EARLY LIFE :
Karishma Tanna was born on 21 December 1983 and brought up in Gujarat Family. She lives with her mother and she was very close to her mother. Her Father died in October 2012.
Karishma Tanna started her career 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”.
Karishma Tanna played the female lead in the TV series “Koi Dil Mein Hai” Krutika. Later she appeared in “Ek Ladki Anjaani Si” playing the negative role of Ayesha. Karishma Tanna made her Bollywood debut with the 2005 film “Dosti Friends Forever”, playing Nandini Thapar.
Karishma 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, Karishma Tanna made her theatre 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.
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”, it was a big hit serial. playing the role of Rani Pari.
Karishma 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, Karishma Tanna participated in the dance reality show Nach Baliye 7 along with Upen Patel and emerged as the 2nd runner-up.
In March 2016, Karishma Tanna made a guest appearance in the popular stunt reality show “Fear Factor Khatron Ke Khiladi 7”. She also appeared as a guest in the popular comedy show “Comedy Nights Bachao”, which aired on Colors TV. Karishma Tanna participated in the popular dance reality show Jhalak Dikhla Jaa 9 in 2016. Tanna also played the role of Maskeeni in Life OK’s show Nagarjuna – Ek Yodha. In January 2017, Tanna judged BIG Magic’s reality show Big Memsaab along with Sambhavna Seth and Pritam Singh.
In February 2019, Karishma 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.
PERSONAL LIFE :
Karishma Tanna started dating actor Upen Patel in 2014 when they met inside the Bigg Boss 8 house and later was engaged to him. In 2016, they ended their relationship.
Karishma 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.