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Nafisa Ali Biography, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : January 18, 2019

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Short Biography

Nafisa Ali was born on 18th January 1957 in Kolkata in the state of West Bengal, India. She is an Indian Film Actress, Model (Winner of Miss India 1976), former National Swimmer, Activist & Politician (Belongs to INC). She is also well-known for her work in Bollywood, Malayalam & Bengali cinema.

Other Name: Nafisa Ali Sodhi
Other Professions: Model Swimmer Activist Politician
Appearance: Bollywood Malayalam Bengali

Nafisa Ali Complete Bio & Career

Extremely beautiful Nafisa has many accomplishments in her kitty. From 1972-1974 she was a National Swimming Champion. She won the coveted Miss India title in 1976. Her list of talents does not end here; she was even a Jockey in 1979 at the Calcutta Gymkhana.
Ali began her acting career in Bollywood, with notable films like “Junoon” in 1979. Her most memorable roles have been ones in “Major Saab” in 1998 with superstar Amitabh Bachchan, “Life in a… Metro” in 2007 and in 2010 opposite veteran Bollywood star Dharmendra in the movie “Yamla Pagla Deewana”. Nafisa was also appointed as the Chairperson of Children’s Film Society of India in 2005.
Warm-hearted yet fierce, Nafisa Ali, is an active Social Reformist. She even contested in Indian Lok Sabha elections twice, once from Indian National Congress and Other from Samajwadi Party. She is currently a Member of the Indian National Congress.
Ali is happily married to Polo Player and Arjuna Awardee Colonel R.S. Sodhi and has three children with whom she is settled in Mumbai, India.

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Nafisa Ali Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born to a photographer Ahmed Ali & Philomena Torresan. She has a brother named Niaz Ali. She is a granddaughter of Bengali writer, novelist S. Wajid Ali. A well-known Pakistani writer, journalist Zaib-un-Nissa Hamidullah was her Aunt. She is married to a former Polo Player Colonel R. S. Sodhi (Ravinder Singh Sodhi) and together the couple has a son Ajit Sodhi (actor) and two daughters named Armana Sodhi & Pia Sodhi.

Son Ajit Sodhi

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Body Measurements

Breast Size 36
Waist Size 28
Hip Size 36
Body Figure 36-28-36
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Hazel Green
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Kolkata
Nationality Indian
Religion Islam
Address D- 237, Defence Colony, New Delhi – 110024
School La Martiniere Calcutta (LMC), Kolkata
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Travelling, Photography, Reading & Cooking
Marital Status Married
Debut Bollywood Film - Junoon (1979)
Best Movies Junoon (1979), Major Saab (1998), Bewafaa (2005), Big B (2007), Yamla Pagla Deewana (2011) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth INR 70 Million
Official Website http://www.nafisaali.com
E-Mail Address [email protected]
Contact Number +91-11-24694999


Favorite Color White, Pink
Favorite Politician Indira Gandhi , Barack Obama
Favorite Actress Rekha , Hema Malini
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan , Dilip Kumar
Favorite Dress Saree
Favorite Food Homemade Healthy Food

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Nafisa Ali

  • She has studied Swami Chinmayananda's Vedanta.
  • She belongs to Bir Protik family, who was a freedom fighter and Major in Bangladeshi Army.
  • Her father was a photographer, grandfather was a famous writer, novelist & aunt was a well-known writer and journalist.
  • She is a former national swimmer champion.
  • She was crowned by Miss India in 1976.
  • Her husband Ravinder Singh Sodhi was an Arjuna Awarded professional polo player.
  • She was selected as a chairperson of CFSI in 2005.
  • She is also working for spread AIDS awareness by an NGO named 'Action India'.
  • She is suffering from ovarian cancer, which was in the 3rd stage in Nov 2018.

Nafisa Ali Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

65 years, 8months, 14 days old age Nafisa Ali will turn 66 on 18 January, 2023. Only 3 months, 15 days, her next birthday.

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Nafisa Ali has celebrated the total number of 65 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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