Karan Rathod is an Indian actress and a model. She has appeared in many Tamil movies. She also acted in Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada movies. She as born on 11 January in 1981. She was born in Jaipur in Rajasthan. She finished her graduation in Mithibai College in Mumbai. She is also a distant relative of a Bollywood villain
. She first appeared in Hindi pop song album. In the late 1990s, she caught the attention of Hindi movie producers. She performed in the film Yaadein as her first film appearance as Monishka. The film was an average film.
After a few small appearances in minor films, she moved down south where she appeared in some successful Tamil films. She acted in Gemini alongside Vikram, Anbe Sivam alongside Kamal Hassan, Villain alongside
, Winner alongside Prashanth, and Diwan alongside
. The audiences well received her appearance in films like Villain, Winner, Diwan and New in Tamil Nadu. She made a comeback in the film Naalai Namadhe in 2009 the role of Sarasu. The film was an average normal hit. She also did some small parts in several successful films such as Jaggubhai,
, Saguni and Aambala.