Nora Fatehi (born 6 February 1992) is a Canadian dancer, model, actress and singer who has mainly appeared in Hindi films. She has also starred in Malayalam and Telugu films. She comes from a Moroccan Canadian family, and was born and raised in Canada, although in interviews despite being of Moroccan descent she has stated that she considers herself "an Indian at heart". She is most known for her work in the Indian film industry. She made her film debut in the Bollywood film Roar: Tigers of the Sundarbans. She gained popularity in Telugu cinema by doing item numbers in films like Temper, Baahubali: The Beginning and Kick 2 and has also starred in two Malayalam films, Double Barrel and Kayamkulam Kochunni.
Nora Fatehi at the trailer launch of Batla House in July 2019
|Known for||Bigg Boss 9|
In 2015, she was a contestant on the reality television show Bigg Boss 9 and was evicted on Day 84. In 2016, she participated in the reality television dance show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa. She appeared in the Bollywood film Satyamev Jayate in which she was seen in the recreated version of the song "Dilbar" which crossed 20 million views on YouTube in the first 24 hours of its release, making it the first Hindi song to have garnered such numbers in India. She also collaborated with the Moroccan hip-hop group Fnaïre [fr] to release an Arabic version of the Dilbar song.
Fatehi began her career by appearing in Bollywood film Roar: Tigers of the Sundarbans. After that she was signed for an item number in Puri Jagannath's Telugu film Temper, marking her debut in Telugu. She has also done a special appearance with Emraan Hashmi and Gurmeet Chaudhary in the film Mr. X directed by Vikram Bhatt and produced by Mahesh Bhatt.
In late June 2015, she signed a Telugu film Sher. In late August 2015, she signed a Telugu film Loafer which is directed by Puri Jagannadh starring opposite Varun Tej. In late November 2015 she signed a film Oopiri. In December 2015, Fatehi entered the Bigg Boss house which was in its ninth season as a wild card entrant. She spent 3 weeks inside the house until she got evicted in the 12th week (Day 83). She was also contestant on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa in 2016. She starred in My Birthday Song. in which she is playing lead actress opposite Sanjay Suri.
In February 2019, she signed a contract with the record label T-Series as an exclusive artist, and will feature on their upcoming films, music videos, web series, and web movies. She then appeared in the 2020 dance film Street Dancer 3D.
|Denotes films that have not yet been released|
|2014||Roar: Tigers of the Sundarbans||Hindi||CJ|
|2015||Crazy Cukkad Family||Hindi||Amy|
|Temper||Telugu||Special appearance in song "Ittage Rechchipodam"|
|Mr.X||Hindi||Special appearance in song "Alif se"|
|Double Barrel||Malayalam||Special appearance|
|Baahubali: The Beginning||Telugu / Tamil||Special appearance in the song "Manohari"|
|Kick 2||Telugu||Special appearance in song|
|2016||Rocky Handsome||Hindi||Special appearance in the song "Rock the party"|
|Oopiri / Thozha||Telugu / Tamil||Nemali||Special appearance in song "Door Number"|
|2018||My Birthday Song||Hindi||Sandy|
|Satyameva Jayate||Hindi||Special appearance in song "Dilbar"|
|Stree||Hindi||Special appearance in a song "Kamariya"|
|Kayamkulam Kochuni||Malayalam||Special appearance in song "Nrithageethikalennum"|
|Batla House||Hindi||Huma / Victoria||Extended Cameo|
|Marjaavaan||Hindi||Herself||Special appearance in song "Ek Toh Kum Zindagani"|
|2020||Street Dancer 3D||Hindi||Mia|||
|Bhuj: The Pride of India||Hindi||Heena Rehman||Filming|
|2015–16||Bigg Boss 9||Colors TV||Contestant - Entered on Day 58 & Evicted on Day 84 - 3 January 2016|
|2016||Comedy Nights Bachao||Colors TV||Herself/Guest|
|Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9||Colors TV||Contestant|
|2017||Entertainment Ki Raat||Herself/Guest|
|2018||MTV Troll Police||MTV India||Herself/Guest|
|Top Model India||Colors Infinity||Guest Mentor|
|MTV Dating in the Dark||MTV India||Host|
|2017||Naah||Sony Music India||with Harrdy Sandhu|
|2017||Baby Marvake Maanegi||Zee Music Company||with Raftaar|
|2018||Dilbar Arabic Version||T-Series||Singer, with Fnaïre|
|2019||Pachtaoge||T-Series||Arijit Singh ft. Vicky Kaushal|
|2019||Pepeta||Nora Fatehi||With Rayvanny|
- "Rumoured couple Nora Fatehi, Angad Bedi share the same birthday; wish each other in the sweetest way possible - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 3 January 2019.
- "Bigg Boss 9 contestant Nora Fatehi dances like crazy at her birthday party". 21 April 2016.
- "I'm an Indian at heart: Bigg Boss 9 contestant Nora Fatehi". The Indian Express. 9 February 2016. Retrieved 3 January 2019.
- "ROAR : TIGERS OF THE SUNDARBANS OFFICIAL WEBSITE". roarthefilm.com.
- "Make way for Moroccan model Nora Fatehi as she makes her debut with Roar". indiatoday.intoday.in.
- "Dilbar - YouTube". www.youtube.com. Retrieved 15 January 2019.
- "Satyameva Jayate's "Dilbar" breaks records in India". Music Asia. 10 July 2018. Archived from the original on 21 July 2018. Retrieved 21 July 2018.
- "Nora Fatehi's Arabic version of Dilbar has set the internet on fire and how! Watch video | Bollywood News". www.timesnownews.com.
- "Dilbar Arabic Version - YouTube". Retrieved 15 January 2019.
- "NTR "dances like a dream: Nora Fatehi"". Retrieved 12 January 2020.
- "Nora Fatehi signed for a special song in 'Baahubali'". IBNLive.
- "Nora Fatehi to groove with Ravi Teja in Kick 2". The Times of India.
- "After grooving with Jr NTR, Noorah Fatehi to shake a leg with Ravi Teja in Kick 2?". bollywoodlife.com. 7 April 2015.
- "Kalyan Ram with 'Temper' girl". indiaglitz.com.
- "- Telugu News". IndiaGlitz.com.
- "Nora "Fatehi's item song will add a desi tadka to the Intouchables remake"". Retrieved 12 January 2020.
- "Bigg Boss is just entertainment, shouldn't be taken so seriously: Nora Fatehi's secrets". Hindustan Times. 30 September 2017.
- "From Bigg Boss to Bollywood". The Moviean. 14 January 2018.
- Ankush, Sangra (23 December 2017). "My Birthday Song Movie Wiki Cast Crew Story Poster Trailer". Archived from the original on 17 April 2018. Retrieved 23 December 2017.
- Desk, IBT Entertainment (3 February 2019). "Nora Fatehi exclusively signed by T-Series". International Business Times, India Edition. Retrieved 5 February 2019.
- "Street Dancer: Varun Dhawan kicks off second schedule of the film in snowy London". in.com. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
- "'Stree' song 'Kamariya': Checkout the quintessential dance number featuring Nora Fatehi in an alluring avatar - Times of India". The Times of India.
- "Stree New Song Kamariya: Nora Fatehi's Dance Moves Will Leave You Smitten". NDTV.com.
- "After Dilbar's success, Nora Fatehi shares first picture of upcoming song Kamariya". Dunya News.
- "Naah - YouTube". www.youtube.com. Retrieved 15 January 2019.
- "Raftaar x Nora Fatehi - Baby Marvake Maanegi - YouTube". 8 May 2017. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
- T-Series (23 August 2019), Arijit Singh: Pachtaoge Official Video - Vicky Kaushal & Nora Fatehi -Jaani, B Praak - Bhushan Kumar, retrieved 23 August 2019
- "'Pepeta' teaser out: Nora Fatehi ups her ante with this Afro-Latino Single - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 12 January 2020.
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