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Babita Kapoor
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Babita (left) with daughters in 2001
Born Bombay, India
Occupation Actress
Years active 1966–1973
Spouse(s) Randhir Kapoor (m. 1971)
Children Karishma and Kareena
Parent(s) Hari Shivdasani
Relatives See Kapoor family

Babita (born Babita Shivdasani), also known by her married name Babita Kapoor, is a former Indian actress of Sindhi and British descent, who appeared in Bollywood films. The daughter of actor Hari Shivdasani, she is the first cousin of her contemporary actress Sadhana Shivdasani. From 1966 to 1973, she starred in 19 films, including the box-office successes Haseena Maan Jayegi (1968), Farz (1967), and Kismat (1968). Following her marriage to actor Randhir Kapoor in 1971, Babita retired from acting. The couple have two daughters, actresses Karisma and Kareena. Babita and Randhir separated in 1988, but reconciled in 2007, after living separately for several years.


Babita was born to actor Hari Shivdasani, who was of a Hindu Sindhi family which had migrated from Pakistan to India after the partition, and a British Christian mother. Her sister, Meena Advani, is the owner of Powermaster Engineers Private Limited and Powermaster tools Private Limited.[1] Famous actress and her contemporary Sadhana Shivdasani is her first cousin.[2]


In her movie career she appeared in 19 films including Dus Lakh (1966), Raaz (1967), Farz (1967), Aulad (1968), Haseena Maan Jayegi (1969), and Kab Kyon Aur Kahan (1970). She starred with her future husband Randhir Kapoor in the hit film Kal Aaj Aur Kal. Her biggest box-office successes were Haseena Maan Jayegi (1968) with her future uncle-in-law Shashi Kapoor, Farz with Jeetendra and Kismat with Biswajeet.

Personal life[edit]

Babita married Randhir Kapoor on 6 November 1971.[citation needed] They have two children, actresses Karisma Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor.[3][4][5]


Year Film Role Notes
1966 Dus Lakh Rita
1967 Raaz Sapna
1967 Farz Sunita
1968 Kismat Roma
1968 Haseena Maan Jayegi Archana 'Archie'
1968 Aulad Bharti
1969 Tumse Achcha Kaun Hai Sapna Nath
1969 Ek Shrimaan Ek Shrimati Deepali Lakhanpal
1969 Doli Asha
1969 Anmol Moti
1969 Anjaana Rachna Malhotra
1970 Kab? Kyoon? Aur Kahan? Asha Prasad
1970 Pehchan Barkha
1971 Kal Aaj Aur Kal Monica 'Mona'
1971 Bikhare Moti
1971 Banphool Gulabi
1972 Jeet
1972 Ek Hasina Do Diwane Neeta
1973 Sone Ke Hath


  1. ^ "Saif to join girlfriend Kareena and her family for midnight mass". Mid-Day. 23 December 2008. Retrieved 1 July 2015. 
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  3. ^ Meena Iyer (24 February 2010). "Kareena: Yes, I eat! – Times Of India". Retrieved 16 October 2012. 
  4. ^ "Kareena, Saif at St Andrew's Church in Mumbai – Times Of India". 26 December 2011. 
  5. ^ "Kareena, family and friends go to midnight mass at St Andrews". 26 December 2008. 

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