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Nafisa Ali

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Bio/Wiki
Real Name Nafisa Ali
Profession(s) Actress, Social Activist
Physical Stats & More
Eye Colour Hazel Green
Hair Colour Grey
Politics
Political Party Indian National Congress

Samajwadi Party

Political Journey 2004: Contested the Lok Sabha elections unsuccessfully from South Kolkata.
2009: Contested the Lok Sabha election from Lucknow on the Samajwadi Party ticket after Sanjay Dutt’s disqualification by the Supreme Court on the basis of a prior conviction.
2009: Rejoined the Indian National Congress party and apologised to Sonia Gandhi for contesting on the Samajwadi Party ticket.
Personal Life
Date of Birth 18 January 1957
Age (as in 2018) 61 Years
Birthplace Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Capricorn
Nationality Indian
Hometown Tajpur, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
School La Martiniere, Calcutta
Educational Qualification Not known
Debut Film: Junoon (1979)
Religion Islam
Political Inclination Indian National Congress
Hobbies Photography, Travelling, Cooking
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital Status Married
Family
Husband/Spouse Colonel R S Sodhi (A Polo Player- Arjuna Awardee)
Children Son– Ajit Sodhi
Daughter(s)– Pia Sodhi, Armana Sodhi
Parents Father– Ahmed Ali (Photographer)

Mother– Philomena Torresan (A Roman Catholic of Anglo-Indian Heritage)

Siblings Brother– Niaz Ali (Motor Rallyist In Australia)

Sister– None

Favourite Things
Favourite Politician Barack Obama, Indira Gandhi
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.) ₹7 Crore

Some Lesser Known Facts About Nafisa Ali

  • Does Nafisa Ali smoke?: No
  • Does Nafisa Ali drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Born to a Muslim father and a Christian mother and married to a Sikh, she perfectly reflects the secularism of India.
  • Nafisa Ali was a National Swimming Champion (1972-1974). In an interview, she said “I learnt swimming when I was very young. I used to be called the ‘sizzling water baby’ in those days because I would win all the swimming championships.”
  • She won the coveted Miss India title in 1976 and was second runner-up at Miss International in 1977.

    Nafisa Ali (A Former Miss India)

  • She was even a Jockey at the Calcutta Gymkhana in 1979.
  • Her entry in Bollywood was mere a chance. Rishi Kapoor saw her photo on the cover of The Junior Statesman, a popular magazine of that time, and showed it to his father Raj Kapoor. Both were awestruck by her heavenly beauty. Raj Kapoor even offered her a film opposite Rishi, but her father turned it down; as he was not comfortable with the idea of his daughter working in films.
  • Following her meeting with Shashi Kapoor and Shyam Benegal on Raj Kapoor’s birthday in Mumbai, she was offered the lead role in ‘Junoon’. She said “My father did not want me to act, but because I had just turned 21, he told me to make my own decision. So, I took the chance and moved to Bombay.”
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