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    Posted on 12 Oct 2015

    Everything You Need To Know About The "Bigg Boss" Contestant The Internet Won't Stop Talking About

    She may or may not win the show, but Mandana Karimi has already won a million hearts.

    One of India's most successful reality shows Bigg Boss aired its ninth season premiere last night.

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    The episode featured many recognisable faces, none more so than its host Salman Khan.

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    However, there was only one person anyone could talk about.

    Holy mother who is this mandana karimi on big boss season 9? She is daaa bombb man.

    Major hottie alert... This #Mandana. 😍 #BB9WithSalmanKhanTonight

    Just found a reason to watch #BigBoss9 #Mandana_Karimi

    So who is this mystery woman who managed to top the country's biggest superstar as the talking point of the night, you ask?

    Meet Mandana Karimi, the nation's newest heartthrob.

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    Karimi is a 27-year-old actor and model from Iran.

    The Mumbai resident was born to an Indian father and an Iranian mother.

    If you're wondering where you might've seen her before, she had a small role in the Ranbir Kapoor starrer Roy earlier this year.

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    She was also recently seen opposite Kunal Khemu in Bhaag Johnny.

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    You might even recognise her from her many modelling gigs.

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    Fun fact: A lot of people think Karimi resembles a young Elizabeth Hurley, including producer Ekta Kapoor.

    But Karimi herself wants her career to resemble Kangana Ranaut's.

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    “Her career is only based on her sheer talent and she has changed her own destiny," she told Bollywood Life in an interview.

    If you've become a fan, you can catch her in the film Main Aur Charles later this month. She's also playing the lead in the 2016 threequel Kyaa Kool Hain Hum 3.

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    "If". Right.

    For the immediate future, though, she's gonna be on a TV screen near you every night.

    This guy aptly summed up everyone's feelings for the night.

    Instagram: @mandanakarimi

    Preach, internet dude. Preach.

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