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Nargis Fakhri | Age, Biography, Career, Family, Personal Life, Education, Family, Height, Weight and Net Worth. Nargis Fakhri is a film actress and model from the United States who mainly appears in Indian Hindi-language films. She made her film debut in 2011 with the romantic drama Rockstar, for which she was nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. After that, she played the role of a war correspondent in the political thriller Madras Cafe (2013) and starred in the successful comedies Main Tera Hero (2014), Spy (2015, her first Hollywood film) and Housefull 3 (2016).
Nargis Fakhri Biography:
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Nargis Fakhri Career:
Nargis Fakhri began her career as a model at the age of 16 and later appeared as a contestant on the second and third cycles of America’s Next Top Model. She worked for various companies and frequently participated in fashion shows in the United States. In 2009, her popularity increased when she was featured in a popular Indian print campaign for the Kingfisher Calendar.
This caught the attention of Indian filmmaker Imtiaz Ali, who later cast her in the lead role of a romantic drama film called Rockstar in 2011. Fakhri received a Filmfare Award nomination for Best Female Debut for her performance in the film. In 2013, she gained acclaim for portraying a war journalist in the political thriller Madras Cafe, and she has continued to find success with roles in the comedies Main Tera Hero (2014), Housefull 3 (2016), and Spy (2015).
In 2016, Nargis Fakhri made an appearance in the Tamil film Saagasam and performed the item song “Desi Girl,” alongside actor Prashanth. She also appeared alongside Prachi Desai and Emraan Hashmi in the sports drama film Azhar, where she played the character of Sangeeta Bijlani, an actress and the second wife of cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin. Fakhri also played the role of Christina, an American national searching for a musician, in the musical film Banjo, which starred Riteish Deshmukh and was described as a tribute to rappers in Mumbai’s ghettos.
In October 2017, Nargis Fakhri was chosen as a Young World Counselor along with Doutzen Kroes, Kofi Annan, and Cher to speak and negotiate on important issues at a summit in Bogota. As of May 2018, Fakhri had several projects in various stages of production. She has collaborated with actor Salman Khan on a special musical number for the film Race 3 and starred in the Hollywood romantic comedy film 5 Weddings with Rajkumar Rao. She also had a supporting role in the action film Torbaaz and is set to star in the horror drama film Amavas, directed by Bhushan Patel.
Nargis Fakhri Age:
Nargis Fakhri was born on October 20, 1979, making her 40 years old as of 2019.
- Age: 44 years
- Born: October 20, 1979
Education of Nargis Fakhri:
Nargis completed her Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts with a minor in Psychology from Queens College, City University of New York.
Nargis Fakhri Family:
Her father, Late Mohammad Fakhri, was a businessman and her mother, Marie Fakhri, was a former police officer. Her father was a Muslim from Pakistan and her mother was a Christian from the Czech Republic. She has a younger sister named Aliya Fakhri. Fakhri’s parents divorced when she was six years old and her father passed away a few years later. Due to her mixed Pakistani-Czech ethnicity and American nationality, she considers herself a “global citizen.”
Fakhri began dating actor Uday Chopra in 2013 and their relationship received significant media attention in India, with speculation about an impending marriage. However, the couple ended their relationship in late 2017. In May 2018, Fakhri confirmed and announced her relationship with filmmaker Matt Alonzo on Instagram.