Date Of Birth : 1957-01-08
Occupation : Politician
Nafisa Ali (born 18 January 1957) is an actress and social activist from India. Nafisa Ali was born to photographer, Ahmed Ali, son of S. Wajid Ali and brother of Zaib-un-Nissa Hamidullah. She hails from Faridabad, Haryana. Her mother's name is Philomena Torresan, who is now settled in Australia. Her brother is the Australia-based motor rallyist, Niaz Ali. She 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 be a wife and take care of her three children: daughters Armana, Pia and son Ajit. After a break of 18 years she returned to the film industry. Nafisa Ali has accomplishments in several fields. She was the national swimming champion from 1972-1974. She won the Miss India title in 1976 and was runner-up at the Miss International contest in 1977....
"Look up the word 'socialite' in the dictionary. It's not a negative word. I used to get upset by it until I looked up the meaning - it means someone who sets trends and if that's who I am, I'm fine."-Nafisa Ali more »