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Lin Laishram (born Linthoingambi Laishram) is an international model; actress and Entrepreneur from Manipur. She was discovered by Elite modelling agency Mumbai India; where she was a regular at premier fashion events like the Wills Fashion Week; New York Bridal week and is also seen on print and TVC’s in India and international.
19 December 1985
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Lin first appeared in Superhit Shahrukh Khan starrer film Om Shanti om in a cameo. Laishram was also the brand ambassador of New York based jewellery brand, Ozoru Jewelry; She represented her state in Miss North East and was the first runners up in 2008 held in Shillong; She went on to participate in the reality TV show Kingfisher calendar girl where she won many hearts with her exotic looks and athletic body. She is also the first Manipuri model who went on national television wearing a swimsuit, which led to many controversies in her hometown. Laishram lived in New York; where she was a print and Fashion model and worked with many renowned photographers; make-up artistes and stylist.
She studied at New York Stella Adler the art of acting school while she was modelling in New York city. She headed back to Bombay and spent 3 years doing theatre with Motley by Naseeruddin Shah; Pravah theatre Lab by Neeraj Kabi; and Rangbaaz. Where she went on to perform in Bombay’s famous theatres like Prithvi theatre; NCPA and travelled with the productions.
She played the character of Bembem in the 2014 National award winning movie Mary Kom alongside Priyanka Chopra and directed by Omung Kumar. She recently acted in a short film directed by Kenny Basumatary. You can also spot her in Indie film Umrika directed by Prashant Nair playing a Nepali girl opposite Prateik Babbar. Lin played the character Mema in the period romantic drama Rangoon directed by Vishal Bhardwaj starring Kangana; Shahid Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan.
Laishram is trained archer from Tata Archery academy in Jamshedpur which produced many Olympians like Chekrovolo Swuro; Deepika Kumari and Reena Kumari. She was a Junior National Champion in 1998 Nationals held in Chandigarh.
- Om Shanti Om (2007) cameo appearance as Om Kapoor's Friend
- Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola (2013) as Japanese Wife
- Mary Kom (2014) as Bem-Bem
- Umrika (2015) as Udai's Wife
- Rangoon (2017) as Mema
Lin has also done a cameo in Bollywood films Om Shanti Om and Hattrick. She played a small part in the Vishal Bharadwaj film, Matru ki Bijlee ka Mandola.