Biography

Karisma Kapoor, often informally referred to as Lolo, is an Indian actress appearing in Bollywood films. The daughter of actors Randhir Kapoor and Babita, Kapoor made her acting debut at the age of seventeen with “Prem Qaidi” in 1991. She subsequently featured in several commercially successful films throughout the 1990s.   In 1996, Kapoor earned her first Filmfare Award for Best Actress for “Raja Hindustani”, her biggest commercial success, and later received the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the romantic drama “Dil To Pagal Hai”. She went on to play the leading role in the critically acclaimed projects, “Fiza” and “Zubeidaa”, for which she earned the Best Actress and Best Actress (Critics) trophies at the Filmfare ceremony. Having done so, Kapoor has established herself as one the leading actresses of Hindi cinema.

During her career, Kapoor has received one National Film Award and four Filmfare Awards, among six nominations. In addition to acting in films, Kapoor has played the leading role in the television series, “Karishma - The Miracles of Destiny” (2003) and has also featured as a talent judge for the reality shows, Nach Baliye and Hans Baliye. Following a high-profile relationship with actor Abhishek Bachchan, Kapoor married Sanjay Kapoor in 2003, and has two children. She subsequently took a sabbatical from acting in 2004 after her marriage before making a comeback in “Dangerous Ishhq” in 2012.

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Karisma Kapoor, often informally referred to as Lolo, is an Indian actress appearing in Bollywood films. The daughter of actors Randhir Kapoor and Babita, Kapoor made her acting debut at the age of seventeen with “Prem Qaidi” in 1991. She subsequently featured in several commercially successful films throughout the 1990s.   In 1996, Kapoor earned her first Filmfare Award for Best Actress for “Raja Hindustani”, her biggest commercial success, and later received the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the romantic drama “Dil To Pagal Hai”. She went on to play the leading role in the critically acclaimed projects, “Fiza” and “Zubeidaa”, for which she earned the Best Actress and Best Actress (Critics) trophies at the Filmfare ceremony. Having done so, Kapoor has established herself as one the leading actresses of Hindi cinema.

During her career, Kapoor has received one National Film Award and four Filmfare Awards, among six nominations. In addition to acting in films, Kapoor has played the leading role in the television series, “Karishma - The Miracles of Destiny” (2003) and has also featured as a talent judge for the reality shows, Nach Baliye and Hans Baliye. Following a high-profile relationship with actor Abhishek Bachchan, Kapoor married Sanjay Kapoor in 2003, and has two children. She subsequently took a sabbatical from acting in 2004 after her marriage before making a comeback in “Dangerous Ishhq” in 2012.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender -

Known Credits 45

Birthday 1974-06-25

Place of Birth -

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Also Known As

  • करिश्मा कपूर

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2013 Bombay Talkies as herself
2012 Dangerous Ishhq as Sanjana
2007 Om Shanti Om
2006 Mere Jeevan Saathi as Natasha
2002 Shakti: The Power as Nandini
2002 Rishtey
2002 Haan Maine Bhi Pyaar Kiya as Shiv Kapoor
2001 Ek Rishtaa - The Bond of Love
2001 Zubeidaa as Zubeidaa
2000 Shikari
2000 Fiza
2000 Chal Mere Bhai as Sapna Mehra
2000 Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge as Sapna
1999 Jaanwar as Sapna
1999 Hum Saath Saath Hain as Sapna
1999 Haseena Maan Jaayegi as Ritu Verma
1999 Biwi No. 1 as Pooja Mehra
1997 Dil To Pagal Hai as Nisha
1997 Mrityudaata as Renuka Jain
1997 Lahoo Ke Do Rang
1997 Hero No.1 as Meena Nath
1997 Judwaa as Mala
1996 Rakshak as Suman Sinha
1996 Raja Hindustani as Aarti Sehgal
1996 Sapoot
1996 Jeet as Kajal S. Sharma (as Karishma Kapoor)
1996 Saajan Chale Sasural as Pooja
1996 Papi Gudia
1995 Coolie No. 1 as Malathi
1995 Maidan-E-Jung as Tulsi
1995 Jawab as Suman
1994 Suhaag as Pooja
1994 Raja Babu as Madhu
1994 Andaz Apna Apna as Karisma
1994 Prem Shakti as Gauri/Karisma
1994 Dulaara as Priya Chauhan
1994 Aatish as Pooja (as Karishma Kapoor)
1994 Andaz as Jaya
1993 Dhanwaan as Anjali Chopra
1993 Sangram
1993 Anari as Raj Nadini
1992 Deedar as Sapna A. Saxena
1992 Nishchaiy as Payal Singh
1992 Jaagruti as Shalu
1992 Heart as Suman

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