London: Amy Jackson is now a household name in India, after she was plucked from obscurity as a teenager by a Tamil film producer, who spotted a picture of her on the internet.
The Liverpudlian beauty has since gone on to star in a number of successful Bollywood films which has led to her becoming a massive movie star in India.
She is the face of Emporio Armani and half of an A-list couple as she’s dating another Bollywood star, Prateik Babbar.
‘Back home I’m just an ordinary girl but in India it’s crazy,” the Daily Mail quoted her as telling Times.
“I go to launches and get the whole red carpet treatment. It’s nice,’ she added.
The stunning brunette, who had never acted before, was offered a role in ‘Madrasapattinam’ in 2009 by film director AL Vijay after he visited her model agency. It was a huge hit.
The young star is now so famous she has a bodyguard and chauffeur with her wherever she goes in Mumbai.
First Published: Tuesday, August 21, 2012, 18:19