Nora Fatehi is the most followed Arab artist in the world on Instagram with 42 million followers and counting, along with a collective 7 + billion views on YouTube on her featured videos.
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Nora Fatehi is the most followed Arab artist in the world on Instagram with 42 million followers and counting, along with a collective 7 + billion views on YouTube on her featured videos. She became the first Arab African female artist to hit 1 billion on a single unit on YouTube with her hit song, Dilbar.
Nora was born and raised in Toronto, Canada, by parents of Moroccan origin. She speaks English, Arabic, Moroccan dialect and Hindi.
Nora moved to India to pursue her dream in acting and performance in Hindi cinema, debuting in the Hindi action film Roar: Tigers of the Sunderbans. She built a successful career in hit movies like Baahubali (in the song Manohari) and by dancing in Indian reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9.
She became an international star with her smash hit Dilbar, which was featured in Bollywood movie Satyamave Jayate. The song made her a star overnight as it broke all possible records on all streaming platforms. It was the first song ever to hit 20 million views in less than 24 hours.
She had made her singing debut back in 2018 when she sang and produced the Arabic-language version of Dilbar along with Moroccan band Fnaire, which gained her a huge Arab following.
Since then, she has received huge appreciation and positive reviews for her role in the movie Batia House, in which she played a small-town girl and also performed another dance number, O Saki Saki, which another a huge hit and reached 20 million views in less than 24 hours. In 2020, she became a popular judge on India’s Best Dancer, one of the top shows in India, her presence increasing the show’s ratings.