Jacqueline Fernandez is a Sri Lankan actress and model, currently working in Bollywood films. She was born and brought up in Sri Lanka and completed her studies there as well. After her education, she started modelling, television reporting and hosting events.
She made her acting debut in the 2009 Bollywood fantasy movie, 'Aladin' directed by Sujoy Gosh alongside Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, and Riteish Deshmukh. 2010 saw her once again appearing alongside Riteish Deshmukh in the romantic comedy 'Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai'. She also had a cameo appearance in Sajid Khan's 'Housefull', starring Akshay Kumar, Deepika Padukone, Lara Dutta, Jiah Khan, Riteish Deshmukh and Arjun Rampal.
In 2011, she starred in 'Murder 2' where she received critical acclaim for her performance. After that was seen in hit films like 'Housefull 2' and 'Race 2'.