Bollywood is a place that attracts the talent pool from across the world. One such name who is not Indian by birth but has her roots in one of the largest film industries of the world is Nora Fatehi. Today we will discuss Nora Fatehi Biography, early life, career, and some lesser known facts in addition to personal details.
Nora Fatehi Biography
Nora is one of the best belly dancers to get to Bollywood. But it is not just this talent she has got. There is a lot more to her than the brand she has become recently associated with. She is a model, a dancer, and an actress in addition to that. She was born to Moroccan emigrants in Canada with her mother a third-generation Indian.
She left her budding educational career to sign a contract with “Orange Model Management” a talent hunting company that sent her to India. Her talent for moving her body is natural and she never got proper training for that from a professional.
A self-taught belly dancer, she practiced after watching online videos and groomed her skills in the field. Her career begin with working in various advertisements for several brands. Her breakthrough on the big screen was with the animal horror movie “Roar: Tiger of the Sundarbans”.
Nora made a special appearance in South Indian film “Temper” as a dancer. She also contested in the Big Boss Season 9 after entering on a wildcard with Gizele Thakral and spent three weeks in the house. Nora also appeared in the Reality Show “Dancing with the Stars” with Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa.
She dated Angad Bedi an actor by profession before he got married to Neha Dhupia. She also impressed the audience with her acting in the online web series for Timliners named “Types of Single Girls”.
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Personal Details 20
|Real Name||Naura Fathi|
|Profession||Actress, Dancer, Model|
|Height||5’5″ (168 cm)|
|Birth Date||February 6, 1992|
|Birth Place||Toronto, Canada|
|School||West View Centennila High School|
|University||York University, Toronto|
Nora Fatehi Early Life
Her early name was Naura Fathi and was born on February 6th, 1992 in Montreal, Canada. She is currently 28 years old and her family is of Indian-Moroccan descent. She started her schooling from Toronto at Westview Centennial Secondary School and later joined York University, Toronto.
Her family includes parents, a brother named Omar and a younger sister whose name is not public. From the very beginning, she was interested in performing arts and wanted to become an actress with a fondness for music and dance. Her career in Bollywood started with appearances in advertisements.
Nora speaks English as her first language. But she is also fluent in Arabic, French, and is learning Hindi and a few South Indian languages for communication. Nora has Canadian citizenship and she is a follower of Islam.
She is a fitness freak and loves to travel a lot as well. Nora lives in a home-based apartment in Mumbai. Apart from her dating rumors with Angad she has been seen as well with Prince Narula and Bodybuilder Varinder Ghuman.
|Actors||Amitabh Bachahan, Hrithik Roshan, Akshay Kumar, Rajkumar Rao|
|Films||Pink, Devdas, Kapoor & Sons|
|TV Shows||Family Guy|
|Models||Petra Nemcova, Scarlett Mellish Wilson|
|Beauty Brand||Salima Skin Solutions|
|Book||The Bread Winner by Deborah Ellis|
Nora Fatehi Career
She debuted in Bollywood with “Roar: Tiger of Sundarbans” an animal horror movie in 2014. Though the movie failed to impress the viewers and reviewers yet her performance was given a thumbs up by all.
Her second attempt was a dance performance in Temper (2015) a Telugu film. Then she acted in 3D Science-fiction Hindi thriller film ‘Mr. X’ alongside Emraan Hashmi, in a Vikram Bhatt production, directed by Mahesh Batt.
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Her real breakthrough started from the south Indian movies, where she left a mark for her item number performances in movies like Loafer, Sher, Double Barrel, and Kick 2. Nora also made a special appearance in a song named “Manohari” in the blockbuster film Baahubali: The Beginning Movie.
She became a well-known face with her appearances in reality and TV Shows, as special guest, like Troll Police and Entertainment Ki Raat. The thriller movie ‘My Birthday Song’ saw her in a leading role opposite to Sanjay Suri. She is hosting the MTV India’s reality TV named ‘MTV Dating in the Dark’.
Her fame came with the performance in the recreated version of a 1990’s song “Dilbar” for the movie “Satyamev Jayate” in 2018 with John Ibraham and Aisha Sharam in the leading roles the song broke records for highest views in 24 hours on YouTube.
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