Karisma Kapoor is a well known face from the family of the Kapoors. She is the daughter of
and Babita and the elder sister of
Kareena Kapoor Khan
. She was born in the year 1974 in Mumbai. She was invited to act in the Hindi movies at an early age of 17. After completing her schooling, this young artist stepped towards the acting field with lots of hope to conquer the hearts of the Indian fans. She visited Sophia College, only for a few months. Her debut movie was Prem Qaidi in the year 1991. Her grand success movie came in the form of
. This movie presented her with the Filmfare Award for the Best Actress. 1997 was the best year in her career, as she received the National Award for the Best Supporting Actress in the movie Dil To pagal Hai. Dil To Pagal Hai was a romantic movie with big star pack such as Shahrukh Khan,
. Zubeidaa was one of the best movies in her career and she was lauded well by the critics for her performance in that movie.
in 2011 was her latest performance in the films. Karisma got married with the businessman Sanjay Kapur in 2003. This couple has two children. Karisma and Sanjay got separated in a few years and they got divorced in 2014. She has been acting as the ambassador of Pinkathon 2012, which was formed to create an awareness of Breast Cancer. She has also acted in various advertisements such as Kellogg's, Danone, Crescent Lawn and Admix Retail. She has also worked with the popular fashion designers and participated in many Ramp shows. She has been the judge for the dance shows in the television namely,