|Born In :||Berhampur Orissa|
Lisa Mishra is an Indian-born American singer and songwriter. She is best known for her reprise version of the song Tarpeian in the 2018 Indian film Veere Di Wedding. Since then, she has worked on songs like The Washrag Song from the 2019 film Judgmentally Hai Kya, Nadaaniyaan in the film The Sky Is Pink and also the party-anthem Chandigarh Mein from Good News. Mishra was born in Berhampur, Odisha and raised in Chicago. She graduated from Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Illinois] with a double major in economics and religion and has a research background with both the Andrew Mellon Foundation and the Pluralism Project at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She started her own YouTube channel in 2007 when she was 13. Her first studio experience was while lending vocals on the track “All We Got” on “Coloring Book (mixtape)” by Chance the Rapper.
Mishra collaborated with Jamila Woods to create the theme song of the Emmy-nominated web series Brown Girls. On May 19, 2018, she uploaded a video on her Instagram handle singing a mashup of the Hindi song Tareefan and Let Me Love You. The mashup caught Sonam Kapoor Ahuja’s attention, and Mishra was subsequently flown down to India where she recorded and shot for the reprise version of the song for Veere Di Wedding, along with the other stars.