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.
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 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.
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.
|Real Full Birth Name||Nafisa Ali Sodhi.|
|Profession||Social Worker, Actress & Congress Leader.|
|Age (As of 2018)||61 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||18th of January 1957.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Kolkata (West Bengal, India).|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Capricorn.|
|Current Residence||Kolkata (West Bengal, India).|
|Controversy||Suffering from stage 3 Cancer since 2018.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 4".
Centimeters: 163 cm.
Meters: 1.63 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 62 Kg.
Pounds: 136 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||34-29-35.|
|Shoe Size (US)||6.|
|Parents||Father: Ahmed Ali (Bengali Muslim).
Mother: Philomena Torresan (Anglo-Indian).
|Siblings||Brother: Niaz Ali.
Sister: Not Known.
|Famous Relatives||Paternal Grandfather: S. Wajid Ali (Bengali Writer).
Paternal Aunt: Zaib-un-Nissa Hamidullah (Pakistani Journalist).
|Husband & Relationship|
|Dating History?||Not Known.|
|Boyfriend||Name not found.|
|Husband/Spouse Name||Colonel RS Sodhi (Polo Player).|
|Daughter||Armana Sodhi & Pia Sodhi.|
|School||Sr. Cambridge, La Martiniere Calcutta.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Rajesh Khanna.
Actress: Asha Parekh.
|Dream Holiday Destination||London.|
|Love to do||Reading Books & Travelling.|
|Favorite Food||Salad & Juices.|
|Net Asset (approx.)||Rs. 20 Crore Indian Rupees (As of 2018).|
|Earnings (Salary)||Not Available.|
|Home Details||Will Update.|
|Mobile or Phone Number||Not Known.|
Some Hidden Facts about Nafisa Ali (Bollywood Actress)
- 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.