Ali (actor)

Born Ali Basha [1]
(1968-10-10) October 10, 1968[2]
Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India
Residence Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Years active 1981 - Present
Spouse(s) Zubeda Sultana Begum
Children Mohammed Fathima Rameezun,
Mohammedd Abdul Subhan,
Zuveria Meethi
  • Mohammed Basha[1] (father)
  • Zaitun Bibi[1] (mother)
Awards Telugu Filmfare Best Comedian Award
2005 Super

Ali is an Indian actor, and TV presenter from Andhra Pradesh. He acted in more than 1000 films in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi.[3] He is a regular actor in Pawan Kalyan and Puri Jagannadh movies.[4] The Academy of Global Peace conferred an honorary doctorate to Ali on 25 May 2013 at Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.[5][6] He won two Filmfare Awards and two Nandi Awards.

Early life

Ali was born in a poor family in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India.[1] His father was a tailor and his mother was a housewife. He has one younger brother named Khayyum, who is also an actor.[7] He got married on 23 January 1994 at Mandapeta,and has two daughters and a son (Mohd. Fathima Rameezun, Mohd Abdul Subhan & Zuveria Meethi)


Ali came into the movie industry with the help of Jit Mohan Mitra, Rajahmundry's musical company. He went to Chennai when director Bharathi Raja was looking for child actors for his movie "Seethakoka Chiluka", and was given a role. As a child Ali acted in several movies. When he was too old to be a child actor he became a comedian in Tollywood.

Director S. V. Krishna Reddy gave him comic roles in his movies, creating new roles for him. Ali developed his own style, which was popularly known as Chaata. Ali acted in Kannada movie Super (2010 Kannada film).

Ali is a brand ambassador for anti-itching medicine Manmohan Jaadoo Malaam. He became host for a talkie show called Ali Talkies in MAA TV and ATM in Gemini TV.[8]


Year Award Category Film Result
2003 Filmfare Awards Filmfare Best Comedian Award (Telugu) Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi Won
2005 Super Won
Nandi Awards


Main article: Ali filmography

Below is the selected filmography of Ali.

External links


  1. 1 2 3 4 "Actor Ali". Retrieved 27 October 2016.
  2. "Ali Biography, Profile". Retrieved 26 October 2016.
  3. "Telugu Actor Ali Biography". Celebrity Profiles. Retrieved 27 October 2016.
  4. "Ali (Telugu actor) Biography". Retrieved 26 October 2016.
  5. Santosh. "Top 10 Comedians in South Indian Movies (Tamil & Telugu)". Retrieved 27 October 2016.
  6. "Telugu actor Ali dedicates Doctorate honour to his father". News 18. Retrieved 27 October 2016.
  7. "South Indian movies popular Comedian Ali". Retrieved 27 October 2016.
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