Tanisha Mukerji (born 3 March 1978) is an Indian film actress known for her works predominantly in Bollywood, and few Telugu and Tamil films. Part of the Mukherjee-Samarth family, she is the daughter of filmmaker Shomu Mukherjee and actress Tanuja Samarth, and the younger sister of actress Kajol. She made her debut with the Hindi film Sssshhh... in 2003. She had her first hit with Ram Gopal Varma's Sarkar, appearing alongside Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan. She also was a contestant on the reality show Bigg Boss 7 in 2013.
Tanisha Mukerjee is the daughter of Shomu Mukherjee and veteran Bollywood actress Tanuja. She's the younger sister of Bollywood actress Kajol and sister-in-law of Bollywood actor Ajay Devgan. She's Bengali from her father and Marathi from her mother.
Film debut and breakthrough
Tanishaa got her first break in Bollywood with her film, Sssshhh.... Her Tamil movie Unnale Unnale opposite Vinay Rai was successful at the box-office and got her a nomination at Vijay Awards for Best Debut Actress. In 2006, she played the female lead character of Nikkita Bakshi aka Nikki, in Neal N Nikki opposite Uday Chopra. She was also seen in movies like Popcorn Khao! Mast Ho Jao, Sarkar,Tango Charlie and many more.
Bigg Boss and further success
She participated in the television reality show Bigg Boss 7 and was the first runner up. She was later seen as one of the judges in the stand-up comedy show Gangs of Haseepur. In 2016, Tanishaa participated in Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi and became a finalist.
|2004||Popcorn Khao! Mast Ho Jao||Tanya||Hindi||Protagonist|
|2005||Neal N Nikki||Nikkita Bakshi||Hindi||Protagonist|
|2005||Tango Charlie||Lachchi Narayan||Hindi|
|2008||One Two Three||Chandni||Hindi|
|2010||Tum Milo Toh Sahi||Hindi||Cameo appearance|
|2016||Anna (2016 film)||Shikha||Hindi|
|2013||Bigg Boss 7||Herself||1st runner up|
|2014||Gangs of Haseepur||Judge|
|2016||Khatron Ke Khiladi||contestant||top 6|
|2016||Bigg Boss 9||Herself||Guest|
|2016||Bigg Boss 10||Herself||Guest|
|2017||Comedy Nights Bachao||Herself||Guest|