Minissha Lamba at Nature Carnival to support the cause of save our tigers at Worli, 2011
18 January 1985
New Delhi, India
|Years active||2005 – Present|
|Height||1.59 m (5 ft 3 in)|
Minissha Lamba (born 18 January 1985) is an Indian actress who appears in Bollywood films. She made her debut with Yahaan (2005). Her other notable films include Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. (2007), Bachna Ae Haseeno (2008), Well Done Abba (2009) and Bheja Fry 2 (2011).
Minisha Lamba was born in a Sikh family to S. Kewal Lamba and Manju Lamba  in New Delhi in 1985. She studied at Chettinad Vidyashram School, Chennai for a year. She majored in English (Hons.) from Miranda House  University of Delhi.,
Minissha was inspired by the bravery of CNN journos as a teenager. While studying for English (Hons.) Degree in Delhi University, she was offered to model in ad campaigns like LG, Sony, Cadbury, Hajmola, Airtel, Sunsilk etc. She was also a part of the Femina's Generation "W" ad. During an ad shoot for Cadbury she was approached by Bollywood director, Shoojit Sircar, who signed her to act in his film Yahaan (2005). She had begun filming for Yahaan while still in Miranda House college.
In 2008, she acted in Bachna Ae Haseeno, her biggest success so far, which was produced by Yash Raj Films. Same year, she was noticed for her role in Sanjay Gadhvi's Kidnap (film). Her next major role was in the critically aclaime director Shyam Benegal's film Well Done Abba (2009). "Well Done Abba" was awarded the National Film Award for Best Film on Social Issues for the year 2009 and Minissha's performance as Muskaan Ali was appreciated. As of September 2014, she is contestant in Bigg Boss 8 session.
|2005||Yahaan||Adaa||Nominated-Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut|
|2006||Rocky: The Rebel||Priya|
|2006||Anthony Kaun Hai||Jia R.Sharma|
|2007||Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd.||Zara|
|2008||Bachna Ae Haseeno||Mahi|
|2008||Anamika||Jia Rao / Jia Sesodia|
|2010||Well Done Abba||Muskaan|
|2011||Bheja Fry 2||Ranjini|
|2011||Hum Tum Shabana||Shabana|
|2012||Joker||News Reporter||Extended appearance|
|2013||Zilla Ghaziabad||Fauji's Girlfriend|
|2013||Heer and Hero||Punjabi film|
|2013||Black Currency||Intelligence Agent|
|2014||Double Di Trouble||Punjabi film|
|2015||Hungame pe Hungama||Post-production|
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