Karishma Kotak packs a punch with spectators both in front of the camera as well as on stage. Her easy repartee, her command over English and Hindi and her passion for the arena’s that she finds herself in, brings a certain je ne sais quo to each event.
No stranger to the media, Karishma Kotak has graced the covers and featured in such magazines as OK!, Hello, Elle, FHM (hottest presenter of the year), Maxim, Femina, Stuff, Beauty and style, Asiana, Kush wedding to name a few, as well as countless press clips and news paper articles about her.
Her journey as a presenter has seen her on the field and studios, presenting live and all over the world for the likes of such cricketing leagues as the Indian Premier League, Karnatika Premier League, Asian Premier League, T20 league and T10 league. As well as cricket, her skill set has brought her to the forefront of other sporting events such as the Super boxing league (created by Aamir Khan), and the polo league.
A household name from the moment she stepped into India, Karishma obtained the coveted role as a Kingfisher calendar model, beating the top models in the country and placing her at the doorsteps of Bollywood, ready to dive into an array of prestigious film projects.
Her film work has seen her working across several regional languages with the likes of Nawazudin Sadiki, Amy Jackson, Chiranjivi, Karan Singh Grover, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Gippy Gerwal, Sanjay Kapoor.
Her advertorial work has seen her working with the biggest movie stars in Bollywood such as Salman Khan, Abhishek Bacchan, across 75 television commercials with products ranging from, Dove, Nivea, Ponds, Sunsilk, Tanishq, Lakme amongst many others.
Perhaps, the feather in her proverbial cap of entertainment, Karishma has always had a special romance with the field of television, where she has presented countless lifestyle and sporting tv shows and hosted the countries most prestigious award shows such as the International Indian Film Awards (two years in a row).
Her TV shows range from the highest rated TV show on Indian television, Bigg Boss 6, hosted by Salman Khan. Karishma featured as a celebrity contestant on Bigg Boss 6, where she won the heart of the nation and survived for 11 weeks, making her one of the top 6 in the finale. Karishma was hailed as India’s sweetheart and garnered a great deal of appreciation for her sweet natured temperament and resilience.
Never one to shy away from an International challenge, Karishma spends the majority of her days traveling around from city to city anchoring corporate events with some of the biggest clients in the world. Her corporate gigs have seen her speaking in front of a range of audiences from intimate crowds of 50 to shows of up to several thousand. Her clients have included, Mercedes, Hyundi. Honda, Standard Charter, JP Morgan, Thomas Cook travel, Range Rover, Jaquar, Volvo, Elle beauty awards, Femina Miss India, Taj hotel group, the W hotel and many more.
Karishma Kotak is a force to be reckoned with and when it comes to the world of entertainment, her hard work, appreciation and gratitude for what she does, brings her to the forefront of clients time and time again.