Nafisa Ali (Actress) Age, Husband, Kids, Family, Biography & Cancer

Nafisa Ali

Nafisa Ali (born January 18, 1957) is an Indian Film Actress and Politician from Kolkata (India). In fact, she is also a social activist. She made her presence in Hindi and Bengali movies.  Nafisa is the leader in the Congress party. Furthermore, Nafisa appeared in films like “Aatank”, “Major Saab”, “Big B” and “Bewafaa”.

However, the veteran actress diagnosed with 3rd stage cancer. Ms. Ali shared the news on Saturday. Meanwhile, she is taking the treatment to cure cancer. Her friends and family are praying for her wellness. She shares a post on her Instagram profile.

The Congress member Sonia Gandhi wished her luck to get well soon. Now, two more Bollywood stars Sonali Bendre and Irrfan Khan are suffering from cancer. Irrfan is taking treatment from London. On the other hand, Sonali is in New York with her family.


Profile, Parents & Early Life

This Veteran Actress was born on the 18th of January 1957 in Kolkata (India). Therefore, Nafisa Ali’s age is 61 years old, as of 2018. Her father Ahmed Ali is a Bengali Muslim. In fact, Philomena Torresan is her mother holds Anglo-Indian ancestry.

Nafisa Ali Biography

She is a Roman Catholic. Nafisa’s paternal aunt Zaib-un-Nissa Hamidullah is a Pakistani Journalist. S. Wajid Ali is a Bengali writer and her paternal grandfather. Niaz Ali is her brother.

Moreover, she studied in Sr. Cambridge, La Martiniere Calcutta. After that, Swami Chinmayananda taught her about Vedanta. Swami also started Chinmaya Mission of World Understanding.


Personal Affairs, Spouse & Children

Nafisa Ali with husband RS Sodhi & daughter Pia Sodhi
RS Sodhi (Husband) & Pia Sodhi (Daughter).

Nafisa married to Indian Polo player Colonel RS Sodhi. He is the recipient of the prestigious Arjuna Award. She is the mom of three children. Ajit Sodhi is her son. Her two daughters are Armana Sodhi and Pia Sodhi.

Nafisa Ali Family

Though, she left the film industry to take care of her kids. Sodhi’s wife is getting support from her family in her tough time. She is suffering from severe cancer.

Nafisa Ali Veteran Actress

Real Full Birth NameNafisa Ali Sodhi.
Nick nameNafisa.
ProfessionSocial Worker, Actress & Congress Leader.
Age (As of 2018)61 years old.
Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday18th of January 1957.
Birthplace/HometownKolkata (West Bengal, India).
Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)Capricorn.
Current ResidenceKolkata (West Bengal, India).
ControversySuffering from stage 3 Cancer since 2018.
Physical Statistics
Height (Tall)Feet & Inches: 5' 4".
Centimeters: 163 cm.
Meters: 1.63 m.
WeightKilograms: 62 Kg.
Pounds: 136 lbs.
Bra Size33B.
Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)34-29-35.
Shoe Size (US)6.
Tattoo details?None.
Eye ColorBlack.
Hair ColorWhite.
ParentsFather: Ahmed Ali (Bengali Muslim).
Mother: Philomena Torresan (Anglo-Indian).
SiblingsBrother: Niaz Ali.
Sister: Not Known.
Famous RelativesPaternal Grandfather: S. Wajid Ali (Bengali Writer).
Paternal Aunt: Zaib-un-Nissa Hamidullah (Pakistani Journalist).
Husband & Relationship
Marital StatusMarried.
Dating History?Not Known.
BoyfriendName not found.
Husband/Spouse NameColonel RS Sodhi (Polo Player).
SonAjit Sodhi.
DaughterArmana Sodhi & Pia Sodhi.
Highest QualificationGraduate.
SchoolSr. Cambridge, La Martiniere Calcutta.
Alma MaterNA.
Hobbies & Favorite Things
Favorite CelebritiesActor: Rajesh Khanna.
Actress: Asha Parekh.
Dream Holiday DestinationLondon.
Favorite ColorBlue.
Love to doReading Books & Travelling.
Favorite FoodSalad & Juices.
Net worth
Net Asset (approx.)Rs. 20 Crore Indian Rupees (As of 2018).
Earnings (Salary)Not Available.
Contact Details
Office AddressNA.
Home DetailsWill Update.
Mobile or Phone NumberNot Known.
Email AddressNA.
Official WebsiteNone.


Some Hidden Facts about Nafisa Ali (Bollywood Actress)

Nafisa Ali Lifestyle

  • Nafisa has a short-lived acting career.
  • Her last film is “Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3” released in 2018.
  • In fact, she plays the role of Raj Mata Yashodhara.
  • Ali appointed as the President of Children’s Film Society of India (CFSI) in 2005.
  • She did a movie “Junoon” in 1971 with late actor Shashi Kapoor.

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  • As in politics, she associated with two parties Congress and Samajwadi Party.
  • She contested in the 2009s election on Samajwadi Party ticket.
  • However, the 61-year-old did not get success.



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