Abid Ali Biography, Facts & Life Story

Abid Ali Pakistani Actor, Producer, Director

Quick Facts

Known ForWaris

Full Name:Abid Ali

Profession:Actor, Producer, Director


Date of Birth:March 17, 1952

Date of Death:September 5, 2019

Place of Death:Liaquat National Hospital, Karachi

Cause of Death:Liver Failure


Zodiac Sign: Pisces

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m)

Weight:80 kg (176 lbs)

Chest:40 inches

Waist:34 inches


Biceps:14 inches

Hair Color:Black

Eye Color:White

Abid Ali was a great legend. He had immense experience working in almost all departments of the showbiz industry. He played many memorable characters in the Pakistani drama industry and Film industry. He was not only a great actor but also a director and producer. He had given top-class dramas and movies over four decades during his life span.

Abid Ali was born on 29th March 1952, in Quetta. He got his early education from his home city. Abid Ali got married to his fellow artist Humaira Chaudhry about mid of the 1970s. The hit on-screen couple got popularity among the people after the success of “Jhok Sayal” and became an off-screen couple too. He left three daughters Maryam Ali, Iman Ali and Rehma Ali. His daughters are also artists.

Humaira and Abid Ali got separated from each other when Abid Ali got married to another artist Rabia Noreen. On 5th September 2019, the Legend met to The Real Creator, at the age of 67 years due to the failure of his liver.

Career Journey

Abid Ali started his great career journey as a DJ in Radio Pakistan, Quetta in the early 1970s. The legend moved to the cultural center of Pakistan, Lahore to try his acting skills on television screen because PTV Quetta was not launched at that time. Herein, Abid Ali made his first acting debut as a leading actor in a very famous drama “Jhok Sayal” with the co-artist Humaira Chaudhry in 1973 which was aired on Pakistan Television Lahore center. After the popularity in “Jhok Sayal”, the Legend was also got opportunities to act as a supporting actor and side roles in various hit mega serials of Pakistan Television Lahore center, including Waaris in 1978, Hazaron Rastay in 1985, Piyaas in 1987, Suraj Kay Saath Saath in 1987, Khawahish in 1990 and many more.

Abid Ali also acted in various famous Pakistani movies. He’s one of the famous movie is Khak Aur Khoon with Mehboob Alam, Shujaat Hashm which was based on a novel of the same name. his other movies included Mr. Bhatti On Chutti, Moosa Khan, Laila, Sahiba, Awaaz, Waris and Heer Maan Ja. He was also a director and a producer of tow hit drama serial “Saheli” stirred with Nadeem Baig, Mohsin Gilani, Jahanara Begum which tells a story of two friends and another drama is “Maasi Aur Malika’ stirred with Ayesha Khan which tells a story of a maid.

List of drama in which Abid Ali acted in:

1. Jhok Siyaal
2. Waris
3. Mehndi
4. Moorat
5. Aan
6. Dooriyan
7. Saheli
8. samandar
9. Doosra Asmaan
10. Buri Aurat
11. Dasht
12. Massi aur malka
13. Bunty I Love You
14. Diyar e Dil
15. Kuch Na Kaho
16. Rukhsati
17. Pinjra
18. Nagin
19. Jaltay Gulaab
20. Daldal
21. Dastar e Ana
22. Angan
23. Ponka
24. Gustakh Ishq
25. Dil e Nadan
26. Tajdeed e Wafa
27. Seerat
28. Dil Aaara
29. Aangan
30. Dil Kia Karai
31. Mera Rab Waris
32. Ramz e Ishq

List of serials in which Abid Ali worked as a Director

1. Saheli
2. Maasi Aur Malika
List of serials in which Abid was worked as a Producer
1. Saheli
2. Maasi Aur Malika
3. List of Movies in which Abid was acted:
4. Khak Aur Khoon
5. Mr. Bhatti On Chutti
6. Moosa Khan
7. Laila
8. Sahiba
9. Betaab
10. Fateh
11. Doenay Jung
12. Insaniyat Kay Dushman
13. Nageena
14. Gharibon Ka Badshah
15. Awaaz
16. Waris
17. Heer Maan Ja


The renowned actor is remaining always in the heart of Pakistani people. The legend was also awarded as the Pride of Performance Award in 1985 by the President of Pakistan for his outstanding performance in “Jhok Sayal”.

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Abid Ali Career

Profession: Actor, Producer, Director

Known For: Waris

Debut TV Series/Movie: Khuda Kay Liye

Salary: PKR 4 Lac approx

Net Worth: USD $39 Million approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Not Known

Mother: Rahma

Brother(s): Mehmood, Jawad , Farzand

Sister(s): Shamim, Saeeda, Mehmooda, Zahra

Marital Status: Married

Wife/Girlfriend: Rabia Noreen (-2019 his death)

Children: 3

Son(s): None

Daughter(s): Rahma Ali, Maryam Ali, Iman Ali

Ex Girlfriends:

Humaira Ali (divorced)

Abid Ali Favorites

Hobbies: Buying Shades, Perfumes, Levitation, Mind-reading, Cards

Favorite Actor: Talat Hussain, Irfan Khoosat

Favorite Food: Rajma Chawal, Butter Chicken, Laddoos

Favorite Color: Black, Brown, Dark Blue

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