Jacqueline Fernandez is a former Miss Sri Lanka and an actress from Sri Lanka. . Her mother is a Sinhalese Buddhist born in malaysia and her father is a Sinhalese Sri Lankan Roman Catholic. She has three siblings, two brothers and an older sister. She is the cousin of Frederica Jansz. She had most of her schooling in Bahrain at Sacred Heart School, where she was motivated to do well and excelled in events such as athletics, drama and many other fields. She especially enjoyed Track and Field.

Having a passion for cultures and languages, she also joined the Berlitz school of languages, where she learned to speak Spanish and improved her French and Arabic; she also picked up horse riding.

According to her: “Being independent and accomplished was imperative to me and I always demanded the best of myself. Perfectionism is my strongest asset.”

In 2006, she was crowned the Miss Sri Lanka for Miss Universe 2006 in March, 2006 and also competed in Miss Universe 2006. She has worked as an anchorwoman on one of Sri Lanka’s business programs called “Lanka Business Report”. She also writes a weekly column for a national newspaper, the Daily mirror. Fernandez also has a non-profit organization in Sri Lanka focusing on empowering the underprivileged. She has worked in various films and endorsements with Indian film stars.

She has started her acting debut from the Hindi movie Aladin (2009 film) in 2009 directed by Sujoy Gosh along with well known Indian stars like Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, and Ritesh Deshmukh. She plays the character of Jasmine in the movie, the new girl in college who has come from America.

 

Films Done By Jacqueline Fernandez

  • 2009 Aladin Jasmine
  • 2010 Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai Tara
  • 2011 Murder 2 Priya
  • 2012 Housefull 2 Bobby Kapoor
  • 2013 Race 2 Omisha
  • 2014 Kick Shaina Mehra
  • 2015 Roy Ayesha/Tia
  • 2016 Housefull 3 Ganga “Gracy” Patel
  • 2016 Dishoom Ishika
  • 2016 A Flying Jatt Kriti
  • 2017 According to Mathew Daphne Reynolds Sri Lankan Film
  • 2018 A Gentleman Kavya
  • 2018 Judwaa 2 Alishka
  • 2018 Baaghi 2 Herself Special Appearance in song “Ek Do Teen”
  • 2018 Race 3 Jessica Gomes
  • 2019 Saaho Herself Trilingual film; special appearance in song “Bad Boy”
  • 2020 Drive Tara Netflix film
  • 2020 Mrs. Serial Killer Sona Mukherjee Netflix film

 

Television Done By Jacqueline Fernandez

  • 2016–2017 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9 Judge

 

Awards and nominations Received By Jacqueline Fernandez

  • 2010 IIFA Awards Debut of the Year – Female Aladin Won
  • 2012 Best Actress (Thriller/Action) Murder 2 Nominated
  • 2013 IIFA Awards Best Actress in a Supporting Role Housefull 2 Nominated
  • 2014 PETA India Awards Woman of The Year Award Herself Won
  • 2015 BIG Star Entertainment Awards BIG Star Most Entertaining Dancer Kick Won
  • 2015 Stardust Awards Style Diva Won
  • 2015 Screen Awards Best Actress (Popular Choice) Nominated
  • 2016 HT Most Stylish Awards Asli-est Stylish Award Won
  • 2017 Asian Voice Charity Awards International Humanitarian Award Herself Won
  • 2017 Femina Beauty Awards Best Natural Beauty Award Herself Won
  • 2017 Filmfare Style & Glamour Awards Hotstepper of the Year Won
  • 2017 Most Entertaining Actor in a Comedy Film – Female Housefull 3 Nominated
  • 2017 Most Entertaining Dancer – Male/Female A Flying Jatt Nominated
  • 2017 Most Entertaining Dancer – Male/Female Dishoom Nominated
  • 2018 PETA India Awards Digital Activism Award Herself Won
  • 2018 Lux Golden Rose Awards Lux Golden Rose Charismatic Beauty Of The Year Award Race 3
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