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Karishma Kapoor became a star by playing a role rejected by 4 actresses

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 29 August 2017, 11:50 IST
Karishma Kapoor became a star by playing a role rejected by 4 actresses

Today, Karishma Kapoor doesn't need an introduction, but there was a time when she was fighting to get a good opportunity to prove her talent. She had been facing a tough phase in the film industry because was the first lady of Kapoor family to work in films.

Recently, one of the films of Karishma Kapoor, Dil To Pagal Hai, has completed 20 years in the industry. That film not only broke many records at the box office but also gifted some stars to the industry.

Before Karishma Kapoor, director Yash Chopra approached many actresses for this role. That role went to Juhi Chawla, Manisha Koirala, Urmila Matondkar, and even Kajol. While all these mentioned actresses rejected the role, it, interestingly, gave a national award to Karishma Kapoor later.

That time Karishma Kapoor was just 24 years old and earlier she was doing mainly comedy and romantic films. This was the first dance film of the actress and also opposite Shah Rukh Khan and Madhuri Dixit.

The interesting thing is that Bollywood star Akshay Kumar also did a cameo in this film.

First published: 29 August 2017, 11:50 IST
 
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