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Ali Asgar Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography

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Age: 53 Years
Hometown: Mumbai
Wife: Siddika Asgar

Ali Asgar

Bio/Wiki
Profession(s) Actor, Stand-Up Comedian
Famous RoleDadi in the comedy Hindi TV show Comedy Nights with Kapil
Ali Asgar as Dadi in Comdey Nights with Kapil
Physical Stats
Height (approx.)5' 5" (165 cm)
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutFilm (Hindi): Shikari (1991) as young Adarsh Kumar Shrivastav
Shikari
Film (Marathi): Navra Maza Navsacha (2005) as film director
Navra Maza Navsacha
TV (Hindi): Ek Do Teen Char (1987) as Johnny; aired on Doordarshan
A still from Ek Do Teen Char
Awards 2006: Indian Television Academy Award for Best Actor/Supporting Role for Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii
2008: Indian Television Academy Award for Best Actor/Supporting Role for Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii
2013: Indian Telly Award for Best Actor in a Comic Role (Jury Award) for eannie Aur Juju
Ali Asgar with his Indian Telly Award
2013: Indian Telly Award for Best Actor/Supporting Role for Comedy Nights with Kapil
Personal Life
Date of Birth7 December 1970 (Monday)
Age (as of 2024) 53 Years
BirthplaceMumbai
Zodiac signSagittarius
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai
SchoolSt. Joseph High School, Mumbai
College/UniversityUniversity of Mumbai
Educational Qualification(s)• Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
• Course in Hotel Management and Catering
Religion Islam
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesCooking, Travelling, Watching Cricket Matches
Ali Asgar during his vacation
ControversyFIR Filed
In January 2016, an FIR was filed against him and eight other people in Haryana for spoofing the Indian religious leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh. [1]Live Law
Social MediaInstagram
Facebook
YouTube
Twitter
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date27 December 2002
Family
Wife/SpouseSiddika Asgar
Ali Asgar with his wife and children
ChildrenSon- Nuyaan Asgar
Ali Asgar with his son
Daughter- Ada Asgar
Ali Asgar with his daughter
ParentsFather- Mohammed Asgar (owned an Irani hotel named Bharat Restauarnt in Null Bazar Mumbai)
Ali Asgar with his mother
Favourites
Actor(s)Dilip Kumar, Kamal Haasan, Rishi Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan, Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Sylvester Stallone
Film(s)Mughal-E-Azam (1960), The Godfather (1972)
FoodKebab-Parantha
CricketerVirat Kohli
Style Quotient
Car CollectionAli Asgar in his car
Money Factor
Salary/Fees (approx.)Rs 5 lakh-7 lakh per episode in The Kapil Sharma Show

Ali Asgar

Some Lesser Known Facts About Ali Asgar

  • At the age of 10, he started working as an actor.

    Ali Asgar's childhood photo

    Ali Asgar’s childhood photo

  • While he was in school, he participated in various extracurricular activities.
  • While growing up, he dreamt of becoming a chef.
  • After completing a course in hotel management, on a five-year contract, he worked in a few hotels in foreign countries. After five years, his parents insisted him to stay in India.
  • Ali has acted in many Hindi TV serials including ‘Chunauti’ (1987), ‘Aahat’ (1997), ‘Jeannie Aur Juju’ (2012), ‘Chidiya Ghar’ (2016), ‘Akbar Ka Bal Birbal’ (2020), and ‘Favvara Chowk’ (2022).

    Jeannie Aur Juju

    Jeannie Aur Juju

  • He has acted in various Hindi films like ‘Chamatkar’ (1992), ‘Dushman Duniya Ka’ (1996), ‘Joru Ka Ghulam’ (2000), ‘Judwaa 2’ (2017), and ‘The U P Files’ (2024).

    Ali Asgar in a still from Joru Ka Ghulam

    Ali Asgar in a still from Joru Ka Ghulam

  • He gained immense popularity for playing the role of Kamal Aggarwal in the Hindi TV serial ‘Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii’ from 2000 to 2008.

    Ali Asgar in a still from Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii

    Ali Asgar in a still from Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii

  • He has played various characters in a few Hindi TV comedy shows like ‘Comedy Circus’ (2007), ‘Comedy Nights with Kapil’ (2013), ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ (2016), ‘The Drama Company’ (2017), and ‘Zee Comedy Show’ (2021).
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  • He has also hosted a few Hindi TV shows such as ‘Say Shava Shava’ (2008), ‘Voice of India – Mummy Ke Superstars’ (2009), ‘Shadi 3 Crore Ki’ (2011), and ‘Lip Sing Battle’ (2017).

    Lip Sing Battle

    Lip Sing Battle

  • As a contestant, he has participated in various Hindi TV shows such as ‘Zara Nachke Dikha’ (2008) and ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 10’ (2002).

    Ali Asgar in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa

    Ali Asgar in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa

  • In 2010, he appeared in the Marathi film ‘Ideachi Kalpana.’
  • In 2014, he started his self-titled YouTube channel on which he uploads his vlogs.

  • In 2017, he dubbed the Hindi version of the English film ‘Despicable Me 3’ for the character of Gru and Dru.
  • His car rammed into a truck in 2019. However, he did not have any injuries.
  • He was offered the role of Kick in 2023, but due to previous work commitments, he could not accept the offer.
  • In 2024, Ali, along with the Indian TV actor Bhakhtyar Irani, started a podcast channel named Chuddy Buddy.

    Chuddy Buddy

    Chuddy Buddy

  • He is an avid animal lover and owns a pet cat named Ginger.

    Ali Asgar with his pet cat

    Ali Asgar with his pet cat

  • He considers the Indian actor-comedian Mehmood his guru.

    Ali Asgar with Mehmood

    Ali Asgar with Mehmood

  • Ali is considered a look-alike of the Indian actor Rishi Kapoor.

    A collage of Ali Asgar with Rishi Kapoor

    A collage of Ali Asgar with Rishi Kapoor

  • He once shared that while he was dressed up as Dadi (a comic character played by him) at a wedding, he was molested by a man.
  • In an interview, he shared that he quit The Kapil Sharma Show as his children’s classmates used to make fun of them as Ali used to play Dadi at that time in the show. Also, he felt that his character was not growing in the TV show.
  • The Indian actor-film critic Kamaal R Khan once got upset with him for presenting him the Golden Balti Award at the event of Zee Gold Awards.

    Ali Asgar hosting Gold Awards

    Ali Asgar hosting Gold Awards

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