Iman Ali

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Iman Ali
ایمان علی
Born Iman Ali
(1972-12-19) December 19, 1972 (age 42)
Lahore, Pakistan
Nationality Pakistani
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 2000-Present
Religion Islam
Parent(s) Abid Ali (father)
Humaira Ali (mother)
Relatives Rahma Ali (sister)
Maryam Ali (sister)

Iman Ali (Punjabi, Urdu: ایمان علی‎) is a Pakistani actress and model who appears in Urdu films. Through her successful film career, Ali has become one of Pakistan's highest-paid actresses and one of the most popular celebrities in Pakistan. She has received Lux Style Award in two categories.[1]

Iman made her film debut with a leading role in the 2007 thriller film Khuda Kay Liye, which rank among the highest-grossing Pakistani film of 2007. Her performance in the film garnered critical appreciation and earned her the Lux Style Award for Best Actress. In 2011, she starred as a supporting actress in the social drama Bol, which proved the third highest-grossing Pakistani film of all time.[2] According to a list published by British weekly in 2007 Iman Ali was amongst the ten most sexiest Asian people in the world.

Personal life[edit]

Iman was born into a Muslim family in Lahore, Pakistan. She is the daughter of actor Abid Ali and Humaira Ali who happen to be separated. She is the sister of actress and singer Rahma Ali and Maryam Ali.[3] She attended Divisional Public School in Model Town, Lahore[4]



Introduced to the fast-paced world of fashion by photographer Shahzad Raza, Iman enjoys great recognition in India because of her work with several Indian designers such as Suneet Varma, Tarun Tahiliani, Rina Dhaka, Manish Malhotra, JJ Valaya and other various designers at the Bride and Groom show in India.[4] Fashion critics rate her among the top models of Pakistan. She has been described as bold and beautiful amongst the fashion circles and loves to encourage other models who show talents. She was the face of "Luscious Cosmetics", which is a popularly growing cosmetic brands of Pakistan. Ali has also been awarded Lux Style Awards for best dressed celebrity in 2006. Iman ali ranked at no 6 in the list of Top 20 Most Beautiful Lux Stars of the 21st century.

Film debut and breakthrough[edit]

In 2005, Ali appeared in Ishq Mohabbat Apna Pan in a seven-minute music video directed by Shoaib Mansoor. She made her screen debut with the leading role in the Zoheb Hassan's television series Kismat. Later, she co-hosted the Lux Style Awards in 2005 and has since starred television productions, which ended after her breakthrough in to films.

In 2007, Ali made her film debut in Shoaib Mansoor's Khuda Kay Liye opposite Shaan, Fawad Afzal Khan and Naseeruddin Shah for which she received the Lux Style Awards for 'Best Actress' in 2008. She appeared in a supporting role in Shoaib Mansoor's second film, Bol opposite Humaima Malik, Atif Aslam and Mahira Khan.

In 2015, she is set to appear in a lead role in Anjum Shehzad's Mah-e-Meer opposite Fahad Mustafa and Sanam Saeed, which will be released soon.


She first appeared in a serial Dil Dekay Jaien Gey. After that she appeared in Arman, Kismat, Woh Tees Din, Pehla Pyar and Kuch Log Roth Kar Kay Bhi. In addition, Iman Ali starred alongside Shehzad Roy, in the first episode of Geo New's TV Serial "Chal Parha" aired on Geo News on Friday, February 8, 2013, at 19:30 PST.


Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Notes
2007 Khuda Kay Liye Maryam
2011 Bol Meena/Sabina
2014 Mah-e-MeerFilms that have not yet been released Mahtab Post-production

TV dramas[edit]


Year Awards Category Result
2006 Lux Style Awards Best Dressed Celebrity Won
2008 Lux Style Awards Best Actress Won

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