Nargis Fakhri

Model and actress

Nargis Fakhri 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 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). Fakhri cares deeply about health issues and women’s rights, especially in India and Pakistan. Fakhri is passionate about conservation and is a spokesperson for the Save Our Tigers Campaign; she also led a campaign to raise funds after devastating floods hit the Jammu and Kashmir regions.