Nargis Fakhri is a popular name in the field of modeling and Bollywood. She is known for her role in Rockstar with Ranbir Kapoor. The romantic drama film was released long ago in 2011. Nargis even got into the nomination list for Filmfare Award for Best Female debut. After Rockstar, she shared screen space with John Abraham in the 2013 movie Madras Cafe.
Like Rockstar, this movie too proved a big hit. Nargis also starred in comedy films like Main Tera Hero with Varun Dhawan in 2014, and Ileana D’Cruz, and Housefull 3 in 2016. Not to forget, Spy was her debut production in Hollywood. The movie came six years ago. Nargis had been part of a Bogota Summit when got chosen as a One Young World counselor.
She was one of the spokespersons along with other celebrities including Ghanian diplomat Kofi Annan. You must be knowing Nargis as a model turned actress, but how much do you know about her early life, career, earnings, etc? If not, then today you can get to know all these in this blog.
|Full Name:||Nargis Fakhri|
|Stage Name:||Nargis Fakhri|
|Birthday:||20th October 1979|
|Place Origin:||Queens, New York City|
|Age:||41 years old|
|Profession:||Modeling – acting|
|Net Worth:||$12 million|
Even though we all can relate to her as an Indian actress, her actual birthplace is Queens, New York City. She was born on 20th October 1979. Her father belongs from Pakistan and had been an ex-police official. Whereas, her mother hails from Czech background. Nargis is not the only daughter born to her parents.
She has a younger sister. Due to her parents’ mixed ethnic background, and American nationality, Nargis defines herself to be a ‘global citizen. She was hardly at the age of six when her parents separated. Her father died a year later.
Despite unconventional looks, Nargis still looks beautiful with her stunning figure and eye-catching personality which is enough to grab many eyeballs. She stands at a good height of 5’9 inches and weighs 55 kg. Nargis has a fair complexion with black hair and black eyes.
Earlier, Nargis had been in a relationship with Uday Chopra, the actor known for her roles in Dhoom and Dhoom 2, Mohabbatein, Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai, Supari, Pyaar Impossible, and others. He had also worked as an assistant director in films like Parampara, Lamhe, Darr, Dil Toh Pagal Hai, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, and as a producer for Yeh Dillagi.
Nargis and Uday’s relationship is known to have grabbed much media attention. However, that did not last long, as both parted ways. Later on, Nargis revealed her relationship with Matt Alonzo on her social media platform Instagram. Matt is a filmmaker, director, and video editor from America.
Nargis began her career in modeling. She made her presence in 2004 at America’s Next Top Model. She gave bold photoshoots for Kingfisher Calendar in 2009. After becoming a successful model, Nargis entered the entertainment world. She grabbed her first Bollywood project in a 2011 released movie Rockstar. She had shared screen space with the lead actor, Ranbir Kapoor.
She even got a nomination for the Best Debut Female award for this movie at the Filmfare Award event. After that, she starred in another hit movie with muscular hunk John Abraham in Madras Cafe in 2013. Then followed more films including Phata Poster Nikla Hero with Shahid Kapoor, Main Tera Hero with Varun Dhawan and Ileana D’Cruz, and with Salman Khan in Kick.
Nargis was also a scheduled star in the Hollywood movie Spy. Besides her success as an actress, she was also the recipient of 3 Ghanta Awards for Worst Actress and others. Nargis had also won other prestigious awards in 2012. Her name had also come in the nominations at Stardust Award for Superstar of Tomorrow Female.
Apart from acting in Hindi films, Nargis also made a special appearance in Saagasam, a Tamil film. She performed item number ‘Desi Girl’ along with actor Prasanth. Nargis also bagged a role in a biopic film on veteran Indian cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin with the title ‘Azhar’.
Nargis played the love interest and wife of the cricketer in the role of Sangeeta Bijlani, and Emraan Hashmi as Azhar. The film also starred Rock On actress Prachi Desai. She also had a brief role in Dishoom starring John Abraham, Varun Dhawan, Saqib Saleem, and Akshay Khanna in a negative role.
Nargis had also starred in the Housefull series of the third installment. She played the role of a rich spoiled brat who falls in love with Abhishek Bacchan’s con-man character. At a media website, Nargis was criticized by film critics for her interest in a film. According to him, Nargis had nothing to do special except being a showpiece for a film.
But she proved him wrong, and the movie proved to be a massive commercial success. With shining success, Nargis appeared in more films like Banjo with Ritesh Deshmukh and 5 Weddings with Rajkumar Rao, and also did her first spooky film Amavas. The film received mixed reviews. She is done with her upcoming film with Sanjay Dutt starrer Torbaaz.
Interest In Bitcoin
Bitcoin as we all know is a popular cryptocurrency around the world. It was founded by an anonymous figure, Satoshi Nakamoto. The cryptocurrency began its operation on 3rd January 2009. Some people became rich by investing in Bitcoin. Nargis Fakhri too joins the brigade of crypto admirers.
The Indian model and actress have expressed her interest in Bitcoin via her tweets. Although, she is yet to make her investment in this dominant cryptocurrency. She joins other big celebrities including Amitabh Bacchan, Kanye West, Ashton Kutcher, Mike Tyson, Katy Perry, and many others who admire the use of cryptocurrency.
Net Worth of Nargis Fakhri
As of August 2021, $12 million is supposed to be the estimated net worth of Indian model and actress Nargis Fakhri. She has earned her fame with the number of acting projects she has bagged so far. Her income might increase more in the coming decades if she keeps on getting more good Bollywood movie projects.
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