Daisy Edgar Jones!
It is one of the hottest trending names post the announcement made by ace director S. S. Rajamouli that she is going to be part of the prestigious film RRR with Mega Power Star Ram Charan and Young Tiger N. T. R. in the lead roles. But who is she? Is she just another beautiful face selected at random to add grandeur and glitz to the film? Or roped in to create a cosmopolitan atmosphere in the movie? But the million dollar question is who is Daisy Edgar Jones?
Daisy Edgar Jones is the product of the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain. It is no small feat for anyone to be part of the highly prestigious NYT. Let’s take, for example, the names like Daniel Craig, Daniel Day-Lewis, Idris Elba, Ben Kingsley, Helen Mirren, Rosamund Pike, and Kate Winslet.
All these are some of the mightiest talents we have ever seen. And Daisy Edgar Jones was one of the youngest actresses to be part of NYT. She auditioned for NYT at the tender age of 14 (minimum age requirement) and has been a known name among the British acting circles since she was 15. Let’s dive into the 10 facts you must know about the RRR heroine Daisy Edgar Jones
1. Daisy Edgar Jones was born in Great Britain and studied in the Mount School and Woodhouse Drama. She was average in her studies and hence was looking for the call of her life when she landed in a role in a school drama. It is when she first got appreciated for her work and she found acting as her life. She decided then and there that she would become an actress.
2. Daisy Edgar Jones gave an audition at NYT when she was 14 and she followed an unconventional method. Daisy thought that it would be better to enjoy the experience. In her own words: This is the only time I am going to play the character. Then why not enjoy it? It helped me ease the pressure and it worked for me well. We bet it has! She was selected and is now a professionally trained artiste.
3. Daisy was just 19 when she landed in her most famous and her favorite role till date. She acted in a character very unlike her real self in The Reluctant Fundamentalist which is based on Mohsin Hamid’s novel which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. She played the role of April. It was run between Tue 08 August 2017 to Sat 12 August 2017 and was produced by NYT.
4. She played the role of Olivia Marsden in Cold Feet, a well-known comedy-drama television series, from the 6th season onwards which started to air in 2016. Incidentally, the role of Olivia is her first paid job.
5. Daisy is good at playing Guitar. She is also a very competent singer. Daisy is also an excellent dancer. She has shown a lot of ease and grace in her movements.
6. Daisy Edgar Jones acted in a short film titled Winter Song. She played the role of Milena.
7. She had performed at the welcoming ceremony for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, welcoming the athletes into the village.
8. She was also part of the BBC television series Silent Witness series 20 and played the role of Jessica Thompson.
9. Daisy is currently planning to finish her graduation where she wants to pursue writing, editing, and also direction.
10. She acted in the feature film Pond Life in the role of Cassie.
The way her name is trending India wide, RRR is easily this honey-brow eyed girl’s biggest moment and could shoot her to the big league post the release. But Daisy is up for the challenges as she really gets into the skin of the character she plays. She is, as we all know, pairing up with Young Tiger NTR.