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Nafisa Ali is an Indian Bengali actress and social worker.

Private life

Nafisa Ali was born on 18 January 1957 in Kolkata, West Bengal. Nafisa’s father, Ahmed Ali, is a Bengali Muslim, while his mother Filomana is a Roman Catholic. Nafisa’s grandfather S. Wajid Ali is one of the famous Bengali writers. So there is Nafisa’s aunt Zeb-un-Nisha-Hamidullah a Pakistani journalist.


Nafisa studied at LaMartinier Calcutta. In addition to this he has also studied Vedanta taught by Swami Chinmayananda, who started the World Convention Center Chinmaya Mission.

Nafisa`s wedding

Nafisa’s husband is the famous polo player and Arjuna Award winner, retired Colonel R.S. After marriage, Nafisa took a short break from work and thought it appropriate to pay attention to the upbringing of the children. Nafisa is the mother of two daughters and a son. After nearly 18 years, he again made his comeback in acting career.


Nafisa Ali has achieved achievements in many fields. She was the national swimming champion from 1972–1974, in 1976 she represented India in the Miss International competition and was declared the second runner-up. Ali has also been a jockey at the Calcutta Gymkhana in 1979.

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Acting Career

Nafisa Ali has acted in several Bollywood films, Junoon (1979) with Shashi Kapoor, Major Saab with Amitabh Bachchan (1998), Bewafa (2005), Life in a … Metro (2007) And Yamla Pagla Deewana (2010) etc. with Dharmendra. Apart from Hindi films, Nafisa has also worked with Mammootty in the Malayalam film Bigbee (2007).

First film ‘Prem Nagar’ –

In 1940 Prem Nagar, Naushad got the opportunity to direct music for the first time. After this, another film ‘Station Master’ was also successful. After that, Naushad went on weaving a string of beads of music. Naushad got the opportunity to play the harmonium in the film ‘Sunhari Spider’ for the first time. This film could not be completed, but it was probably from where Naushad’s golden journey began. Meanwhile, when he met lyricist Dinanath Madhok (DN), he introduced him to other people in the film industry, which started giving Naushad a small job. It was the magic of Naushad’s music that many films like ‘Mughal-e-Azam’, ‘Baiju Bawra’, ‘Anmol Ghari’, ‘Sharda’, ‘Aan’, ‘Sanjog’ etc. not only became hits but also became classics. gave.

Due to the songs of ‘Didar’ – ‘Bachpan din bhool na dena’, ‘Hue hum jisne barabad’, ‘Le ja meri duaon le ja pardesh jaane’, etc., this film established a long running record. After this, the popularity of Naushad increased significantly. The success of ‘Baiju Bawra’ also won Naushad the first Filmfare Award for Best Composer. She was awarded the Phalke Award in 1982, the Lata Alankaran in 1984 and the Padma Bhushan in 1992 for her remarkable contribution to music.