Karishma Tanna (born 21 December 1981) is an Indian film actress, model and anchor who predominantly works in Hindi films and shows. She also participated in the reality show Bigg Boss 8. Soon she is going to marry her partner Upen Patel.
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.
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).
BR Films signed her up for their drama TV series, Viraasat (June 2006 – July 2007). She played the role of Natasha, a secretary.
Tanna made her Bollywood debut with the December 2005 film Dosti: Friends Forever, playing the role of 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.