Karishma Tanna
Karishma Tanna

Karishma Tanna

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Karishma Tanna Bangera (born 21 December 1983) is an Indian actress and model who predominantly works in Hindi films and television shows. She made her television debut with Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi in 2001. She is well known for her roles in Paalkhi, Naagin 3 and Qayamat Ki Raat. She was a contestant on the reality show Bigg Boss 8 in 2014, where she emerged as the 1st runner-up. In 2020, she participated in Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 10 and emerged as the winner.Tanna made her film debut as Nandini Thapar with Suneel Darshan's Dosti: Friends Forever (2006). In 2013, she was seen in Indra Kumar's successful comedy Grand Masti. In 2018, she featured in Rajkumar Hirani's biopic of Sanjay Dutt titled Sanju. The same year, she entered the digital world with ALT Balaji's web series Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat as Zoya Hussain. She gained further critical accolades in Hansal Mehta's Netflix TV series Scoop (2023).

Early life

Tanna was born on born 21 December 1983 and brought up in a Gujarati joint family settled in Mumbai. She lives with her mother, and is very close to her; her father died in October 2012.

Career

Tanna first appeared in Balaji Telefilms' soap opera ''Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi'' where she played the role of Indu. She then appeared in the show ''Kahi To Milenge''.Tanna played the female lead in the TV series ''Kkoi Dil Mein Hai'' as Krutika. She later appeared in ''Ek Ladki Anjaani Si'' playing the negative role of Ayesha. She then appeared in the show ''Kahi To Milenge''.Tanna played the female lead in the TV series ''Kkoi Dil Mein Hai'' as Krutika. She later appeared in ''Ek Ladki Anjaani Si'' playing the negative role of Ayesha. Tanna made her Hindi film debut in ''Dosti: Friends Forever'' (2005), playing Nandini Thapar. In the same year she played the lead in ''Paalkhi''. Tanna has also acted in several television advertisements, including Stayfree, Lifebuoy and Nirma. She was also a part of Rajshri Productions' ''Pyaar Ke Do Naam: Ek Raadha, Ek Shyaam''. In September 2006, Tanna made her theater debut with the Hinglish romantic comedy ''Perfect Wedding'', directed by Vandana Sajnani. The work was adapted from Robin Howdon's British play of the same name. She later came back in ''Comedy Circus Mahasangram'' in February 2010. In 2008, she participated in ''Zara Nachke Dikha'' and won the show along with her team. She later participated in ''Kaun Jeetega Bollywood Ka Ticket'' and ''Kaho Na Yaar Hai''.She presented reality shows like ''Kaante Ki Takkar'' and ''Comedy Champions''. Tanna hosted a magic-based reality TV show, ''India's Magic Star'' in July 2010. In 2008, she participated in ''Zara Nachke Dikha'' and won the show along with her team. She later participated in ''Kaun Jeetega Bollywood Ka Ticket'' and ''Kaho Na Yaar Hai''.She presented reality shows like ''Kaante Ki Takkar'' and ''Comedy Champions''. Tanna hosted a magic-based reality TV show, ''India's Magic Star'' in July 2010. In August 2010, she participated in Imagine TV's ''Meethi Choori No 1''. She also played the role of Avni in Star One's ''Jaane Pehchaane Se... Ye Ajnabbi.'' In 2011, she participated in ''Zor Ka Jhatka: Total Wipeout''. The same year, she played Ms Jaffery in Sony TV's ''Adaalat''. In 2012, she acted in the children's television program ''Baal Veer'', playing the role of Rani Pari.Tanna was a contestant on the popular controversial reality show, ''Bigg Boss 8''. She spent 4 months inside the house and became the 1st runner-up. In 2015, Tanna participated in the dance reality show ''Nach Baliye 7'' along with Upen Patel and emerged as the 2nd runner-up. She also appeared as a guest in the popular comedy show ''Comedy Nights Bachao'', which aired on Colors TV. Karishma participated in the popular dance reality show ''Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9'' in 2016. Tanna also played the role of Maskeeni in Life OK's show ''Naagarjuna – Ek Yoddha''. In January 2017, Tanna judged BIG Magic's reality show ''Big Memsaab'' along with Sambhavna Seth and Pritam Singh.In April 2018, she appeared in ALT Balaji's ''Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat'' as Zoya Hussain. In January 2017, Tanna judged BIG Magic's reality show ''Big Memsaab'' along with Sambhavna Seth and Pritam Singh.In April 2018, she appeared in ALT Balaji's ''Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat'' as Zoya Hussain. In May 2018, Tanna played the cameo role of Ruhi in Colors TV's popular supernatural series ''Naagin 3''. In June 2018, Tanna acted in Rajkumar Hirani's film ''Sanju'' as a character named Pinky alongside Ranbir Kapoor and Vicky Kaushal. She also played the lead in Ekta Kapoor's ''Qayamat Ki Raat'' as Gauri. In February 2019, Tanna appeared on ''Kitchen Champion 5'' along with Karan Tacker. Later in May 2019, she appeared on ''Khatra Khatra Khatra''. In 2020, she participated in ''Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 10'' and emerged as the winner. In November 2020, she appeared in ''Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari'' in the song "Basanti". In 2021, Tanna appeared in the web series ''Bullets'' as Lolo. In 2023, she is seen in Hansal Mehta's web series 'Scoop' released on Netflix, where she plays an accused Gujarati crime reporter.

2000–2013: Early work and television career

Tanna first appeared in Balaji Telefilms' soap opera ''Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi'' where she played the role of Indu. She then appeared in the show ''Kahi To Milenge''.Tanna played the female lead in the TV series ''Kkoi Dil Mein Hai'' as Krutika. She later appeared in ''Ek Ladki Anjaani Si'' playing the negative role of Ayesha. She then appeared in the show ''Kahi To Milenge''.Tanna played the female lead in the TV series ''Kkoi Dil Mein Hai'' as Krutika. She later appeared in ''Ek Ladki Anjaani Si'' playing the negative role of Ayesha. Tanna made her Hindi film debut in ''Dosti: Friends Forever'' (2005), playing Nandini Thapar. In the same year she played the lead in ''Paalkhi''. Tanna has also acted in several television advertisements, including Stayfree, Lifebuoy and Nirma. She was also a part of Rajshri Productions' ''Pyaar Ke Do Naam: Ek Raadha, Ek Shyaam''. In September 2006, Tanna made her theater debut with the Hinglish romantic comedy ''Perfect Wedding'', directed by Vandana Sajnani. The work was adapted from Robin Howdon's British play of the same name. She later came back in ''Comedy Circus Mahasangram'' in February 2010. In 2008, she participated in ''Zara Nachke Dikha'' and won the show along with her team. She later participated in ''Kaun Jeetega Bollywood Ka Ticket'' and ''Kaho Na Yaar Hai''.She presented reality shows like ''Kaante Ki Takkar'' and ''Comedy Champions''. Tanna hosted a magic-based reality TV show, ''India's Magic Star'' in July 2010. In 2008, she participated in ''Zara Nachke Dikha'' and won the show along with her team. She later participated in ''Kaun Jeetega Bollywood Ka Ticket'' and ''Kaho Na Yaar Hai''.She presented reality shows like ''Kaante Ki Takkar'' and ''Comedy Champions''. Tanna hosted a magic-based reality TV show, ''India's Magic Star'' in July 2010. In August 2010, she participated in Imagine TV's ''Meethi Choori No 1''. She also played the role of Avni in Star One's ''Jaane Pehchaane Se... Ye Ajnabbi.'' In 2011, she participated in ''Zor Ka Jhatka: Total Wipeout''. The same year, she played Ms Jaffery in Sony TV's ''Adaalat''. In 2012, she acted in the children's television program ''Baal Veer'', playing the role of Rani Pari.

2000–2006: Acting debut and Dosti: Friends Forever

Tanna first appeared in Balaji Telefilms' soap opera ''Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi'' where she played the role of Indu. She then appeared in the show ''Kahi To Milenge''.Tanna played the female lead in the TV series ''Kkoi Dil Mein Hai'' as Krutika. She later appeared in ''Ek Ladki Anjaani Si'' playing the negative role of Ayesha. She then appeared in the show ''Kahi To Milenge''.Tanna played the female lead in the TV series ''Kkoi Dil Mein Hai'' as Krutika. She later appeared in ''Ek Ladki Anjaani Si'' playing the negative role of Ayesha. Tanna made her Bollywood debut with the 2005 film ''Dosti: Friends Forever'', playing Nandini Thapar. In the same year she played the lead in ''Paalkhi''.Tanna has also acted in several television advertisements, including Stayfree, Lifebuoy and Nirma. Tanna made her Bollywood debut with the 2005 film ''Dosti: Friends Forever'', playing Nandini Thapar. In the same year she played the lead in ''Paalkhi''.Tanna has also acted in several television advertisements, including Stayfree, Lifebuoy and Nirma. She was also a part of Rajshri Productions' ''Pyaar Ke Do Naam: Ek Raadha, Ek Shyaam''. In September 2006, Tanna made her theater debut with the Hinglish romantic comedy ''Perfect Wedding'', directed by Vandana Sajnani. The work was adapted from Robin Howdon's British play of the same name.

2014–present: Naagin 3 and further work

Tanna was a contestant on the popular controversial reality show, ''Bigg Boss 8''. She spent 4 months inside the house and became the 1st runner-up. In 2015, Tanna participated in the dance reality show ''Nach Baliye 7'' along with Upen Patel and emerged as the 2nd runner-up. She also appeared as a guest in the popular comedy show ''Comedy Nights Bachao'', which aired on Colors TV. Karishma participated in the popular dance reality show ''Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9'' in 2016. Tanna also played the role of Maskeeni in Life OK's show ''Naagarjuna – Ek Yoddha''. In January 2017, Tanna judged BIG Magic's reality show ''Big Memsaab'' along with Sambhavna Seth and Pritam Singh.In April 2018, she appeared in ALT Balaji's ''Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat'' as Zoya Hussain. In January 2017, Tanna judged BIG Magic's reality show ''Big Memsaab'' along with Sambhavna Seth and Pritam Singh.In April 2018, she appeared in ALT Balaji's ''Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat'' as Zoya Hussain. In May 2018, Tanna played the cameo role of Ruhi in Colors TV's popular supernatural series ''Naagin 3''. In June 2018, Tanna acted in Rajkumar Hirani's film ''Sanju'' as a character named Pinky alongside Ranbir Kapoor and Vicky Kaushal. She also played the lead in Ekta Kapoor's ''Qayamat Ki Raat'' as Gauri. In February 2019, Tanna appeared on ''Kitchen Champion 5'' along with Karan Tacker. Later in May 2019, she appeared on ''Khatra Khatra Khatra''. In 2020, she participated in ''Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 10'' and emerged as the winner. In November 2020, she appeared in ''Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari'' in the song "Basanti". In 2021, Tanna appeared in the web series ''Bullets'' as Lolo. In 2023, she is seen in Hansal Mehta's web series 'Scoop' released on Netflix, where she plays an accused Gujarati crime reporter.

2007–2013: Television hosting and Grand Masti

She later came back in ''Comedy Circus Mahasangram'' in February 2010. In 2008, she participated in ''Zara Nachke Dikha'' and won the show along with her team. She later participated in ''Kaun Jeetega Bollywood Ka Ticket'' and ''Kaho Na Yaar Hai''.She presented reality shows like ''Kaante Ki Takkar'' and ''Comedy Champions''. Tanna hosted a magic-based reality TV show, ''India's Magic Star'' in July 2010. In 2008, she participated in ''Zara Nachke Dikha'' and won the show along with her team. She later participated in ''Kaun Jeetega Bollywood Ka Ticket'' and ''Kaho Na Yaar Hai''.She presented reality shows like ''Kaante Ki Takkar'' and ''Comedy Champions''. Tanna hosted a magic-based reality TV show, ''India's Magic Star'' in July 2010. In August 2010, she participated in Imagine TV's ''Meethi Choori No 1''. She also played the role of Avni in Star One's ''Jaane Pehchaane Se... Ye Ajnabbi''.In 2011, she participated in ''Zor Ka Jhatka: Total Wipeout''. In August 2010, she participated in Imagine TV's ''Meethi Choori No 1''. She also played the role of Avni in Star One's ''Jaane Pehchaane Se... Ye Ajnabbi''.In 2011, she participated in ''Zor Ka Jhatka: Total Wipeout''. The same year, she played Ms Jaffery in Sony TV's ''Adaalat''. In 2012, she acted in the children's television program ''Baal Veer'', playing the role of Rani Pari.In September 2013, ''Grand Masti'', a Bollywood sex comedy and a sequel to April 2004 film, ''Masti'' was released in which Tanna starred as Unatti.

2014–present: Bigg Boss 8, Naagin 3 and further success

Tanna was a contestant on the popular controversial reality show, ''Bigg Boss 8''. She spent 4 months inside the house and became the 1st runner-up. In 2015, Tanna participated in the dance reality show ''Nach Baliye 7'' along with Upen Patel and emerged as the 2nd runner-up. She also appeared as a guest in the popular comedy show ''Comedy Nights Bachao'', which aired on Colors TV. Karishma participated in the popular dance reality show ''Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9'' in 2016. Tanna also played the role of Maskeeni in Life OK's show ''Naagarjuna – Ek Yoddha''. In January 2017, Tanna judged BIG Magic's reality show ''Big Memsaab'' along with Sambhavna Seth and Pritam Singh.In April 2018, she appeared in ALT Balaji's ''Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat'' as Zoya Hussain. In January 2017, Tanna judged BIG Magic's reality show ''Big Memsaab'' along with Sambhavna Seth and Pritam Singh.In April 2018, she appeared in ALT Balaji's ''Karrle Tu Bhi Mohabbat'' as Zoya Hussain. In May 2018, Tanna played the cameo role of Ruhi in Colors TV's popular supernatural series ''Naagin 3''. In June 2018, Tanna acted in Rajkumar Hirani's film ''Sanju'' as a character named Pinky alongside Ranbir Kapoor and Vicky Kaushal. She also played the lead in Ekta Kapoor's ''Qayamat Ki Raat'' as Gauri.In February 2019, Tanna appeared on ''Kitchen Champion 5'' along with Karan Tacker. Later in May 2019, she appeared on ''Khatra Khatra Khatra''.In 2020, she participated in ''Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 10'' and emerged as the winner.In February 2019, Tanna appeared on ''Kitchen Champion 5'' along with Karan Tacker. Later in May 2019, she appeared on ''Khatra Khatra Khatra''.In 2020, she participated in ''Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 10'' and emerged as the winner. In November 2020, she appeared in ''Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari'' in the song "Basanti". In 2021, Tanna appeared in the web series ''Bullets'' as Lolo.In 2023, she is seen in Hansal Mehta's web series 'Scoop' released on Netflix, where she plays an accused Gujarati crime reporter.

Personal life

In 2016, they ended their relationship.Tanna started dating a Mumbai-based real estate businessman Varun Bangera in 2021. In the same year, they got engaged in an intimate ceremony. She married Varun Bangera on 5 February 2022.
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