Karishma (Lolo) made her acting debut in 1991, and established herself as a popular actor with several commercially successful films. Raja Hindustani was her biggest commercial success won her the first Filmfare Award for Best Actress. She won her second Filmfare Award and National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for Dil to Pagal Hai. She surprised critics and audiences with his performances in films like Fiza and Zubeidaa, where she earned Best Actress at the Filmfare. Since 2003, She has been less active in the theater. She will be featured in her comeback film Dangerous Ishq (2012).
She was engaged to Abhishek Bachchan. The engagement was announced in October 2002 on the 60th birthday of Abhishek’s father, Amitabh Bachchan. Four months later in February 2003, they split up. On 29 september 2003, she married industrialist Sanjay Kapur, CEO of Sixt India. In typical Kapoor tradition, She was married at home in an hour-long Sikh ceremony. She has a daughter Samaira and a son Kiaan.