She was born on 17 June 1986 in Chennai in India.
Lisa Haydon made her acting debut with a supporting role in the 2010 romantic comedy Aisha and received critical praise for her performance in the comedy-drama Queen, which garnered wide recognition . She received a Best Supporting Actress nomination at Filmfare, among other accolades.
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Lisa Haydon Personal Life:
Elisabeth Marie Haydon was born to a Tamil father and Australian mother. Her sister is model turned DJ Malika Haydon, one half of the DJ duo Nina & Malika .Haydon lived in Australia and the United States, before moving back to India in 2007.
Haydon married Dino Lalvani in October 2016. She announced her pregnancy on Instagram. On 17 May 2017, Lisa gave birth to her first son named Zack.
Lisa Haydon Career:
Haydon wanted to be a yoga teacher at the age of 18. Studying psychology on the side, she took her friend’s suggestion to pursue modelling to pay for the classes and rent. She started modelling in Australia with her first assignment being for stretch mark cream.
Encouraged by her sister’s modelling acts in India, she moved to India in 2007 to pursue a modelling career there. In India, she has walked the ramp for Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) and HDIL-India Couture Week(HDIL-ICW).
She has featured as cover girl for major fashion magazines like Verve (March 2008, January 2011), Elle (April 2009, May 2009, May 2010, April 2011), Femina (April 2009) ,Harper’s Bazaar (January–February 2010), FHM (August 2010) and Adorn (November–December 2010).
She was named the best model and the most stylish persona in Cosmopolitan Fun and Fearless Awards 2009, DNA most stylish 2009, Marie Claire best model 2010. In 2011, she appeared in the Kingfisher Calendar.
Haydon collaborated with lifestyle brand Sher Singh now acquired by Myntra to launch their first capsule collection inspired by her global style. On 14 February 2012, Sher Singh unveiled its spring collection online.
She was spotted by Anil Kapoor in a coffee shop and soon her agent received a phone call for a role in the comedy-drama Aisha. The film was loosely based on the Jane Austen‘s novel Emma and its Hollywood adaptation Clueless, and she was offered to play role of Aarti Menon, a New-York returned, white-collared, corporate yuppie.
In 2014, Haydon appeared in the coming-of-age dramedy Queen alongside Kangana Ranaut. She played Vijayalakshmi, a single mother who has a child out of wedlock. Haydon’s performance was extensively praised by critics; Devesh Sharma wrote that she “gives a class act”.The film earned unanimous critical acclaim and was also a box office hit. Her latest release was The Shaukeens, a remake of the 1982 film Shaukeen opposite Akshay Kumar, Anupam Kher, Annu Kapoor and Piyush Mishra. It was released on 7 November 2014. It took a decent start at the box-office with positive reviews and ended up being an average performer.
- She appeared as the host and head judge of the first cycle of India’s Next Top Model on MTV India.
- She is a trained Bharatnatyam dancer and has trained with Shiamak Davar for five years.
- She is currently seen in the web series ‘The Trip’ on Bindass channel.
Lisa had made a mark in Bollywood and some of her achievements are listed below:
In 2014, she won Vogue Beauty Award For Best Breakthrough.
In 2014 ,She was nominated for Best Supporting Actress.
In 2015 ,she won Lion’s Gold Award For Favourite Actress in Supporting Role(female)
In 2015, IIFA Award for Best Supporting Actress
In 2017, Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actor (Female )
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