Jacqueline Fernandez Full Detail Biography With Explanation

Jacqueline Fernandez

Jacqueline Fernandez (born 11 August 1985) is a Sri Lankan actress, former model, and the winner of the Miss Universe Sri Lanka pageant of 2006 who predominantly works in Hindi films. In 2009, she debuted with Aladin and since then has established a career in the Hindi film industry. Born into a multiracial Eurasian family of Canadian, Sri Lankan, and Malaysian descent, Fernandez was raised in Bahrain. After graduating in mass communication from the University of Sydney and working as a television reporter in Sri Lanka, she joined the modeling industry. She was crowned Miss Universe Sri Lanka in 2006, and represented her country at Miss Universe 2006.

Fernandez in 2012
Born 11 August 1985 (age 35)

Manama, Bahrain

Nationality Sri Lankan
Alma mater University of Sydney
Occupation
  • Actress
  • Model
Years active 2009–present

Acting career

2009–2013: Debut and breakthrough

In 2009, Fernandez traveled to India for a modeling assignment. She successfully auditioned for Sujoy Ghosh’s fantasy film Aladin (2009) her acting debut. She played the love interest of Riteish Deshmukh‘s character, a role based on the character of Princess Jasmine. and Rajeev Masand of CNN-IBN felt that she was: “easy on the eyes and appears confident but has precious little to do”.Although the film was a critical and commercial failure, she won the IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year – Female.

 

2014–present: Commercial success

In 2014, Fernandez appeared in Sajid Nadiadwala‘s directorial debut—the action film Kick, a remake of a 2009 Telugu film of same name. She starred opposite Salman Khan, playing Shaina, a psychiatrist . She retained her real voice for the first time in Kick. While Sneha May Francis commented that she is: “incredibly dazzling, and moves like a magic”, Raja Sen of Rediff.com was more critical of her dialogue delivery, calling it “unfortunate.” The film received mixed reviews from critics, but with worldwide revenue of over ₹3.75 billion (US$53 million), it became the fourth highest-grossing Bollywood film.

Personal life and other work

Fernandez shares a close bond with her family, and admits that she misses being around them.[2] She says: “I miss them so much everyday. You don’t realise when you live away from home how difficult life can be At the same time, staying away from them has taught me to be more responsible.

Filmography

Films

Year Title Role Notes
2009 Aladin Jasmine
2010 Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai Tara
Housefull Dhanno Special Appearance in song “Aapka Kya Hoga (Dhanno)”
2011 Murder 2 Priya
2012 Housefull 2 Bobby Kapoor
2013 Race 2 Omisha
Ramaiya Vastavaiya Herself Special Appearance in song “Jadoo Ki Jhappi”
2014 Kick Shaina Mehra
2015 Roy Ayesha/Tia
Bangistan Rosanna (Rosie) Cameo
Brothers Jenny Fernandes
Definition of Fear Sarah Fording British Film
2016 Housefull 3 Ganga “Gracy” Patel
Dishoom Ishika
A Flying Jatt Kriti
2017 According to Mathew Daphne Reynolds Sri Lankan Film
A Gentleman Kavya
Judwaa 2 Alishka
2018 Baaghi 2 Herself Special Appearance in song “Ek Do Teen
Race 3 Jessica Gomes
2019 Saaho Herself Trilingual film; special appearance in song “Bad Boy”
Drive Tara Netflix film
2020 Mrs. Serial Killer Sona Mukherjee Netflix film
2021 Radhe Herself Special Appearance in the song “Dil De Diya”
Attack TBA Filming
Bhoot Police TBA Filming
Cirkus TBA Filming
2022 Bachchan Pandey TBA Filming
Ram Setu TBA Filming

 

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