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Name: Minissha Lamba
Birthday: 18th January, 1985
Marital Status: The actress is reportedly dating Mukul Deora, the producer of ‘Bheja Fry’. Prior to this, she was rumored to have linkups with many others, including a businessman, a budding actor and even a young politician.
Trivia: From dreaming of becoming a journalist, to doing modeling and finally ending up taking acting as a profession, life has been an interesting journey for Minissha Lamba. The 5’1” actress has been in the Hindi film industry for nearly seven years and has done some notable films. However, she has not tasted exceptional success for her work till date.
Biography: A pretty girl born to a Haryanvi Jat family, Minissha completed her schooling in Chennai. Later, she studied English honors at Miranda House, Delhi University. She wanted to pursue a career in journalism, but fate had other plans for her.
While she was studying for her degree, she started getting offers to shoot ads for popular brands like Sony, LG, Airtel, Sunsilk and Cadbury. Things were beginning to seem perfect when there was another turning point in her life! Her Cadbury ad shoot got her noticed by Bollywood director Shoojit Sircar, who signed her as the lead heroine for his film ‘Yahaan’ in 2005.
Thereafter, she was seen in a number of films like Corporate, Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd., Dus Kahaniyaan and Bachna Ae Haseeno. She had part roles to play in these films, and none of these got noticed for her acting in particular. She also starred in Shyam Benegal’s political satire film ‘Well Done Abba’, which was a critical success but a commercial failure.
Minissha has also starred in a number of forgettable films like Kidnap, Shaurya, Anamika, Bheja Fry 2 and Hum Tum Shabana. Though the movies didn’t quite work well at the box office, they clearly show that the actress has chosen films of various genres- right from romance to comedy to satire.
Her upcoming films include one in Kannada, named ‘Kontract’. She will also be seen in Akshay Kumar-Sonakshi Sinha starrer ‘Joker’ and Sanjay Dutt-Vivek Oberoi-Arshad Warsi starrer ‘Zilla Ghaziabad’.