Queens, New York, USA
Her educational background is not known.
- Father – Mohammed A. Fakhri (is Pakistani)
- Mother – Marie A. Fakhri (is Czech)
- Siblings – Aliya Fakhri (Younger Sister) (Model)
Nargis is signed to these modeling agencies –
- La Agencia – Barcelona
- East West Models
- Nova Models – Auckland
- Ford Models – Chicago
- Ford Models – Los Angeles
- Ford Models – New York (Mother Agency)
- Clear Model Management (2010-2011)
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
59 kg or 130 pounds
Boyfriend / Spouse
Nargis Fakhri dated –
- Ranbir Kapoor (2011) – Ranbir and Nargis appeared in 2011 film Rockstar and they were RUMORed to be dating together.
- Uday Chopra (2014) – She was RUMORed to have had a fling with actor Uday Chopra in January 2014. They were clicked while enjoying their vacation in the Maldives. He also showed his love for her on Twitter.
Race / Ethnicity
She has Pakistani and Eastern European ancestry.
34-24-35 in or 86-61-89 cm
4 (US) or 36 (EU) or 8 (UK)
8.5 (US) or 39 (EU) or 6 (UK)
Nargis has advertised for several brands such as Bruno Banani ‘Magic Woman’ fragrance, Platinum, Reebok, Pond’s, Kerovit by Kajaria (sanitary brand), etc.
She is speculated to be a Muslim.
Best Known For
She is also known for appearances in Bollywood films such as Rockstar (2011), Madras Cafe (2013), Main Tera Hero (2014) and others.
Fakhri debuted with Indian musical romantic drama film Rockstar (released in 2011) for her role as Heer Kaul. She starred in her very first film alongside Ranbir Kapoor. It was directed by Imtiaz Ali.
She is a fitness freak and was selected as the fitness brand ambassador by the sports brand Reebok India for their women’s category “Studio” in August 2013, which is more inclined towards dance, aerobics, and yoga.
She also finds new ways to relieve stress and found that Zumba is one of the best stress busters. She also likes to meditate, travel to new places, spends time with family, etc. to relieve stress.
She follows a juice cleanse diet. Nargis lost amazing three kilos of body weight by following this diet for 6 continuous days.
Nargis Fakhri Favorite Things
- Co-Star – Varun Dhawan
- Cuisine – Malvani
Nargis Fakhri Facts
- Nargis’ parents divorced when she was 6 or 7 years old.
- Nargis has appeared in Kingfisher Swimsuit Calendar 2009.
- She is of half Pakistani (on dad’s side) and half Czech descent (on mom’s side).
- In 2004, Nargis appeared in cycle 2 and cycle 3 of America’s Next Top Model.
- Since 2011, she is appearing in Bollywood films.
- She has graced several magazines covers such as Maxim U.S. in February 2012, TravelPlus U.S. in March 2012, Women’s Health U.S. for its June 2012 issue, Shape Singapore in October 2007, Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire, etc.
- She is a part of Board of Advisors (for their entertainment division) for MindShare Ventures Group (New York-based company).
- She is the first woman of Pakistani descent, who has appeared in America’s Next Top Model.
- For her performance in the 2011 film Rockstar, she received Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut.
- She was first considered for the female lead role in the 2012 film Khiladi 786 but was later replaced by Asin.
- Visit her official website @ nargisfakhri.com.
- Hear more from Nargis on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.