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Overview (3)

Born in Bombay, State of Bombay, India
Birth NameBabita Hari Shivdasani
Height 5' 3" (1.6 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Babita Shivdasani was born in a prominent Sindhi family based in Bombay. Encouraged by the success of her aunt, actress Sadhana, in Hindi movies, Babita too decided to enter the film industry as a leading actress. Her first release was with another débutante, Rajesh Khanna, in the musical thriller "Raaz" (1967). It wasn't a hit, but her next film "Farz" (1967) was a hit, and as a result, she became a star. Thereafter there was no looking back for this beautiful actress. In the mid-70s Babita ended her acting career when she married another movie star, Randhir Kapoor, settled down as a housewife, and gave birth to two lovely daughters, actresses Karisma Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor Khan. She became a stage-mother by managing Karishma and Kareena's careers, and they both dominated the Indian Film Industry as it's two topmost leading ladies. Babita became a grandmother when Karishma gave birth to two children. Kareena married 'Saif Ali Khan' (son of actress Sharmila Tagore.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: rAjOo

Spouse (1)

Randhir Kapoor (6 November 1971 - present) (2 children)

Trivia (9)

Her mother is a British Christian, while her father is a Hindu Sindhi, who had migrated from Pakistan to India. She celebrates Christmas and attends church, just as she celebrates Hindu festivals and attends temple.
Mother of actresses: Karisma Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor Khan; Wife of actor Randhir Kapoor; daughter-in-law of Raj Kapoor; grand daughter-in-law of Prithviraj Kapoor ; sister-in-law of actors Rishi Kapoor, Rajiv Kapoor and actress Neetu Singh.
Did not attend her niece, Riddhima Kapoor's wedding with Bharat Sawhney that took place on Wednesday 25 January 2006. Also absent were both her daughters, Karisma and Kareena.
Is now a grandmother, as her daughter, Karisma, gave birth to a baby girl (Sameira) in March of 2005.
She was a fashion inspiration for millions of college girls, especially her tight Churidar Kurtas, hoop ear-rings, and go-go eye-glasses. Her daughter, Karisma, resembles her in many ways.
Not adept at dancing, she had to be given cues by an Assistant Dance Director during the filming of 'Tumse Aacha Kaun Hai'.
A non-swimmer, she would stand on a stool, then be pushed by a female her swimming instructor in a water-filled tank that lay submerged in a swimming pool for the movie 'Anmol Moti.
In 2013, her aunt Sadhana confirmed that because of a family problem, she and Babita don't keep in touch and don't acknowledge each other if they run into each other.
Was involved with actor Ranjeet after she separated from Randhir Kapoor .

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