Lisa Surihani

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This is a Malay name; the name Mohamed is a patronymic, not a family name, and the person should be referred to by the given name, Lisa Surihani.
Lisa Surihani
Lisa Surihani.jpg
Lisa Surihani in 2013.
Born Lisa Surihani binti Mohamed
(1986-03-23) 23 March 1986 (age 31)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Alma mater Aberystwyth University
Occupation Actress, television host, model, commercial model
Years active 1997 – present
Height 160 cm (5 ft 3 in),
Spouse(s) Yusry Abdul Halim (m. 2012)
Children Yahaira Leanne (born 2015)
Parent(s) Mohamed Mahbob (deceased)
Siti Amirah Ahmad

Lisa Surihani binti Mohamed or better known as Lisa Surihani (born 23 March 1986) is a Malaysian actress, model, television host and commercial model. She came from a family of Buginese, Bangladesh and Chinese heritage. She is well known as a Malaysian actress, model,television host and commercial model. In her early stage of life, she has completed her studies majoring in Law from Help University College and Aberystwyth University in Wales, United Kingdom.[1] Then, Lisa decided to venture into the entertainment industry and started to grow in the areas of acting or drama. Her first television appearance was in Gergasi in TV1 and later Ayah Kami. She first acted in films Goodbye Boys and Sekali Lagi with Malaysian actor Shaheizy Sam. Recently, in 2012, she acted in few of the local dramas such as Lagenda Budak Setan 2,Cyber X:Ancaman Penggodam and Istanbul Aku Datang.She was given the Best Actress award at the 23rd Malaysian Film Festival. And also Most Popular Film Actress at Anugerah Bintang Popular Berita Harian.

Besides that, Surihani’s stage debut came in the November 2012 production of Teater Tun Siti Hasmah, a biographical sketch of first lady Tun Dr. Siti Hasmah Mohammad Ali. Apart from acting, Lisa has also appeared in TV Commercials namely Joshnson & Johnson, McDonald’s, DiGi Easy Prepaid,Rexona,Maggi Cukup Rasa,MyEG,Lip Ice,Garnier,Honda Icon and Sofy.

In February 2017, Lisa was appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador of UNICEF Malaysia.[2][3][4][5]

Early life[edit]

Lisa was born in Kuala Lumpur to a family of Bugis with distant Chinese, Arab and Indian ancestry [6] Lisa studied in Sekolah Sri Inai during her primary and secondary years. She studied law at the Help University College and Aberystwyth University in Wales, United Kingdom.

Career[edit]

Lisa started out in an Ovaltine commercial at 11. Some of her earliest TV appearances were Gergasi on TV1 and later Ayah Kami. She first acted in films Goodbye Boys and recently Sekali Lagi with Malaysian actor Shaheizy Sam.

Lisa was awarded Best Actress in a Comedy at the Anugerah Lawak Warna. She also received the Best Actress award at the 23rd Malaysian Film Festival.

Lisa's stage debut came in the November 2012 production of Teater Tun Siti Hasmah, a biographical sketch of first lady Tun Dr. Siti Hasmah Mohamad Ali.

Personal life[edit]

Lisa married Malaysian actor, Yusry Abdul Halim of KRU fame,in 2012. The couple welcomed a daughter named Yahaira Leanne in September 2015.[7][8] In November 2016, they announced that they are expecting their second child.[9] On April 23, 2017, Lisa gave birth to her second child — a baby boy.[10][11][12]

Endorsements[edit]

Awards[edit]

Year Awards
2008
2010
2012 Anugerah Skrin: Best Supporting Actress For Film (Ombak Rindu)
2013 Anugerah Lawak Warna: Best Comedy Actress For Film (Istanbul Aku Datang)
2014 Festival Filem Malaysia: Best Actress (Istanbul Aku Datang)
2015 Anugerah Skrin: Best Actress For Film (Dendam Orang Mati)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Malaysia's Résumé - Lisa Surihani". www.malaysiaresume.com. Retrieved 1 December 2015. 
  2. ^ Lisa Surihani is Unicef ambassador The Star Online. 22 February 2017.
  3. ^ "Lisa Surihani teruja dilantik duta UNICEF". Utusan Malaysia. 22 February 2017. Retrieved 23 March 2017. 
  4. ^ "Lisa Surihani duta baru UNICEF". Sinar Harian. 23 February 2017. Retrieved 23 March 2017. 
  5. ^ "Lisa Surihani kini duta UNICEF". Harian Metro. 21 February 2017. Retrieved 23 March 2017. 
  6. ^ Lisa Surihani: Proud of Malaysia Koh Lay Chin, 28 November 2011, The Nut Graph
  7. ^ "Lisa, Yusri terima kehadiran orang baharu". Sinar Harian. 16 September 2015. Retrieved 1 October 2015. 
  8. ^ Nadia Azam (21 March 2016). "Lisa Surihani merajuk, terharu 'ditipu' Yusry". Malaysiakini. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  9. ^ Farah Harith (November 12, 2016). "Yusry and Lisa expecting baby number 2". Free Malaysia Today. Retrieved March 9, 2017. 
  10. ^ Ifqdar Rahman (23 April 2017). "Lisa Surihani selamat lahirkan anak lelaki". Utusan Malaysia. Retrieved 24 April 2017. 
  11. ^ Syafil Syazwan Jefri (23 April 2017). "Lisa, Yusry timang anak kedua". Harian Metro. Retrieved 24 April 2017. 
  12. ^ Zaidi Mohamad (23 April 2017). "Lisa, Yusry dapat anak lelaki". Berita Harian. Retrieved 24 April 2017. 
  13. ^ Marina Sahabudin (21 March 2013). "Lisa Surihani amalkan '6 to 1' untuk kekal remaja...". Sinar Harian. Retrieved 27 March 2017. 
  14. ^ "Lisa Surihani memilih". Utusan Malaysia. 8 July 2013. Retrieved 27 March 2017. 
  15. ^ "Garnier: Skincare line invites women to take part in challenge". The Star Online. 23 October 2012. Retrieved 27 March 2017. 
  16. ^ "'Ramah Mesra' dengan Garnier dan Lisa Surihani". Selebriti Online. 16 July 2012. Retrieved 27 March 2017. 
  17. ^ Vincent Tan (6 July 2013). "Actress to educate consumers on value of Marigold Peel Fresh line-up of beverages". The Star Online. Retrieved 27 March 2017. 
  18. ^ "Starting the year with fruity goodness". The Star Online. 27 February 2016. Retrieved 26 March 2016. 
  19. ^ "New Marigold Peef Fresh Brand Ambassador". Marketing Magazine. 8 July 2013. Retrieved 27 March 2017. 
  20. ^ "Lisa Surihani Jumpa Peminat di Siri Jelajah MARIGOLD PEEL FRESH". Sensasi Selebriti. 15 December 2015. Retrieved 27 March 2017. 
  21. ^ "LISA SURIHANI DUTA MARIGOLD PEEL FRESH". Media Hiburan. 10 July 2013. Retrieved 27 March 2017. 

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Natasha Hudson
Malaysian Film Festival- Promising Actress
2008
Succeeded by
Jaclyn Victor