Former Miss Sri Lanka and now Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez says she hopes she can act alongside Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan (Big B) in another movie soon.
Speaking in Colombo during the launch of new jewellery by the Colombo Jewellery Stores, Fernandez said she was awed by Bachchan’s performance in the recent Hollywood movie The Great Gatsby.
Fernandez and Bachchan acted together in the Hindi film Aladin in 2009, which was also the big debut for Fernandez in the Bollywood industry.
Since then she has made headlines by grabbing spots and starring roles in more Indian blockbuster films.
The brand ambassador for Colombo Jewellery Stores, Fernandez was gifted with a brand new set of earrings at the Colombo event, part of the new collection launched by the Colombo Jewellery Stores.
Jacqueline Fernandez was recently confirmed as the lead actress in Salman Khan’s new film Kick.
Katrina Kaif and Deepika Padukone were in the running for the coveted role in the remake of a Nepali thriller.
Asked about the new film, Fernandez said she was looking forward to the role. (Colombo Gazette)
Report and pictures by Easwaran Rutnam