Nora Fatehi

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Nora Fatehi is an Indo–Arabic dancer, model, and actress. She was born to Moroccan parents in Canada. Her mother is an Indian from the third generation. Nora dropped out of college to work for ‘Orange Model Management,’ which placed her in India. She has no formal dancing or acting training. She became famed for her belly dance skills, which she learned from watching web videos when she was younger. During the early stages of her career, she appeared in advertising for a variety of brands. In the animal horror film ‘Roar: Tigers of the Sundarbans,’ she made her Bollywood debut. After that, she dabbled with South Indian cinema with a cameo in a dance routine in the film ‘Temper.’ Nora and Gizele Thakral competed in ‘Bigg Boss 9’ as a “wild card entry.” She stayed in the house for three weeks. She also appeared on ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa,’ a reality dance show similar to ‘Dancing with the Stars.’ She dated Indian actor Angad Bedi for a while before calling it quits when he married Neha Dhupia. She was also linked to bodybuilder Varinder Ghuman and actor Prince Narula, according to reports. Nora has established herself in Bollywood and has a promising future in Indian television and film.

Childhood and Adolescence

Nora Fatehi was born Naura Fathi in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, on February 6, 1992. Her ancestors are Moroccan and Indian. Her mother is of Indian descent. Omar, her younger brother, is her only sibling.
She attended ‘Westview Centennial Secondary School,’ Toronto, before enrolling at ‘York University,’ Toronto. She had to drop out before completing her degree, however.
She had always loved music and dance and aspired to be an actress since she was a child. During her youth, she began learning belly dancing by watching videos on the internet. She has no formal acting or dance training.
She obtained a modeling contract with the talent firm ‘Orange Model Management,’ which sent her to India for an assignment after she dropped out of college. During her early years, she was featured in commercials for goods like ‘Mexitos Chips’ and ‘Everyuth Face Wash.’

Career of Nora Fatehi

In 2014, she made her Bollywood debut with ‘Roar: Tigers of the Sundarbans,’ a Hindi-language animal horror film. Despite the fact that the picture did not perform well, critics praised her performance. In 2015, she made her Telugu film debut in the film ‘Temper,’ directed by Puri Jagannath, with a cameo role in a dance number.
In the same year, she co-starred in the Hindi 3D science-fiction thriller ‘Mr. X,’ directed by Vikram Bhatt and produced by Mahesh Bhatt, alongside Emraan Hashmi.
Nora rose to prominence as a dancer in South Indian films, appearing as herself in the Malayalam film ‘Double Barrel’ and the Telugu films ‘Kick 2’, ‘Sher,’ and ‘Loafer.’ She made a cameo appearance in the Telugu/Tamil version of the superhit film ‘Baahubali: The Beginning’ in the song ‘Manohari.’
Nora Fatehi debuted in reality television in December 2015, when she appeared on ‘Bigg Boss 9,’ hosted by Bollywood superstar Salman Khan. With Gizele Thakral, she was a “wild card entry” on the show. She stayed in the house for three weeks until being evicted on January 3, 2016. Later that year, she appeared on the dance reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa.’
She continues to be invited as a guest on TV series such as ‘Entertainment Ki Raat’ and ‘Troll Police,’ as a result of her participation in reality shows.
In 2018, she landed the main part in the psychological thriller ‘My Birthday Song,’ which she co-wrote with Sanjay Suri. The thriller ‘Batla House’ and the drama ‘Bharat’ are two of her upcoming films.
She was also invited to be a guest mentor on ‘Top Model India,’ an Indian English reality TV show. She also hosted ‘MTV Dating in the Dark,’ a reality show on MTV India.

Major Projects of Nora Fatehi

‘Roar: Tigers of the Sundarbans’ (2014), ‘Temper’ (2015), ‘Double Barrel’ (2015), ‘Baahubali: The Beginning’ (2015), ‘Oopiri’ (2016), ‘My Birthday Song’ (2018), ‘Stree’ (2018), and ‘Kayamkulam Kochuni’ (2018) are just a few of her significant flicks (2018).
‘Bigg Boss 9’ (2015), ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9’ (2016), ‘Entertainment Ki Raat’ (2017), ‘Top Model India’ (2018), and ‘MTV Dating in the Dark’ (2018) are some of her notable TV projects (2018).

Personal Experiences of Nora Fatehi

Nora is fluent in Arabic and French, despite the fact that English is her native language. She has also learned Hindi and a few South Indian languages in order to converse with crew members on site. She is a Canadian national who is an Islamist. She currently resides in a Mumbai apartment.
She goes to the gym on a daily basis and keeps her figure in tip-top shape. She enjoys reading and traveling. She had a brief relationship with Indian actor Angad Bedi. In May 2018, he married actress Neha Dhupia. Nora has also been linked to bodybuilder Varinder Ghuman and actor Prince Narula in the past. She is thought to be single right now.

Estimated Net Worth

The total net worth of Nora Fatehi is $4 million.

Trivia

Nora Fatehi is well-known for her stunning appearance and unique style. She is a talented dancer who specializes in belly dancing.
Her belly dance in a rendition of the 1990 song ‘Dilbar’ caused quite a stir. Within 24 hours after its release, the song has accumulated 20 million “views” on YouTube. It was also the fastest video on ‘You Tube’ to reach 100 million “views.”
On the ‘You Tube’ channel ‘The Timeliners,’ she has a web series called ‘Ladies Special: Types of Single Girls.’
She is also skilled in acrobatics and mixed martial arts, both of which she self-taught.
When she was in Canada for an event in May 2016, she witnessed a gunfight. That day, she had a tight escape.
She has also appeared in a song video by Hardy Sandhu.