Karisma Kapoor was nervous about the offer of Zubaida film, did not want to be Rekha’s cousin

Karisma Kapoor Facts: Popular actress Karisma of the 90s, although she appeared in many films, but Zubaida is considered one of the best films of her career. But you will be surprised to know that Karisma Kapoor was very scared before doing this film. The reason for Karishma’s nervousness was not one but two. Apart from Karishma in Zubaida, Rekha and Manoj Bajpayee were seen in the lead roles. Manoj Maharaj Hanwant Singh and Karisma were in the role of his wife. When filmmaker Shyam Benegal offered this role to Karishma, she was nervous at first.

Karisma was nervous because of this 
Karisma was offered the role of Zubaida Begum in the film, which she was hesitant to do. When the shooting of the film started, both the actresses of the film were warned for a specific reason. There was a special reason behind this. Actually, earlier the role of Zubaida Begum was offered to Manisha Koirala, but she could not see a strong actress like Rekha in the role of her sister-in-law. Because of this, he refused to do the film. When Karisma was approached for this role, she also started getting nervous because of this. 

Treated like children 
Karisma Kapoor was nervous because of Rekha, as well as there was another reason for her fear. Karisma had never done such a serious role before. The actress told that she was not able to prepare herself for this role. Because of this, he took a long time to sign the film. When Rekha started treating Karishma like a child on the sets, her nervousness was dispelled. In an interview to Rediff, Karishma had said, "Working with Rekha ji was amazing. She knew me since childhood. Treated like a kid in the film too".

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