Nargis Fakhri is an American model and actress popular in bollywood. She has made her debut in bollywood with the movie Rockstar opposite Ranbir Kapoor. She was seen in the flick Banjo opposite Riteish Deshmukh.
Nargis Fakhri was born on 20 October, 1979 in Queens, New York, USA to a Pakistani father Mohammed A. Fakhri and a Czech mother Marie A. Fakhri. She was the first girl to be recalled twice on “America’s Next Top Model” (2003) and also the first girl of Pakistan in the history of “America’s Next Top Model” (2003). She likes to play Tennis, volleyball and soccer in free time to keep body fit and fabulous.
Name : Nargis Fakhri
Date of Birth : 20 October 1979
Age : 37 years
Birth Place : Queens, Newyork, United States
Height : 5 feet 7 inches
Profession : Modeling and Acting
Father : Mohammed A. Fakhri (Pakistani)
Mother : Marie Fakhri (Czechoslovakian)
Religion : Muslim
Zodiac Sign : Libra
Debut Film : ‘Rockstar’ (2011)
Nargis made her Bollywood film debut in Imtiaz Ali’s musical romantic drama Rockstar in 2011. She starred opposite John Abraham in Shoojit Sircar’s political thriller Madras Cafe (2013). In 2014, Fakhri appeared alongside Varun Dhawan and Ileana D’Cruz in David Dhawan’s comedy Main Tera Hero. The film was a financial success, but received mixed reviews from critics.
Nargis was invited on the Board of Advisors for the MindShare Ventures Group, a New York City-based company that dwells in several business areas, including fashion, tech, healthcare, commodities, real estate and entertainment by Founder and Chairman, Ali Naqvi. She advises on Hollywood and Bollywood entertainment related business.
Nargis Fakhri was seen opposite Riteish Deshmukh in the flick Banjo. She has played an NRI coming from America in the movie. The film traces the story of banjo players from Maharashtra.
Nargis is known for her fit body and her favourite hobbies include cooking, meditation and yoga. The cute actress never misses an opportunity to talk about the benefits of a healthy lifestyle. She is quite a health freak who has started sharing fitness tips with her fans on Twitter. Nargis said “A healthy lifestyle is not just about working out and looking good. It is about positive mental attitude, healthy food choices and participating in activities you enjoy.”
Nargis mother is Czech and her father is of Pakistani origin. She has one sister Aliya Fakhri. Her parents were divorced, when she was six or seven years old.
Nargis was dating actor Uday Chopra bu
t the couple has broke-off. But both have never accepted their relationship. About her marriage plans she said, “I am not into marriage. You look at all the marriages breaking down and all the people cheating on their marriages and you become cynical. Marriage is nothing but a label. Or when someone wants to have half of the assets of one’s spouse, but I have my own assets. I don’t need anyone else’s.”
2013 Madras Cafe
2013 Phata Poster Nikhla Hero (special appearance)
2014 Main Tera Hero
2014 Kick in the song Yaar Na Miley
2015 Housefull 3