Karishma Tanna born 21 December 1983 is an Indian film actress, model and anchor who predominantly works in Hindi films and shows. She is well known for her role in Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Naagarjuna – Ek Yodha and also for participating in reality shows like Bigg Boss (2014) and Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (2016).
After her Bollywood debut Grand Masti (2013), she is awaiting for the release of her next film Tina & Lolo (2016), which also features Sunny Leone.,as well as Sanjay Dutt’s love interest in biopic film Dutt (2017), opposite Ranbir Kapoor.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 both split up.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 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).