Veteran actress Nafisa Ali whom we seen in a pivotal role in the film Major Saab is in news. The actress garnered attention last year in November after she revealed she has been diagnosed with stage 3 cancer. She is suffering from Peritoneal Ovarian Cancer.
Well now, after fighting cancer, Nafisa has taken to Instagram and asking for work in Indian cinema. The actress posted a beautiful portfolio picture of herself on Instagram, asking for work in the Indian film industry. She wrote, “I am Nafisa Ali Sodhi and I would like an elegant role to portray in Indian cinema. So looking for a perfect script as a senior actor, I need to work to express my emotions. I will not be dictated to. May God give each of us the strength to follow our dreams. Stop targeting young women in India. Stop religious intolerance. Stop dictating to Indians. India is unique and we must protect our secular fabric. Stop this divide and rule. Focus on a better world.”
Nafisa has appeared in various films including Junoon, Bewafaa, Life In A… Metro and Yamla Pagla Deewana. In 1976, she won the Femina Miss India title.
She also steeped in politics after she contested the Lok Sabha election from Lucknow on the Samajwadi Party ticket after Sanjay Dutt’s disqualification by the Supreme Court.