Karishma Puar (करिश्मा पुअर; born July 17, 1953) is a Michigan-based Indian actress, sound designer and editor who was the founder and CEO of Puar Post Sound from 1982 to 2007.


Puar was born on July 17, 1953 in Bombay to her Indian mother and her American father.

In 1974, Puar studied at the University of Bombay and graduated in 1977.

On July 3, 1982, Puar founded her company Puar Post Sound and served as its founder and CEO until January 20, 2007, when she and her family moved to Detroit, Michigan to join Sunrise Sound Services.

Among her recognized talents at work, Puar is a gifted cook, practices pilates & yoga, and finds time to travel the world with her family.

Sound effects libraries she uses

NOTE: Boldface indicates main library usage.

  • Action Movie Sound Effects Library (by Pro Sound Effects) (since 2017)
  • Animal Trax
  • Background Trax
  • Cartoon Trax Volume 1
  • Citi Trax
  • The Edge Edition Volume 1
  • Elektra Records - Authentic Sound Effects Volume 2 (1964)
  • Foley Sound Library
  • The General HD Sound Effects Collection
  • The General Series 6000 Sound Effects Library
  • Hanna-Barbera Sound Effects Library
  • HollywoodEdge (Europe Edition)
  • The Premiere Edition Volume 1
  • The Premiere Edition Volume 9
  • The Premiere Edition Volume 10
  • Production Elements Toolkit Vol. 1
  • Series 1000 Sound Effects Library
  • Series 2000 Sound Effects Library
  • Series 4000 Hollywood Sound Effects Library
  • Series 6000 Extension I Sound Effects Library
  • Series 8000 Science Fiction Sound Effects Library
  • Signature Series - Peter Michael Sullivan
  • Warner Bros. Sound Effects Library

Favorite Sound Effects

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