Tanishaa Mukerji is an Indian actress known for her works in Hindi films. A member of the Mukherjee-Samarth family, daughter of filmmaker Shomu Mukherjee and actress Tanuja, and the younger sister of actress Kajol. She made her debut with the slasher film Sssshhh... in 2003 and had her first success with the political crime thriller film Sarkar, and its sequel Sarkar Raj in which she had a supporting role. This was followed by a career declined, In 2013, she made her television debut as a contestant in Colors TV's reality show Bigg Boss 7, where she finished as 1st runner-up.