Maya Ali Height Weight Bra Size Age Biography Family Wiki Net Worth, Affairs, Marriage & much more. Maryam Tanveer Ali known by her stage name Maya Ali (born 27 July 1989), is a Pakistani actress. Ali is known for her roles in both dramas and films (2 films), and is the recipient of one Lux Style Award for her performance as Manahil Javed in tragic romance Mann Mayal from four nominations.
Maya Ali began her career as a video jockey, in the year 2012, appearing in several television shows for Samaa and Dunya. She made her debut with a brief role in the telenovela Durr-e-Shehwar, and received praise for playing the titular characters in the television series Aik Nayee Cinderella and Aun Zara (all 2012). After starring as a rebellious wife in the thriller drama Zid (2014), Ali received critical acclaim for her role of Zuleikha in the romantic dramality Mera Naam Yousuf Hai (2015), Faarah Wali Khan in the ensemble family drama Diyar-e-Dil (2015) and a love-driven girl in the tragic romance Mann Mayal (2016). Her performance in last two of these earned her the Lux Style Award nominations for Best Television Actress, winning for the latter. Ali gained recognition when she appeared into films by featuring as the female lead in the 2018 action comedy Teefa in Trouble and the 2019 romantic comedy Parey Hut Love. Both the films rank among the highest-grossing Pakistani films and the latter earned her two nominations at Lux. Currently in 2021, She is a part of Pakistani drama “Pehli Si Muhabbat – ARY Digital” as female lead- Rakshi, casting opposite to male lead- Sheheryar Munawar
Aside from acting, Ali participates in stage shows, and is vocal about how she has faced issues such as mental health and anxiety. She endorses various brands and products, and supports several charities, including the Shaukat Khanum campaign.
Early Life and career
Maya Ali was born as Maryam Tanveer Ali on 27 July 1989 in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan, to Muslim parents. Her father, Tanveer Ali, was a businessman, and her mother, Shagufta Nazar, is a homemaker. She has one younger brother, Affnan. Ali completed her master’s degree in mass communication from the Queen Mary College. Ali started her career at early age, working as a video jockey for the channels Samaa TV, Waqt News and Dunya News. According to Ali, her father was against her working in the entertainment industry and did not talk to her for six years, but she reconciled with him, before his death in 2016.
In 2012, She started off well with a brief role in drama Durr-e-Shehwar, telecasted on Hum TV. In this drama her name is Mahnoor. Her role is not very explanatory except that she is a younger sister of Durr-e-Shahwar (played by Sanam Baloch) and was born in a rich family and she always respects her elder sister. The drama was directed by Haissam Hussain and written by Umera Ahmed. Aik Nayee Cinderella was her next show after Durr-e-Shehwar telecasted on Geo TV and she got the lead role in this drama opposite Osman Khalid Butt and Faizan Khawaja. Maya’s role in this serial was Meesha (cinderella). The serial is a modern retelling story of Cinderella and people were resembling it to Disney world stories. The serial was directed by Haissam Hussain and written by Faiza Iftikhar. After Aik Nayee Cinderella in 2013, she got the comedy project Aunn Zara, again under the direction of Haissam Hussain. The show is written by Faiza Iftikhar and was earlier titled as Hisar e Muhabbat. She played the role of Zara, opposite Osman Khalid Butt as her husband, Aunn. In 2013, Ali finally opted out from Haissam Hussain’s direction to catch up with Ahsan Khan and Sohai Ali Abro for Khoya Khoya Chand, a romantic series which again was written by Faiza Iftikhar. She played the role of Ahmerin who is a loving and caring sister with a sweet nature.
In 2013, she starred as Hiba in Ranjish Hi Sahi. The show contains a much diversified story from usually stories, another project by A&B production which was ON-AIRED on Geo TV. It is full of tragedies, sorrows, sufferings and pain. Each and every character is very difficult to be played. Ali is yet again in a sisterly role but a possessive sister. Again in 2013, she did her another serial named Meri Zindagi Hai Tu which was on-aired on Geo TV. this serial was directed by Amin Iqbal, produced by A&B Entertainment and written by Faiza Iftikhar. The drama stars Ahsan Khan, her and Ayeza Khan in lead roles. The serial was first aired 20 September 2013 on Geo Entertainment, being aired on prime slot on Friday at 8:00 pm. The serial also aired on Indian channel Zindagi under the same title.
Her next project was Ladoon Mein Pali, alongside Sajal Aly and Affan Waheed. In this serial Ali is playing a leading role which is based on the story of a young girl her family. She played the role of Laraib, a girl whose family is traditional and respect their customs. This serial was aired on drama channel GEO TV at 8 pm every Tuesday. The story is written by Adam Aazeen and directed by Waseem Abbas. In 2014, Ali was cast in Shanakht, in which she played the role of Qurat-ul-Ain, who follows Islam but is criticized by her family and society. Ali also starred as Saman in Zid alongside Ahsan Khan. The series was directed by Adnan Wai Qureshi, while the story was written by Bee Gul, and was presented by Momina Duraid. Zid tells the story of an ambitious girl, named Saman, who is married to an American Pakistani man (played by Ahssan Khan) against her will. In 2015, Ali worked in Mehreen Jabbar’s romantic drama Mera Naam Yousuf Hai. She played the role of Zulaikha, alongside Imran Abbas. That same year, she played the role of an estranged granddaughter Faarah Wali Khan in the blockbuster ensemble family drama Diyar-e-Dil, alongside Osman Khalid Butt, Abid Ali, Sanam Saeed, Mikaal Zulfiqar, Hareem Farooq and Ali Rehman Khan. The series was based on the novel of the same name by Farhat Ishtiaq, and was shot at the Khaplu Palace in Gilgit-Baltistan. For her performance in the series, she won the Hum Award for Best Actress Popular and received her first Lux Style Award for Best Actress nomination.
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Other work and media image
Ali is brand ambassador of Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre. Ali has visited different institutions to raise awareness of breast cancer among young girls. She hosted Eid special show, named Milan, on 7 February 2017. Ali is the brand ambassador of Quetta Gladiators in the Pakistan Super League. Ali had gotten her own customized Shan e Pakistan jersey and was spotted wearing it as she was unveiled as the brand ambassador of the cricket team. On 19 April 2017, she and Ali Zafar performed at the sixteenth ceremony of the Lux Style Awards on Zafar’s song “Ishq”. Ali walks the ramp of Bridal Week 2018 as showstopper for Nomi Ansari. She always had a special preference for Nomi Ansari’s designs and has been a brand ambassador for him for a few years now. She serves as an ambassador for a number of brands and products, such as Lux, QMobile, Sprite, Diva body spray and Royal fan. She has appeared as a guest on many television shows, including Sunrise from Istanbul, that was hosted by Maria Wasti in Turkey, The Afternoon Show with Yasir, Tonite with HSY and With Samina Peerzada. With 5 million followers on Instagram, she is one of the most followed actresses in the country. In January 2021, the clothing brand, Alkaram Studio, announced Ali as the next Alkaram Woman for the year 2021.
|2018||Teefa in Trouble||Anya Bonzo||Ahsan Rahim|
|2019||Parey Hut Love||Saniya Faisal||Asim Raza||Nominated—Lux Style Award for Best Actress Critics|
Nominated—Lux Style Award for Best Actress Viewers
Awards and nominations
|2016||Hum Awards||Best Drama Actress (Popular)||Diyar-e-Dil||Won|
|Best Drama Actress (Jury)||Nominated|
|Best Onscreen Couple (Jury)||Shared with Osman Khalid Butt||Won|
|Best Onscreen Couple (Popular)||Nominated|
|IPPA Awards||Best Actress Television||Nominated|
|Lux Style Awards||Best Actress Drama (Jury)||Nominated|
|2017||Best Actress Drama (Jury)||Mann Mayal||Won|
|Hum Awards||Best Onscreen Couple (Popular)||Shared with Hamza Ali Abbasi||Nominated|
|Best Onscreen Couple (Jury)||Won|
|Best Drama Actress (Popular)||Won|
|Best Drama Actress (Jury)||Nominated|
|IPPA Awards||Best Actress Television||Nominated|
|2019||Galaxy Lollywood Awards||Best Female Debut||Teefa in Trouble||Won|
|Best Onscreen Couple||Shared with Ali Zafar||Won|
|Pakistan Achievement Awards||Most Popular Award in Film||Nominated|
|IPPA Awards||Best Film Actress Viewer’s Choice||Won|
|2020||Lux Style Awards||Best Actress Critics||Parey Hut Love||Nominated|
|Best Actress Viewer’s||Nominated|
|Hum Style Awards||Most stylish Actor Female||Won|
|2012||Aik Nayee Cinderella||Meesha Saifullah|
|2013||Khoya Khoya Chand||Ahmareen||Fahim Burney|
|2013||Ranjish Hi Sahi||Hiba||Nadeem Siddiqui|
|2013||Meri Zindagi Hai Tu||Meenu||Amin Iqbal|
|2014||Shanakht||Quratulain||Ahtesham Ahmad Khan|
|2014||Ladoon Mein Pali||Laraib||Waseem Abbas|
|2014||Zid||Saman Omer||Adnan Wai Qureshi|
|2015||Mera Naam Yousuf Hai||Zulekha Noor Muhammad||Mehreen Jabbar|
|2015||Diyar-e-Dil||Faarah Wali Khan||Haseeb Hassan|
|2016||Mann Mayal||Manahil Javed||Lux Style Award for Best Television Actress|
|2021||Pehli Si Muhabbat||Rakshi||Anjum Shahzad|
|2021||Jo Bichar Gaye||Sonia||Haissam Hussian|