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Nora Fatehi
Nora Fatehi snapped at Krome studio in Bandra.jpg
Fatehi at Krome Studio in Bandra in March 2019
Born
Nora Fatehi

(1992-02-06) 6 February 1992 (age 27)

Nora Fatehi (born 6 February 1992[1][2]) is a Canadian dancer, model, actress and singer who has mainly appeared in Hindi films. She has also starred in Malayalam and Telugu films. She comes from a Moroccan Canadian family, and was born and raised in Canada, although in interviews she has also stated that she considers herself "an Indian at heart".[3] She is most known for her work in the Indian film industry. She made her film debut in the Bollywood film Roar: Tigers of the Sundarbans.[4][5]   She gained popularity in Telugu cinema by doing item numbers in films like Temper, Baahubali and Kick 2. She has also starred in a Malayalam film Double Barrel and Kayamkulam Kochunni.

In 2015, she was a contestant on the reality television show Bigg Boss 9 and got evicted on Day 84, and in 2016, she participated in the reality television dance show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa. She appeared in the Bollywood film Satyamev Jayate in which she was seen in the recreated version of the song Dilbar[6] which crossed 20 million views on YouTube in the first 24 hours of its release, making it the first Hindi song to have garnered such numbers in India.[7] She also collaborated with the Moroccan hip-hop group Fnaïre [fr] to release an Arabic version of the Dilbar song.[8][9]

Career

Fatehi began her career by appearing in a Bollywood film Roar: Tigers of the Sundarbans. After that she was signed for an item number in Puri Jagannath's Telugu film Temper, marking her debut in Telugu.[10] She has also done a special appearance with Emraan Hashmi and Gurmeet Chaudhary in the film Mr. X directed by Vikram Bhatt and produced by Mahesh Bhatt.

Later Fatehi appeared in item numbers for movies such as Baahubali: The Beginning[11] and Kick 2.[12][13]

In late June 2015, she signed a Telugu film Sher.[14] In late August 2015, she signed a Telugu film Loafer which is directed by Puri Jagannadh starring opposite Varun Tej.[15] In late November 2015 she signed a film Oopiri.[16] In December 2015, Fatehi entered the Bigg Boss house which was in its ninth season as a wild card entrant.[17] She spent 3 weeks inside the house until she got evicted in the 12th week (Day 83). She was also contestant on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa in 2016. She starred in My Birthday Song.[18] in which she is playing lead actress opposite Sanjay Suri.[19]

In February 2019, she signed a contract with the record label T-Series as an exclusive artist, and will feature on their upcoming films, music videos, web series, and web movies.[20]

Fatehi speaks English as her first language, but can also speak Hindi, Arabic and French.

Filmography

Fatehi at an event in 2017
Key
Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Language(s) Role(s) Notes
2014 Roar: Tigers of the Sundarbans Hindi CJ
2015 Crazy Cukkad Family Hindi Amy
Temper Telugu Special appearance in song "Ittage Rechchipodam"
Mr.X Hindi Special appearance
Double Barrel Malayalam Special appearance
Baahubali: The Beginning Telugu / Tamil Special appearance in the song "Manohari"
Kick 2 Telugu Special appearance in song
Sher
Loafer
2016 Rocky Handsome Hindi Special appearance in the song "Rock the party"
Oopiri / Thozha Telugu / Tamil Nemali Special appearance in song "Door Number"
2018 My Birthday Song Hindi Sandy
Satyamev Jayate Special appearance in song "Dilbar"
Stree Special appearance in a song "Kamariya"
Kayamkulam Kochuni Malayalam Special appearance in song "Nrithageethikalennum"
2019 Bharat Hindi Sussan
Batla Housedagger Hindi Marjaavaan dagger Hindi Item girl Filming; special appearance in song
2020 Street Dancer dagger Hindi TBA FilmingCite error: A <ref> tag is missing the closing </ref> (see the help page). Sony Music India with Harrdy Sandhu
2017 Baby Marvake Maanegi[21] Zee Music Company with Raftaar
2018 Dilbar Arabic Version[22] T-Series Singer, with Fnaïre [fr]
2018 Kamariya[23] T-Series

References

  1. ^ "Rumoured couple Nora Fatehi, Angad Bedi share the same birthday; wish each other in the sweetest way possible - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 3 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Bigg Boss 9 contestant Nora Fatehi dances like crazy at her birthday party".
  3. ^ "I'm an Indian at heart: Bigg Boss 9 contestant Nora Fatehi". The Indian Express. 9 February 2016. Retrieved 3 January 2019.
  4. ^ "ROAR : TIGERS OF THE SUNDARBANS OFFICIAL WEBSITE". roarthefilm.com.
  5. ^ "Make way for Moroccan model Nora Fatehi as she makes her debut with Roar". indiatoday.intoday.in.
  6. ^ "Dilbar - YouTube". www.youtube.com. Retrieved 15 January 2019.
  7. ^ "Satyameva Jayate's "Dilbar" breaks records in India". Music Asia. 10 July 2018. Retrieved 21 July 2018.
  8. ^ "Nora Fatehi's Arabic version of Dilbar has set the internet on fire and how! Watch video | Bollywood News". www.timesnownews.com.
  9. ^ "Dilbar Arabic Version - YouTube". www.youtube.com. Retrieved 15 January 2019.
  10. ^ "NTR dances like a dream: Nora Fatehi"
  11. ^ "Nora Fatehi signed for a special song in 'Baahubali'". IBNLive.
  12. ^ "Nora Fatehi to groove with Ravi Teja in Kick 2". The Times of India.
  13. ^ "After grooving with Jr NTR, Noorah Fatehi to shake a leg with Ravi Teja in Kick 2?". bollywoodlife.com.
  14. ^ "Kalyan Ram with 'Temper' girl". indiaglitz.com.
  15. ^ "Nora Fathehi in a special number in Loafer"
  16. ^ "Nora Fatehi's item song will add a desi tadka to the Intouchables remake"
  17. ^ "Bigg Boss is just entertainment, shouldn't be taken so seriously: Nora Fatehi's secrets".
  18. ^ ""From Bigg Boss to Bollywood"". The Moviean.
  19. ^ "My Birthday Song Movie Wiki Cast Crew Story Poster Trailer"
  20. ^ Desk, IBT Entertainment (3 February 2019). "Nora Fatehi exclusively signed by T-Series". International Business Times, India Edition. Retrieved 5 February 2019.
  21. ^ "Raftaar x Nora Fatehi - Baby Marvake Maanegi - YouTube". 8 May 2017. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  22. ^ "Dilbar Arabic Version - YouTube". www.youtube.com. Retrieved 15 January 2019.
  23. ^ T-Series (12 September 2018), Full Video: Kamariya | STREE | Nora Fatehi | Rajkummar Rao | Aastha Gill, Divya Kumar |Sachin- Jigar, retrieved 23 March 2019

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