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Karishma Tanna Profile, Bio, Height, Affair, Family, Wiki, Net Worth

Karishma Tanna is an Indian film actress, television actress, model and anchor who predominantly works in Hindi films and shows. She is well known for her roles in Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Nagarjuna – Ek Yodha and Qayamat Ki Raat. She was a contestant and first runner-up in the reality show Bigg Boss in 2014. She also appeared in other reality shows like Zara Nachke Dikha (2008), Nach Baliye (2015) and Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (2016).

After her Bollywood debut Grand Masti, she appeared in Tina & Lolo, as well as in Sanjay Dutt’s biopic film Sanju, opposite Ranbir Kapoor. She played Naagrani Ruhi / Huzoor in Ekta Kapoor‘s Naagin 3 on Colors TV. She was recently seen playing the lead role of Gauri/Vaidehi in Kapoor’s Qayamat Ki Raat on Star Plus.

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Karishma Tanna Bio/Wiki

Birth NameKarishma Tanna
Nick NameKaru
Age(as in 2020) Years
DebutFilm: Dosti: Friends Forever (2005, Bollywood)
I Am Sorry Mathe Banni Preethsona (2011, Kannada)
TV: Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi (2001)
Famous For Her participation in 'Bigg Boss 8' (2014-15)
ReligionHinduism
Sun Sign/Zodiac SignSagittarius
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Date of Birth21 December 1983
NationalityIndian
ResidenceNot Known
Home TownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
HobbiesReading, Travelling, Gymming, Watching movies

Family

Mother's NameNot Known
Father's NameNot Known
BrotherNot Known
SisterNot Known

Boyfriends/Affairs

Affairs/BoyfriendsBappa Lahiri (Musician)
Hanif Hilal (Model)
Rushabh Choksi (Restaurateur)
Upen Patel (Actor, Model)

Marital Status, Husband and Children

Husband/SpouseUnmarried
Marriage DateNot Known
ChildrenNot Known

Education

SchoolNot Known
College/UniversitySydenham College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai
Educational QualificationGraduate
ProfessionActress, Model, Host
Brands EndorsedNot Known
Career ManagerNot Known

Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements

Height (Approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in feet inches- 5’ 9”
Weight (Approx.)in kilograms- 60 kg
in pounds- 132 lbs

Figure Measurements

Breast Size32
Hips Size34
Waist Size28

Extra Ordinary Features

Race / EthnicityNot Known
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown
S*xual OrientationNot Known
Dress SizeNot Known
Shoe SizeNot Known
TattooLeft wrist- 'Maa' written in Hindi

Favourite Things

Food HabitNon-vegetarian
Favourite ActressNot Known
Favourite ActorsNot Known
Favourite ColorsNot Known
Favourite SportNot Known
ControversiesNot Known

Karishma Tanna Family

Tanna was born and brought up in a Gujarati family. She lives with her mother and is very close to her, as her father died in October 2012. Tanna started dating actor Upen Patel in 2014 when they met inside the Bigg Boss house and later was engaged to him. In 2016, they split up.

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Karishma Tanna  Net Worth

She charges nearly about 80 thousand per episode and has an estimated net worth of 2 crore INR. Her source of income includes acting, modeling, dancing and hosting different reality shows.

Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)2 crore INR
Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)Under Review
Salary80 thousand per episode
Income SourceActress, Model, Host
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Karishma Tanna Career/Television 

  • Tanna appeared in Balaji Telefilms’ soap opera Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi (July 2000 – November 2008), where she played the character Indu. She appeared in Balaji Telefilms’ drama production, Kahi To Milenge (November 2002 – 2003).
  • Tanna worked as the female lead for the TV series Koi Dil Mein Hai (December 2003 – February 2005) as Krutika. Tanna signed up with a project while still working for Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, as her role in Kyunki was not that of a major character. Moreover, Kkoi Dil Mein Hai was a weekly show. Tanna worked for the TV program Ek Ladki Anjaani Si (November 2005 – September 2007) playing the negative character Ayesha. Tanna was also part of Rajshri Productions show Pyaar Ke Do Naam: Ek Raadha, Ek Shyaam (April 2006 – September 2006).
  • BR Films signed her up for their drama TV series, Viraasat (June 2006 – July 2007). She played Natasha, a secretary. In 2008, Karishma participated in the dance show Zara Nachke Dikha.
  • In September 2006, Tanna made her theater debut with the Hinglish farce/romantic comedy Perfect Wedding, directed by Vandana Sajnani. The work was adapted from Robin Howdon’s British play of the same name. Tanna participated in stage-based comedy TV series Comedy Circus, that started in June 2007. She later came back to Comedy Circus Mahasangram in February 2010.
  • Tanna hosted a magic-based reality TV show, India’s Magic Star, that went on air in July 2010. She has also acted in the children’s television program, Baal Veer (October 2012 – 2013), playing Rani Pari.
  • Tanna was a celebrity contestant in the popular controversial Colors show, Bigg Boss 8, which started airing in September 2014. She spent a full 4 months inside the house and became a finalist and the first runner-up. In 2015, Tanna participated in the seventh season of dance couple reality show Nach Baliye along with Upen Patel. In November 2015, Karishma appeared as a celebrity guest in Star Plus’s talk show Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi, which was hosted by Amitabh Bachchan.

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    karishma tanna naagin photos

  • In March 2016, Karishma made a guest appearance in the popular stunt reality show Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi in its seventh season. Tanna appeared as a celebrity guest in the popular comedy show Comedy Nights Bachao, which aired on Colors TV one with Upen in February and later in the same year in August 2016 for promoting Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa. She again made a small cameo appearance in Comedy Nights Bachao along with Helly Shah for one episode. Karishma participated in the celebrity dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa in 2016. Tanna played a naagin in Life OK’s show Nagarjuna – Ek Yoddha. In January 2017, Tanna was judging BIG Magic’s reality show Big Memsaab along with Sambhavna Seth and Pritam Singh in 2017.

Karishma Career/Movies

  • Tanna made her Bollywood debut with the December 2005 film Dosti: Friends Forever, playing Nandini Thapar. Tanna’s second film was a Kannada language movie, I Am Sorry Mathe Banni Preethsona, which was released in June 2011. Tanna played the lead actress role of Chethana.
  • In September 2013, Grand Masti, a Bollywood sex comedy and a sequel to April 2004 film, Masti was released. Tanna has signed for Tina and Lolo. Tanna’s character had been earlier offered to Minissha Lamba, but Lamba opted out as the script required her kissing Sunny Leone.
  • Tanna has acted in several television advertisements, including for Stayfree, Lifebuoy and Nirma.

TV Shows & Serials List

2001–2006Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi
2002–2003Kahi To Milenge
2003Manshaa 
2003–2004 Des Mein Niklla Hoga Chand 
Kkoi Dil Mein Hai 
2004Shararat
Kkusum
2005Raat Hone Ko Hai 
2005–2006Paalkhi 
 Ek Ladki Anjaani Si 
2006–2007Viraasat
2006Pyaar Ke Do Naam: Ek Raadha, Ek Shyaam 
2007Comedy Circus 1
Nach Baliye 3 
2008Kaun Jeetega Bollywood Ka Ticket 
Kaho Na Yaar Hai 
Zara Nachke Dikha
Kaante Ki Takkar 
2009Comedy Champions 
2010India’s Magic Star 
Jaane Pehchaane Se… Ye Ajnabbi 
Sajan Re Jhoot Mat Bolo 
Meethi Choori No 1 
2011Adaalat 
Zor Ka Jhatka: Total Wipeou
Comedy Circus Maha-Sangram 
2012Baal Veer 
2013F.I.R.
2014Jeanie Aur Juju 
Comedy Nights with Kapil 
2014–2015Bigg Boss 8 
2015Bigg Boss Halla Bol
Nach Baliye 7 
Kumkum Bhagya 
Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi 
2015–2016 MTV Love School – Season 1 
2016Yeh Vaada Raha 
Box Cricket League – Season 2 
Comedy Nights Bachao 
Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7 
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9 
2016–2017 Nagarjuna – Ek Yoddha
2017Bigg Boss 10
BIG Memsaab
Bigg Boss 11 
Rasoi Ki Jung
2018- 2019 Naagin 3 
Qayamat Ki Raat 
2018Kanpur Wale Khuranas 
2019Kitchen Champion
Khatra Khatra Khatra
2020Khatron Ke Khiladi 10

Movies List

2005Dosti: Friends Forever Nandini Thapar Debut
2011I Am Sorry Mathe Banni Preethsona Chetana Kannada Film
2013Grand Masti Unatti
2014Golu Aur Pappu Shalini
2018Sanju Pinky
Tina and Lolo Lolo Delayed

Karishma Awards/Nominations

2003Star Parivaar Awards Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi Favourite Behen
Indian Telly Awards Best Actress In A Comic Role
2007Ek Ladki Anjaani Si Best Actress In A Negative Role
2008Star Guild Awards
2015Television Style Awards Bigg Boss 8 Stylish Female In A Reality Show
2016Zee Gold Awards MTV Love School Best Anchor
Most Fit Actor (Female)
2018Zee Gold Awards

Some Lesser Known Facts About Karishma

  • Does Karishma Tanna smoke?: YesKarishma Tanna smoking
  • Does Karishma Tanna drink alcohol?: Yes Karishma Tanna drinking alcohol
  • Karishma was born into a middle-class Gujarati family. Karishma Tanna childhood pics
  • Since her childhood, she was interested in acting, and at the age of 17, she made her acting debut with the superhit TV show ‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’ as a frivolous girl “Indira.” Karishma Tanna as Indu Virani in Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi
  • After doing TV for a few years, she tried her luck in Bollywood, but she was either rejected for her height or for being a daily soap actress.
  • She had a dream debut in Bollywood in 2005 with the film ‘Dosti: Friends Forever’ which was filled with stars like Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Lara Dutta, Juhi Chawla. She played the role of Bobby Deol’s sister in the film.
  • Her first lead role came up with the Kannada film ‘I Am Sorry Mathe Banni Preethsona’ (2011), opposite Prem Kumar.

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    karishma tanna latest photo

  • She didn’t have the ideal start to her Bollywood career after which she went back to the TV world, and did
  • Sony TV’s ‘Comedy Circus’ that resurrected her dying acting career.
  • She took cooking classes before entering the ‘Big Boss 8’ house.
  • Her Ex-boyfriend, Rushabh Choksi, said that he and Karishma were still in a relationship when Karishma started dating Upen in the ‘Bigg Boss 8’ house.
  • She got engaged to Upen Patel in 2015 after he proposed to her on the dance show ‘Nach Baliye 7,’ where they were contestants.
  • She considers Kangana Ranaut and Victoria Beckham as her style icon.
  • She got the breakthrough in Bollywood with her role as “Madhuri Dixit” in Sanjay Dutt‘s biopic ‘Sanju’ (2018), starring Ranbir Kapoor.

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