Karisma Kapoor: Kareena and I travelled by school bus and took local trains to college

first_imgThere was a time when the Kapoor family ruled Bollywood but Karisma Kapoor didn’t let the legacy of her family get to her head and worked hard to build a career of her own.Recently, the actress expressed it all on Humans Of Bombay page. The Biwi No 1 talked about her first film and how she got influenced by her grandfather Raj Kapoor.She wrote, “Growing up, I used to visit my granddad on set& his talent would leave me mesmerised. Once I was there when he was directing Ram Teri Ganga Maili. I loved the sets, camera & lights! I knew I wanted to become an actor & contribute to the family legacy. When I told my granddad, he said, ‘It’s glamorous but it’s not a bed of roses you will have to work very hard.’ That stayed with me. I wanted to act but my inner voice made me doubt myself.”Karisma also mentioned how her mother Babita Kapoor kept her and her sister Kareena Kapoor grounded. She wrote, “But what motivated me, was how grounded my mom kept me. Despite being from an illustrious’ family, she made us live a simple life. My sister & I travelled by school bus & went to college by local trains. My mom taught me how to stick to my roots & still be confident enough. She knew about my passion for acting & about my hesitation.”Karisma said that she gave her everything for her debut film. “I didn’t want to falter & let anybody down. But she said that until I try, I’d never know. That’s when I signed my first filma remake of a South Indian movie! While shooting, I gave my best. I had to make it’ or break it’. And the movie was a success!”advertisementKarisma then went on talk about taking up Dil Toh Pagal Hai at the time “when no actress wanted to be cast against Madhuri Dixit” and bagging a National Award for the same.The Fiza actress tied the knot with Sanjay Kapur but the couple parted ways in 2016. She has two kids with him – Samiera Kapoor and Kiaan Raj Kapoor. Karisma is a proud single mother and talking about the same she wrote, “Whenever I’ve wondered if I was capable enough be it in my choice of films, being a single mom or in my relationships, I’ve never let my doubts get the better of me.”Karisma have a had a magnificent career in Bollywood. The actress was among the top actresses of the industry and she did some iconic films like Andaz Apna Apna, Coolie No 1, Raja Hindustani and many more.The actress was last seen on the big screen in 2012 film Dangerous Ishhq. The film failed to do well at the box office. She also made a special appearance in Zero. Though Karisma is not seen on the big screen often, she keeps her fans updated about her life through social media.ALSO READ | Karisma Kapoor in sports bra looks radiant as she rocks post-workout glow after gym sessionALSO WATCH | Karisma Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor Khan talk about films, family and feminismlast_img read more

German jobless rate slips to 49 in September

BERLIN — Germany’s unemployment rate slid to 4.9% in September, helped by a traditional uppick in hiring after the summer vacation.The Federal Labor Agency said Monday that the unadjusted jobless rate — the headline figure in Germany — declined from 5.1% in August. Some 2.234 million people were registered as unemployed, 85,000 fewer than the previous month and 22,000 fewer than a year earlier.In seasonally adjusted terms, the unemployment rate was static at 5% for the fifth consecutive month.Germany, Europe’s biggest economy, has seen gloom over its outlook increase over recent months.The economy contracted slightly in the April-June period and is considered likely to shrink again in the current quarter, which would put it in a technical recession.The Associated Press read more

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