|Born||Mirza Abbas Ali
21 May 1975 
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
|Height||5 ft 10 in (178 cm)|
Born in and educated in Kolkata, he was discovered modeling in Bangalore. Since 2003, he has become less engaged in the industry and is running a family-based business in Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad.
He is married to Erum Ali, a fashion designer; the couple has a son and a daughter, Erum worked as Costume designerr in many films notably Aayirathil Oruvan and Guru En Aalu where his co-star Madhavan's wife Saritha too worked as designer.
Acting was not his first priority. Abbas wanted to become an Air Force pilot. Failing that, he wanted to go in for Masters in Business Management (MBA). But he landed in films after he was done with college. He has been a professional model since std X. His colleagues were Suman Ranganathan, Rahul Dev, Sameer Malhotra, Rajeev Gopalkrishna and Dino Morea. Mumbai model Abbas was in Bangalore during his holidays, when he bumped into director Kathir who asked him to act in his Tamil film. Initially reluctant due to his little knowledge of the language, he opted out and left for his college in Mumbai. A year later, Abbas received a call from producer K. T. Kunjumon asking him to come over for a screen test as a result of Kathir's insistence for Kadhal Desam. The film was successful and earned him many female fans, Post-success, Abbas revealed that he felt the "Mustafa Mustafa" song catapulted him to stardom and enjoyed a strong female base after Kadhal Desam. As a result of respect for his first director, Abbas made a guest appearance in kathir's Kadhal Virus. He appeared in the music videos of Hindi pop albums such as Yeh Hai Prem (1999) and also appeared in Television commercials of Harpic Toilet Cleaner. He made a special appearance in the Tamil game show Deala No Deala, hosted by Rishi on 28 November 2009 for Bakrid. The show is a remake of the popular game show Deal Or No Deal.
|Priya O Priya||Telugu|
|1998||Ini Ellam Sugame||Aravind||Tamil|
|Shanti Shanti Shanti||Raju||Kannada|
|1999||Kannezhuthi Pottum Thottu||Moosakutty||Malayalam|
|Anaganga Oka Ammai||Sathya||Telugu|
|Krishna Babu||Vijay Babu||Telugu|
|Vinnukum Mannukum||Himself||Tamil||Guest appearance|
|2002||Pammal K. Sambandam||Anand||Tamil|
|Azhagiya Theeye||Himself||Tamil||Guest appearance|
|2006||47A Besant Nagar Varai||Tamil|
|2008||Sadhu Miranda||Ram Mohan||Tamil|
|Guru En Aalu||Krishna||Tamil|
|2014||Ramanujan||Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis||English/Tamil|
|2014||Harpic (Advertisement)||All Languages||All TV|
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