About Nargis Fakhri
Nargis Fakhri born October 20, 1979 is an American model and actress, who mainly appears in Hindi films. Fakhri began her career as a model and appeared as a contestant in the The CW series America’s Next Top Model. She made her acting debut in the 2011 romantic drama Rockstar, for which she received a Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut nomination. She received praise for starring as a war correspondent in the political thriller Madras Cafe (2013). She later appeared in the successful comedies Main Tera Hero (2014), Spy (2015), and Housefull 3 (2016), the second of which was a Hollywood production.
Fakhri was born in Queens, New York, to Mohammed Fakhri, a businessman, and Marie Fakhri, a former police officer. According to the actress, her father was from Pakistan, and moved to the United States for better earning, while her mother is Czech. She has a sister, Alisha. Fakhri’s parents divorced when she was six, and her father died the following year. Because of her mixed Pakistani and Czech ethnicity, she describes herself a “global citizen”