Nargis Fakhri Biography / Wiki
Nargis Fakhri is an American actress and model. She is very popular in the Film Industry for her romantic role. She was born in Queens, New York City, U.S. on 20 October 1979. Her current age is 39. She mainly appears in Hindi and English-language films.
Nargis Fakhri Age / DOB / Family
Fakhri was born on 20 October 1979 in Queens, New York City. Her father’s name was Mohammad Fakhri. He was a businessman. Her mother’s name is Marie Fakhri. She is a former police officer. Her father was Pakistani and moved to the United States for better earnings. Her mother is Czech. She has one younger sister, Aliya. Fakhri’s parents divorced when she was six. Her father died after a few years of divorce.
Fakhri started her career as a model at the age of 16. Later she appeared as a constant on the second and third cycle of America’s Next Top Model. Fakhri was selected for the first two challenges of both the cycles, she failed to make up to the third challenge for the top twelve contestants. She subsequently modeled professionally in America, working for freelance agencies, and appearing regularly fashion shows. Nargis Fakhri is a popular American born actress and model who is known for beauty and acting.
Nargis featured in many popular Bollywood movies like Kick, Madras Café, Main Tera Hero, Housefull 3, Dishoom, Banjo and many more. She also became a part of the new Bollywood movies ‘Amavas’ and ‘Torbaaz’. Nargis became a cover girl of many popular magazines like Vogue, Elle, Harpers Bazaar, Grazia, Maxim, GQ, FHM, and Women’s Health.
Nargis was born and raised in the United States. Her parents divorced when she was six years old and her father died a few years later. She started her modeling career at the age of 16. Moreover, She appeared as a contestant in the second and third cycle of America’s Next Top Model in 2004. Nargis also modeled professionally for freelancing agencies and fashion shows in America.
In 2009, Nargis Fakhri appeared on a highly popular Indian print campaign for the 2009 Calendar. Her appearance in the calendar attracted popular Indian film director Imtiaz Ali. He offered the lead female role in the Indian romantic love story ‘Rockstar’ which released in 2011.
In 2013, Nargis Fakhri did acting in movies Madras Café and Phata Poster Nikhla Hero. In political thriller movie Madras Café, she featured as an Indian woman with an English accent co-starring John Abraham. She received huge appreciation and positive response from the critic for the acting.
Following year, she featured in romantic comedy movie Main Tera Hero which is the remake of Telugu film Kandireega.
In 2015, Nargis Fakhri appeared the first time in American movie titled ‘Spy’ along with Melissa McCarthy, Jason Statham, and Jude Law. In her first Hollywood debut, she played the role of secret agent.
Also in 2016, Nargis appeared in four Bollywood hit movies like Azhar, Housefull 3, Dishoom, and Banjo. She played a lead role in movie banjo along with Riteish Deshmukh. In the movie Dishoom, she played a small role and appeared in the movie Azhar along with Emraan Hashmi and Prachi Desai.
In 2018, Nargis Fakhri appeared with Rajkumar Rao movie 5 Wedding which is released in Hindi as well in the English language. It was a second Hollywood movie. The same year she featured in a special song along with Salman Khan.
Nargis Fakhri also endorsed many popular brands like CADINI, Mezan Beverages, Master Paints, Olor Perfume, Everyouth and many more.
Nargis Fakhri has her application as well as the website in which she used to share some tips related to health, beauty and much more.
She also appeared in special video songs like ‘Habitaan Vigaad Di’, ‘Woofer’, ‘Tera Vaastey’ and ‘If My Indian Dad Was Rapper’. Also, one of her Bollywood song ‘Galat Baat Hai’ became very famous on youtube because of her hot performance.
Personal Life / Boyfriends
Nargis Fakhri is a most stylish actress in Bollywood and became successful to earn huge numbers of fan following throughout journey as an actress. She is a style icon for Indian youth. Moreover, Nargis Fakhri is a very active celebrity on Facebook.
Currently, she resides between Mumbai, London, New York, and Los Angeles. Nargis is not married yet and single. She had been dating Bollywood actor Uday Chopra in 2016, but the couple got separated after Uday proposed her marry him. Currently, she is dating award-winning filmmaker Matt Alonzo.
Awards & Nominations:
For the first film of Nargis Fakhri received several nominations at different awards. Moreover, she won the IIFA Award for the Hottest Pair with Ranbeer Kapoor.
She acted in many popular movies like Rockstar, Madras Café, Phata Poster Nikhla Hero, Main Tera Hero, Kick, Spy, Saagasam, Azhar, Housefull 3, Dishoom, Banjo, 5 Weddings, Amavas and Torbaaz.