Nargis Fakhri opens up on taking a break from Bollywood!

29th Mar, 2022

Bollywood’s actress Nargis Fakhri, who was last seen in Torbaaz along with Sanjay Dutt, has largely been away from the silver screen. The Rockstar actress, who lives in New York with her family, recently disclosed that she was overworked and stressed a few years ago. This resulted in Nargis taking a long break from the Bollywood. 

Talking to a daily, the actress disclosed that she had planned on returning to Mumbai in 2020 to begin her projects. But the pandemic deferred her plans and she had to wait it out for another two years. Remembering the time, Nargis revealed, "In March 2020, I had joined a 10-day meditation retreat, and when that ended, and I came out, I was shocked to see that life had come to a standstill. I had a ticket to come back to Mumbai in April 2020, but look at the irony, I was all set to take over the world, but the world had shut down." 

When questioned about her decision to leave her Bollywood career and return to New York, Nargis disclosed her mental health was not in the best condition. "Somewhere down the line, I realised that I was overworked and stressed. I missed my family and friends. I remember that 2016-2017 was a period of realisation for me. I felt that I wasn’t doing things that made me happy. I did films back-to-back and thought there was just too much happening, and I needed to stop. I felt the need to pause to balance my mind and body. And that’s when I took the step," Nargis told.