She was not adept at dancing, she had to be given cues by an Assistant Dance Director during the filming of “Tumse Aacha Kaun Hai”.Profile
Date of Birth: 20th April 1948, Bombay, India
Address: 2-B/110 Excellency, 4th Cross Road, Lokhandwala Complex, Andheri (West) Mumbai- 400 061
Height: 5′ 3″ (1.60 m)
Debut Film: “Raj”
Film Awards: None
Babita was born as Bhambhani to actor Hari Shivdashani in a traditional Sindhi family. She is now better known as the mother of Bollywoodstars Karishma Kapoor and Karina Kapoor. Babita is niece of erstwhile actress Sadhana. G P Sippy gave her breakthrough in his film “Dus lakh” but her first released film was “Raj” with another debutant Rajesh Khanna. In her short career Babita did nineteen films including the hit film “Kal Aaj Aur Kal” with Randhir Kapoor.
Later, Babita got married to Randhir kapoor and she became daughter-in-law of the famous Kapoor’s family. She had to leave acting in films as daughters and daughters-in law of kapoor family were not allowed to act in films. However, Karishma and Kareena broke the tradition of Kapoor family with full support from her mother Babita. Her daughter Kareena is a leading star in the film Industry. In March 2005, Babita became grandmother, when Karishma gave birth to a baby girl. Now Babita lives with her younger daughter Kareena Kapoor.
Ek Hasina Do Diwane, Jeet, Banphool, Bikhre Moti, Kal Aaj Aur Kal, Kab Kyoon Aur Kahan, Pehchan, Anjaana, Anmol Moti, Doli, Ek Shriman Ek Shrimati, Tumse Achcha Kaun Hai, Aulad, Haseena Maan Jayegi, Kismat, Raaz, Dus Lakh
- She was a fashion inspiration for millions of college girls, especially her tight Churidar Kurtas, hoop ear-rings, and go-go eye-glasses.
- Babita did not know swimming.