Nargis Fakhri is a well known model and actress from America, who has made it big in Bollywood in the recent years. She is recognized in the industry, more for her beauty than her acting skills.
Net Worth: $ 1.5 million
Income Sources: Nargis is paid Rs 1 crore per film. She has also earned money from her modeling career.
Born: 20th October, 1979 (35 years old)
Marital Status: Single. She is in relationship with actor Uday Chopra and there are rumors that they are going to get married though both of them deny it continuously.
Height/Weight: 5 feet 9 inches, 53 kg
Nargis Fakhri was born in Queens, New York, USA and she is of mixed ethnicity, with a Pakistani father and Czech mother. Her parents, Mohammad Fakhri and Marie Fakhri were divorced when she was just seven years old. She has a younger sister called Aliya. She started her career as a model, featuring in America’s Top Model in 2004 and later appearing in the Kingfisher Swimsuit Calendar 2009. She was the first Pakistani model to make it in the America’s Top Model.
After her successful stint as a model, Nargis Fakhri entered Bollywood to pursue her ambition to become an actress. Her Bollywood debut came in 2011 with a film called “Rockstar”, in which she starred opposite the current sensation Ranbir Kapoor. She was however, criticized for her mediocre performance and got a lukewarm response in the industry. Her next movie was the 2013 John Abraham starred “Madras Café”, which was a political thriller by Shoojit Sircar. The film got her a lot of appreciation and established her as a serious actress in the industry. Later, she did an item number in the Shahid Kapoor starrer “Phata Poster Nikla Hero”, followed by the 2014 film “Main Tera Hero”, a masala comedy by David Dhawan, in which she shared the screen space with Varun Dhawan and Ileana D’Cruz. She made news with her hot item number “Yaar Na Miley” in the 2014 film ‘Kick”, in which she featured with the super star, Salman Khan. Nargis Fakhri is going to star in the much awaited project “Spy”, which is expected to release in 2015. Till date, she has been nominated for Stardust Award for Superstar of Tomorrow- Female 2012 and has received the IIFA Award for Hottest Pair of 2012, along with her “Rockstar” co actor, Ranbir Kapoor.