Karishma Tanna is an Indian model and actress who works in both films and television. She began her acting career in 2007 with Ekta Kapoor's soap opera Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. She played the character of Indira Virani for four years. Later she went on to do more television shows including Kahi Toh Milenge, Des Mein Nikala Hoga Chand and Baal Veer. She debuted in Hindi films with 2005 movie Dosti: Friends Forever, before doing a Kannada film.
She made her mark with 2013 adult comedy Grand Masti. Karishma is best known for winning the Bigg Boss season 8. She got into a romantic relationship with co-contestant and model-actor Upen Patel. The two dated for something even after the show ended, but soon parted ways, citing compatibility issues. Karishma has also been a part of television reality shows like Comedy Circus and Zara Nachke Dikha. She participated in Nach Baliye 7 and hosted MTV Love School with then beau Upen Patel. Currently, she is a contestant on dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa. Her upcoming film Tina & Lolo also stars Sunny Leone.