She is currently one of the most liked and followed celebrities on social media with a massive 44.1 million followers and counting.
Born in Manama, Bahrain to a Sri Lankan father and Malaysian mother, Jacqueline Fernandez is the youngest of four in her family. It was was supermodel Cindy Crawford who inspired her to become a model at a young age.
Sri Lankan actress Jacqueline Fernandez travelled the globe before landing in Bollywood, where she found success in her acting career.
On August 11, as the Sri Lankan actress turns 35, we take a look into her triumphant journey from Bahrain to Bollywood.
Starting her career with a few small stints in the television, Jacqueline found a global stage when she won the title of Miss Universe Sri Lanka and headed on to represent her country in international pageants competing against beauty queens from around the world.
Although she didn't get any international title, but she landed in a modelling job in Mumbai from where she later went on to the auditions for the Bollywood movie Aladin released in 2009.
She grabbed the role of Princess Jasmine but barely spoke Hindi. However, her work ethics and charm were noted in the movie, and she grabbed multiple films after that.
However, after starting a successful career in Bollywood, she hasn't been a contender for any serious acting awards but remains one of the most popular film actresses in Bollywood industry.
She is currently one of the most liked and followed celebrities on social media, with a massive 44.1 million followers and counting.
Over the years, Jacqueline has established herself as a successful movie star in Bollywood, and has danced away to singalong spectacles in the movie industry.