Imtiaz Ali snubs leading B-town actresses for Pakistan’s beauty Nargis

Updated: Jun 01, 2010, 11:58 AM IST

Spicezee Bureau

Mumbai: Even as Bollywood’s leading beauties fight it out for a lead role in ace filmmaker Imtiaz Ali’s next ‘Rockstar’, the talented director has already made up his mind.

The taskmaster has made his pick and after introducing Brazilian beauty Giselle Monteiro in `Love Aaj Kal`, Imtiaz is all set to present yet another sizzling foreign lass Nargis Fakhri.

Half Pakistani, half Czech, Nargis came to the director’s attention through a recent swimsuit calendar.

Confirming the news a source told a daily, “Imtiaz has been auditioning girls for a while now. He found that the Anglo-Indian look of Nargis completely suited the character in the film.”

But it wasn’t easy for Nargis. As per reports, Nargis had to undergo several screen tests before Imtiaz took her on board.

So what role would this stunning beauty seen essaying in movie? “While Ranbir plays a rock star, Nargis will play a dancer in the film,” adds our source.

As for Nargis, she is a 21-year-old lass who grew up in New York but is an ardent follower of Bollywood. Here’s looking forward to Intiaz’s new find.