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Nafisa Ali

Nafisa Ali was born in Kolkata, the daughter of Ahmed Ali, a Bengali Muslim, by his wife Philomena Torresan, a Roman Catholic of Anglo-Indian heritage. Nafisa's paternal grandfather, S. Wajid Ali, was a prominent Bengali writer. Her paternal aunt (father's sister) was Zaib-un-Nissa Hamidullah, a Pakistani journalist and feminist. Nafisa is also related to the decorated Bangladeshi freedom fighter and soldier Bir Pratik Akhtar Ahmed. Nafisa's mother is now settled in Australia. Nafisa went to Sr. Cambridge from La Martiniere Calcutta. She has also studied Vedanta taught by Swami Chinmayananda, who started the center Chinmaya Mission of World Understanding. Her husband is the renowned polo player and Arjuna awardee, retired Col R.S. Sodhi. After marriage, she chose to stop working and focus on her three children: daughters Armana, Pia and son Ajit. After a break of 18 years she returned to the film industry.

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Jan 19, 1957 In Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Junoon 1979-03-05
Latest Project:
Movie Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster 3 2018-07-27
Known For
Poster of Khwaabb
Poster of Life in a Metro
Poster of Major Saab
Poster of Junoon
Movie Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster 3 Raj Mata Yashodhara 2018-07-27
Movie Khwaabb Nafisa Ali 2014-05-09
Movie Yamla Pagla Deewana Maa 2011-01-14
Movie Guzaarish Ethan's Mother 2010-11-16
Movie Lahore Mrs. Singh / Amma 2010-03-19
Movie Life in a Metro Vaijanti 2007-05-11
Movie Big B Mary John Kurishingal 2007-04-13
Movie Godfather The Legend Continues Godfather's Wife 2007-10-14
Movie Bewafaa Anjali's Mother 2005-02-25
Series Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai Herself 2002-03-22
Movie Major Saab Dr. Priya J. Rana 1998-06-26
Movie Aatank Suzy D'Silva 1996-07-10
Movie Kshatriya Raja Jaswant's wife (Mirtagarh) 1993-03-26
Series Tamas Liza 1988-01-09
Movie Junoon Ruth Labadoor 1979-03-05