Nafisa Ali - Updated Jun 2024

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Nafisa Ali

Nafisa Ali is an Indian politician, activist, and actress. Nafisa Ali is a leader of the Indian Congress party. Likewise, the veteran actress was diagnosed with third-stage cancer.

Early Life

Nafisa Ali was born in the year 1957 on the 18th of January. The politician was born in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. Likewise, the politician is 64 years old at the moment. The veteran actress belongs to Indian nationality and was born under the star sign Capricorn.

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Caption: Nafisa in her childhood days(source: Instagram)

Moving on to her family, she was born to Ahmed Ali and Philomena Torresan. Her father was a Bengali Muslim man and her mother was a Roman Catholic woman of Anglo-Indian heritage. Similarly, her paternal aunt Zaib-un-Nissa Hamid Ullah is a Pakistani Journalist. Her paternal grandfather S. Wajid Ali is a Bengali writer. Moreover, she has a brother named Niaz Ali. The actress grew up with her brother in Kolkata. As a child, Nafisa was very outgoing and interested in many things.

Nafisa Ali – Education

Nafisa Ali went on to attend a local high school in Kolkata. After her high school education, she went to Sr. Cambridge from La Martiniere Calcutta. Moreover, Ali has also studied Vedanta under Swami Chinmayanada.

Career and Professional Life

Nafisa Ali is an Indian actress, politician, activist, and social worker. Likewise, she has accomplished many things over her career. The politician was a slow national swimming champion from 1972 to 1973. Nafisa was extraordinarily beautiful during her youth. In the year 1876, she also won the title of Femina Miss India. Moreover, she then represented India in the Miss International contest. She made her country proud and was the second runner-up in the contest.

Likewise, Nafisa is also famous for her roles in Bollywood. She is one of the veteran actresses to still have a huge fan following. During her acting career, she appeared in several Bollywood films. Some of the movies she has appeared in are Junoon (1978) with Shashi Kapoor, Major Saab with Amitabh Bachchan (1998), Bewafaa (2005), and Life In A… Metro (2007). Her most recent work in the Bollywood film industry was the movie Yamla Pagla Deewana (2010). The veteran actress shared the big screen with Dharmendra. Moreover, the actress has worked with legendary Bollywood and has left a mark on Bollywood.

Following her Bollywood popularity, she joined politics too. She contested in the 2004 Lok Sabha elections. However, luck did not favor her during the 2004 elections. Later in April of 2009, she again appeared in the Lok Sabha elections from Lucknow. Her candidacy came after the Supreme Court disqualified Sanjay Dutt on the basis of a prior conviction. Likewise, she joined the Indian National Congress party in late 2009.

Nafisa Ali – Brand Endorsement

In 2018, she was selected as the brand ambassador for the Wah-O perfume product by Tihar Jail. Tihar Jail entered the perfume market with the perfume and Nafisa Ali as its brand ambassador.

Nafisa Ali – Net worth 2023

Nafisa Ali has not received any awards to date. Likewise, she certainly has earned a hefty sum of wealth throughout her career. The actress has a net worth of $2 million.

Relationship Status

Nafisa Ali is a married woman. She is married to Colonel Ravinder Singh Sodhi. Similarly, Sodhi happens to be a polo player who has received the Arjuna Award. The pair has a son and two daughters. Their names are Ajit Sodhi, Armana Sodhi, and Pia Sodhi.

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Caption: Nafisa taking a picture with her family(source: Instagram)

Nafisa has not involved herself in any controversies or scandals. Likewise, she has maintained a clean internet profile to get into politics.

Body Measurements

Nafisa has been diagnosed with stage three cancer. She has drastically lost weight. As for her height, she stands tall at 5 feet 4 inches and weighs 62 kg. Likewise, her body measurements(chest-waist-hips) are 34-29-35 respectively. The actress has white hair with beautiful hazel eyes.

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Caption: Nafisa riding her scooter(Source: Instagram)

Social Media

Nafisa is active on Instagram. The veteran actress has more than 104k followers on her Instagram.