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Karishma Tanna Age, Wiki, Bio, Height, Family, Husband, Boyfriend, Caste

Karishma Tanna is a famous Indian film actress/model who predominantly works in the Hindi film and TV industry. She is a very gorgeous and hardworking person. Apart from being an actress, she is also working on television as an actress and anchor. Karishma is best known for her work in the serial ‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’ (2001) & ‘Qayamat Ki Raat'(2017). Moreover, she participated in Bigg Boss 8 in 2014 and appeared as a guest in Bigg Boss 10.

Karishma Tanna

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Karishma Tanna Age

She was born on 21 December 1983 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Karishma Tanna’s age is 36 years. She belongs to a middle-class Gujarati family and has grown with her family.

Karishma Tanna Wiki

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Karishma Tanna Bio-data
Real NameKarishma Tanna
Birthdate21 December 1983
Age36 Years
Religion | CasteKshatriya(Lohana), Hindu
ProfessionActress, Host, Model
HobbiesTraveling, Yoga, Dancing
Debut AppearanceDosti:Friends Forever (2005)
Famous ForBigg Boss 8 (2014)
Net WorthNot Known
Physical Appearance
Height5.9 in Feet
1.78 in Meter
Weight60 Kg
132 LBS
Figure TypeHourglass Slim
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
Zodiac SignSagittarius
Family Background, Education
Father NameNot Known
Mother NameJasmine Tanna
Sister NameDrishma Kadam (Younger)
Born PlaceMumbai, India
Current CityMumbai, India
SchoolPrivate School, Mumbai
CollegeSydenham College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai
Education QualificationGraduate
Boyfriend, Husband, and Affairs
Marital StatusSeparated
Husband NameUpen Patel (2014-2016)
Ex-BoyfriendBappa Lahiri (Musician)
Hanif Hilal (Model)
Rushabh Choksi
Social Media Accounts
FacebookKarishma Tanna

Karishma Tanna Biography

Karishma Tanna was born and brought up in Mumbai(India). She completed her schooling from Mumbai, Maharashtra and then she completed her higher studies from Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai.

Karishma Tanna biography

She is a very clever and multi-talented girl and interested in acting and dancing since childhood. At the age of 17, she made her acting debut with the show Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi in 2001.

After that Karishma played various roles in different Hindi television serials and films and earned respect and fan following with hard work.

But, she got the actual breakthrough in Bollywood with the film Sanju(2018). She also worked in television commercials and as a model.

Family Background

Karishma Tanna belongs to a Gujarati Kshatriya(Lohana) family who follows the Hindu religion. Her father’s name is not known who died in October 2012.

Karishma Tanna mother

Karishma’s mother’s name is Jasmine Tanna who is a homemaker. She is very close to her mother and lives with her mother in Mumbai.

Moreover, she has one younger sister whose name is Grishma Kadam.

Boyfriend List, Marriage, Affair or Relationship

Karishma had a relationship with many celebrities including Bappa Lahiri (Musician), Hanif Halal & Rushabh Choksi.

She dated Bappi Lehri for a short time. Then, she started dating Hanif Halal but they parted their ways after some time because of some personal issues.

Then, Karishma had an affair with Rushabh Choksi who is a fitness trainer in Mumbai.

Karishma Tanna husband Upen Patel

In 2014, Karishma met Upen Patel in the Bigg Boss house and they started dating.

Later she engaged to him in 2015.

But after some time, they split up in 2016. At present, Karishma is single and not dating anyone.

Height in Feet & Body Stats

Karishma Tanna’s height is 5.9 feet or 1.75 in a meter and her weight is around 60 kg. Her body type is hourglass slim.

In addition, Karishma’s figure measurement is about 32-28-34 inches approximately. She has a Maa(Mother) tattoo on her right wrist.

Moreover, she has dark brown eyes and black hair. She is a fitness freak and follows a strict workout and diet routine.

Film Acting Career

Karishma Tanna started her acting career when she was only 17 years old.

At first, she got rejected in Bollywood for her height. But, she got an opportunity to act in the Bollywood film ‘Dosti: Friends Forever’ in 2005 along with popular stars like Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor, Juhi Chawla, Lara Dutta & Bobby Deol.

Her second movie was ‘I Am Sorry Mathe Banni Preethsona’, a Kannada language film of 2011. In September 2013, she appeared in a Bollywood movie ‘Grand Masti’.

Then in 2014, Karishma did ‘Golu Aur Pappu’ as Shalini. Later she played a role as Pinky in the superhit biopic movie ‘Sanju’ in 2018.

Television Serials

Karishma made her acting debut with the popular TV show ‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi(2000-08)’ as Indra. In 2002-03, she appeared in ‘Kahi To Milenge’, Balaji Telefilm’s Drama serial.

Karishma Tanna in saree

From 2003 to 2007, Karishma acted in some tv serials such as Manshaa-2003, Des Main Nikla Hoga Chand-2003, Koi Dil Mai Hain-2004, Shararat-2004, Kkusum-2004, Raat Hone Ko Hai-2005, Paalkhi-2005, Ek Ladki Anjaani Si-2005, Viraasat-2006, Pyaar Ke Do Naam: Ek Raadha Ek Shyaam-2006, Saajan Re Jooth Mat Bolo-2010, Adaalat-2011, Baal Veer-2012, and FIR-2013.

In 2007, she contested in the 9X’s reality tv show ‘Nach Baliye 3’. Then she contested inn some other shows like Kaun Jeetega Bollywood Ka Ticket(2008), Kaho Na Yaar Hai(2008), Zara Nachke Dikha(2008), Meethi Choori No 1(2010), Zor Ka Zhatka: Total Wipeout(2011), Comedy Circus Maha Sangram(2011), Bigg Boss 8(2014), Bigg Boss Halla Bol(2015).

In 2007, Karishma Participated in Nach baliye 7 along with Upen Patel. Then she appeared as a contestant in Jalakh Dikhlaja 9 in 2016 & Khatron Ke Khiladi 10 in 2020.

During 2018 and 2019, she appeared in Kanpur Wale Khuranas, Kitchen Champion & Khatra Khatra Khatra. Apart from that, Karishma hosted several shows such as Kaante Ki Takkar(2008), Comedy Champions(2009), India’s Magic Star(2010) & MTV Love School Season 1(2015).


In 2018, Karishma Tanna acted as Zoya Hussain in ALT Balaji’s web-series ‘Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat’.


Karishma Tanna has been part of many tv commercials such as; Lifeboy, Nirma, Hero Honda, Stayfree and many more.

Awards & Achievements

Karishma Tanna was nominated and won many awards for her exceptional performance throughout her career such as:

  • 2003: Indian Telly Award-Best Actress In a Comic Role for Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bah Thi (Nominated)
  • 2008: Star Guilt Award-Best Actress In a Negative Role for Ek Ladki Anjaan Si (Nominated)
  • 2015: Television Style Award-Stylish Female In a Reality Show for Bigg Boss 8 (Won)
  • 2016: Zee Gold Award-Best Anchor for MTV Love School (Nominated)
  • 2016 & 2018: Zee Gold Award for Most For Actor-Female (Won)

Some interesting facts about Karishma Tanna

  • Does Karishma Tanna smoke? Yes
  • Does Karishma Tanna drink alcohol? Yes
  • She was very interested in acting since her childhood.
  • In 2014, she was a first runner-up in the popular reality shows Bigg Boss.
  • In 2015-16, Karishma hosted MTV Love School along with Upen Patel.
  • She appeared as a guest in one episode of popular TV show Comedy Nights With Kapil in 2014.
  • In 2017, she appeared as a guest in Bigg Boss 10.
  • She was a judge in Big Magic’s show Big Memsaab in 2017.
  • She has also done photoshoots for popular magazines like Vogue, Filmfare, and GQ. Moreover, she owns a BMW car.
  • She has a huge fan following on Instagram of around 4 Million followers.
  • Karishma Tanna is a very famous actress on social media and she likes to keep in touch with her fans on social accounts like Instagram(4M), Twitter(355K) & Facebook(1.1M).

So, that’s all about actress Karishma Tanna’s biography and wiki. At the end of the article, let us know your favorite actress’s name in the comment box.

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