Aagha Ali is a Pakistani actor, singer, writer, presenter, and director. He is known for his work in the Pakistani film and television industry.
Aagha Ali was born as Aagha Ali Abbas on Wednesday, 4 December 1985 (age 37 years; as of 2022) in Lahore, Pakistan. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius. He pursued a Bachelor’s degree in Arts at Forman Christian College, Lahore.
Height (approx.): 5′ 10″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
His father, Agha Sikander, was a popular Pakistani actor, who died in 1993. His mother’s name is Rubina Sikander.
He has an elder brother named Ali Sikander, who is an actor and writer.
Aagha Ali got married to Hina Altaf on 22 May 2020. Before their marriage, they dated each other for almost a year. In an interview, Aagha revealed that earlier they used to hate each other, but later they became good friends and gradually fell in love. While talking about it in an interview, he said,
A few years ago we hosted a Tv show together and we hated each other, later met a couple of years ago again, and we became friends, then became best friends and last 11 months have been crazy!”
His grandfather, Agha Saleem Raza, was an actor. He was popular for playing the role of villain in Pakistani Punjabi and Urdu films. His cousin Ali Abbas is a popular actor.
His maternal uncle, Waseem Abbas, is an actor, director and screenwriter.
His maternal grandfather, Inayat Hussain Bhatti, was an actor, playback singer, filmmaker, and religious scholar.
His maternal granduncle, Kaifee, was a popular actor and director. His mother’s cousin, Ali Azmat is a musician and actor.
Aagha Ali has been in a relationship with the popular Pakistani actress Sarah Khan. The couple has worked together in various television shows and was often spotted together at various events. They got engaged in 2017. However, they broke up in 2019. In an interview, he talked about the tough time he had after his breakup and said,
He follows Islam and often visits Mecca.
Aagha Ali made his debut as a host with the TV show ‘Total Round Up’ (2006), which aired on Pakistani TV channel ATV. Later, he served as a host for many TV shows including ‘Music Plus Plus’ on PTV, ‘For Him’ on TVOne Pakistan, ‘Cat Walk’ on ARY Digital, ‘A-Tunes’ on ATV, ‘Xtra Light’ on TVOne Pakistan, ‘Band Gali’ on A-Plus, and Ruling Faces (Season 1 and 2) on Style 360. He has also worked as a writer and director for the TV show ‘Ruling Faces Season 2.’
He made his debut as an actor with the TV drama series ‘Yaad Piya Ki Aaye’ (2005) in which he played the role of Sameer. The drama series was broadcast on PTV Home.
In 2008, he played the role of Khayyam in the TV series ‘Satrangi,’ on Geo TV. He essayed the lead role of Zawar in the television serial ‘Mein Hari Piya’ (2013), which aired on Hum TV. He gained immense popularity after he played the role of Amaar in the TV series ‘Rukhsaar’ (2014), which aired on Geo Entertainment.
In 2015, he appeared opposite Sajal Ali in the religious TV drama series ‘Khuda Dekh Raha Hai’ in which he played the role of a rockstar named Junaid. The show was broadcast on A-Plus Entertainment. He also sang the title track of the show.
Aagha Ali, along with his wife, Hina Altaf, hosted season 1 and season 2 of their show ‘The Couple Show,’ on Aaj Entertainment, in 2021 and 2022 respectively. He has acted in various television shows including ‘Jinnah Ke Naam’ (2009) on PTV Home, ‘Ghundi’ (2013) on Hum Sitaray, ‘Mere Meherbaan’ (2014) on Hum TV, ‘Be Inteha’ (2017) on Urdu 1, ‘Dil-e-Gumshuda’ (2019) on Geo TV, and ‘Mujhe Khuda Pay Yaqeen Hai’ (2021) on Geo TV.
In addition to the drama series, he has also appeared in various reality shows such as ‘Pakistan Jago’ (2017), ‘BOL Nights (2019),’ and ‘The Night Show with Ayaz Shamoo’ (2023).
In 2020, he played the role of Zaman in the telefilm ‘Teray Pyar Mai,’ which was released on Geo TV. He appeared in the telefilm ‘Love Life Ka Law’ (2022) in which he played the role of Agha. The film was released on Geo TV.
He has appeared in a few more telefilms such as ‘Zoya Nay Haan Kardi’ (2021) on Geo TV, ‘Shadi hai Impossible’ (2021), and ‘Bhagam Bhag’ (2022) on ARY Digital.
Aagha Ali’s first television commercial was for a youth-based mobile phone plan named ‘Djuice,’ offered by Telenor. He did this television commercial in 2010. Later, he appeared in various television commercials for several brands.
In 2021, he played the role of Ali in the web film ‘Raat,’ which premiered on UrduFlix. He also worked as a writer and director of the web series.
He launched his first solo music album ‘Mera Pehla Rock Song’ on the TV show ‘Morning With Juggan,’ on PTV Home, on 9 January 2013. He has made a few more music videos such as ‘Mein Wohi Aashiq’ (2017), ‘Main Haara’ (2019), ‘Aaj Bhi’ (2020), and ‘Tu Mila’ (2023).
- Best Anchor Award at the ATV Awards for the TV show ‘Total Round Up’ in 2006
- Nominated for Best Soap Actor Award at the Hum Awards in 2013 for the TV series ‘Mein Hari Piya’
- Aagha Ali started his career in the showbiz industry as a theatre artist at the age of 19. He has worked as an actor and singer for almost 20 theatre plays.
- He took a break a three years break from the entertainment industry to focus on his studies.
- In June 2023, he received the Dubai Golden Visa.
- He has been featured on the cover of various popular magazines including Spotlight Pakistan and JAMO.
- In an interview, he revealed that he was often misinterpreted by the audience as a bad person and having anger issues because of the negative roles he had played in various TV shows. He further added that once he was accused of body shaming his wife, Hina Altaf, on Nida Yasir’s morning show, which aired on ARY Digital, after she revealed on the show that Aagha had told her to never get fat. Dawn
- In an interview, he revealed that he had been suffering from a skin disease called psoriasis for the past 14 years.