Karisma Kapoor Turns Forty Today

karismakapoorKarisma Kapoor, who is the first girl from Kapoor Family to have worked in Bollywood, celebrates her birthday today, June 25, 2014. Karisma Kapoor’s nickname Lolo is from the Hollywood actress Gina Lollobrigida.

Born to actress Babita and Randhir Kapoor, Karisma Kapoor ruled the Box Office for almost a decade before she took a sabbatical from work post marriage.

Karisma Kapoor made her acting debut at the age of seventeen with Prem Qaidi in 1991. Early in her career, Karisma Kapoor received the prestigious National Award for Best Supporting Actress in Dil To Pagal Hai. She has been part of some prestigious projects like Zubeidaa, Fiza, Raja Hindustani and many more.

Karisma Kapoor, left the arch lights at the peak of her career for her family, but is now back with a bang in the business. Karisma Kapoor also launched a book called My Yummy Mummy Guide in September 2013.

Karisma Kapoor‘s personal life has, however, been subject to a lot of media scrutiny. Post her split with Abhishek Bachchan, she got married to Delhi based industrialist Sunjay Kapur and has two kids named Samaira and Kiaan Raj Kapoor from the marriage. Recently, the news of them getting divorced surfaced, putting an end to the year-long speculation.

The actress ushered in her birthday with younger sister Kareena Kapoor in London last year. However, this time she plans to spend time away from family with her rumoured beau Sandeep Toshniwal.

Here’s wishing this Kapoor Girl a very Happy Birthday!