Lisa Ray



Place of birth:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada:


Lisa Rani Ray is a Canadian actress, model, television host, philanthropist and social activist. In 2005 she appeared in the Canadian film Water, which premièred at the Toronto International Film Festival. In 2008 she starred alongside Sheetal Sheth in the romance films I Can't Think Straight and The World Unseen. Ray made her Indian cinematic debut in 1994 with the Tamil film Nethaji, alongside Sarath Kumar, in which she appeared in a brief role. In 2001 she appeared in the Bollywood film Kasoor alongside Aftab Shivdasani. In 2002 she acted in the Telugu film Takkari Donga, alongside Mahesh Babu. On 16 November 2010, TLC India announced that it would film a new 5-part series, Oh My Gold, with Ray. It premiered in 2011. The series Oh My Gold was set against the cultural-yet-contemporary backdrop of India. Uncovering the beauty of various cities, Ray played both a host and a travel guide. In 2016, Ray appeared in Ram Gopal Varma's biographical Veerappan.

Film Credits

Dobaara: See Your Evil (2017)
as Liza Merchant
वीरप्पन (2016)
as Priya (Spy)
Ishq Forever (2016)
Krach (2010)
as Sarah
Let the Game Begin (2010)
as Eva Stout
Cooking With Stella (2010)
as Maya Chopra
Defendor (2009)
as Dominique Ball
I Can't Think Straight (2008)
as Tala
Kill Kill Faster Faster (2008)
as Fleur
Toronto Stories (2008)
as Beth
All Hat (2007)
as Etta Parr
The World Unseen (2007)
as Miriam
A Stone's Throw (2006)
as Lia
Quarter Life Crisis (2006)
as Angel Matthews
Water (2005)
as Kalyani
Ball and Chain (2004)
as Saima
Weird Sex and Snowshoes: A Trek Through the Canadian Cinematic Psyche (2004)
టక్కరిదొంగ (2002)
as Bhuvana
Bollywood/Hollywood (2002)
as Sue (Sunita) Singh
Kasoor (2001)
as Simran Bhargav
Nethaji (1996)
as Priya
99 Songs ()