Nargis Fakhri Feels Like an Outsider, Says ‘I received a lot of criticism, but it didn’t bother me’

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Nargis Fakhri is an accomplished American-born actress and model, who was born and raised in New York City. After graduating from a Fine Arts and Psychology Bachelor, she embarked upon her career as an international model. Before starting her career in Bollywood, Nargis has auditioned for America’s Next Top Model.

The Bollywood actress made her debut with Imtiaz Ali’s Rockstar opposite Ranbir Kaporo in 2011. Since then, Nargis has acted in movies like Madras Cafe, Main Tera Hero, Azhar, Housefull 3, Dishoom and Banjo.

Aprt from movies, Nargis made headlines for her alleged relationship with Uday Chopra. Earlier in an interview, Nargis stated, ” I am glad that Uday always keeps me in news. We often laugh about everything that’s written about us. But I am repeating myself, Uday and I aren’t dating. But he will always remain a part of my life. I have a very few friends in India and I feel fortunate that he’s one of them.”

After spending a lot of time in the industry, Nargis still feels like an outsider. Fakhri said, ” People behaved strangely after Rockstar. I received a lot of criticism, but it didn’t bother me.”
Further when she was asked, why she hasn’t been able to find friends in B-Town. Nargis said, ” I am friendly to everyone I have worked with, but it takes two to tango. Friendship is a two-way thing and if someone is not interested, I don’t think they deserve my attention.”

Nargis further added, “I am very boring. I often get invited to parties, but I never attend them. I don’t enjoy partying.”

While creating many speculations about the relationship with Uday Chopra, she also made headlines for her alleged relationship with Hollywood music and director, Matt Alonzo. She also shared a picture with him and captioned it as, ” The most romantic story is not Romeo and Juliet who dies together but grandma and grandpa who grew old together.

Although, Nargis has never admitted the speculations the gossip about them never stopped. It went ahead when it was rumored that, Nargis and Matt had both got their names initials inked about their palms. They also welcomed Christmas together as they shared pictures on their Instagram handles. But soon they had a break up as they have deleted their loved pictures from their social media accounts.

On a professional note, Nargis was last seen in Amavas which is a horror drama. The film also features Sachin Joshi, Vivan Bathena, Mona Singh and Ali Asgar. It is being directed by Bhushan Patel. She will be next seen with Sanjay Dutt in Torbaaz.

Published by Isha Kataria on 02 Mar 2019

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