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Akshay doing it for 21st time with Karisma-Kareena!



June 22, 2009 4:12:26 PM IST
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KARISMA KAPOOR, AKSHAY KUMAR and KAREENA KAPOOR

KARISMA KAPOOR, AKSHAY KUMAR and KAREENA KAPOOR


Akshay Kumar's bond with the Kapoor sisters, Karisma and Kareena, goes back a long way. Not many will know that although SAUGANDH (1991) was Akshay Kumar's debut film, it was Promod Chakraborty's DEEDAR, opposite Karisma Kapoor that he first signed as a hero. Since then it's been a long journey for the 'Khiladi' and his association with the Kapoor sisters has always been quite fruitful.

Amongst the many films that saw Akshay with Karisma, the ones that stand out are Sunil Darshan's JAANWAR (which marks the comeback of Akshay Kumar after seven consecutive flops), HAAN MAINE BHI PYAAR KIYA and EK RISHTA...THE BOND OF LOVE. With Kareena it has been BEWAFA and AJNABEE amongst others. The first film that Akshay signed opposite Kareena was Sunil Darshan's TALAASH...THE HUNT BEGINS.

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The 'Khiladi' recalls how Kareena, who was a baby during Akshay's DEEADAR days, used to come to her sister's set to watch the shooting. Obviously the Darshan brothers, Dharmesh and Sunil have long been associated with Karisma and Akshay and so Kareena's inclusion was always on the cards. Though TALAASH flopped, yet Akshay and Kareena continued to be paired and Abbas-Mustan gave the pair their first hit with AITRAAZ. This was followed by further flops films like DOSTI-FRIENDS FOREVER and TASHAN.

However, with KAMBAKKHT ISHQ looking like a winner, it appears that the Akshay Kumar and Kareena Kapoor pair is here to stay for a while now, even though Akshay-Karisma pair may now be done with, as Karisma has almost retired and is happily married.

Incidentally KAMBAKKHT ISHQ is the 21st film that Akshay Kumar is doing with the Kapoor sisters, a record of sorts!



 
  

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