Biography : Babita
Sindhi Film Actress - Babita Shivdasani /Kapoor
Presently she is often introduced as the mother of Kareena Kappor and Karishma Kappor most famous, successful and top heroin sisters of Indian Film industry but in fact she represents Sindhi youth of post independence era India.
She was born on 20th April 1948 in the Mumbai [Bombay as was city called in those days] in a traditional Sindhi family and was named as Babita Shivdasani. She was niece of erstwhile actress and mystery girl of Indian silver screen Sadhana so even from early childhood hold a charming attraction for a career with film industry.
fortunately God has blessed her with a charming face and perfect physique so famous film producer G P Sippy signed her for film Dus lakh but credit of her first appearance on silver screen went to movie "Raj " which was also debutant film of first super star of bollywood Rajesh Khanna as Raj was released ahead of Dus Lakh.
During her days of films she become a fashion inspiration for millions of college girls. In the fashion world of India she is treated as pioneer for introducing tight Churidar Kurtas, hoop ear-rings, and go-go eye-glasses as the latest fashion style of that era.
Babaita's film career proved very short of just 8 years, from 1966 to 1974 and limited to 19 films as she married with her school love Randhir Kapoor, with whom she as acted in film Kal Aaj Aur Kal, and as per the family tradition quit from film Industry.
The couple was blessed with two daughters Karshima and Karina but due to difference of opinion couple fail to keep their married life in continuation and were forced to live separately. Karshima and Karina have broken the tradition of Kapoor family and made successful career in the film Industry. Presently Babita is living with her younger daughter Karina in Andheri suburb of Mumbai.Though Babita was not good at dancing and even didn't know swimming but still people are remembering her for many memorable roles she played in her movies.
Filmography : Babita
Following are the names of successful Hindi Films in which Babita acted
- Ek Hasina Do Diwane
- Bikhre Moti
- Kal Aaj Aur Kal
- Kab Kyoon Aur Kahan
- Anmol Moti
- Ek Shriman Ek Shrimati
- Tumse Achcha Kaun Hai
- Haseena Maan Jayegi
- Dus Lakh