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Name: Nargis Fakhri
Biography: 20th October, 1979
Awards: Nargis Fakhri along with Ranbir Kapoor received the prestigious IIFA Hottest Pair of the Year award at the 13th IIFA Award ceremony.
Biography: Nargis Fakhri was born on the 20th of October, 1979 in Queens in New York. Her father was a Pakistani and her mother was a Czech. Her parents got divorced during the time when Nargis was hardly 6 or 7 years of age. This actress and American model’s interests lies in yoga, meditation and in cooking.
In the year 2004, she made an appearance in America’s Next Top Model (in Cycle 2 and Cylce 3). Five years later in the year 2009, Nargis even appeared on the renowned Kingfisher Swimsuit Calendar.
In 2011, Nargis stepped into the Bollywood film industry. She signed up for the 2011 film titled ‘Rockstar’, directed by Imtiaz Ali. This film had Ranbir Kapoor, Shammi Kapoor,Moufid Aziz, Shernaz Patel, Aditi Rao Hydari, Piyush Mishra and Nargis Fakhri in its cast. This film was a big hit at the box theatre and both Nargis and Ranbir were awarded the most coveted IIFA Hottest Pair of the Year Award, at the 13th IIFA award ceremony.
Presently Nargis joined hands with Akshay Kumar’s production company (Hari Om Productions) for a three film contract.
One of her upcoming projects include an Indian political thriller called ‘Madras Café’, directed by ShoojitSircar and starring Nargis Fakhri, John Abraham, Leena Mari, SainathDukkipati and ShitalMalhar. Here Nargis would be playing the female lead role of that of an international reporter.