Nora Fatehi is a big name now. The actress has good chunks of work in her kitty and is accoladed or not only her dance but also as a performer. But there was a time when Nora Fatehi faced struggles and humiliations and also how she was cheated by the casting agencies. Despite starring for a special song in Baahubali and Bigg Boss, the actress failed to get work. But things changed post-Dilbar which made everyone to look who’s the young and hot girl is.
Talking about her struggles, she recounted how life was difficult for a foreigner and how she lost Rs 20 lakhs to an agency. She said, ” I remember my first agency who got me here from Canada. They were really aggressive in terms of behaviour and I didn’t feel like I was guided the right way. So I wanted to leave them and in order to do that, they told me ‘ we are not going to give you your money’ And I lost 20 lakhs at that time, which I had made from my ad campaigns. But I thought sacrificing it would be for a bigger picture.”
Nora added, “I started learning Hindi but the auditions were very traumatic for me. I wasn’t really mentally prepared and I made a fool of myself. People were really unforgiving. They wouldn’t just be mean, they would laugh in front of my face as if I’m some circus. They would bully me. It was humiliating. I used to cry while travelling back to my home. There was this one casting agent who once told me, ‘We don’t need you here. Go back’. I’ll never forget that.”