Nargis Fakhri did not have an easy time in Bollywood and during a recent interview Nargis Fakhri makes some shocking confessions like never before.
Nargis made her debut with Rockstar opposite Ranbir Kapoor and she has done a number of movies like Madras Cafe, Main Tera Hero, Azhar, Housefull 3 and Banjo. But it was not as easy as it seems for her. In a recent interview with Bombay Times, Nargis Fakhri makes some shocking confessions like never before.
Here they are-
1. About her love for travelling-
“I love travelling. I travelled even when I didn’t have money. I ate noodles to save up a ticket and a hostel. Girls usually spend on shoes make-up, jewellery, clothes, partying and drinks. I don’t spend on anything. I save up for travelling. Even when I wasn’t in this profession, I did that. Experiences are far more valuable than shoes.”
2. About her name being linked to Uday Chopra-
“I guess the media have nothing better to do. But that way, I make headlines, which means I am relevant. I’m totally cool with that.”
3. About being stereotyped-
“I’ve been limited by Bollywood because I am not fluent in Hindi. They can’t cast me as a village girl. That would take a lot of training. Without knowing the language, it’s difficult to become the best. In acting, it’s action and reaction. Hindi is not my language. It will always be a struggle. If I ever have a chance to get a role to get out of that pigeonhole that they’ve put me into, I’d get a trainer and work hard on it.”
4. About her friends in the Town-
“The people I worked with were nice. People say hello to me at parties. But I don’t have anything to converse with them. They only talk about movies. I don’t even watch my own. So, I don’t know what to talk about. Also, I don’t know most people. I don’t remember names. And because I usually sleep early, I’m sleepy at the parties, too.”
5. About her journey so far-
“I have been blessed to have made it this far here with no skills, no knowledge, no family, no friends and without sacrificing my values and morals. On my own, I wouldn’t ever have come here to try. I’d have chosen another career. And I’d do that even now whenever I move back home because there’s no need to pigeonhole your career in a cramped space. Don’t be surprised if you find me doing some charity work in another country. It’ll be far more satisfying.”
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