Happy Birthday Lolo: Top 10 Karisma Kapoor Movies to Watch

Published on 21st Jun 2021 by BlogBuster Editorial Team

Karisma Kapoor, belonging to the Kapoor clan of Bollywood, is one of the most famous actresses in the industry. She started her Bollywood career at the young age of 17 with the musician movie Prem Qaidi in 1991. Karisma was the first woman in the Kapoor family to appear on the silver screen.

Since her debut, Karisma Kapoor has been a part of 64 movies approximately with most of them being loved by the audience. Her grace, beauty, style and performance has made her a style icon of Bollywood.

On the birthday of Karishma Kapoor, let’s look at Karishma Kapoor’s top 10 movies in Bollywood-
 

Zubeidaa - 2001

Director: Shyam Benegal
Directed by the legendary Shyam Benegal, Zubeidaa is the concluding chapter in a trilogy that began with Mammo (1994), continued with Sardari Begum (1996) and a must-add in Karishma Kapoor top 10 movies. It is a true story based on the life of the actress Zubeida Begum. Zubeidaa is undoubtedly one of Karishma Kapoor’s best movies and was highly acclaimed upon its release.

Zubeidaa - 2001
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Fiza - 2000

Director: Khalid Mohamed
One of Karishma Kapoor’s best movies, Fiza narrates the story of a sister trying to find her brother who disappeared during the 1993 Bombay riots. The movie received positive reviews, for its storyline, soundtrack and cast performances. Karishma Kapoor received the Filmfare Award for Best Actress for Fiza. The movie featured some memorable songs such as “Mehboob Mere”, “Piya Haji Ali” and is unquestionably one of Karishma Kapoor top 10 movies.
 

Fiza - 2000
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Biwi No. 1 - 1999

Director: David Dhawan
With positive reviews from the audience as well as the critics, Biwi No. 1 became the second highest-grossing Bollywood film of 1999 and a must-include in Karishma Kapoor top 10 movies. It revolves around a simple housewife who lives with her husband and two children. One of Karishma Kapoor’s best movies, Biwi No. 1 is a remake of the 1995 Tamil movie Sathi Leelavathi.

Biwi No. 1 - 1999
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Dil Toh Pagal Hai - 1997

Director: Yash Chopra
Beautifully choreographed by Farah Khan and Shiamak Davar, Dil Toh Pagal Hai is definitely a must-watch! Although Karishma Kapoor played the role of a supporting actress in the movie, she essayed her role with sheer perfection. She gave some of the best dance performances of her career in Dil Toh Pagal Hai. One of Karishma Kapoor’s best movies, it featured many popular songs such as "Dil To Pagal Hai", "Arre Re Arre", “Le Gayi”, “Koi Ladki Hai” and many more!
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Dil Toh Pagal Hai - 1997
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Judwaa - 1997

Director: David Dhawan
One of the well-liked movies of the 90s, Judwaa is a remake of the 1994 Tamil movie Hello Brother. Starring Karisma Kapoor, Rambha and Salman Khan in the lead roles, it is one of Karishma Kapoor top 10 movies and narrates the story of two twins divided at birth but are reunited in some circumstances in the future. Judwaa is one of Karishma Kapoor’s best movies and was a hit at the box office.

Judwaa - 1997
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Raja Hindustani - 1996

Director: Dharmesh Darshan
Raja Hindustani, starring Karishma Kapoor and Aamir Khan in the lead roles, was inspired by the 1965 classic movie Jab Jab Phool Khile. One of Karishma Kapoor’s best movies, it narrates the story of a cab driver from a small town who falls in love with a rich girl from the city. Definitely one of Karishma Kapoor top 10 movies, Raja Hindustani was later remade in Kannada under the title Naanu Naane in 2002 and Odia as Priya Mo Priya in 2005.

Raja Hindustani - 1996
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Coolie No. 1 - 1995

Director: David Dhawan
Karisma Kapoor and Govinda were quite a famous pair of the 90s. In Coolie No. 1, one of Karishma Kapoor’s best movies, a coolie pretends to be a rich guy and marries a rich, arrogant man’s daughter. It was a remake of the 1993 Tamil movie Chinna Mapillai. Coolie No. 1 was remade in 2020 with Sara Ali Khan and Varun Dhawan in the lead roles. One of Karishma Kapoor top 10 movies, Coolie No. 1, featured some of the most popular songs of the 90s.

Coolie No. 1 - 1995
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Raja Babu - 1994

Director: David Dhawan
Karisma Kapoor starred alongside Govinda in this action-comedy movie. Raja Babu is one of Karishma Kapoor’s best movies that revolves around an educated girl who falls in love with a villager but later rejects him as she learns of his illiteracy. The movie garnered a lot of praise for its songs such as "Pak Chik Pak Raja Babu", "Sarkai Lo Khatiya" and is undoubtedly a must-include in Karishma Kapoor top 10 movies.

Raja Babu - 1994
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Andaz Apna Apna - 1994

Director: Rajkumar Santoshi
One of the finest comedies to come out of Bollywood, Andaz Apna Apna is an all-time favourite and must-watch from all the Karishma Kapoor top 10 movies! Though it didn’t acquire success upon its theatrical release, it later gained popularity and is considered a cult movie now. One of Karishma Kapoor’s best movies, it is the story of two friends who try hard to win the love of a millionaire’s daughter. Andaz Apna Apna will surely make you laugh out loud and makes for a fun watch!
 

Andaz Apna Apna - 1994
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Anari - 1993

Director: K. Muralimohana Rao
One of Karishma Kapoor top 10 movies, Anari is a remake of the 1991 Tamil movie Chinna Thambi and revolves around an innocent, rich girl who falls in love with a simpleton but are unable to unite due to her brothers’ overprotective nature. Not only is the movie one of Karishma Kapoor’s best movies, but is also one of the earliest of her career.

Let us know in the comments below if we have missed out on any of Karishma Kapoor’s best movies.

Here’s wishing Lolo A.K.A. Karisma Kapoor a very Happy Birthday!
 

Anari - 1993
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