10 Facts about KPL 2016 anchor Karishma Kotak that you need to know

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British Indian model, actress and anchor Karishma Kotak is hosting the ongoing Karnataka Premier League (KPL) season 5. This is not her first cricketing assignment as she hosted the 6th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Kotak was born in England and moved to India in her 20s. She has walked the ramp and appeared on the cover of some of the biggest brands in the fashion industry. Her initial ambition was to become a teacher but later realized her inclination for modeling and acting.

Here is all that you need to know about Karishma Kotak:


1. Birth:

She was born on 26 May 1982, in New West London, England. Her sun sign is Gemini. She has her roots in Gujarat, India while her mother hails from East Africa.

2. Educational qualification:

Karishma graduated in Bachelor of Arts in Advertising and Marketing.

3. Debut:

Started modeling at the age of 16. Her debut movie was – Shankar Dada Zindabad in 2007 while she made her television debut in 2005 with ‘The Karishma Show’.

4. Modeling Experience:

She has done fashion shows in the UK and Europe along with catalog work for some of the top international brands like Toni & Guy and FCUK. Karishma was on the ramp of the London Fashion Week in 2004 and appeared on the Kingfisher Calendar in 2006.

She has advertised for brands like Dove, Pond’s, Wella Hair Color, Titan Xylus, Diesel, Tanishq, Saffola, Sagar Sarees, Rang Sarees, Alapatt Jewels, Kalyan Silks, Elmore, Achakottil Jewels, CMR Grand, and Sobha Wedding Galaxy.

She was also the cover girl in magazines like Vogue, FHM, Asian Woman, Maxim, OK!, Hello, Elle, Snoop and Time n Style Beauty. Along with that the diva also holds the experience of hosting a few UK shows like The Karisma Show, Spa Diaries and It’s In.

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5. Favorite actor:

Her favorite actors are – Ranbir Kapoor, Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan and Hugh Laurie.

6. Favorite actress:

Kim Kardashian is believed to be her favorite actress.

7. Favorite movie:

Leonardo DiCaprio’s Wolf of the Wall Street is the movie she likes the most.

8. Affairs:

If the gossips are to be believed she has had quite a few affairs. Karishma has been in a relationship with Niketan Modhak, Vishal Karwal and Karan Wahi.

9. Bigg Boss:

She appeared on the Big Boss show in the sixth season to fund her father’s treatment but was forced to quit mid-way due to her father’s death.

10. Cricketing exposure:

She has in the past hosted the Extra Innings T20 show during the IPL 2013 and is managing the affairs in the KPL this season.

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