Anwar Ali is an Indian actor and film director most popular for his portrayal of Rajesh in the box office smash ‘Bombay to Goa’.
As of 2024, Anwar Ali's net worth is estimated to be $5 million.
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Anwar Ali was born in the late 40s in Mumbai,India to dancer and character artist Mumtaz Ali and Latifunnisa Ali. He was the youngest of eight siblings and is related to the late comedian Mehmood Ali and character actress Minoo Mumtaz. Ali and his siblings were raised in Mumbai where his father had built a reputation as a dancer and character actor performing alongside his dance troupe. ‘Mumtaz Ali Nites.’ Despite being born into a family with influence in the entertainment industry, Ali was able to make a name for himself due to his versatility.
Ali followed in his family’s artistic footsteps and began his career in 1968 when he debuted in the movie ‘Sadhu Aur Shaitaan.’ His appearance was well-received and he was able to land a major role in the film ‘Saat Hindustani’ shortly after. Ali was a hit with the audience and made appearances in numerous films like ‘ ‘Caravan,’ ‘Parwana,’ and ‘Bansi Birju.’ His most memorable role was his portrayal of the driver Rajesh in the movie ‘Bombay to Goa.’ He worked alongside his brother Mehmood on the film and the pair took the audience by storm. The film was a major box-office hit that grossed highly and solidified the Ali brothers’ place in the Bollywood scene. Ali continued to appear in numerous films and portrayed heroes,villains, and comedians seamlessly. After a number of high selling films, Ali redirected his talent behind the scenes and began working as a producer.He co-produced the hit films ‘Kunwara Baap’ and ‘Khud-Dar.’
Throughout his career, Ali was appreciated for his outstanding performances and nominated for numerous awards. He was awarded the Kerala State Film Award for Best Screenplay.
Ali married Mona Mathur Ali and the couple share a son by the name Akaar Ali. Unfortunately, Ali has since lost his brother,Mehmood, and sister, Moona. In 2014 Ali and his family facilitated a tribute to Mehmood on TV and radio in collaboration with Bandwagon Entertainment. The tribute included a week-long screening of the comedian’s biggest hit film ‘Bombay to Goa’ in which he starred alongside his brother. The tribute was run across his birth city of Mumbai.
In 2021 news broke that Moona had passed away in Canada. Ali’s wife shared a statement with the media expressing that Ali was deeply saddened by the loss of his sister as the two were extremely close despite their physical distance.
Ali is currently not active on any social media platforms.
Anwar Ali is an Indian actor and film director. He is a respectable member of the Bollywood society and ranks high among influential and trailblazing actors in Bollywood.He has a net worth of $5 million.