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. In 2015, she participated in the popular reality TV show, Bigg Boss 9 and became the 2nd runner up. In 2018, Mandana joined Star Plus’s Ishqbaaaz as Nancy.

Birth Name

Manizeh Karimi




Actress, Model



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Mandana Karimi was born on the 19th of May 1988, in Tehran, Iran.


She’s currently 34 years old.

Sun Sign



Asian (Iranian)




Mandana completed her graduation at Flight Academy, Tehran.

Family Details

  • Father – Reza Karimi
  • Mother – Saba Karimi
  • Siblings – Unknown

Marital Status


Boyfriend / Spouse

Mandana Karimi has dated –


  • Gaurav Gupta (2016-Present) – In July 2016, Mandana got engaged to her boyfriend, Gaurav Gupta an Indian businessman from Mumbai. In March 2017, the couple married in court in early March the following year which was followed by a lavish Hindu wedding. In July 2017, Karimi filed a domestic violence case against her husband and his family, which she later withdrew in hopes of saving her marriage.

Physical Statistics

  • In feet – 5 feet 7 inches
  • In centimeters – 170 cm
  • In meters – 1.7 m


  • In Kilograms – 54 kg
  • In Pounds – 119 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 33-24-34
  • Bust – 33 inches
  • Waist – 24 inches
  • Hip – 34 inches
  • Bra Size – 32C

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 8.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 5 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Mandana became known after participating in the popular reality TV show, Bigg Boss 9 and became the 2nd runner up. She also known for her appearance in Main Aur Charles (2015) & Kyaa Kool Hain Hum 3 (2016).

Film Debut

In 2015, Mandana made her first film debut appearance by playing the role of Anita in the romantic drama film, Roy directed by debutant Vikramjit Singh.

Television Debut

In 2015, Mandana joined as Contestant in the Indian reality TV series, Bigg Boss which was aired on Colors TV and she became the 2nd runner up.

Mandana Karimi Favorites

  • Favorite ActorSalman Khan
  • Favorite ActressAishwarya Rai
  • Favorite Color – Black & White
  • Favorite Food – Banana, Dark Chocolate, Salmon Fish

Mandana Karimi Net worth

Mandana Karimi has an estimated net worth of $0.8 million dollars as of 2022.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Mandana Karimi

  • Before getting into modelling line, Mandana worked as an air hostess on Malaysian Airlines.
  • She had the privilege to work with worldwide renowned fashion designers like Abu Jani, Sandeep Khosla, JJ Valaya, Satya Paul & Anna Singh.
  • In 2015, she appeared as a lead in the Bollywood thriller film, Bhaag Johnny directed by Shivam Nair.
  • In 2016, Mandana appeared in her acting role in comedy television series, Comedy Nights Live which was broadcast on Colors TV.
  • In 2016, she made her acting debut with the film, Kyaa Kool Hain Hum 3 in which she played the role of Shalu.
  • In 2018, Mandana played the role as Nancy Malhotra in the romantic drama television series, Ishqbaaaz which was broadcast on Star Plus.


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