Maya Ali Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Family, Biography & More

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Education: Master Of Mass Communication
Hometown: Lahore, Pakistan
Age: 30 Years

Maya Ali

Real NameMaryam Tanveer Ali
Profession(s)Actress and Model
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 7”
Eye ColourNewborn Gray
Hair ColourBrown
DebutFilm: Teefa in Trouble (2018) as 'Anya'
Teefa in Trouble
TV: Durr-e-Shahwar (2012) as 'Mahnoor Sami'
Maya Ali in a Scene from 'Durr-e-Shahwa'
Awards, Honours, Achievements • IPPA Awards - Best Actor Female Film Viewer's Choice for the film "Teefa in Trouble" in 2019
Maya Ali-IPPA Awards
• Lux Style Awards - Best Actress Drama (Jury) for the drama "Mann Mayal" in 2017
Maya Ali Posing with her Lux Style Award
Galaxy Lollywood Awards
• Best Female Debut for the film "Teefa in Trouble" in 2019
Maya Ali Posing with her Galaxy Lollywood Award
• Best Onscreen Couple (shared with Ali Zafar) for the film "Teefa in Trouble" in 2019
Hum Awards
• Best Onscreen Couple (Jury) - shared with Osman Khalid Butt- for the drama "Diyar-e-Dil" in 2016
Maya Ali with her Hum Awards
• Best Drama Actress (Popular) for the drama "Diyar-e-Dil" in 2016
Personal Life
Date of Birth27 July 1989 (Thursday)
Age (as in 2019) 30 Years
BirthplaceLahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Zodiac signLeo
HometownLahore, Punjab, Pakistan
College/UniversityQueen Mary College, Lahore
Educational QualificationMaster of Mass Communication from Queen Mary College, Lahore
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesTravelling, Reading Books, Watching Shows and Television
Controversies• In October 2018, after Maya posted the photo of her makeup artist, Adnan Ansari, sipping tea from the same cup, she faced a huge backlash from the public. She was ridiculed for her actions on social media. She had to delete the photo later.
Controversial Picture of Maya Ali Sharing Tea from same cup as her Makeup Artist
• In an interview with BBC Asian Network, Maya Ali revealed that her family did not support her decision to become an actress, initially. Sharing her experience of those times, she summed it up with a message for parents to support the dreams of their children. However, this did not go well with the audience and they scorned her for giving her career more importance than her parents.
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/Boyfriends• Osman Khalid Butt (Actor; Rumoured)
Maya Ali with Osman Khalid Butt
• Sheheryar Munawar (Actor; Rumoured)
Maya Ali with Sheheryar Munawar
ParentsFather- Name not known (died in 2016)
Little Maya Ali with her Father
Mother- Shagufta Nazar
Maya Ali with her Mother
SiblingsBrother(s)- Afnan Qureshi (Younger) & Saqlain Hayder (Younger)
Maya Ali with her Brothers
Sister- none
Favourite Things
FoodAloo ka Paratha, Pizza, Biryani
RestaurantThe Monal in Islamabad
ActorRanveer Singh, Sheheryar Munawar
ActressMahira Khan
Film(s)Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), 27 Dresses (2008)
Director(s)Karan Johar, Asim Raza
PoliticianImran Khan
ColourHenna Green, Red
Travel DestinationLondon, Paris
BookThe Forty Rules of Love by Elif Shafak
Fictional CharacterThor

Maya Ali

Some Lesser Known Facts About Maya Ali

  • Since her childhood, Maya Ali was interested in sports. She was good at sports and represented her school’s team in sports like Basketball, Cricket, Hockey, Tennis, and Badminton. In an interview, she once revealed that she dreamt of making her career in sports but lack of her parent’s support, made her quit her dream.
    Maya Ali as a Child
  • Maya Ali started her career as a journalist in a newspaper. She then worked as a video jockey with Samaa TV and went on to work with Waqt News and Dunya News.
    Maya Ali Anchoring
  • While working as a VJ, she got an offer to act in a drama. She did not tell her father about it and completed that shoot within 20-days. When her father came to know about this, he stopped talking to her for the next eight years.
  • Before entering the world of entertainment, she used her nickname ‘Maya’ as her stage name.
  • After making her debut with “Durr-e-Shahwar” (2012), Maya starred in Geo TV’s “Aik Nayee Cinderella” (2012-2013). It was her first show as a lead, and she played the character of ‘Meesha/Cinderella.’
    Aik Nayee Cinderella
  • She acted in some of the hit Pakistani serials such as Aunn Zara (2013), Khoya Khoya Chand (2013), Shanakht (2014), Zid (2014–2015), Mera Naam Yousuf Hai (2015), Mann Mayal (2016), and Sanam (2016-2017).
  • The film “Teefa in Trouble” (2018) not only marks the film debut of Maya but also of Ali Zafar. The film also became the first non-Indian film to be distributed internationally by Yash Raj Films.
  • She then appeared in the Pakistani film “Parey Hut Love” (2019), which was also a huge commercial success. She played the role of ‘Saniya’ in the film.
  • Reportedly, Maya was slated to make her Bollywood debut with Akshay Kumar‘s film “Ikka,” which is a remake of the Tamil film “Kaththi” (2014).
  • Maya Ali has walked the ramp for many designers including Nomi Ansari and Mohsin Naveed Ranjha.
    Maya Ali during a Fashion Show
  • She has also been the brand ambassador for popular brands like Lux, Qmobile, Diva body spray, and Royal Fan.
    Maya Ali Modelling for Diva Body Spray
  • She was also the brand ambassador for Quetta Gladiators in the 2018 Pakistan Super League.
    Maya Ali as the Brand Ambassador of Quetta Gladiators
  • She is the brand ambassador of Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Lahore. Maya Ali at an Event Organised by Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre
  • Maya has also campaigned against Breast Cancer and visited various institutions including college and universities to raise awareness about the disease.