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Amy Jackson: a British model, Actress & Appears in Indian Films
31st, January 1992 born, Amy Louise Jackson, is a British model and actress, appeared in Indian films, primarily in Tamil and few Hindi and Telugu films. She began modelling at the age of 16, after college, going on to win the Miss Teen World competition in 2009 and the Miss Liverpool title in 2010.
The Tamil film director A L Vijay introduced Amy Jackson as an actress in the Tamil period-drama ‘Madrasapattinam’ in 2010. Miss Jackson continued working in India and went on to début in other film industries. Her 1st Bollywood release, romantic drama film ‘Ekk Deewana Tha’ 2011, and 1st Telugu film ‘Yevadu’. She later starred in ‘Singh Is Bling’ opposite Akshay Kumar directed by Prabhudeva in 2015.
After winning the Miss Teen Liverpool and Miss Teen Great Britain pageants, she won the title of Miss Teen World in 2009. She won eighteen prizes, which included a modelling contract in the US on a $50,000 scholarship. She also participated in the Miss England competition in 2010 but lost out to Jessica Linley in the final.
She also worked in Gautham Menon’s film opposite Prateik Babbar in the Hindi remake of the 2010 hit romantic drama film Vinnaithaandi Varuvaaya. She received praise for her performance, and chemistry with Babbar, with BehindWoods stating that “she has done wonders,” and the Times of India saying that “she never disappoints”. She was ranked #7 in the Times of India list of most promising debutantes of 2012.
In September 2012, she also worked in Tamil cinema with a supporting role in Thaandavam, opposite Vikram and Anushka Shetty. She received her first nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress at the 60th Filmfare Awards South ceremony.
She made her first début in Telugu cinema from the Vamsi Paidipally film Yevadu alongside Ram Charan and Shruti Haasan. Than she played a super model Diya in Shankar’s romantic thriller film, her performance received generally favourable reviews.
Amy was in a relationship with Bollywood actor Prateik Babbar, who she stayed with in a flat at Bandra, Mumbai. She split from her boyfriend Prateik, she was also dated boxer Joe Selkirk. She was also seen dating Coronation Street actor Ryan Thomas, but they broke up now.
According to the Daily Mail, Jackson “learnt about Bollywood by watching Shilpa Shetty in the reality show Big Brother”.