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Pakistani Actress Maya Ali Biography and Updates

Pakistani Actress Maya Ali Biography and Updates

Pakistani Actress Maya Ali Biography and Updates

Maryam Tanveer Ali, known by her stage name Maya Ali was born 27 July 1989, is a Pakistani actress. Ali is known for her roles in both dramas and two films, and is the recipient of one Lux Style Award from four nominations. 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.

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.