Karisma's mother gave her the name 'Lolo' after the legendary Hollywood actress Gina Lollobrigida.

Her first film was Prem Qaidi which released when she was just sixteen. She was acknowledged with National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for the film Dil To Pagal Hai (1997).

Karisma Kapoor had her own tv series on Sahara Tv called "Karishma", playing three different roles in it.

Karisma was seen opposite Aamir Khan for the first and only time in the 1996 hit 'Raja Hindustani',this got her first Filmfare Best Actress Award in 1996.

The 'Raja Babu' actor was the first woman and the fifth generation in the Kapoor`s clan to have green eyes.

In 2002. she was formerly engaged to the famous actor, Abhishek Bachchan.

The actress was married to industrialist Sanjay Kapoor in 2003 and got blessed with daughter Samaira on 11 March 2005. Then, she gave birth to a son, Kiaan Raj Kapoor on 12 March 2010. Although, the couple had parted ways in 2016.

In fact, she was offered the role of Tina in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. However, she refused to play side roles then

She was not the first choice for the superhit film, 'Raja Hindustan'. It was offered to Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as her debut film but she couldn't do the role because of her commitments for Miss World.

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