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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 has appeared on America's Next Top Model. She was seen in a special song in Shahid Kapoor's Phata Poster Nikla Hero. Fakhri was last seen in the movie Main Tera Hero opposite Varun Dhawan and Ileana D'cruz. Now she will be seen in upcoming movies like Azhar and Saahasam.

Biography

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. Nargis was featured in the 2009 Kingfisher swimsuit calendar. 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). One of the key requirement for a Hindi film heroine is to get her 'naach gaana' in place and so Nargis is looking forward to hitting the floors. She likes to play Tennis, volleyball and soccer in free time to keep body fit and fabulous.

Personal profile

Name : Nargis Fakhri
Date of Birth : 20 October 1979
Age : 35 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 Fakhri profile

Upcoming Movie Azhar

According to the latest reports, Nargis Fakhri is now on board for Mohammed Azharuddin biopic. The makers of the biopic have signed her to play Azaruddin's second wife Sangeeta Bijlani in the film. Earlier, rumours were rife that Kareena Kapoor Khan was approached for the role however it seems things didn't work out. The producers have already had a meeting with Nargis and the modalities are being worked out. As she is slated to travel for the promotions of her Hollywood film Spy, things will be finalised only on her return. The movie is produced by Ekta Kapoor and will star Emraan Hashmi and Prachi Desai as Azharuddin's first wife Naureen.

Family

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.

Career

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. She has worked with many modelling agencies :
.Ford Models - Print, New York, US
.Planet Models, Mumbai, India
.Lenis Models, London, UK
.CESD - TV, New York, US

Boyfriend

Nargis Fakhri is quite unhappy and sad about her numerous link-up rumors with Bollywood actors and businessmen. According to the reports she was linked up earlier with Shahid Kapoor and Ranbir Kapoor. Her latest alleged link up is with actor Uday Chopra.

Upcoming movies

Azhar
Saahasam

Yoga/Fitness

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."

Cover Girl

Nargis Fakhri turned cover girl for a popular magazine recently. She shot for the cover and her photographer was the highly acclaimed Rohan Shrestha, who is honestly the best in business! Together, Nargis and Rohan made a great team and the end result of this photo-shoot was fab. Nargis Fakhri's bangs which she has been rocking for a while now. The hairdo totally suits her face and makes her look funky.

Heer in Rockstar

Nargis Fakri played the character of Heer Kaul, Mandy's elder sister in Rockstar. She has been saddled with the most complex character in the film, and given her halting Hindi and lack of experience in acting. The movie and her role was appreciated by everyone.

Filmography

2011 Rockstar
2013 Madras Cafe
2013 Phata Poster Nikhla Hero (special appearance)
2014 Main Tera Hero
2014 Kick in the song Yaar Na Miley

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