Minissha Lamba

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Minissha Lamba
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Minissha Lamba at Nature Carnival to support the cause of save our tigers at Worli, 2011
Born Minissha Lamba
(1985-01-18) 18 January 1985 (age 29)
New Delhi, India
Occupation Actress
Years active 2005 – Present
Height 1.59 m (5 ft 3 in)

Minissha Lamba (born 18 January 1985[1][2]) is an Indian actress who appears in Bollywood films.[3] 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).[4]

Early life[edit]

Minisha Lamba was born in a Sikh family to S. Kewal Lamba and Manju Lamba [5] in New Delhi in 1985. She studied at Chettinad Vidyashram School, Chennai for a year. She majored in English (Hons.) from Miranda House [6] University of Delhi.,[7]

Career[edit]

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.[8] During an ad shoot for Cadbury she was approached by Bollywood director, Shoojit Sircar, who signed her to act in his film Yahaan (2005).[6] She had begun filming for Yahaan while still in Miranda House college.

She has played supporting and leading roles in films such as Corporate, Rocky: The Rebel, Anthony Kaun Hai, Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd., Anamika,[6] Shaurya and Dus Kahaniyaan.

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).[9] Her next major role was in the critically aclaime director Shyam Benegal's film Well Done Abba (2009).[6] "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.

Music Videos[edit]

She has also appeared in the music video for Himesh Reshammiya's song Tera Surroor from the album Aap Kaa Surroor which became very popular.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Other notes
2005 Yahaan Adaa Nominated-Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut
2006 Corporate Megha Apte
2006 Rocky: The Rebel Priya
2006 Anthony Kaun Hai Jia R.Sharma
2007 Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. Zara
2007 Dus Kahaniyaan Priya
2008 Bachna Ae Haseeno Mahi
2008 Kidnap Sonia Raina
2008 Shaurya Kaavya Shastri
2008 Anamika Jia Rao / Jia Sesodia
2010 Well Done Abba Muskaan
2011 Bheja Fry 2 Ranjini
2011 Hum Tum Shabana Shabana
2011 Kontract Kannada film
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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IMDB". Retrieved 26 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Minissha Lamba to Skydive on her Birthday". Retrieved 25 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "I-have-dated-men-who-were-wrong-for-me-Minissha-Lamba". BCD. Retrieved 4 June 2013. 
  4. ^ "Minissha Lamba". BCD. Retrieved 4 June 2013. 
  5. ^ "Minissha at her Mom's Art Exhibition". 
  6. ^ a b c d "Minissha Lamba dating Andrew Symonds". BCD. Retrieved 4 June 2013. 
  7. ^ "Minissha Lamba upcoming projects". BCD. Retrieved 4 June 2013. 
  8. ^ "Minissha's Femina Ad". www.youtube.com. 
  9. ^ "Minissha Lamba turns Sassy from Pretty". www.TheHindu.com. 

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