Nargis Fakhri, a half Pakistani, half Czech woman is the latest in a long line of foreign models who come to India in search of work.
Nargis Fakhri is one of the faces of the 2009 Kingfisher calendar. The 20-year-old, who grew up in New York, knows India only through Bollywood movies.
Fakhri appeared in America's Next Top Model cycles 2 and 3 in 2004.She posed for the 2009 Kingfisher Swimsuit Calendar.She made her feature film debut in the Bollywood film, Rockstar.
Fakhri was born on October 20, 1979 in Queens, New York to a Czech mother and a Pakistani father.Her parents divorced each other when she was barely six or seven years old.Fakhri is a U.S. citizen.
When asked about her father's homeland, she revealed that she has never visited Pakistan.
Her favourite hobbies include cooking, meditation and yoga.In March 2012, Fakhri made headlines for celebrating the Hindu festival of Holi which she described as the "best festival ever".