Jailoshini Naidoo

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Jailoshini Naidoo () is an actress and TV and radio personality.


Raised in Chatsworth, Durban, she attended Southlands Secondary School in Havenside, where her interest in the performing arts was first sparked. She continued on to the then University of Durban-Westville, where she completed a B.Paed. in English, Speech, Drama, and Communications.

Besides being a full-time speech and drama teacher and the Marketing Executive at Calypso Event Management, she also did radio and TV work and became a regular performer at the Playhouse Theatre in Durban, winning critical acclaim for her acting prowess.

Her stage work has included the award winning one-woman shows 1949 (Govender) and At the Edge and Other Cato Manor Stories.

Over the years she received multiple nominations for FNB Vita Awards and won a Durban Theatre Award for Best Lead Actress for her work in the one-woman show 1949, in which she portrays 38 different characters, including men, women, and children.