Mandana Karimi Age, Height, Boyfriend, Husband, Biography & More

Mandana Karimi is an Iranian actress and model based in India. After working on several successful modelling projects around the world, she appeared as a lead in the Bollywood film, Bhaag Johnny. She participated in the popular reality TV show, Bigg Boss 9 and became the 2nd runner up in 2015.

Mandana Karimi Bio/Wiki

Real Name/Full NameManizhe Karimi 
Nick NameN/A
Profession Actress, Model
DebutFilm: Bhaag Johnny (2015)
TV: Bigg Boss 9
Physical Stat
Mandana Karimi Height In Centimetre- 152 cm
In Metre- 1.52 m
In Feet- 5’7”
WeightIn Kilogram- 50 kg
In Pound- 110 lbs
Body Measurement32-26-32
Eye colourBrown
Hair colourDark Brown
Personal Life
Mandana Karimi DOB29 March 1988
Mandana Karimi Age (2021)33 Years
Birthplace Tehran, Iran
Zodiac sign Aries
Nationality Iranian
Home town Tehran, Iran
School Not Known
College/University Not Known
Food HabitNon-vegetarian
HobbiesCollecting Gadgets & Cameras
Family Member
Marital StatusDivorced
Affairs/GirlfriendLalit Tehlan
Gaurav Gupta
Mandana Karimi HusbandGaurav Gupta (Divorce 2017)
Parents Father- Raza Karimi
Mother- Saba Karimi
SiblingBrother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
Net worth (2021)8 Million USD
Charges Per MovieN/A
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Family, Early Life and Education

Karimi was born on 19 May 1988 in Tehran, Iran, into a Muslim family. Her father is an Indian-Iranian and her mother is a Persian Iranian. She was raised in Tehran. 

Karimi got engaged to her boyfriend, Gaurav Gupta, an Indian businessman from Mumbai. The couple married in court in early March the following year, which was followed by a lavish Hindu wedding in March 2017. She converted from Islam to Hinduism on the choice of her mother-in-law and changed her name from Manizeh to Mandana.


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.

Karimi has done TV roles with Shahrukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor. In February 2015, she showed up in the film Roy. Soon thereafter, in September, her film Bhaag Johnny was released. She likewise showed up in the October 2015 film, Main Aur Charles, where she assumed the part of Charles Sobraj’s aide. Karimi’s next film, Kyaa Kool Hain Hum 3, a sex comic drama, was discharged on January 22, 2016. Karimi participated as a contestant in Bigg Boss 9.

Along with films, Mandana also worked in the TV serial ‘Ishqbaaz’ and the web series ‘The Casino’ (2020). She is playing the role of fun-loving girl Rehana Choudhary in the web-show.
She is currently working as a contestant in the Indian reality show Lok Up in the year 2022.

Some Facts About Mandana Karimi

  • Before deciding to take up career in modeling, Mandana Karimi used to work as an air hostess.
  • Her first appearance in Bollywood was a cameo role in Roy starring Ranbir Kapoor.
  • She was seen making her debut in Bhaag Johnny movie opposite Kunal Khemu and Zoa Morani.
  • She was also seen in a commercial opposite Arjun Kapoor. She even lived in Hong Kong for few years.
  • She is complimented for her looks being similar to Hollywood beauty Elizabeth Hurley.
  • She has done ample of modeling assignments in the middle east and in India also. Apart from that, she has also worked with designers like Anna Singh, Satya Paul, JJ Valaya and Sandeep Khosla. Karimi has also done modelling for famous brands such as BIBA and Adidas.

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