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Karisma Kapoor Bio, Age, Daughter, Movies, Family, Net Worth & Wiki

Karisma Kapoor is a well-known Indian actress and model. She was one of the most famous and highly-paid Hindi cinema actresses in the 1990s and early 2000s. Recognized as one of the most gorgeous women in Bollywood, Karisma is famously known over the Globe for her strong performances in Hindi Cinema.  Kapoor has also received numerous awards, including a National Film Award and four Filmfare Awards.

Karishma Kapoor was born in a Hindu-Punjabi family Tuesday, 25 June 1974 in Mumbai. Her father’s name is Randhir Kapoor, a famous actor and her mother’s name is Babita, an actress. She has a younger sister, Kareena Kapoor who is also an actress. Karishma’s parents got separated in 1988, as her father was against his family’s women working in films, while her mother needed to work in the industry. Both Karishma and her sister Kareena were raised by their mother. Later, their parents accommodated in 2007.

Karishma’s paternal grandfather, Raj Kapoor was an actor and filmmaker. Her maternal grandfather, Had Shivdasani was also an actor. She is the great-granddaughter of the popular veteran actor, Prithviraj Kapoor.  The famous Bollywood actors Rishi Kapoor and Rajiv Kapoor are her paternal uncles, and actress Neetu Singh and entrepreneur, Ritu Nanda are her aunts.  Bollywood actors, Ranbir Kapoor, Armaan Jain, and Aadar Jain and the entrepreneur, Nikhil Nanda are her cousins.  Bollywood actor, Saif All Khan is her brother-in-law (sister’s husband).

Karishma Kapoor and Ajay Devgn were in a relationship but they broke up in 1995. Later, Karishma got engaged to Abhishek Bachchan in 2002. However, the engagement was broken after a few months. Karishma tied the knot with Sunjay Kapur, the CEO of Sixt India on 29 September 2003. The couple is blessed with a daughter, Samaira, and a son, Kiaan. But both got separated due to misunderstandings and filed for a divorce in 2014. The divorce was finalized in 2016.  After her divorce, she was rumored to be in a relationship with the Mumbai-based businessman, Sandeep Toshniwal.

Karishma Kapoor

Karishma Kapoor

Karisma Kapoor Wiki/Bio

Birth NameKarisma Kapoor
Nick NameLolo
Age(as in 2020) 46 Years
DebutPrem Qaidi (1991)
ReligionHindu
Sun Sign/Zodiac SignCancer
Birth PlaceMaharashtra, Mumbai, India
Date of Birth25 June 1974
NationalityIndian
ResidenceMaharashtra, Mumbai, India
Home TownMaharashtra, Mumbai, India
HobbiesPower Yoga, Swimming

Family

Mother's NameBabita (Actress)
Father's NameRandhir Kapoor (Actor)
Karishma Kapoor Father

Karishma Kapoor Father

BrotherNot Known
SisterKareena Kapoor (Actress)
Karishma Kapoor Sister

Karishma Kapoor Sister

Boyfriends/Affairs

Affairs/Boyfriends• Ajay Devgan (Actor)
• Abhishek Bachchan (Actor)
• Sandeep Toshniwal (Businessman)

Marital Status, Husband and Children

Husband/SpouseSanjay Kapur (Divorced, 2003–2014) (Businessman)
Marriage Date29 September 2003
Children• Daughter- Samiera Kapoor
• Son- Kiaan Raj Kapoor

Education

SchoolThe Cathedral & John Connon School, Mumbai
College/UniversitySophia College, Mumbai
Educational QualificationDropout
ProfessionActress
Brands EndorsedNot Known
Career ManagerNot Known

Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements

Height (Approx.)in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 4"
Weight (Approx.)in Kilograms- 53 Kg
in Pounds- 117 lbs

Figure Measurements

Breast Size35
Hips Size34
Waist Size24

Extra Ordinary Features

Race / EthnicityMixed (Panjabi-Hindu)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorLight Blue
S*xual OrientationStraight
Dress Size4 US
Shoe Size5 US

Favourite Things

Favourite ActressNargis and Meena Kumari
Favourite ActorsShah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, and Brad Pitt
Favourite DestinationLondon and Paris
Favourite FoodCakes, fried chips, and biryani
Favourite PerfumeRomance by Ralph Lauren
Controversies • Her engagement to Abhishek Bachchan got broken due to her mother's interference.
• She was in a serious relationship with Ajay Devgan, but Ajay surprised all by getting married to Kajol.

Life Journey

Karisma Kapoor did her schooling at Mumbai’s The Cathedral & John Connon School. After completing her schooling, Karishma attended Sophia College for a few months. Later, she left her degree to pursue acting as her career. Being born into a family with a filmy background, Karishma often accompanied her parents to film sets. She was quite impressed with the Bollywood actresses Sridevi and Madhuri Dixit and wanted to pursue acting as her career from a young age. However, her father did not approve of women working in films, as it was against the traditional values of the family.

In 1991, she took the start of her professional career with a debut movie “Prem Qaidi” for which she got good reviews from critics. Next, she appeared in the commercial failures like Police Officer, Nishchaiy, Jaagruti, Sapne Sajan Ke, and Deedar.

Karisma Kapoor Net Worth

According to Woodgram, Karisma Kapoor’s net worth is INR 90.76 crore ($12 Million). Karisma Kapoor’s net worth is apprehensive of her several brand endorsements.

Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)$12 Million
Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)Under Review
Annual SalaryUnder Review
Income SourceActress

Career

In her illustrious acting career, she has given hits after hits. Her performances in films such as Raja Hindustani, Fiza, Zubeidaa, Andaz Apna Apna, Suhaag, Hero No. 1, Dil To Pagal Hai. Mrityudata, Haseena Maan Jaayegi, Jaanwar, Krishna, Saajan Chale Sasural, Coolie No. 1, needs a special mention. The actress has won several awards for her various roles in Indian Cinema.

Besides the silver screen, this stunning Bollywood actress has also appeared in television series titled Karishma – The Miracles of Destiny. Besides performing, she also judged the dance reality show Nach Baliye alongside Farah Khan and Arjun Rampal. She also did voice acting in her sister’s film Bodyguard in 2012. She made her comeback on the silver screen with Vikram Bhatt’s Dangerous Ishq in 2013. She has played a minor role in the sequel to her film Judwa which is titled Judwa 2.

The actress has been seen supporting various charity activities and taking part in functions to raise charitable funds for needy people. Karisma also actively promotes his dear friend Salman Khan’s Being Human Foundation.

Movies List

1991Prem Qaidi
1992Police Officer
Jaagruti
Nishchaiy Payal
Sapne Sajan Ke
Deedar
Jigar
1993Anari
Muqabla
Sangraam
Shaktiman
Dhanwaan
1994Prem Shakti
Kaameshwari
Raja Babu
Dulaara
Khuddar
Andaz
Andaz Apna Apna
Yeh Dillagi
Aatish
Suhaag
Gopi Kishan
1995Jawab
Maidan-E-Jung
Coolie No. 1
1996Papi Gudia
Megha
Saajan Chale Sasural
Krishna
Jeet Kajal Sharma
Bal Bramhachari
Sapoot
Raja Hindustani
Rakshak
Ajay
1997Judwaa
Hero No. 1
Lahu Ke Do Rang
Mrityudaata
Dil To Pagal Hai
1999Silsila Hai Pyar Ka
Biwi No.1
Haseena Maan Jaayegi
Hum Saath-Saath Hain
Jaanwar
2000Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge Sapna
Chal Mere Bhai
Hum To Mohabbat Karega
Fiza Fiza Ikramullah
Shikari
2001Zubeidaa
Aashiq
Ek Rishtaa: The Bond of Love
2002Haan Maine Bhi Pyaar Kiya
Shakti: The Power
Rishtey
2003Baaz: A Bird in Danger
2006Mere Jeevan Saathi
2007Om Shanti Om
2011Bodyguard
2012Dangerous Ishhq
2013Bombay Talkies
2018Zero

TV Shows & Serials List

2003–2004Karishma – The Miracles of Destiny
2008Aaja Mahi Vay
2008–2009Nach Baliye
2009Hans Baliye
2013Indian Princess

Facts About Karisma Kapoor

  • Does Karisma Kapoor drink alcohol?: No
  • Does Karisma Kapoor smoke?: No
  • She is the biggest single shareholder of BabyOye.com.
  • Karisma’s nickname ‘Lolo’ was taken from a famous Hollywood actress ‘Gina Lollobrigida’.
  • Karisma Kapoor received the role of Nisha in the movie ‘Dil To Pagal Hai’ after the series of denials from Raveena Tandon, Juhi Chawla, Kajol, Manisha Koirala, and Shilpa Shetty.
  • Superhit film ‘Raja Hindustani’ was supposed to be the debut film of Aishwarya Rai, but somehow this role went to Karisma.

FAQs

Why did Karisma Kapoor stop acting?

Karisma Kapoor said, “It was out of choice that I wanted to be at home with my family and children”. She tells she took not to do full-fledged parts in films for a while as she needed to be at home with her young children.

Who is more successful Karishma or Kareena?

Karishma’s success rate is much higher then Kareena Kapoor, also Karisma Kapoor has also won more awards then Kareena, Karisma has won 2 best actresses popular, 1 best actress critics in Filmfare, 1 best supporting Filmfare, and one national award! and she most definitely had to struggle more than Kareena also.

Why did Abhishek Bachchan and Karisma Kapoor split?

Karisma’s mother Babita was a most ambitious woman. She knew full well the personal travails and mental torture of being married to a super flop-star (Randhir Kapoor) from a leading popular Bollywood family. She did not want her child to face such related trials and distress of being hitched to Abhishek Bachhan, who was then considered a dumb dud in the Bollywood film industry. So eventually the ego clash escalated to a point of no return. Also, Babita gave bitter chilly vibes with Jaya Bachhan, which negatively affected the cordial connections between the families. And both parties were looking for the first opportunity to opt-out.

What did Karishma say about her husband?

‘Survivor’ Karishma Patel addressed rumors that she and her husband are in an arranged marriage. Patel clarified that she did have a choice in who she married, but felt that she rushed it due to societal pressures. She also explained that she and her husband were “in a five-year itch” when she applied for Survivor.

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