Happy Birthday Nora Fatehi / 2021

Happy Birthday Nora Fatehi / 2021

Nora Fatehi

Nora Fatehi

Nora Fatehi (born 6 February 1992) is a Canadian dancer, model, actress, singer and producer who is best known for her work in the Indian film industry. She has appeared in HindiTeluguMalayalam and Tamil language films. 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 TemperBaahubali: The Beginning and Kick 2 and has also starred in two Malayalam films, Double Barrel and Kayamkulam Kochunni.

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[6] which crossed 21 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.[7] She also collaborated with the Moroccan hip-hop group Fnaïre [fr] to release an Arabic version of the Dilbar song.[8][9]

In 2019, she collaborated with Tanzanian musician and songwriter Rayvanny to release her first international english debut song Pepeta

Personal life

Nora Fatehi

Fatehi comes from a Moroccan family, and was born and raised in Canada, although in interviews she has stated that she considers herself “an Indian at heart”.[10]


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 Jagannadh‘s Telugu film Temper, marking her debut in Telugu.[11] 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.

Later Fatehi appeared in item numbers for movies such as Baahubali: The Beginning[12] and Kick 2.[13][14]

In late June 2015, she signed a Telugu film Sher.[15] In late August 2015, she signed a Telugu film Loafer which is directed by Puri Jagannadh starring opposite Varun Tej.[16] In late November 2015 she signed a film Oopiri.[17] In December 2015, Fatehi entered the Bigg Boss house which was in its ninth season as a wild card entrant.[18] 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.[19] in which she is playing lead actress opposite Sanjay Suri.[20]

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.[21] She then appeared in the 2020 dance film Street Dancer 3D.[22]


Nora Fatehi

Fatehi at an event in 2017


Films that have not yet been releasedDenotes films that have not yet been released
2014Roar: Tigers of the SundarbansHindiCJ
2015Crazy Cukkad FamilyHindiAmy
TemperTeluguSpecial appearance in song “Ittage Rechchipodam”
Mr.XHindiSpecial appearance in song “Alif se”
Double BarrelMalayalamSpecial appearance
Baahubali: The BeginningTelugu / TamilSpecial appearance in the song “Manohari
Kick 2TeluguSpecial appearance in song “Kiruku Kick”
SherTeluguSpecial appearance in song “Napere Pinky”
LoaferTeluguSpecial appearance in song “Nokkey Dochey”
2016Rocky HandsomeHindiSpecial appearance in the song “Rock the party”
Oopiri / ThozhaTelugu / TamilNemaliSpecial appearance in song “Door Number”
2018My Birthday SongHindiSandy
Satyameva JayateHindiSpecial appearance in song “Dilbar
StreeHindiSpecial appearance in a song “Kamariya”[23][24]
Kayamkulam KochuniMalayalamSpecial appearance in song “Nrithageethikalennum”
Batla HouseHindiHuma / Victoria
MarjaavaanHindiHerselfSpecial appearance in song “Ek Toh Kum Zindagani”
2020Street Dancer 3DHindiMia[22]
Bhuj: The Pride of India daggerHindiHeena RehmanFilming

Nora Fatehi during the promotion of her film “Batla House” in Mumbai, on July 2019.


2015–2016Bigg Boss 9ContestantEntered on Day 58 & Evicted on Day 84 – 3 January 2016
2016Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9Eliminated 10th Place
Comedy Nights BachaoHerself/GuestTo promote Rocky Handsome
2017Entertainment Ki RaatSpecial appearance
2018MTV Troll Police
Top Model IndiaGuest Mentor
MTV Dating in the DarkHost
2019Dance Plus 4Herself/GuestSpecial performance
Dance Plus 5To promote film Street Dancer 3D
2020India’s Best DancerGuest/Judge
2020Bigg Boss 14Herself/GuestTo promote her song “Naach Meri Rani”

Music videos

2017Naah[25]with Harrdy SandhuSony Music India
“Baby Marvake Maanegi”[26]with RaftaarZee Music Company
2018Dilbar Arabic Version[9]Singer, with FnaïreT-Series
2019Pachtaoge[27]with Vicky Kaushal
“Pepeta”[28]With Rayvanny
2020“Naach Meri Rani”With Guru Randhawa
(Female version)
2021“Chhod Denge”[29]With Ehan Bhat
Nora Fatehi


  1. ^ “5 unknown facts about ‘Dilbar’ girl Nora Fatehi”. The Times of India. 25 April 2019. Retrieved 14 August 2020.
  2. ^ “Rumoured couple Nora Fatehi, Angad Bedi share the same birthday; wish each other in the sweetest way possible”. The Times of India. 17 February 2017. Retrieved 3 January 2019.
  3. ^ “Bigg Boss 9 contestant Nora Fatehi dances like crazy at her birthday party”. 21 April 2016.
  4. ^ “Roar : Tigers Of The Sundarbans – Cast”. roarthefilm.com. Retrieved 8 January 2021.
  5. ^ “Make way for Moroccan model Nora Fatehi as she makes her debut with Roar”. India Today. 14 October 2014. Retrieved 3 February 2021.
  6. ^ “Dilbar – YouTube”. www.youtube.com. Retrieved 15 January2019.
  7. ^ “Satyameva Jayate’s “Dilbar” breaks records in India”. MusicAsia. 10 July 2018. Archived from the original on 21 July 2018. Retrieved 21 July 2018.
  8. ^ “Nora Fatehi’s Arabic version of Dilbar has set the internet on fire and how! Watch video”. Times Now. 5 December 2018. Retrieved 3 February 2021.
  9. ^ Jump up to:a b “Dilbar Arabic Version”. Retrieved 15 January 2019.
  10. ^ “I’m an Indian at heart: Bigg Boss 9 contestant Nora Fatehi”. The Indian Express. 9 February 2016. Retrieved 3 January 2019.
  11. ^ “NTR “dances like a dream: Nora Fatehi””. Retrieved 12 January 2020.
  12. ^ “Nora Fatehi signed for a special song in ‘Baahubali'”. IBNLive.
  13. ^ “Nora Fatehi to groove with Ravi Teja in Kick 2”. The Times of India.
  14. ^ “After grooving with Jr NTR, Noorah Fatehi to shake a leg with Ravi Teja in Kick 2?”. bollywoodlife.com. 7 April 2015.
  15. ^ “Kalyan Ram with ‘Temper’ girl”. indiaglitz.com.
  16. ^ “- Telugu News”. IndiaGlitz.com.
  17. ^ “Nora “Fatehi’s item song will add a desi tadka to the Intouchables remake””. Retrieved 12 January 2020.
  18. ^ “Bigg Boss is just entertainment, shouldn’t be taken so seriously: Nora Fatehi’s secrets”. Hindustan Times. 30 September 2017.
  19. ^ “From Bigg Boss to Bollywood”. The Moviean. 14 January 2018. Archived from the original on 5 May 2020. Retrieved 14 August2020.
  20. ^ Ankush, Sangra (23 December 2017). “My Birthday Song Movie Wiki Cast Crew Story Poster Trailer”. Archived from the originalon 17 April 2018. Retrieved 23 December 2017.
  21. ^ Desk, IBT Entertainment (3 February 2019). “Nora Fatehi exclusively signed by T-Series”. International Business Times, India Edition. Retrieved 5 February 2019.
  22. ^ Jump up to:a b “Street Dancer: Varun Dhawan kicks off second schedule of the film in snowy London”. in.com. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  23. ^ “‘Stree’ song ‘Kamariya’: Checkout the quintessential dance number featuring Nora Fatehi in an alluring avatar”. The Times of India. 9 August 2019. Retrieved 22 January 2021.
  24. ^ Chaubey, Pranita (9 August 2018). “Stree New Song Kamariya: Nora Fatehi’s Dance Moves Will Leave You Smitten”. NDTV.com. Retrieved 22 January 2021.
  25. ^ “Naah – YouTube”. www.youtube.com. Retrieved 15 January2019.
  26. ^ “Raftaar x Nora Fatehi – Baby Marvake Maanegi – YouTube”. 8 May 2017. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  27. ^ T-Series (23 August 2019), Arijit Singh: Pachtaoge Official Video – Vicky Kaushal & Nora Fatehi -Jaani, B Praak – Bhushan Kumar, retrieved 23 August 2019
  28. ^ “‘Pepeta’ teaser out: Nora Fatehi ups her ante with this Afro-Latino Single”. The Times of India. Retrieved 12 January 2020.
  29. ^ Maru, Vibha (30 January 2021). “Nora Fatehi’s new single Chhod Denge is about heartbreak and revenge. See first look”. India Today. Retrieved 30 January 2021.

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