Liverpool model Amy Jackson had never acted professionally nor visited India when she was spotted online and cast in an Indian film.
Now she has moved to Mumbai, appeared on the cover of Indian Vogue and is making a name for herself on the big screen.
Amy Jackson was not quite your average Liverpool schoolgirl when she received the offer that would take her 4,500 miles and change her life.
She had already been crowned Teen Miss World at the age of 16 – but playing Indian characters in Indian films, requiring her to speak Hindi, Tamil and Telugu, is still not what this all-English beauty queen expected to happen next.
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