Mandana Karimi is an actress and a model who hails from Iran. She has worked for many projects but got recognised when she appeared as a contestant and became the second runner-up of Bigg Boss 9, 2015.
|Professional Name||Mandana Karimi|
|Birth date||May 19, 1988|
|Birth place||Tehran, Iran|
|Age||33 years (2021)|
|Parents||Reza Karimi, Saba Karimi|
FAMILY AND EARLY LIFE
Mandana was born to Saba Karimi and Reza Karimi on 19 May, 1988 in Tehran, Iran. Her mother is an Indian and her father isa an Iranian. She was born in a conservative Muslim family and was a very shy and quiet girl.
Mandana is married to Gaurav Gupta. The couple married in 2017, after dating for almost two years. She changed her religion from Islam to Hinduism and changed her name from Manizeh to Mandana on her mother-in-law’s choice.
In July 2017, Mandana filed a complaint against her husband and in-laws on the charge of domestic violence but later withdrew it in hopes of saving her marriage. They are separated now.
CAREER AND NET WORTH
Karimi started her career as an air hostess, and later quit that job to pursue a career in modelling. In 2010, after working on various international modelling projects, she came to Mumbai for three months on a modelling contract. About her experience in India she said, “I had a different experience, staying without my family. I absolutely loved it! Work was great, but at that time, I had other contracts around the world. Then, in 2013, I decided to move to Mumbai and try acting.” Karimi has done TV commercials with Shahrukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor. In February 2015, she made a guest appearance in the film Roy. Later that year, in September, her movie Bhaag Johnny was released. She also appeared in the October 2015 film, Main Aur Charles, where she played the role of Charles Sobraj’s assistant. Karimi’s next film, Kyaa Kool Hain Hum 3, a sex comedy, was released on 22 January 2016. Karimi was a contestant in the reality TV show, Bigg Boss 9, where a group of celebrities from various walks of life live together in a large house. One of the contestants get eliminated every week, based on public votes. The show went on air in October 2015 on Colors. She was one of the third finalists of the season. In 2018, she joined Star Plus’s Ishqbaaaz as Nancy.
Mandana’s net worth is estimated around $8 million.
|Height||5 ft 7 in (152 cm)|
|Weight||50 kg (110 lbs)|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|