An American model turned actress, Nargis Fakhri is trying to make her way in the Indian Film Industry.
Age and Height
Nargis was born on October 20, 1979, in Queens in New York City, US. She is 39 years of age (as of 2018) and her height is 5 feet 8 inches.
Nargis Fakhri is believed to have gone around with Bollywood actor Uday Chopra for almost 2 years until they broke up in 2016. Now Nargis Fakhri is dating Matt Alonzo, a Hollywood music director and producer.
Nargis Fakhri’s father was a Punjabi from Pakistan and her mother was from Czech. They moved to the city of New York in pursuit of a better living. However, at the age of six, her parents got divorced and soon after that, her father passed away. Nargis has been brought up single-handedly by her mother in New York. she has a younger sister named Aliya.
Nargis Fakhri started modelling in New York at the age of 16. She was a part of various fashion shows and advertisement campaigns prior to her engagement in films. She got her break in Bollywood after she was spotted by director Imtiaz Ali when she appeared on Kingfisher Calendar 2009. He casted her in the lead role of his movie ‘Rockstar’ which was a super hit at the box office and even acclaimed a lot of appreciation by the critics.
After this, Nargis was featured in various movies in a variety of roles. She even acted in Shoojit Sarkar’s Madras Cafe, where she played the role of a British war correspondent. Apart from this, Nargis was even seen in some light-hearted comedy movies like Main Tera Hero and Phata Poster Nikla Hero, Housefull 3 and so on.
Fakri even worked in Hollywood, where she appeared as a supporting actress in the movie Spy which was released in 2015.
After entering the Indian Film Industry, Nargis gained a lot of controversial comments in relation to her association with actor Uday Chopra. Her link-up and break-up stories with him went viral, thereby giving people a lot of spice to talk about.
Nargis Fakhri got nominated for her excellent performance in her Bollywood debut ‘Rockstar’ for Best Female Debut by Filmfare, Zee Cinema and Stardust awards. However, she bagged an IIFA Award in the hottest pair category, with Ranbir Kapoor, for the same film. Later, in 2015, she was awarded the Best supporting actress award for her performance in the movie ‘Main Tera Hero’.
Nargis Fakhri got the award for ‘Filmfare Glamour and Style Award’ in the year 2015 and also the Bollywood Life Award for ‘Most Motivational Celeb on Social Media’ in the same year.
|Real Name||Nargis Fakhri|
|Famous Role||Heer Kaul in Rockstar|
|Height (In Cm)||175|
|Eye color||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth||1979-10-20|
|Home Town||Not known|
|Birth Place||New York City, New York, USA|
|Sun Sign||Not known|
|College||Queen's College, City University of New York|
|Education Qualification||B. A. with a Major in Fine Arts, Minor in Psycology|