Karisma has won the National Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Dil To Pagal Hai (1997) as also the Filmfare and Zee award in the same category.
Formerly engaged to Abhishek Bachchan (2002)
Great grand-daughter of film actor Prithviraj Kapoor and great great granddaughter of Dewan Basheswarnath Kapoor. She is the 4th in line of a generation of filmstars (a world record).
Grand niece of director of Vijay Kapoor and his brother actor, politician Vicky Kapoor. Their father was Trilok Kapoor. Trilok is the brother of Prithviraj Kapoor.