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‘Aisha was a good learning experience’

bollywood Updated: Nov 20, 2010 18:11 IST
Serena Menon
Serena Menon
Hindustan Times
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Lisa Hayden has been a known face for a while, but the model only recently made her big screen debut with


. And since then, she has been certain about her future plans — to work in Bollywood. “Yes, I would love to act more, and I have been offered some films, but I am not going to say anything now, because I don’t want to jinx it or sound pretentious in any way,” says Hayden, utterly careful about the information she gives out regarding her future projects.

Meanwhile, in her preparation for tinsel town, Hayden has earned herself a place in the league of models-turned-actors Katrina Kaif and Deepika Padukone among others. Both actors, once part of the Kingfisher Calendar, have individually credited the property for getting them visibility. But does Hayden, too, intend on using it as a stepping-stone to strengthen her hold on films? “It’s a good platform to get noticed. But people have already seen me, so I wanted to do it (Kingfisher calendar shoot) because it’s a more creative- and model-centric job. Also Atul (Kasbekar) makes you feel beautiful,” says Hayden, adding that her Bollywood debut taught her that she still had a lot more to learn about acting.


was a good learning experience. I felt like I was starting from scratch while shooting for the film. The sense of newness to everything was great. Also, acting is far more complex than modelling. In modelling, you’re telling a story without words, unlike films, and that’s tough.”