Karishma Kotak (born 26 May 1982) is a British Indian model, actress and TV presenter.
Karishma Kotak was born on 26 May 1982 in North West London, England.She did a part of her schooling from a boarding school.
She later pursued a degree in Bachelor of Arts in Advertising and Marketing.Initially, she wanted to become a teacher and had enrolled for a course in teaching.
Karishma began her modelling career at the age of 16 and worked for magazines like Just Seventeen and other projects in England.When she was around 20, she visited India and realized the huge potential that the Indian fashion & film industry had to offer. In the meantime, she continued doing projects and fashion shows in the UK & Europe, including regional campaigns. She did catalog work for brands like Toni & Guy and FCUK. In 2004, she walked the ramp for the London Fashion Week.She was also a presenter for a UK TV show, The Karisma Show, that dealt with entertainment, movies & lifestyle.
Karishma has her roots in Gujarat,India as her father was from that state. Her immediate family lives in London and consists of her mother and a 23 years old brother named Sunny Kotak.She said in a web-interview, “I come from a big family. I’ve seven masis (maternal aunts), two mamas (maternal uncles) and lots of cousins. I’ve a lot of love around me. I don’t like to argue much, and I’m a spiritual and strong person. I also like to read a lot.” She is fond of travelling and watching movies.Karishma likes to stay fit by good diet, doing one hour spinning classes 5 days a week, and eating healthy.