Lisa Haydon Biography
Lisa Haydon is an Indian model and a Bollywood actress. Her performance in the super hit movie “Queen” earned her many honors including a nomination for Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress. She last appeared in the comic movie “Housefull 3” which was a commercial success as well.
Lisa Haydon was born as Elizabeth Marie Haydon on 17th June 1986 at Chennai, India. Her father is a Keralite/Malayali and her mother, Anna Haydon, is from Australia. Lisa also has two sisters named Mallika Haydon who is a model by profession and Julia Haydon. Lisa lived in Australia and the United States before she relocated to India in 2007, to pursue modelling. She is 5 feet 9 inch tall.
Lisa Haydon Career
Lisa Haydon aspired to be a Yoga teacher since the young age of 18. She decided to take up Psychology, and in order to pay the rent and fees for the classes, she also pursued modelling. Her first assignment was for a stretch mark cream in Australia. Encouraged and motivated by Mallika’s modelling career in India, Lisa also moved to India in 2007, to start her own modelling profession. She soon became a sensation after being acknowledged for her immaculate flair and persona. She walked the ramps for Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week and HDIL – India Couture Week. She also became the face of Lakmé India and grabbed commercials for Hyundai i20, Indigo Nation, Myntra.com and Blender’s Pride. Lisa also featured as cover girl for major fashion magazines like Verve, Elle, Femina, Harper’s Bazaar, FHM and Adorn. She was named the Best Model and The Most Stylish Persona in Cosmopolitan Fun and Fearless Awards in 2009, DNA Most Stylish Award in 2009, Marie Claire Best Model in 2010.
Lisa Haydon also collaborated with a global brand called Sher Singh, which is now acquired by Myntra.com. This was the first time an Indian model is designing her line worldwide, along the lines of major celebrities such as Kate Moss, Sarah Jessica-Parker and Jennifer Lopez.
Lisa Haydon & Bollywood
Bollywood’s legendary veteran actor Anil Kapoor spotted Lisa at a coffee shop and her agent soon received a call for the movie “Aisha”. Lisa signed the film immediately and took acting classes in New York so as to play her part of “Aarti Menon” in her debut movie. The movie was launched in August 2010 and did average at box office. Almost a year later she played a small role in the movie “Rascals”, which was a big box office flop. In 2014, she played the role of Vijay Lakshmi in the movie “Queen” alongside Kangna Ranaut. The movie was a big success around the world, and Lisa received lot of admirations by critics and fans for her part in the film. She was nominated for 4 major movie awards that year for Best Supporting Actress. Clearly, this was the moment when Lisa Haydon truly made her mark in the Bollywood industry. Her following film in 2014, “The Shaukeens” was a commercial flop. Her next big break came in “Housefull 3” which was released this month and is a commercial success. Lisa will be seen in Karan Johar’s upcoming film “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil” alongside big celebrities like Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma. She will also be seen as second lead in “Baadshaho” which stars Ajay Devgan and is stated to be released in January 2017.
Lisa Haydon also judged “India’s Next Top Medl” TV show on MTV India and is trained in Bharatnatyam which is Indian classical dance. She trained with Shiamak Davar for five years to perfect her dance.
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