At 32 years old, Amy Jackson has this physical status:
Amy Jackson (born 31 January 1992) is an English film actress and model best known for her work in Indian films.
She began modelling at the age of 16, then went on to win the Miss Teen World competition in 2009.
director A. L.Vijay later introduced her as the leading lady of the Tamil language drama Madrasapattinam (2010).
Jackson continues to appear in Indian films of all languages, including Ekk Deewana Tha (2012), Singh Is Bliing (2015), The Villain (2018) and 2.0 (2018).
She is also known for her appearance on the third season of The CW's superhero series Supergirl as Imra Ardeen / Saturn Girl.
Amy Louise Jackson was born in Douglas, New Jersey, on the Isle of Man, the daughter of Marguerita and Alan Jackson, who divorced several years after Amy Jackson was born. Alicia, Alicia, is a school teacher, has an elder sister. The family returned to Liverpool and lived with Jackson's grandmother in Woolton so that her father could continue his work with BBC Radio Merseyside when she was two years old. Jackson attended St Edward's College from the age of 3 to 16. Before being cast in her first film, she had the intention of taking her A-Levels in English literature, analysis, and ethics.
Jackson lived in India from 2012 to 2015 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, before returning to England and now London. Jackson admitted that she was dating George Panayiotou, the son of English-Cypriot businessman Andreas Panayiotou since December 2015. George Panayiotou proposed in Zambia on January 1, 2019. Their son was born on September 19, 2019.
Jackson is a regular attendee at BAFTA, Cannes Film Festival, British Fashion Awards, and International Fashion Week. During Milan Fashion Week, she was selected as the muse for L'Agence at The Green Carpet Fashion Awards in 2017. She has been featured in editorials for fashion publications including Vogue, Marie Clare, Cosmopolitan, and ELLE.
Jackson is an ambassador and spokesperson for charities such as Being Human, Cash, and Rocket St. Jude's Hospital in Mumbai and India's Girl Child education program. In 2014, she posed with her rescue cat in a PETA campaign promoting the adoption of animals from shelters.
Jackson won the Miss Teen World and Miss Teen Great Britain pageants in 2009, resulting in a modeling job in the United States. Jackson began modeling with Boss Model Management, a Northern-based modeling company, in 2009, then moved to Models 1, her London company. In 2010, she became Miss Liverpool. In 2010, she ran for the Miss England title and was named runner-up to Jessica Linley.
Jackson was discovered on the Miss Teen World website in 2010 and invited her to attend the Tamil period-drama film Madrasapattinam (2010). Despite having no prior acting experience, she was portrayed as the female lead opposite Arya. The film, which takes place in 1947 India, tells the tale of a British governor's daughter who falls in love with a village boy. Jackson confessed that learning the Tamil dialogues was difficult. On July 9, 2010, the film was released; critics lauded it and the box office did well, with Jackson receiving accolades for her role. "It's an out and out Amy Jackson show," Sify wrote. She is simply amazing to have lines in Tamil, and it is one good reason to go to see the film." Amy Jackson, the one who walks away with the top accolades, is "most" for her portrayal of a woman torn between her passion and the mighty empire, according to Behindwoods. She is absolutely stunning, emotes well, and is able to win the audience's trust in the midst of trying times." "Amy Jackson is almost perfect as the wide-eyed teenage girl visiting India for the first time, fascinated by its history," Rediff wrote. She was selected for the Vijay Award for Best Debut Actress for her role in the film.
She was recruited by Gautham Vasudev Menon in Ekk Deewana Tha (2012), the Hindi adaptation of the 2010 hit romantic drama film Vinnayaa. She portrayed the role played by Trisha in Jessie Thekekuttu's original, a Malayali Nasrani Christian who falls in love with a Hindu child but is forbidden from experiencing her love by her father. In February 2012, the film was released. Jackson received acclaim for her appearance and chemistry with Babbar, as BehindWoods claims that "he has done wonders" and that "he never disappoints."
Jackson made her return to Tamil cinema in September 2012, starring Vikram and Anushka Shetty. Jackson was shot and killed in India and London in 2011, allowing her to return to see her family and relatives. It was her second time working with director A. L. Vijay after Madrasapattinam (2010). Sarah Vinayagam, a British-born Anglo-Indian girl who wins the Miss London competition, starred in the role. According to reports, she dubbed her own dialogues in Tamil. At the 60th Filmfare Awards South ceremony, she was nominated for Best Supporting Actress – Tamil for the first time.
Jackson made her debut in Telugu cinema with the film Yevadu (2014) starring Ram Charan and Shruti Haasan. In Shankar's romantic thriller film I (2015), Jackson's next film role is as supermodel Diya, whose title is simply I (2015), the biggest project in her career. The film's production, which was one of the most expensive Indian films to date, took over two-and-a-half years, with a substantial portion of the film shot in China. The film was released on January 14, 2015, and it received a mixed critical reaction, but Jackson's performance received warm feedback. She was "simply superb," the Deccan Chronicle reported. She is another highlight of the film and has given a mature role, while Sify said she was "the most surprising gift packet in the film" and "perfect eye candy." Consequently, she was ranked #1 on the Times of India's Chennai Edition list of the most desirable women in 2014. Jackson joined Prabhu Deva's Singh Is Bliing (2015), opposite Akshay Kumar, after I (2015). She had signed up to be part of Venkat Prabhu's supernatural thriller Masses (2015) but she had to pull out of it later when the script and her character were changed. Rather, she and Dhanush joined Thanga Magan in 2015, alongside Samantha Ruth Prabhu.
Jackson appeared in Thirukumaran's Gethu (2016), portraying an Anglo-Indian teen for which she received raves. She is shooting for a "gritty BBC drama collection" on which she refused to elaborate, which she hasn't explained much. She then played the lead female role in Atlee's Theri (2016), co-starring Vijay when portraying a Malayali teacher. Her teaching abilities were highly praised, and her role as a mentor was highly lauded. The film went on to become one of the most profitable Tamil films of all time upon its release.
In The CW's superhero drama series Supergirl (2017), it was announced on September 25th that Jackson had been cast in her first Hollywood role as Imra Ardeen, aka Saturn Girl. In the third season, the character made her first appearance. Berlanti Productions is a cable television company based on Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster's DC characters.
In Prem's Kannada film The Villain (2018), Jackson appeared Sita alongside Shiva Rajkumar and Sudeep. In Shankar's film 2.0 (2018), she appeared as the andro-humanoid robot Nila, alongside Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar.
Awards and nominations
- 2010: Ananda Vikatan Cinema Awards – best debut actress – Madrasapattinam
- 2013: The Times of India's Most Desirable Women of 2012 #22
- 2013: FHM World's Sexiest 100 Women:#56
- 2013: The Times of India's Most Promising Female Newcomer 2012: #7 (for Ekk Deewana Tha)
- 2015: SIIMA Awards For Stylish Youth Icon of South Indian cinema (female)
In the time it takes you to read this post, another emergency food parcel has been handed out by a food bank in the trusselltrust network. With more and more people facing hunger in the UK, food banks are now having to give out a food parcel every 13 seconds! The trusselltrust urgently need your help to keep food banks in their network going this winter. Donate now to provide emergency food and vital support. Link in my bio 🤍