Nargis Fakhri auditioned for Cycle 2 and 3 of the hit show America's Next Top Model
The 24-year-old at the time was from New York, but is of Czech and Pakistani decent.
Nargis's dream was short-lived when she was eliminated during the first episode following this bikini shoot.
But she didn't let that stop her from becoming successful. In 2011 she landed a lead movie role in Bollywood's Rockstar.
In 2013 she landed another lead role in Bollywood's Madras Cafe.
She's blown up in Bollywood now. Nargis acts, models, and now looks like this!
She's landed a cover of Vogue India.
Look at her on the cover of GQ!
Nargis was photographed for ELLE in 2015
She even has over 3.6 million followers on Instagram!
Now she's dancing her way through Bollywood!
Check her out in this Bollywood music video:
Here she is on the runway during India's Fashion Week.
Last year, she made her Hollywood debut in Melissa McCarthy's Spy!
She looked pretty badass in it, too!
Nargis is not afraid to be funny and real either!
Just look at her being fierce!
Nargis is the perfect example of why you should never get discouraged or give up on your dreams!
Way to go, Nargis!
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