Karisma Kapoor Facts: 10 things you didn’t know

Karisma Kapoor is an Indian actress who shows up in Bollywood movies. Part of the Kapoor family, she is the little girl of actors Randhir Kapoor and Babita. Kapoor made her acting debut at seventeen years old with Prem Qaidi in 1991.

Karisma’s nickname, Lolo, was inspired from the legendary Italian actress, Gina Lollobrigida.

Karisma Kapoor is the elder daughter of on-screen characters Randhir Kapoor and Babita. She was born on June 25, 1974. She is the granddaughter of unbelievable on-screen character Raj Kapoor and incredible granddaughter of film performer Prithviraj Kapoor. Her mom gave her the name “Lolo” after the unbelievable Hollywood on-screen character Gina Lollobrigida. She is the senior sister of Kareena Kapoor Khan. She is likewise the cousin sister of Bollywood’s most recent heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor.


She dropped out of school after her sixth standard and started acting.

One of the first to break the Kapoor generalization, Karisma entered showbiz as well as became wildly successful there. Her energy and glimmering looks made her a standout amongst the most conspicuous stars of the 90s. Be that as it may, not very many of us know about the value she paid for this. Karisma purportedly dropped out of school not long after she entered 6th standard to seek after acting. Her first film was Prem Qaidi which released when she was only sixteen.

Karishma Kapoor
Karishma Kapoor

Karisma has appeared in over 50 films till date and most of them have been super hits.

Karisma has appeared in more than 50 movies till date and a large portion of them have been super hits. Karisma was known for her faultless skin, pink lips and ragged eyebrows when she began her career. Yet, the on-screen character experienced an enormous change in her looks and bid throughout the years. What’s more, today she is known as a standout amongst the most notorious identities onscreen. Throughout the years she has risen as a trendsetter.

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She has won 2 Filmfare Awards for Best Actress – For ‘Raja Hindustani’ and ‘Fiza’.

Karisma has won the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for the film Dil To Pagal Hai (1997). She likewise 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 additionally named for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress for the film Shakti: The Power.


With films like Hero No. 1, Coolie No. 1 and Biwi No. 1 she became the number 1 queen of Bollywood and gave many more back to back hits.

In her dingy career of more than 50 movies, Karisma gave a portion of the significant hits with Ajay Devgn and Govinda. With movies like Coolie No 1 and Hero No 1, Karisma and Govinda developed as a standout amongst the most bankable pair of the decade. Her jodi with Salman Khan was likewise generally welcomed. During the stage where she was prevailing as the Queen of Bollywood with consecutive hits and numerous top of the line supports, Karisma was additionally connected with performing artists Akshay Kumar and Ajay Devgn. In any case, they never made any official declaration.

Hero No. 1, Coolie No. 1 and Biwi No. 1

Karisma has a history of rejecting film offers.

Karisma Kapoor was offered the role of Tina in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. She quit as she would not like to assume side roles then. Karan Johar had built up the character remembering Twinkle Khanna. Twinkle’s handle is Tina, so KJo had kept the character’s name additionally Tina. After Karisma and Twinkle turned it down, the role was offered to Rani Mukerji. The film went onto be a tremendous hit and Rani likewise won Filmfare Award for the Best Actress in a supporting role for the motion picture.


The film that changed her image and gave her an enchanting makeover, Raja Hindustani, was originally offered to Aishwarya Rai.

Karisma Kapoor was not the first choice for Raja Hindustani. The film was intended to be Aishwarya Rai’s debut, and Karisma got the role after Aishwarya dropped out. Aishwarya couldn’t work in the film in view of her responsibilities for Miss World. The film got to be one of the greatest hits of Karisma’s profession. What’s more, she likewise won grants for her role in the motion picture.

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Karisma was not the first choice for Dil To Pagal Hai either. The bubbly character, Nisha, that she played in the film was never composed remembering her. The role was initially offered to Raveena Tandon. After she declined the role, Juhi Chawla, Kajol, Manisha Koirala and Shilpa Shetty were offered to fill the role. Be that as it may, every one of them turned down the offer. Karisma Kapoor at long last played the role and even won the National Award for her execution.

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Karisma Kapoor too has turned down numerous film which came her direction, that later went onto turn out to be huge. She was offered Juhi Chawla’s role in Ishq, Manisha Koirala’s role in Gupt. She was additionally offered movies like Asoka The Great and Talaash, which were later taken up by her more youthful sister Kareena Kapoor. Karisma likewise turned down Bride and Prejudice before the role went to Aishwarya Rai.


Karisma got engaged to Abhishek Bachchan.

Karisma was likewise romantically  involved with her Haan Maine Bhi Pyar Kiya co-star Abhishek Bachchan. They got engaged on the 60th birthday of Abhishek’s dad, Amitabh Bachchan. Be that as it may, after four months, the couple gave it up. While a progression of bits of gossip started during this stage, the most noticeable explanation behind their separation was refered to as Abhishek’s not all that fruitful profession and Karisma’s mom Babita’s obstruction in their relationship. The exceptionally same year, Karisma got married with industrialist Sanjay Kapur. Be that as it may, now Karisma and her significant other, Delhi-based industrialist Sunjay Kapur, have chosen to go divorce.

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Karisma is the first ever Bollywood actor who endorsed the international brand, Coca Cola, in India, in 1998.


Apart from movies she also acted in a TV series Karishma – The Miracles of Destiny in 2003.

Karisma Kapoor had her on Television series. Yes, the show was telecasted on Sahara and called “Karishma”. The actress played three different roles in her own television series. The show lasted over 262 episodes. It ran from 2003 to 2004.


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