Erica Fernandes Profile, Bio, Height, Affair, Family, Wiki
Erica Fernandes (born 7 May 1993) is an Indian actress and model known for her portrayal of Dr. Sonakshi Bose in Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi and Prerna Sharma in Kasautii Zindagii Kay.
Erica Fernandes Family
Fernandes was born to Ralph Fernandes and Lavina Fernandes in a Konkani Mangalorean Catholic family.
Born and raised in Kurla, Mumbai, she did her schooling from Holy Cross High School, Kurla and completed her pre-degree course from SIES College, Sion. She had enrolled for a BA degree from St Andrew’s College, Bandra; however, she discontinued her studies to pursue modeling.
Erica Fernandes Bio/Wiki
Full Name: Erica Jennifer Fernandes
Profession: Model, Actress
Famous Role: Sonakshi Bose in Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi
Erica Fernandes Physical Stats & More
Height: (approx.) in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet inches- 5’ 5”
Weight: (approx.) in kilograms- 50 kg
in pounds- 110 lbs
Figure Measurements: (approx.) 32-25-32
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Date of Birth: 7 May 1993
Age (as in 2018) 25 Years
Birthplace Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Taurus
Hometown Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Religion Konkani Mangalorean Catholic (Christianity)
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Hobbies: Cooking, Doing Adventures, Painting, Playing Keyboard, Designing Clothes
School Holy Cross High School, Kurla, Mumbai
College(s)/University SIES College of Arts, Science, and Commerce, Sion, Mumbai
St. Andrew’s College, Mumbai (dropped)
Educational Qualification B. A.
Debut In Media
Debut Film (Tamil): Ainthu Ainthu Ainthu (2013)
Film (Kannada): Ninnindale (2014)
Film (Hindi): Babloo Happy Hai (2014)
Film (Telugu): Galipatam (2014)
TV: Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi (2016)
Awards 2016: Asian Viewer’s Television Awards for Best Actress Of The Year for Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi
2017: India News Awards for Best Onscreen Jodi, Lions Gold Awards for Best Onscreen Jodi for Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi
Tattoo(s) On Right Wrist: Some Symbol
On Left Wrist: Dog’s Paw (to show her love towards her dog)
Erica Fernandes Tattoos
Erica Fernandes Boyfriend/Husband
Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs/Boyfriends Shaheer Sheikh (Rumoured)
Parents Father- Ralph Fernandes (Former Model and Interior Designer, works as a “Chief Manager” of Erica Fernandes)
Mother- Lavina Fernandes (worked with AirIndia & Bank of America)
Siblings Brother- Jermaine Fernandes (Elder, works at “Ernst & Young” in Mumbai)
Favorite Food(s) Mee Kari, Laksa, Pizza
Favorite Actor Robert Downey Jr.
Favorite Actresses Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra, Kangana Ranaut
Favorite Subject(s) History, Psychology
Favorite Adventure Sports Sky Diving
Car Collection BMW 5 SeriesMoney Factor
Salary (approx.) ₹10,000/episode
Net Worth (approx.) Not Known
Erica Fernandes Career/Movies
Since 2010, Fernandes has taken part in pageants like Pantaloons Femina Miss Maharashtra 2011 amongst other titles. She was selected to play the lead role in the bilingual Virattu/Dega, featuring newcomer Sujiv, son of the director Kumar. Director Sasi had seen pictures of her at Meera Kathiravan’s office, with whom she was shooting another film when he was casting for Ainthu Ainthu Ainthu.
Sasi offered her the role of a software engineer in the film alongside Bharath, who plays her love interest. Due to the delay of her other films, Ainthu Ainthu Ainthu became her first release. In 2014, she made her debut in Kannada with the film Ninnindale featuring alongside Puneeth Rajkumar, which was followed by her debut Hindi film Babloo Happy Hai, directed by Nila Madhab Panda. In February 2014, Virattu eventually released.
Its Telugu version, however, was pushed to late 2014 and Galipatam became her first Telugu release. The film received decent reviews from critics, who also noted that Fernandes “does a good job” and “shows maturity”.
Her delayed film with Kathiravan, Vizhithiru released on 6 October 2017 and sees her feature amongst an ensemble cast including Krishna, Venkat Prabhu, and Sara Arjun.
In 2016, Fernandes made her television debut with Sony TV’s Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi where she portrayed the character of Dr. Sonakshi Bose opposite Shaheer Sheikh. Her pairing with Sheikh was appreciated. For her performance in the show, she won the Asian Viewers Television Award for Female Actor Of The Year and the Lions Gold Award for Best Onscreen Jodi.
From 2018 to present, she has been portraying Prerna Sharma in Star Plus’s Kasautii Zindagii Kay opposite Parth Samthaan. For her performance, Fernandes won the Kalakar Award for Most Popular Actress and the Indian Telly Award for Best Onscreen Jodi Popular.
In 2017, Fernandes was ranked 4th in Times of India’s 20 Most Desirable Women on Indian Television List.
In 2018, she was placed 15th in Biz Asia‘s TV Personality List. She was listed 3rd in Times of India’s Top 20 Most Desirable Women on Indian Television 2018 List.
Year Film Role Language
2013 Ainthu Ainthu Ainthu Manjari Tamil
2014 Ninnindale Pramila Kannada
Babloo Happy Hai Natasha Hindi
Virattu Shreegg Tamil
Galipatam Swathi Telugu
Dega Sri Telugu
2015 Buguri Ishanya Kannada
2017 Vizhithiru Christina Tamil
Year Show Role Channel
2016–2017 Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi Dr. Sonakshi Bose Sony TV
2018–present Kasautii Zindagii Kay Prerna Sharma Star Plus
Awards & Nominations
2015 Year Award Category Nominated Work Result
SIIMA Awards Best Debut Actress (Kannada) Ninnindale Nominated
2016 Gold Awards Best Onscreen Jodi Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi Nominated
(With Shaheer Sheikh)
Best Debut Female Nominated
Asian Viewers Television Awards Female Actor Of The Year Won
2017 Lions Gold Awards Best Onscreen Jodi Won
(With Shaheer Sheikh)
2018 Asian Viewers Television Awards Female Actor Of The Year Nominated
2019 Kalakar Awards Most Popular Actress Kasautii Zindagii Kay Won
Indian Telly Awards Best Actress In Lead Role (Popular) Nominated
Best Jodi Popular Won
(With Parth Samthaan)
Gold Awards Best Actor (Female) TBA
Best Onscreen Jodi TBA
(With Parth Samthaan)
Most Fit Actor (Female) N/A TBA
Style Diva N/A TBA
Some Known Facts About Erica Fernandes
- Does Erica Fernandes smoke?: Not Known
- Does Erica Fernandes drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Since her childhood, she was interested in modeling and acting.
- She loves cooking and her forte is baking cupcakes. She is also a food buff.
- Erica fears from rats a lot.
- Her modeling career began when she won the titles of “Bombay Times Fresh Face 2010”, “Pantaloons
- Femina Miss Fresh Face 2011” and “Pantaloons Femina Miss Maharashtra 2011.Erica Fernandes after winning the title of “Miss Maharashtra 2011”
- She was among the top 10 finalists of “Pantaloons Femina Miss India 2012.”
- She loved dancing and got trained in her childhood from Shiamak dance Academy.
- Although she started shooting for her other films, her debut was Ainthu Ainthu Ainthu because of delay in other film’s release. Erica Fernandes In Ainthu Ainthu Ainthu
- She is a multilingual performer; as she has done films in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Hindi.
- In 2016, she became a household sensation with her appearance in the daily soap- Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi.
- Erica is much like her reel life character Sona in her real-life too; as many of the attributes of her on-screen role matches with real life.
- She is a very creative personality; as she loves doing a lot of random things like stitching, painting, sketching, etc. in her leisure time. Erica Fernandes Painting
- Sana Khan is a very close friend of hers.
- In 2017, she was ranked as the 4th most desirable woman on TV in a list featured by The Times of India.
- She came in limelight in 2018 when there was news that she has to play the reprise of Prerna’s role in Ekta Kapoor‘s Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2.
- Erica shared that she has a very annoying habit of bringing lots and lots of food home when she is hungry, instead, she eats less, which often leads to the wastage of food.