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Erica Fernandes

Erica Fernandes

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Biography

Erica Jennifer Fernandes aka Erica Fernandes is an Indian polyglot actress and model who appears in Telugu, Kannada, Hindi and Tamil films. She was one of the participants at the 2012 edition Femina Miss India beauty contest.

 

Age and Height

Fernandes is 25 years of age and stands 5 feet 5 inches.

 

Marriage / Relationships 

 

Fernandes is rumoured to be in a relationship with her Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi co-star Shaheer Sheikh.

 

Family Background and Early Life 

 

Erica hails from a Mangalorean Catholic family of Karnataka. She was born on May 7, 1993, to an interior designer Ralph Fernandes and Lavina Fernandes, a former employee with Bank of America and Air India. Her brother Jermaine Fernandes works with Ernst And Young. Her family is based in Kurla, Mumbai. She is an alumnus of Holy Cross High School, Kurla and did her pre-degree course from SIES College, Sion. She had enrolled as a graduate student at St Andrew's College, Bandra; however, she left her studies midway to focus on modelling. Fernandes is also a trained dancer from Shiamak Dance Academy.

 

Career

 

Erica has always aspired to be a professional model since childhood and had taken part in several beauty pageants. Her passion for modelling leads her to win several prestigious titles at regional and national levels such as Pantaloons Femina Miss Fresh Face 2011, Bombay Times Fresh Face and Pantaloons Femina Miss Maharashtra. Her elegance and confidence had grabbed the attention of several directors who wanted to cast her in their upcoming projects. Director Sasi had come across the snaps of Erica at Meera Kathiravan’s office, with whom she was shooting for another film when he was casting for Ainthu Ainthu Ainthu.

 

Sasi decided to cast Erica in the role of a software engineer in the film opposite Bharath, the lead hero. Ainthu Ainthu Ainthu was the first official release of her career. She made her debut in Kannada film industry with the Ninnindale alongside Puneet Rajkumar in 2014. This was followed by her Bollywood debut in Babloo Happy Hai, directed by Nila Madhab Panda. She was roped in for the Telegu film Galipatam among an ensemble cast comprising of Aadi, Kristina Akheeva and Rahul Ravindran in lead roles. Vizhithiru, the Tamil film, which she had signed with Kathiravan finally saw the light of the day on October 6, 2017. She was featured alongside veteran Telegu stars such as Venkat Prabhu and Krishna in the film.

 

Erica became a household name with her small screen debut in  Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi as Dr Sonakshi Bose in 2016, which was originally aired on Sony TV. As of now, she is essaying the role of the female lead Prerna Sharma in Star Plus’ Kasautii Zindagii Kay.

 

Controversies

 

Fernandes has been rumoured to be dating her co-star Shaheer until she finally decided to clear the air by breaking up the silence in the matter. She stated through her Instagram account that she and Shaheer have been friends for a long time and that whatever stuff is going on is absolutely false.

 

Awards

 

Fernandes was the recipient of the Asian Viewers Television Awards in the Best Actress category for her role in Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi in 2016. She, along with Shaheer Sheikh won the Lions Gold Awards in the Best On-Screen Jodi category in 2017. She bagged the Kalakar Award in the category of Most Popular Actress in 2019 for her performance in Kasautii Zindagii Kay.

 

Favourites 

 

Fernandes is a cynophilist and has sixteen pet dogs at her home.

 

Trivia

 

Fernandes is very creative and indulges in artistic pursuits like painting, stitching, sketching etc. in her pastime.

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Erica Fernandes BIO

Real NameErica Fernandes
ProfessionActing
Famous RoleSonakshi Bose in Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi (Tv Series)

Erica Fernandes - Physical Stats & More

Height (In Cm)165
Weight(In Kg)50
Figure Measurement32-25-32
Eye colorBlack
Hair colorBlack

Erica Fernandes - Other Details

Date of Birth1993-5-7
Home TownNot known
Birth Place Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Sun SignTaurus
Nationality India
College SIES College of Arts, Science, and Commerce, Sion, Mumbai St. Andrew's College, Mumbai (Dropped)
Education QualificationB.A.