Nargis Fakri excited over the India release of her Hollywood debut ‘Spy’


Bollywood actress Nargis Fakhri is excited about the India release of her debut Hollywood movie ‘Spy’, where she has shared screen space with Oscar-nominated actress Melissa McCarthy.

The ‘Tu Mera Hero’ actress who was delighted at the opportunity said it was a privilege to team up with the Hollywood icon. “Being able to work alongside such a talented and influential actor as Melissa in my first Hollywood movie is a moment I feel blessed to have had,” Nargis said.

The film which is already a success in the US and other countries, will release in India on Friday, June 19.

Sharing the information, the US born actress wrote on Twitter, "People of India, @SpytheMovie releases in theatres around YOU this 19th of June! Catch @NargisFakhri in it!"

Nargis who made her acting debut with the 2011 film ‘Rockstar’ opposite Ranbir Kapoor, plays an agent from a terrorist organization in ‘Spy’, who is on a mission to seal a deal over a nuke bomb. The actress has exciting action sequence featuring Melissa, in the Paul Feig-directorial action comedy flick. Nargis also has a funny food fight scene.

The actress who trained with professionals for a week before filming the action scenes said she had a lot of fun while shooting for the fight scene. “She (Melissa) was great around the set and our chemistry on screen made our fight scene really special,” Nargis said.

"The film is a summer hit already internationally so the audiences can expect lots of action, drama and comedy. Every character plays an important part in the film and they are all perfectly cast and played," the ‘Madras Cafe’ actress said.

‘Spy’ which also stars Jude Law, Rose Byrne and Jason Statham among others will see Nargis in a cameo role of Lia. Although, the actress doesn’t have a lengthy role, it is integral to the film.

Nargis said that her character is quite a surprise and people will know what she is talking about once they see the film.