Best known for playing the role of Dr. Sonakshi Bose in the popular TV serial Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi, Erica Fernandes is an Indian film and television actress, who also has a YouTube channel that has videos about makeup and skincare. For her performance in Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi she won the Best Actress Of The Year Award at Asian Viewer's Television Awards, and was nominated with Best Female Debut Award at Zee Gold Awards. Erica stepped into the movie industry with the Tamil film Ainthu Ainthu Ainthu (2013) in a pivotal role, under the direction of Sasi. She then made her Kannada industry debut with Ninnindale, in which she starred as the female lead opposite Puneeth Rajkumar. She was then cast by director Nila Madhab Panda in the Hindi film Babloo Happy Hai, as part of an ensemble cast including Sahil Anand, Sumit Suri, Amol Parashar, Preet Kamal, and Anu Choudhury. She has featured in other movies like Virattu, Galipatam and Buguri. Not only this, she was a contestant in the Box Cricket League in 2016, where she was awarded the 'Woman of the Match'. Her 2017 venture includes the Tamil action thriller film Vizhithiru, under the direction of Meera Kathiravan, starring Krishna Kulasekaran in the lead role, featuring Erica in an important role.