Film career of Karishma Kapoor
Karishma Kapoor made her debut with the film, 'Prem Quaidi' in the year 1991 opposite Harish and since then she has never looked back. Subsequently she starred in many hit movies like Deedar, Sapne Saajan Ke, Muqabla, Jigar, Raja Babu, Anari and others. One of her hit movies during this time was the comedy flick Andaz Apna Apna with Salman Khan, Raveena Tandon and Aamir Khan. Karishma Kapoor did many notable and award-winning roles in different movies, the most important being the role of 'Raja Hindustani' opposite to Aamir Khan that turned her career in a pinnacle of success. The following year she received the award of best supporting role for female in the movie, 'Dil to Pagal Hain' where she starred opposite to Shahrukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit and Akshay Kumar. After she took a break from film for a year, she announced her return with some of the biggest hits starting with the comedy flick, 'Biwi No. 1' paired opposite Salman Khan and directed by the renowned filmmaker David Dhawan. She also starred in other movies like the comedy flick Haseena Maan Jaayegi with Govinda, Sanjay Dutt (1999), Rajshri Productions' family drama Hum Saath Saath Hai with Saif Ali Khan, Salman Khan, Manish Behl, Tabu and Sonali Bendre (1999) and the thriller Shikari opposite Govinda (2000) She also did some non-commercial movies like Khalid Mohammed's Fiza where she played the role of a sister of Hritik Roshan and Shyam Benegal's 'Zubeida' opposite Manoj Bajpai and Rekha. She was highly praised for her performances in these movies and even won several awards.
Karishma's performance in the movie, 'Shakti - The Power' in the year 2002, gave her the nomination in the Best Actress category. Some of the most outstanding movies include, 'Gopi Kishan', 'Coolie No. 1', 'Saajan Chale Sasural', Jeet, Judwa, Jaanwar and so on. After her film, "Baaz: A Bird In Danger" which also released in the same year 2003, she took a break from films for three years. Her most recent release was the delayed film; 'Mere Jeevan Saathi' in the year 2006 in which she portrayed a negative role also earned her a huge round of accolades. Apart from movies she has also played the leading role in the television series Karishma: A Miracle of Destiny in 2003. Karishma also judged the dance reality show Nach Baliye 4.
Awards and Honours of Karishma Kapoor
Karishma Kapoor has won several awards for her commendable performances in Bollywood.
National Film Awards
1998: Silver Lotus Award, Best Supporting Actress for Dil To Pagal Hai
1997: Filmfare Best Actress Award for Raja Hindustani
1998: Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for Dil To Pagal Hai
2001: Filmfare Best Actress Award for Fiza
2002: Best Actress (critics) for Zubeidaa
2001: IIFA Best Actress Award for Fiza
Zee Cine Awards
1998: Zee Cine Award Best Actor in a Supporting Role- Female for Dil To Pagal Hai
2001: Zee Premiere Choice- Female for Fiza
Smita Patil Memorial Award
2002: Receiver for outstanding contribution to film industry
Filmography of Karishma Kapoor