Lin Laishram Height, Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 36 Years
Hometown: Manipur
Boyfriend: Randeep Hooda

Lin Laishram

Full nameLinthoingambi Laishram [1]Manipur Times
Profession(s)Model, Actress, Businesswomen
Known forBeing the girlfriend of Bollywood actor Randeep Hooda
Physical Stats & More
[2]Maipur Times Heightin centimeters- 176 cm
in meters- 1.76 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 9 ½"
Figure Measurements (approx.)32-26-32
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
DebutFilm: Om Shanti Om (2007) cameo appearance as Om Kapoor's Friend
Lin Laishram in the film 'Om Shanti Om'
Honour2018: Recognition as one of women achievers from Manipur by United living and Ningol Chakkouba committee
Lin Laishram receiving Recognition as one of women achievers from our state Manipur by United living and Ningol Chakkouba committee
Personal Life
Date of Birth19 December 1985 (Thursday)
Age (as of 2022) 36 Years
BirthplaceImphal, Manipur
Zodiac signSagittarius
SignatureLin Laishram's signature
HometownImphal, Manipur
College/University• Sophia College, Mumbai
• Tata Archery Academy, Jamshedpur
• Stella Adler Studio of Acting, New York
Educational Qualification(s) [3]Manipur Times• Bachelor of Arts in Sociology at Sophia College, Mumbai
• Training in archery at Tata Archery Academy, Jamshedpur
• Acting course at Stella Adler Studio of Acting, New York
EthnicityMayang [4]Imphal Times
Food HabitNon-vegetarian
Lin Laishram's Instagram post about her eating habits
HobbiesTravelling, Playing sports, Trying new food
ControversyIn 2020, Lin attracted controversy when the Kangleipak Kanba Lup (KKL), Manipur demanded her apology to the people of Manipur for her remarks on racist characteristics of people in the region. The group also said in a press statement that they would fil a police case against her demeaning the Meiteis and the people of the entire north eastern region. [5]The Morning Bell
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsRandeep Hooda (actor)
Lin Laishram with Randeep Hooda
Marriage Date29 November 2023
A photo of Lin Laishram and Randeep Hooda during their marriage ceremony

Note: The marriage ceremony took place in the Meitei tradition.
Marriage PlaceImphal
Husband/SpouseRandeep Hooda (actor)
Randeep with Lin
Note: The age difference between Lin and Randeep is 10 years. [6]The Hindu
ParentsFather- Chandrasen Laishram (banker)
Lin Laishram with her father
Mother- Sorodhoni Laishram (doctor)
Lin Laishram with her mother
SiblingsSister- Rita Laishram Lee
Lin Laishram with her sister
ActressKarisma Kapoor
Fashion designerSabyasachi Mukherjee
Lin Laishram

Some Lesser Known Facts About Lin Laishram

  • Lin Laishram is an Indian model, actress and businesswoman who is known for being in a relationship with Bollywood actor Randeep Hooda.
  • When she was a youngster, she joined a dance college in Manipur but her parents asked her to quit it and focus on her studies.

    Lin Laishram as a child

    Lin Laishram as a child

  • She never dreamed of becoming an actress or model because, in her hometown, such professions were not taken very seriously. In an interview, she shared how she got her first break in the fashion industry. In the interview, she said, that she was selected by an agency that was looking for girls with long hair for a photo shoot for L’Oreal magazine during a college fest. She got selected and after her first photoshoot, she received a call from Elite Modelling Agency which asked her to prepare a portfolio in 2007.

    Lin Laishram's first picture for her portfolio

    Lin Laishram’s first picture for her portfolio

  • When she was a child, her father used to encourage her a lot play sports. Her father was a sportsman and the President of the Manipur Archery Association when he was young. Lin is a trained archer and was a Junior National Champion in the 1998 Nationals held in Chandigarh. She also won the best sportsperson of the year in the championship.

    Lin Laishram as a youngster practicing archery

    Lin Laishram as a youngster practicing archery

  • In 2008, she represented Manipur in Miss North East and became the first runner-up at the event held in Shillong.

    Lin Laishram as Miss North East runner-up

    Lin Laishram as Miss North East runner-up

  • In 2006, she shifted to New York and participated in various fashion shows like the India Fashion Week and New York Bridal Week. In 2010, she became a print and fashion model there. She was also the brand ambassador of the New York-based jewellery brand, Ozoru Jewelry.

    A picture of Lin Laishram from a photoshoot in New York

    A picture of Lin Laishram from a photoshoot in New York

  • In 2012, she participated in the television reality show Kingfisher calendar girl and became the first Manipuri model to wear a swimsuit on national television which created a lot of problems in her hometown.

    Lin Laishram's picture on Kingfisher calendar

    Lin Laishram’s picture on the Kingfisher calendar

  • She has appeared in the films Mary Kom (2014) as Bem, Umrika (2015) as Udai’s wife, Rangoon (2017) as Mema, Qaidi Band (2017), and Axone (2019) as Chanbi.

    Lin Laishram in the film 'Mary Kom'

    Lin Laishram in the film ‘Mary Kom’

  • She has been part of short films including We Are Mahindra (2017) and Ave Maria (2020).
  • In 2007, she made a cameo in the Hindi sport-drama film Hattrick. She also played a small role in the Bollywood film, Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola (2013).
  • She started her jewellery line called Shamooo Sana in March 2017. In an interview, she talked about her brand and said,

    I first designed an earring for my mom and she was so happy. She pushed me to start my own venture. I experiment a lot and my designs are an amalgamation of different places and time. My designs are ready-to-wear, easy on the pocket and completely funky and stylish.”

  • In 2022, she appeared in the Amazon Prime Video series Modern Love: Mumbai as Avantika.

    Lin Laishram in the film 'Modern Love Mumbai'

    Lin Laishram in the film ‘Modern Love Mumbai’

  • In 2020, Lin appeared in the film ‘Axone,’ which included cast from Northeast states. In an interview, she talked about Bollywood’s biasness against stories from the northeastern part of India. In the interview, she said,

    Till date, Bollywood has not picked up any stories, any project with full cast and team from the north eastern states of India. The mainland people have to know about us. We have to know more about mainland India. Interactions between states and cultural exchange is required. There have been no female actors from Manipur before me who have come out and been part of Bollywood.”

    Lin Laishram in the film 'Axone'

    Lin Laishram in the film ‘Axone’

  • In 2021, she suggested that the role of Mary Kom played by Priyanka Chopra in the biopic, Mary Kom would have been played by a girl from Manipur or the North East. Later, Priyanka Chopra also said in an interview that she was nothing like Mary Kom. Lin appreciated Priyanka’s stand and in an interview said,

    It’s really gracious and brave of Priyanka to finally accept this and put it out there. My admiration for her has only grown immensely. Inclusivity I feel is very hard to understand unless you are excluded.”

  • Lin Laishram appeared in a mystery thriller film titled ‘Jaane Jaan’ in 2023. She played the role of ‘Prema Kami’ in the film, which starred Kareena Kapoor, Jaideep Ahlawat, and Vijay Varma.

    Lin Laishram as Prema Kami in the film 'Jaane Jaan' (2023)

    Lin Laishram as Prema Kami in the film ‘Jaane Jaan’ (2023)

  • In an interview, she said that it was much easier and people were more accepting in the fashion industry than in Bollywood. In the interview, she talked about this and said,

    Working in the fashion industry was much easier but then I stepped into the shocking world of Bollywood. People would call me only if they had a role of a Chinese character. It was a huge contrast compared to the modelling industry. But then you learn with time and move on. I am always looking out for substantial work. It hasn’t been easy at all.”

  • According to her, actors from the Northeast are offered roles like spa girl, prostitute or waiter.
  • In 2020, it was rumoured that Randeep Hooda and Lin were getting married. [7]Amar Ujala
  • In 2017, she came in support of human rights activist Irom Sharmila and called her superwoman. In an interview, she said that she would support Irom in everything she does.
  • Lin does not use her full name because her non-Manipuri friends could not pronounce it. In an interview, she said that one of her professors changed her name to Lin which she still uses.
  • She is often spotted drinking alcohol on various occasions.

    Lin Laishram drinking alcohol

    Lin Laishram drinking alcohol