Nargis Fakhri Biography :
Born: 20 October 1979
Age : 39 years
Birthplace : Queens, New York City, New York, United States
Height: 1.7 m
Parents: Mohammed A. Fakhri, Marie A. Fakhri
Siblings: Aliya Fakhri
Nationality: American, Pakistani
Bio – Nargis Fakhri was born in the year 1979, is a Model and actress from America. She was among the top models in America who landed in Bollywood with the blockbuster movie – Rockstar followoed by the movie called Madras Café of 2013. Peeping in her personal early life, Nargis hails from Queens, NY who first appeared as Model in America in the year 2004. Being bold and dashing model, she was also seen in the Kingfisher Swimsuit Calendar of 2009. This made her recognized in the Indian film world, leading her first role in the above said movie in the year 2011.
The year 2011 was really a turnaround episode in her life wherein she got her first role in the musical romantic drama called Rockstar. Imtiaz Ali was the director, who really put his heart and soul in the movie to make it a big hit of the year giving the movie several awards. She was seen in this movie in a character of a Heer Kaul who is seen falling in love with the singer Jordan (Ranbir Kapoor). Her performance in the film received really good appreciations and applauds from far and wide, giving her several nominations in different award functions including the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut.
Nargis Fakhri was then signed up for the film Khiladi 786 opposite Akshay Kumar, but was later replaced at the last moment to Asin. However, she was eventually seen in the politician espionage thriller called Madras Café playing the character of a British war journalist called Jaya Sahni. Fakhri really worked hard for this character for which researched a lot to get into this character the best to which she succeeded to a great extent.
Later she was seen in the item number called “Dhating Naach” in the movie – Phata Poster Nikhla Hero, as the special appearance that was released on September last year in 2013. She will be soon seen against Varun Dhawan for her upcoming movie known as Main Tera Hero by David Dhawan, along with Ileana D’Cruz, this coming April 2014. Her next film, which is announced, includes Shaukeen, which happens to be the remake of the remake of the 1982 comedy film. She was nominated at a dozen of awards, however, was able to bag for the 13th IIFA Awards for being the sizzlingtest Pair Award category for the film Rockstar.
Apart from her film career in Bollywood industry, she holds her share in several businesses back in the United States. She is on the board of advisors for one of the New York based companies called MindShare Ventures Group, which deals in with a number of niche areas like fashion, technology, commodities, healthcare, entertainment and real estate.
Nargis Fakhri Filmography :
|2013||Madras Cafe||Jaya Sahni|
|Phata Poster Nikhla Hero||Rajkumar Santoshi|
|2014||Main Tera Hero||Ayesha Shingal|
|2018||5 Weddings||Shania Dhaliwal|
|Amavas dagger||TBA||Bhushan Patel|