Nafisa Ali was born in Kolkata, the daughter of Ahmed Ali, a Bengali Muslim, by his wife Philomena Torresan, a Roman Catholic of Anglo-Indian heritage
Nafisa Ali has accomplishments in several fields. She was the national swimming champion from 1972-1974, in 1976 she represented India at the Miss International contest & was declared the 2nd runner-up. She was only 19 years at the time this picture was taken
Nafisa has worked in many Hindi films, but she is still remembered for her role in the 1979 film 'Junoon' with Shashi Kapoor. In this movie, Nafisa played the role of British girl Ruth Labauder
Tom Alter played the role of her father in the film 'Junoon'
Nafisa is very close to late Shashi Kapoor's family. Nafisa is posing with Shashi's daughter Sanjana Kapoor and son Karan Kapoor in this picture
Nafisa Ali who is also a social activist and a politician is posing with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee
Nafisa Ali is married to Arjuna Award winner Colonel R. S. Sodhi
She has two daughters Armana, Piya and a son Ajit. Nafisa and her husband are posing with their children. Apparently, her son Ajit is set to star in a Bollywood film
Nafisa Ali has been roped in to star in Saheb Biwi and Gangster 3. She will be playing Kabir Bedi's wife in the film
Nafisa Ali poses with Chitrangada Singh who is her co-star in the film 'Saheb Biwi And Gangster 3'
Mahie Gill and Jimmy Sheirgill will also star in the film
Nafisa Ali poses with Deepak Tijori and Sanjay Dutt. 'Saheb Biwi And Gangster' is one of highly awaited films of 2018
In 2010, Nafisa Ali played Hrithik Roshan's mother in the film 'Guzaarish'
In September 2005, she was appointed the chairperson of the Children's Film Society of India
The story behind this picture is very interesting. Shahid Mahmood is with Nafisa in the photo, who's great grandfather Abdul Karim was picturised in the film Victoria and Abdul. This movie is based on Abdul's friendship with Queen Victoria. Ali Fazal played Abdul's role
Veteran actress Nafisa Ali known for her role in 'Junoon' opposite Shashi Kapoor and in Major Saab opposite Amitabh Bachchan was a stunning beauty and a Miss India participant back in the 70s. As she turned a year older on January 18, here's a look at her in pictures