|Mandana Karimi Quick Info
|5 ft 5¾ in
|Date of Birth
|May 19, 1988
Mandana Karimi is an Iranian actress and model who rose to fame after appearing as a contestant on Bigg Boss 9. Then, she garnered further attention with her lead role as Rachel in Bhaag Johnny.
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
- Father – Reza Karimi
- Mother – Saba Karimi
5 ft 5¾ in or 167 cm
56 kg or 123.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Mandana has dated –
- Gaurav Gupta – Mandana got engaged to Indian businessman Gaurav Gupta in July 2016. Later, in March 2017, the couple got married to one another in court. It was later revealed that her mother-in-law asked her to change her name from Manizeh and Mandana as well as her religion from Islam to Hinduism. Later, in July 2017, Mandana filed a case against her husband and his family for domestic violence. However, she then decided to withdraw her case.
- Rinzing Denzongpa (2018) – RUMOR
- In 2022, she revealed in an episode of Lock Upp that she was once in a secret relationship with a famous director and even got pregnant with his child which was a planned pregnancy. However, later, he backed off so, she had to get an abortion done.
Race / Ethnicity
Multiracial (Asian and White)
Mandana has Indian-Iranian ancestry on her father’s side and Persian and Iranian ancestry on her mother’s side.
- Thick eyebrows
- She has a tattoo on her left thumb.
Through her social media, Mandana has either endorsed or promoted various designers and brands including ADK By Avishi Dayal Kalra and House Of NM.
Mandana Favorite Things
Actress – Golshifteh Farahani
Source – YouTube
Mandana Karimi Facts
- She was born and brought up in Tehran in a conservative Muslim family.
- Growing up, Mandana was an introvert.
- She studied art during her younger years.
- Karimi saw her first film at the age of 8 or 9 years old which was Sholay.
- Initially, Mandana had started working as an air hostess before leaving it to pursue a career in modeling.
- Mandana made her debut theatrical film appearance as Anita in Roy in 2015.
- She rose to fame with her appearance as a contestant on the reality show Bigg Boss in 2015. Mandana was the 3rd finalist on the show.
- As of February 2021, Mandana had been working out at the AntiGravity Club in Mumbai.
- She can fluently speak Persian, English, and Hindi.
- Over the years, Mandana has appeared in commercials with several stars including Shahrukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor, and Arjun Kapoor.
- In 2015, she was cast as the assistant of serial killer Charles Sobraj in the film Main Aur Charles.
Featured Image By Mandana Karimi / Instagram