Jailoshini Naidoo Biography: Age, Husband, Children, Wedding, Television Roles, Net worth, Imbewu |
Jailoshini Naidoo is a renowned South African actress currently playing Nirupa Rampersad on etv’s Imbewu. The versatile actress has cemented herself as an extraordinarily capable contributor in the arts industry.
She tries her magic in all areas of the industry and thrives without a doubt.
Hers is the Midas touch and she continues to celebrate her successes all attributed to her unmatched flair. Jailoshini Naidoo Biography (Age, Husband, Children, Wedding, Television Roles, Net worth, Imbewu) bares all.
Jailoshini Naidoo Biography
Birthday: 16 April
Birth Place: Chatsworth
Profession: Actress, Radio and TV Presenter
Net worth: $1.5 million
What Jailoshini Naidoo’s age?
A lady does not expose her age and so she keeps fans guessing. The actress however celebrates her birthday on the 16th of April.
How does Jailoshini Naidoo’s career start?
Her triumph narrative is one bumpy roller coaster ride. From her teaching career, her family’s discouragements and ethnicity she has soared.
She has risen from the aunty Rumba in theatre productions to being a household name. Prior to joining acting and comedy she teaches English and Drama at the University of Durban.
Jailoshini tries her luck in presenting where she becomes a host of Eastern Mosaic and Mela before joining Lotus FM. While she was a presenter at MNet she takes up another job.
She lands a role in the comedy film Keeping Up with the Kandasamys playing Jennifer.
Is Koobeshen Naidoo a husband to Jailoshini Naidoo?
Quite a heart-rending moment when Pranav’s character dies leaving Nirupa a devastated widow. They share a surname and masses wonder if the duo is also a real life couple.
Playing Nirupa and Pranav Rampersad in Imbewu, the pair does not share a matrimonial relationship. They have however studied drama together at University. Jailoshini’s husband still remains a mystery.
Which television roles has Jailoshini Naidoo taken on?
The actress’s debut television role is on the drama series Imbewu as Nirupa Rampersad.
However, she has landed roles in quite a number of movies and films namely:
3 Days To Go (2019 South African film)
Karol (Italian film)
Kandasamys: The Wedding(2019)
Keeping Up with the Kandasamys (2017)
Strike Back Season (British-American action television series)
The Eastern Bride (British film)
The Indian Detective (Canadian film)
Apart from acting, what else does Jailoshini do?
As a voiceover artist, she works radio adverts and television commercials. She also teaches acting classes and television presenting courses.
Does Jailoshini Naidoo have any awards?
The decorated actress has quite a number of accolades tied to her name.
FNB Vita Award
Durban Theatre Award
Mercury Theatre Personality of the Year Award
Durban Theatre Awards (Best Actress Award)
Best Supporting Actress Award
Best Comedy Performance Award
Mercury Most Popular Theatre Personality Award
Golden Peacock Award from the Indian Academy of SA
Jailoshini Naidoo’s role in Kandasamys: The Wedding
Playing Jennifer, she mends her friendship with Kandasamy (Maeshni Naicker). Their children, Jodi and Prishen are set to marry but both mothers have hidden agendas for the wedding day that almost goes south.
Afterwards, they set aside their differences for the sake of their children’s happiness. The movie earns more than R5.7 million on Box Office.
Naidoo’s role on Imbewu
The actress takes on the matriarchal role of Nerupa Rampersad alongside Koobeshen Naidoo. “Koobeshan and I go back a long way. We studied drama together at university and we’ve been friends since then.
He’s a talented actor and a wonderful, humble human being. It’s really great to be working with him again. We’re also comedians so we have a lot of fun working together,” she says.
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“I’m so thrilled to be a part of this amazing project. Imbewu is a very real South African story filled with everything that’s guaranteed to keep an audience on edge and wanting more.
More especially it’s uniquely Durban and is very classy,” she adds.
What is Jailoshini Naidoo’s net worth?
The Jill of all trades surely has a knack for hustling and does not intend to hit the brakes anytime soon. Her flair pockets her a pretty penny and she is worth a whopping $1.5 million.
She soars despite all the negativity surrounding her.