Bollywood’s bubbly actress Jacqueline Fernandez has made a well-known identity in Bollywood in a short time. Today is the birthday of Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez. Jacqueline, who was Miss Universe Sri Lanka, used to work as a TV reporter before appearing in films. She has studied Mass Communication from Sydney University. Jacqueline was born on 11 August 1985 in Bahrain. In 2006, Jacqueline became Miss Sri Lanka Universe. Jacqueline made her Bollywood debut in the year 2009.
Jacqueline’s father is a musician in Sri Lanka who originally hails from there while her mother is of Malaysian origin. Jacqueline’s mother was an air hostess. Jacqueline is the youngest of four siblings, she has a sister and two elder brothers. Jacqueline was inclined towards acting and films from the beginning.
She hosted an event in Bahrain when she was only 14 years old. In an interview, she told that she wanted to be an actress since childhood and thought that someday she would be a movie star. Seeing the interest of appearing in films, she also took training for some time at John School of Acting.
Jacqueline did her graduation in Mass Communication from the University of Sydney. After finishing her studies, Jacqueline started working as a TV reporter in Sri Lanka. After that she started modeling. In 2009, she came to India in connection with a modeling assignment. On reaching here, Jacqueline auditioned for director Sujoy Ghosh’s fantasy drama ‘Aladdin’ and got selected. This was her first film.
Riteish Deshmukh was opposite Jacqueline in the film while Amitabh Bachchan also had an important role. Jacqueline learned Hindi to work in Bollywood. Apart from this, she knows Spanish, French and Arabic languages. Talking about Jacqueline’s personal life, she used to date Prince Hassan bin Rashid Ali Khalifa of Bahrain. She had met Hassan at a common friend’s party but their relationship broke up when Jacqueline got the film ‘Housefull 2’. The reason for the breakup of their relationship was director Sajid Khan.
Jacqueline’s first hit film was ‘Murder 2’ (2011), after which she became recognized in the industry. The success of ‘Murder 2’ was followed by Jacqueline’s ‘Housefull 2’ (2012) and ‘Race 3’ (2013) the very next year. Apart from this, Jacqueline appeared with Salman Khan in the film ‘Kick’ in 2014. It is said that after the success of ‘Kick’, Salman Khan gifted her a 3 BHK flat in Bandra.
Apart from the film career, Jacqueline became a judge in the ninth season of the TV reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’. Apart from this, Jacqueline is also working in music albums these days.