Nora Fatehi is an Indian-Morocco-Canadian model dancer, actress, singer and producer. She is best known for her item song ‘Dilbar’. She has made her appearance in Hindi, Malayalam, Telugu and Tamil language movies.
Nora Fatehi is well known for her glamorous style and gorgeous looks. She is a master in belly dancing and is an accomplished dancer.
|Full name||Full name2|
|Date of Birth||06-Feb-92|
|Profession||Model, Dancer Actor|
|Height||5 feet 6 inches|
|Per song Income||50 lakh+|
|Net Worth||$1 million|
|Marriatal status||Not Married|
Early Life And Family – The real name of Nora Fatehi is Naura Fathi. She was born on 6 February 1992 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She belongs to an Islamic-Arabic-Moroccan family. She has a younger brother Omar. Not much is known about her parents.
In an interview with Komal Nahata in his chat show ‘Starry Night Gen Y’, Nora reveals her early life struggle. She shares that she started working at a very early age of 16 to support her family as her family went through financial issues. Her first job was as a sales associate in a mall which was next to her school. She used to complete her classes and then go to the mall to work. Further, Nora added that she worked in a men’s apparel store for some time and later worked as a waitress at bars and restaurants. She said that she has worked in a telemarketing office for some time selling Lottery tickets and has also worked at McDonald’s and on commission.
Education and Qualification: Nora Fatehi completed her schooling at Westview Centennial Secondary School, Toronto. She joined York University, Toronto, to pursue graduation, but she could not complete her graduation due to specific reasons. Since her school days, she was fond of learning belly dance. She learned belly dancing by watching videos on the internet. Later on, Nora started her career as a model and signed with a model and talent agency, ‘Orange Model Management’.
The modelling agency ‘Orange Model Management’ that Nora signed send her to India. In India, Nora started her career as a model and worked in advertisements for several brands, such as ‘Everyouth Face Wash’. She began her career in Bollywood with the film ‘Roar: Tigers of Sundarbans’. Next, she was seen in an item number in the Telugu film ‘Temper’. She made a guest appearance in the Imran Hashmi movie ‘Mr X’ directed by Vikram Bhatt. After that, Nora appeared in item numbers for movies ‘Kick 2’ and ‘Baahubali: The Beginning’.
In December 2015, she participated in ‘Bigg Boss: Season 9’ as a wild card entrant. After spending three weeks in the house, she finally got evicted on day 83. In 2016 she participated as a contestant on ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’. In 2018, Nora gave a glimpse of her acting skills by her debut web series ‘Ladies Special: ‘Types Of Single Girls’. The same year she did the item song ‘Dilbar’ in John Abraham starred in the movie ‘Satyamev Jayate’ and became famous. The song cross 20 million views in the first 24 hours of its release. Next, she starred in ‘My Birthday Song’, playing the lead actress opposite Sanjay Suri. In 2019 Nora signed a contract with T-series as an exclusive artist to feature their upcoming music videos, movies, web series and upcoming films. Her item song ‘Kamariya’ from the movie ‘Stree’ with Rajkumar Rao hit over 250 million views on YouTube. In 2020 she appeared in the movie ‘Street Dancer 3D’. In october 2020 she was seen in Guru Randhawa’s music video ‘Nacch Meri Rani’. On 4 February 2021, her new T-series music video, ‘Chhor Denge’, was released. The video crossed 150 million views on YouTube and set a milestone.
Controversy: There was a video clip from the reality show ‘India’s Best Dancer’ in which Nora participated as a substitute judge. The video emerged on social media showing Terrence Lewis, the famous choreographer brushing his hand, allegedly at Nora’s assets. Terence was trolled for it, and several memes were made on it. Later on, the choreographer clarified himself on social media by posting a story and thanked Nora Fatehi for being a supporter. Nora requested the trollers, not to Photoshop for fun.
Love Life: Nora was in a relationship with Angad Bedi, the actor. Both were dating and were close. Rumours are that Nora was planning a life with him. However, things went bitter between them, and Angad started seeing Neha Dhupia, and soon both got married. Breakup with Angad Bedi broke Nora Fatehi. However, the separation made her focus back on her career, and she became passionate about her work.
Before Angad, Nora was in a relationship with Varinder Ghuman, a bodybuilder. Also, she had an affair with Prince Narula in Bigg Boss house. However, after leaving the Bigg Boss house, Nora denied dating Prince Narula.
Currently, The Canadian actress is single.
Lesser Known Facts About Nora Fatehi
- She does not shy from posting her memes on social media.
- Since childhood, Nora wanted to become a celebrity. To fulfil her dreams, she developed skills like modelling, dancing and acting during the school days.
- She was very brilliant in her studies but loved to perform on stage. She was talented in performing arts in her school.
- Nora had a narrow escape at a Shoot out at Shoreham, Toronto, in May 2015.
- She fluently speaks Arabic, Hindi, French and English.
- Nora is a self-trained belly dancer.
- Her mother is a third-generation Indian.
- Nora still has the teddy bear she had when she was ten years old.
- Does Nora Fatehi smoke – No
- Does Nora drink alcohol – Yes
- She recently received the most prestigious ‘Dada Saheb Phalke Award’ for ‘The Performer Of The Year’ in Dada Saheb Phalke international film festival 2021.
- Nora produced the Tanzanian video song ‘Pepeta’. Not only she sang the song, but she also has acted in the video.
- She is a big fan of Salman Khan.
According to Nora, she is an Indian by heart