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Nargis Fakhri would like to work in Pakistani films

Actor Nargis Fakhri, whose origins trace back to Pakistan, says that at a “time when there are divides between cultures and races” she would like to cross borders for work.

bollywood Updated: May 09, 2016 08:07 IST
Be it Ali Zafar, Fawad Khan or Mahira Khan, Bollywood has welcomed Pakistani actors with open arms. And Nargis shares that she would like to travel to Pakistan with her craft.
Be it Ali Zafar, Fawad Khan or Mahira Khan, Bollywood has welcomed Pakistani actors with open arms. And Nargis shares that she would like to travel to Pakistan with her craft.

Actor Nargis Fakhri, whose origins trace back to Pakistan, says that at a “time when there are divides between cultures and races” she would like to cross borders for work. She would like to spread one message -- we’re all the same inside and working together is the key to moving forward.

Be it Ali Zafar, Fawad Khan or Mahira Khan, Bollywood has welcomed Pakistani actors with open arms. And Nargis shares that she would like to travel to Pakistan with her craft.

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Asked if she would consider working in the Pakistani industry, Nargis, who picked an action-comedy film Spy for her first Hollywood outing last year, said: “I’m not the one to rule anything out.”

“With Pakistan being in my blood, I would certainly look at opportunities to travel there,” Nargis told IANS in an email interaction.

The actor, who will portray Mohammad Azharuddin’s second wife Sangeeta Bijlani’s role in Azhar, feels that with stardom comes responsibility.

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She said: “I believe that as actors, we have a phenomenal platform to spread positivity and influence people in the same way. In a time where there are divides between cultures and races, I would love to use my position to show that we are all the same inside and working together is the key to moving forward.”

Nargis took the first step towards the world of glamour as a model in 2005. After Rockstar, she did films in a wide variety of genres ranging from serious to fun like Main Tera Hero and Madras Cafe.

Watch: Emraan Hashmi romances Nargis Fakhri in Azhar song

Post Azhar, Nargis will be seen in Housefull 3 and Banjo.

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