Karisma Kapoor was a superhit actress of the 90s. Karishma won the hearts of the audience with her strong performances in all types of films, from romance to comedy and drama. Her pairing with Govinda and Salman Khan was most liked. Karisma Kapoor, who was mostly a part of masala films, did a very serious film, in which her acting is still remembered. However, before signing this film, Karisma was very scared and the reason for this fear was veteran actress Rekha. Let us tell you the story related to this film.
Karishma and Rekha came together in Zubaida
The film Zubaida was released in the year 2001. In this film, Rekha played the role of Karisma Kapoor’s daughter-in-law. Karishma was afraid of working with a veteran actress like Rekha. Karishma played the title role in this film. The love story of Zubaida and Raja Hanwant Singh of Marwar royal family of Rajasthan was shown in the film. Shyam Benegal had directed the film. She told during an interview, ‘Lolo was nervous about signing this film for two reasons. Firstly, Rekha was opposite him, secondly he had never done any serious film before this.
Karishma’s acting was praised
Karishma herself had also told during an interview that it took her a lot of time to sign this film, she was not able to prepare herself for this role. However, the film was appreciated by the critics and Karishma’s work was also liked a lot. Karishma also received an award for the film. However, the film could not show any great charisma at the box office.