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Karisma Kapoor turns 49 today on June 25, 2024. (Image: therealkarismakapoor/Instagram)

Karisma Kapoor turns 49 today on June 25, 2024. (Image: therealkarismakapoor/Instagram)

Debuting with the film Prem Qaidi in 1991, Karisma began her acting journey at a very young age.

Karisma Kapoor Her captivating talent, infectious dance moves, and trendsetting style cemented her as one of the most successful stars in the industry. The magic she wove through her presence remains etched in the audience’s heart. As Karisma Kapoor is set to celebrate her 49th birthday on June 25th, let’s take a look back at her remarkable journey in the entertainment industry, top movies, top dance numbers, and family life.

Karisma Kapoor with her sister Kareena Kapoor. (Image: therealkarismakapoor/Instagram)
(Image: therealkarismakapoor/Instagram)

Debuting with the film Prem Qaidi in 1991, Karisma began her acting journey at a very young age. Despite her shyness, the actress quickly made her mark, thanks to her versatile acting skills and unparalleled dancing ability.

She continued to deliver back-to-back hits including Raja Hindustani, Dil To Pagal Hai, Judwaa, and Biwi No. 1 among others. Additionally, her performances in films like Fiza and Zubeidaa earned her critical acclaim along with major accolades including a National Film Award and Filmfare Awards.

Although her appearances after the 2000s became quite less, it hardly had any impact on her popularity. Currently, she is exploring digital platforms with projects like Mentalhood and Murder Mubarak.

Top Movies Of Karisma Kapoor

  1. Raja Hindustani (1996)Speaking of Karisma’s top films, one can’t miss out on Raja Hindustani. She was paired with Aamir Khan in this intense love story. Her portrayal of Aarti, a simple girl from a small town, struck a chord with viewers. Further, the melodious tracks elevated the emotional quotient.
  2. Dil To Pagal Hai (1997)Karisma Kapoor managed to cast her magic on screen as Nisha, a spirited dancer. Her chemistry with co-stars Shah Rukh Khan and Madhuri Dixit was impressive and led the film to become one of the biggest hits of the year.
  3. Biwi No. 1 (1999)Karisma left everyone surprised with her comic timing in this comedy-drama featuring Salman Khan, Sushmita Sen, and Anil Kapoor. The David Dhawan directorial comedy featured the actress as Pooja, a loving wife caught in humorous marital chaos.
  4. Shakti: The Power (2002)In this film, Karisma ate and left no crumbs with her powerful performance. Produced by Boney Kapoor, the film had Sanjay Kapoor in the lead and also featured stars like Nana Patekar and Deepti Naval in the lead.
  5. Fiza (2000)Karisma’s character in the film sets out to find her lost brother, played by Hrithik who leaves his house to join a terrorist organisation. The film was written and directed by Khalid Mohamed.

Karisma Kapoor’s Dance Numbers

  1. Le Gayi – Dil To Pagal Hai (1997)This peppy dance number has seen the best of Karisma Kapoor’s dances. Her infectious energy and impeccable dance skills led the song to become an instant hit.
  2. Sona Kitna Sona Hai – Hero No. 1 (1997)This iconic Bollywood track shows Karisma’s undeniable chemistry with Govinda. Their lively dance moves and playful expressions in the songs are simply unmissable.
  3. Oonchi Hai Building- Judwaa (1997)The song is still remembered for its peppy beats and catchy lyrics. The song was even recreated for the film’s sequel but the magic in the original one is irreplaceable.
  4. Jhanjhariya – Krishna (1996)The romantic track accentuated Karisma’s charm and beauty. Additionally, her beautiful expressions contributed the song to becoming a Bollywood classic.
  5. Tan Tana Tan – Judwaa (1997)Salman Khan, Karisma Kapoor, and Rambha won hearts with their dance steps in this iconic dance number. Later, Varun Dhawan, Jacqueline Fernandes, and Taapsee Pannu grooved to the tunes of the song.

Karisma Kapoor’s Family Life

Karisma is a proud mother of two kids Samaira and Kiaan whom she welcomed with a rich Delhi-based businessman, Sunjay Kapur. The ex-couple got married in September 2003. However, the marriage did not last long, and the duo parted ways in 2010. Before Karisma, Sunjay was previously married to famous fashion designer, Nandita Mahtani.