Before Jacqueline Fernandez Became An Actress, She Worked As A…

Bollywood’s diva Jacqueline Fernandez who has done many movies in the industry worked in another profession before becoming an actress.

Fernandez, who made her debut in the industry alongside Amitabh Bachchan and Ritesh Deshmukh in ‘Aladin’ was a journalist before that! She was a mass communication student and use to work as a journalist in Sri Lanka! According to a report, the actress’ mother showed her a tape in which she is seen reporting.

The ‘Kick’ actress got very emotional and shared her journey of being a journalist told the Hindustan Times, “I do miss those reporting days. It was such an adventure every day — coming to work, finding out what the latest news was, and working with a team. It was like being a detective.”


The ‘Race 2’ actress was doing investigative journalism and she wanted to be fair equally by sharing both the sides of the story. The glamorous diva graduated in mass communication from Australia, her specialization was in politics.

She further said, “My show was called the no-war zone. It was based on day-to-day activities happening in Sri Lanka, especially ethnic conflicts. There was a lot for us to cover, and uncover. It was very educational. It wasn’t about uncovering unknown events. It was about educating people on both sides of a conflict.”

The ‘Judwaa 2’ actress is also a social activist and has a soft corner for horses, the actress is associated with People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Asia. Her main motto is to prevent the cruelty to the horses. She was the one who came forward to ban the carriages which are pulled by the horses in Mumbai. The ‘Brothers’ actress even met then the mayor of the Mumbai city, Sunil Prabhu, requested him to look inside the matter that the horses are malnourished and that they are forced to carry more passengers than the legal limit which has been set which can also lead to a permanent leg damage of the horses.

Photo: Times Of India

Jacqueline Fernandez will now be seen alongside Salman Khan once more, playing the lead actress in the third franchise of ‘Race series’, ‘Race 3’ which is slated to release during Eid 2018.

Preview Photo: DNA India

Samyak Sheth
Samyak Sheth

A traveller and journalist who views the world wearing multi-coloured goggles. He believes that life is to live not to survive.

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