bollywood on fire with her scintillating looks and performance throughout her acting career.
Age and Height
Born on 25th June 1974, in Mumbai in the Indian state of Maharashtra, Karishma Kapoor is 44 years old. Her height is 5 feet 4 inches.
Marriage and Relationships
Karishma Kapoor had a steaming affair with actor and co-star Ajay Devgan from 1992 to 1995. She then got extremely close to Abhishek Bachchan and even got engaged to him in 2002 but due to undefined reasons, the alliance was called off in a few months. She shocked the world with her marriage with industrialist Sanjay Kapoor, CEO of Sixt India, on 29th September 2003. However, her marriage with him could not last for long and the couple filed a divorce in 2014 with mutual consent and they finally parted ways in 2016.
Karishma Kapoor is the grand daughter of Raj Kapoor and is the elder daughter of Babita and Randhir Kapoor. She has a younger sister who too is a very famous actress, Kareena Kapoor. Karishma Kapoor has two children with Sanjay Kapoor, a girl named Samaira aged 13 years and a son named Kiaan aged 8 years.
Even though Karishma Kapoor’s father was against girls getting into films, she broke all ties to enter into the film industry at the age of seventeen. She made her debut with the romantic flick Prem Qaidi in the year 1991. This was followed by a couple of films in the following 3 years but none of them performed remarkably at the box office. Karishma’s first hit came along with her film RajaBabu against Govinda in the year 1994. Karishma Kapoor established herself in Bollywood when she got her first Filmfare Best Actress award in a leading role for her film Raja Hindustani which was released in the year 1996. Thence there was no looking back for her. Karishma Kapoor is one of the most versatile actresses of her times and has even received critical acclamation for her remarkable performance in the film Fiza which was released in the year 2000. Karishma Kapoor has been accoladed with 4 Filmfare awards and a National Award as well. She bagged the Filmfare critics award for her film Zubeidaa which added another feather to her cap of successes.
Karishma Kapoor appeared on the silver screen for the last time with her movie Dangerous Khiladi released in the year 2012. Thenceforth, she has had many brand endorsements to her credit and has even hosted various television shows. She has even been a part of many stage shows, world tours and concerts across the globe. In 2016, Karishma Kapoor delivered a live performance in the Hiru Golden Film Awards in Sri Lanka as a special guest.
Engagement with Abhishek Bachchan and call off of the same was the first alleged controversy which followed the stardom of Karishma Kapoor. Next in line was her controversial divorce with husband Sanjay Kapoor. It turned to be a mud slinging affair and led to major twists and turns, however, they finally got divorced in 2006. Another blow of controversy followed with Karishma Kapoor’s break up with boyfriend Sandeep Toshniwal.
Karishma Kapoor, at the peak of career, was one of the highest paid actresses in the Indian film industry. She had been ranked as one of ‘Asia’s sexiest women’ in 2002 by UK’s popular magazine ‘Eastern Eye.’ She has even been christened as a ‘multifaceted actress, who has not diminished her demand’ by Planetbollywood.com
|Real Name||Karisma Kapoor|
|Famous Role||Nisha in Dil To Pagal Hai|
|Height (In Cm)||163|
|Eye color||Light Blue|
|Date of Birth||1974-6-25|
|Home Town||Not known|
|Birth Place||Not known|
|College||Sophia College, Mumbai|
|Education Qualification||College Drop-Out|