Minissha Lamba

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Minissha Lamba
Minissha Lamba at her birthday bash.jpg
Minissha Lamba at her birthday bash
Born (1985-01-18) 18 January 1985 (age 34)
Years active2005–present
Spouse(s)Ryan Tham (m. 2015)

Minissha Lamba (born 18 January 1985) [1]is an Indian Film actress who appeared in Hindi films.[2] 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).[3]

In 2014 she participated in Colors TV's Bigg Boss 8.

Early life[edit]

Minisha Lamba was born into a Hindu family,[4][5] to Kawel Lamba and Manju Lamba in New Delhi in 1985. Her brother is Karanbir Lamba.[6]

She studied at Chettinad Vidyashram School, Chennai for a year and then shifted to Army Public School, Srinagar where she completed her schooling. She majored in English (Hons.) from Miranda House, University of Delhi.[7][8]


While studying at Delhi University, Lamba began to model for ad campaigns like LG, Sony, Cadbury, Hajmola, Airtel, Sunsilk etc. She was also a part of the Femina's Generation "W" ad.[9] During an ad shoot for Cadbury she was approached by Bollywood director, Shoojit Sircar, who signed her to act in his film Yahaan (2005).[7] She had begun filming for Yahaan while still in Miranda House college. She subsequently began to play supporting and then leading roles in films such as Corporate, Rocky: The Rebel, Anthony Kaun Hai, Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd., Anamika,[7] 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.[10] Her next major role was in the critically acclaimed director Shyam Benegal's film Well Done Abba (2009).[7] "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. In 2014, she participated in Colors TV's Bigg Boss 8.[11] She got evicted after 6 weeks on 2 November 2014 (Day 42).[12] One of her last appearances was a role in Double Di Trouble, alongside Dharmendra, Gippy Grewal, Gurpreet Ghuggi, Kulraj Randhawa, and Poonam Dhillon. 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.

Personal life[edit]

Lamba married her longtime boyfriend Ryan Tham on 6 July 2015.[13] Tham is the owner of trilogy, a Juhu nightclub, and the cousin of Pooja Bedi.[13]


Year Film Role Notes
2005 Yahaan Adaa
2006 Corporate Megha Apte
Rocky: The Rebel Priya
Anthony Kaun Hai Jia R.Sharma
2007 Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. Zara
Dus Kahaniyaan Priya
2008 Bachna Ae Haseeno Mahi
Kidnap Sonia Raina
Shaurya Kaavya Shastri
Anamika Jia Rao
2010 Well Done Abba Muskaan
2011 Bheja Fry 2 Ranjini
Hum Tum Shabana Shabana
2012 Joker News Reporter
2013 Zilla Ghaziabad Fauji's Girlfriend
Heer and Hero Maahi Punjabi Film
Black Currency Intelligence Agent
2014 Double Di Trouble Harleen Punjabi Film
2015 Bheja Fry 3 Preetika
2017 Bhoomi Prutiya Moko


Year Name Role Channel Notes Ref
2008 Chhoona Hai Aasmaan Kavya Shastri Supporting role
2014 Bigg Boss 8 Contestant Colors TV Entered Day 1, Evicted Day 42
2016 Comedy Nights Bachao Guest Along with Dino Morea
2018 Tenali Rama Chandrakala SAB TV
Internet Wala Love Mahira Colors TV


  1. ^ "Minissha Lamba to Skydive on her Birthday". Retrieved 25 August 2013.
  2. ^ "I-have-dated-men-who-were-wrong-for-me-Minissha-Lamba". BCD. Retrieved 4 June 2013.
  3. ^ "Minissha Lamba". BCD. Retrieved 4 June 2013.
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  7. ^ a b c d "Minissha Lamba dating Andrew Symonds". BCD. Retrieved 4 June 2013.
  8. ^ "Minissha Lamba upcoming projects". BCD. Retrieved 4 June 2013.
  9. ^ "Minissha's Femina Ad".
  10. ^ "Minissha Lamba turns Sassy from Pretty".
  11. ^ "Minissha Lamba on 'Bigg Boss': Won't create drama to get footage". The Indian Express. PTI. 22 September 2014. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  12. ^ "'Bigg Boss 8': Minissha Lamba evicted from the house". Retrieved 2 November 2014.
  13. ^ a b Pacheco, Sunitra (7 July 2015). "Minissha Lamba marries longtime boyfriend Ryan Tham". The Indian Express. Retrieved 16 August 2016.

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