Nargis Fakhri was born in Queens, New York to a Pakistani father Mohammed Fakhri and a Czech mother Marie Fakhri. Her parents divorced when she was six or seven years old. Fakhri appeared on America's Next Top Model Cycles and in 2004. She posed for the 2009 Kingfisher Swimsuit Calendar.In 2011, Fakhri made her Bollywood film debut playing the female lead in Imtiaz Ali's musical romantic drama Rockstar. The film was a commercial success, but Fakhri earned little praise for her performance. A film critic Taran Adarsh wrote, "Nargis is a stunner as far as looks are concerned, but isn't persuasive in poignant moments", however, he praised her on-screen chemistry and in?