Angela Jonsson Joins The Salman Camp!

24 Jul

Ramp to reel is a now a common phenomenon in Bollywood with numerous ramp models trying their hand at acting and create a niche for themselves in the film industry. Kingfisher model, Angela Jonsson is no exception. This young model hogged the limelight when she won the prestigious Kingfisher Calendar Model Hunt in 2011.

The gorgeous gal has been taken lessons in to improve her diction to embark on a career in films. Finally lady luck seems to have cast her smile on her and if the buzz is to be believed she has been signed on for a three film contract with Salman Khan’s home production and also a contract with Sajid Nadiadwala’s film company.

Angela is back in Sher Khan, especially on Salman Khan’s recommendation. Revealed a source, “Other options were explored. But nothing came of it. Actually Salman’s range of heroines is shrinking. He won’t work with Priyanka Chopra. Katrina and Salman have mutually decided not to sign any films together after Ek Tha Tiger. Deepika and Salman are somehow never working out together. As for Sonakshi, he’s wrapping up Dabangg 2 with her and shortly goes into Shirish Kunder’s Kick with her. It’s time to find new co-stars. Angela who is already signed with Salman’s home production, fits the role in Sher Khan perfectly.” This news was confirmed by Sohail Khan after much prodding.

Angela’s character in the film is very feminine, yet athletic and is expected to do stunts. The film will be shot in jungles and mountains.

For all those who want to know more about this glam gal, check out these tidbits:

  • She is born on 28th February, 1990
  • She is 5.8″tall
  • She was voted one of Times 50 Most Desirable Women in India in 2011.
  • She was born in Chennai, India
  • Her father is from Iceland, while her mother hails from Mangalore. Her parents are coffee exporters
  • She has six sisters and three brothers.
  • She spent her childhood in an estate on the mountains of Kodaikanal and studied in the American School there.
  • She admitted to have dated actor Ranbir Kapoor in early 2011.



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