The Canadian dancer, model, singer and actress, Nora Fatehi has been ruling not only Bollywood but also the hearts of millions with her scintillating moves. All her dance numbers, including Saki Saki, Dilbar, and the latest song Pachtaoge have been busting the charts wide open. Nora is now ready to move on to becoming an actress and rule our hearts all over again.
Here are a few lesser-known Shocking facts About Nora Fatehi.
#1. The Moroccan beauty was born on February 6, 1992, in a Moroccan Canadian Family with Punjabi origin. Although she was raised in Canada, Nora has always maintained that she is an Indian at heart.
#2. Nora’s parents were disappointed about her interest in acting and wanted a white-collar profession for her. Nonetheless, Nora continued theater and acts in her institute, which her parents had no clue about.
#3. Nora was rejected at auditions for many times due to her lack of fluency in the Hindi language.
#4. Nora feels she can make friends with people quickly, and her social media is filled with photos with celebrities from various sectors of the entertainment industry.
#5. The actress claimed that she was duped of Rs.20 lakhs and had her passport stolen in her initial days in Bollywood. She was also bullied for her lack of knowledge of the Hindi language.
#6. Fatehi is considered to be an actor cum dancer, although she never had any formal training in dance. She learned Belly Dancing via Youtube.
#7. Nora is also proficient in acrobatics and mixed martial art that she also learned on her own.
#8. Her song ‘Dilbar’ marked Nora’s presence in the industry as the song reached 20 million views on the first day of the release. She was also seen in the Arabic version of the song.
#9. In an interview, Nora said she is open to doing television if the content is good, she quoted, “So far, I did whatever came my way, instead of waiting for a film. I think that is the best part of new-age entertainment. You don’t have to get frustrated about opportunities. Every medium – film, short film, web series, or TV shows – is great. The opportunities have expanded for actors.”
#10. Fatehi also has a web series titled ‘Ladies Special: Types of Single Girls’ on the Youtube Channel ‘The Timeliners’.
#11. At the beginning of her career, many people advised her to steer clear of item numbers, and reality shows to be taken seriously. But Nora humbly accepted any work that came her way.
#12. Before going big, she stayed in an apartment with eight other girls.
#13. Nora used to work as a waitress in the morning and as a telecaller in the evening before she got her big break in the industry.
#14. Nora takes care of all the responsibilities of her family ever since the divorce of her parents.
#15. Fatehi had a major scare when she witnessed a shootout in Canada. She luckily escaped unharmed that day.
#16. Fatehi made her debut in Bollywood in 2014 with the film ‘Roar: Tigers of the Sunderbans’ followed by ‘Crazy Cukkad Family; in 2015. She was on a roll after these projects and did eight back-to-back projects after that.
#17. After doing a song in Emraan Hashmi-starrer Mr. X ‘Alif Se’, she did an item song in a Telugu film. Her song ‘Ittage Recchipodham’ was widely popular among her already growing fan base.
#18. Nora was also seen in the show Big Boss as a wild card contestant, which kick-started her career and made her famous in a new audience.
#19. She was also dating Bigboss 9 winner Prince Narula, which became the talk of the town.
#20. She also participated in Jhalak Dikhla Ja season 9 and partnered with choreographer Cornel Rodrigues.
#21. Nora gained a lot of news coverage on her relationship with Angad Bedi, but it did not work out because of the duo’s differences.
#22. The breakup was so brutal that when asked, she refused even to know Angad Bedi.
#23. After her movie ‘Dancer 3D’ when asked again about the breakup, she quoted, “All girls go through at least once in their life! For me, it was a little bit difficult because it was an unexpected experience and I was broken by it. I lost my drive for two months! However, I must say that experience just transformed me.” She further added, “In between, I had lost hope for a bit in pursuing my career, but when that breakup happened, I got that fire again, and I was like let’s go! I am passionate again, I want to work, I want to make my mark, I want to prove everybody wrong, and I can’t regret that breakup because if it weren’t for that breakup, my fire wouldn’t have come back and I needed that fire to kind of just explore.”
#24. Fatehi suffered a wardrobe malfunction while shooting for the song ‘Manohar’ in ‘Baahubali’. Her top came off while dancing in front of the camera and was rescued by the lead actress Tammannah. When Nora was asked about the incident, she said, “It was one of the most horrifying moments, and I am thankful to Tammannah for stepping in.”
#25. Apart from grooving for a special song in ‘Baahubali,’ she was also seen in Kick 2. Sher and Loafer’s item songs.
Nora’s upcoming appearances
These are some of the mind-blowing facts about Nora Fatehi. She has a come along the way from her initials day of struggle and now have big projects in her bag. Nora will be seen in ‘Bhuj: The Pride Of India’ sharing the screen space with names such as Ajay Devgan, Sanjay Dutt,and Sonakshi Sinha. Nora has also been in the news because of her acts of kindness in the pandemic. She is active on her social media and posts regularly, and recently she posted an unseen BTS of her dance song ‘saki saki’ rehearsal on its first anniversary.
Nora Fatehi has worked her way up the Bollywood industry ladder with her back to back steaming performances. She started from scratch and had a lot of rejections in her way. She has done it all, including reality tv shows, web series, movies, and dance songs. Nora never had any formal training in dancing, but still rules both her fan’s stage and hearts.
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