Iman Ali

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Iman Ali
ایمان علی
Born Iman Ali
(1980-12-19) December 19, 1980 (age 33)
Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Occupation Model, Actress, Host
Years active 2000-Present
Religion Islam
Parents Abid Ali (father)
Humaira Ali (mother)
Relatives Maryam Ali (sister)
Raimah Ali (sister)

Iman Ali (Punjabi, Urdu: ایمان علی‎) is a Pakistani actress and model who appears in Pakistani films. She is known for her role in 2007 film Khuda Kay Liye for which she won Lux Style Award for Best Actress. In 2011 she appeared in Shoaib Mansoor's film Bol, which was first highest-grossing Pakistani film of all time.[1] She is one of the leading actresses in Pakistani cinema.[2]

Personal life[edit]

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

Career[edit]

Modelling[edit]

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.[3] 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 female model.

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 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 2013, she is set to appear in her third film, Operation 021, opposite former co-star Shaan Shahid and Aamina Sheikh. The film is produced by One Motion Pictures.[5] She has also signed Anjum Shehzad's Mah-e-Meer opposite Fahad Mustafa and Sanam Saeed, which will be release in 2014.

Television[edit]

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.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2007 Khuda Kay Liye Maryam/Mary Won - Lux Style Award for Best Actress
2011 Bol Meena/Sabina
2014 O21 Aleeha Siddique Releasing on 14 August 2014
2014 Mah-e-Meer Mahtab Post-Production

TV dramas[edit]

  • Dil Dekay Jaien Gey
  • Arman
  • Kismat
  • Woh Tees Din
  • Pehla Pyar
  • Kuch Loag Rooth Kar Bhi

Awards[edit]

Year Awards Category Result
2007 Lux Style Awards Best Actress Won
2008 Lux Style Awards Best Model Won

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Iman Ali Pakistani Female Model Bio Data, Pictures, Wallpapers, Videos, Scandals, Shows & Interviews". Pakimedia.com. 1980-12-19. Retrieved 2012-09-02. 
  2. ^ http://worldfashion111.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/iman-ali-pakistani-actress-wedding.html
  3. ^ a b "Iman Ali". 
  4. ^ Hirani, Shireen. "Iman Ali Complete Biography". 
  5. ^ http://www.aaj.tv/2013/03/the-extortionist-pakistan%E2%80%99s-first-spy-action-thriller/

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