Nargis Fakhri is an Pakistan/American model and actress.
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.
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.
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
Nargis Fakhri launched the new store of Reebok store. The actress not only entertained the spectators with some of the combat training routine but also tore through a Reebok backdrop and revealed the new store to fans and fellow fitness enthusiasts gathered around. “My association with Reebok goes back 3 years now, and I look forward to each campaign and activity with as much vigour as I did when I just came on-board. I believe that fitness is something that should come as second-nature to everyone, because it not only makes you look good, but also makes you feel good mentally.”
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.
In Housefull 3
Housefull 3 is an upcoming Indian comedy film written and directed by director duo Sajid-Farhad and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala. It is the sequel to 2012 comedy film Housefull and the third installment of the Housefull film series. It stars Akshay Kumar, Ritesh Deshmukh, Abhishek Bachchan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Nargis Fakhri and Lisa Haydon in the lead roes.
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. The movie is produced by Ekta Kapoor and will star Emraan Hashmi and Prachi Desai as Azharuddin’s first wife Naureen.
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 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.
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.”