Minissha Lamba (born 18 January 1985) is an Indian actress who appears in Hindi films 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). In 2014, Lamba became one of the contestants on Bigg Boss 8 but got evicted later.Minisha Lamba was born in a Punjabi-speaking family to Kewal Lamba and Manju Lamba in New Delhi in 1985. 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 Delhi University.Minissha was inspired by the bravery of CNN journalists as a teenager. While studying for English (Hons.) Degree in Delhi University, she was offered to model in ad campaigns like LG, Sony, Cadbury, Hajmola, Airtel, Sunsilk etc. She was also a part of the Femina’s Generation “W” ad. During an ad shoot for Cadbury she was approached by Bollywood director, Shoojit Sircar, who signed her to act in his film Yahaan (2005).She had begun filming for Yahaan while still in Miranda House college.