Jaswinder Gardner is a fashion designer turned actress. She took birth in Bhagalpur, Patna, Bihar, in a Sikh household. Her family consists of her parents and her siblings named Amandeep Sachdeva and Anuja Sachdeva. Notre Dame Academy, Patna, Mithibai College, Mumbai, and JD Institute of Fashion Designing, Mumbai is her alma maters. As a child, Jaswinder loved watching movies especially those starring late actress Sridevi.
However, she didn't consider acting as a career option and decided to pursue fashion designing. After graduating from JD Institute of Fashion Designing, Jaswinder took up a job with a clothes firm. Initially, she had to struggle a bit to earn a living but later started working in Bollywood. In fact, she is one of the couturiers of Munna Bhai MBBS, Company, and Road. However, most of her clients would urge her to come in front of the camera. Kunika Sadanand Lal, a small screen artist, took her to a photographer and helped Jaswinder compile her portfolio.
Since then, acting and modeling Offer started to pour in from all corners. Jaswinder has appeared in more than hundred commercials for brands like Sunfeast Pasta, Haier refrigerators, Colgate toothpaste, and much more. She has also toiled for sometimes as a runaway model and enacted substantial roles in movies as well as TV shows like Mehndi Tohre Naam Ki, Sunday Kyon Aata Hai, Zindagi Kahe Smile Please, Ready, a Salman Khan and Asin starrer, and others. But Jaswinder's most poignant part was in
Rowdy Rathore, an
Akshay Kumar starrer, in which she played a policeman's wife, whom the villain rapes.
But in the end, she manages to overcome her past horrors and kicks him when he tries to humiliate her in front of the entire village. Even on the set, after the scene was over, director Prabhudeva and Akshay complimented her. Jaswinder has showcased her talent in villainous, funny, vulnerable, manipulative, and affirmative characters. Jaswinder believes that only wearing glamorous clothes is not enough to become a negative character. Jaswinder's parents were apprehensive about their daughter's acting aspirations and wanted her to focus on designing garments instead.
They also married her off to Frank Gardner, a Christian, to ensure that glamour world doesn't have any pessimistic impact on her. However, Jaswinder shares a warm equation with her husband, and he is exceptionally supportive of her acting career. Jaswinder has two sons from her marriage. In fact, Frank was the one who pushed her to resume performing after the birth of their two children. Jaswinder is active on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter.