Ali Merchant Biography, Wiki, Age, Career, Girlfriend, Family, Net Worth & More

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Who is Ali Merchant?

Ali Merchant is an Indian Actor, anchor, DJ, and music producer.

Sara Khan’s ex-husband Ali Merchant set to enter Kangana Ranaut’s Lock Upp

Sara Khan’s ex-husband Ali Merchant set to enter Kangana Ranaut’s Lock Upp
Sara Khan’s ex-husband Ali Merchant set to enter Kangana Ranaut’s Lock Upp

Sara Khan is set to face her past in Kangana Ranaut’s Lock Upp as ex-husband Ali Merchant will enter the reality show as its 14th contestant. Sara and Ali were a part of Bigg Boss Season 4.

During the show, the couple tied the knot, with their co-contestants standing in for their family members. However, the duo parted ways after two months. Lock Upp will mark their first reality show after their separation.

Talking about his ex-wife Sara’s presence on the show, Ali said, “I feel this is the format of this show where she has to be there. I am sure she is also there to reinvent herself. I hope she believes in that and I hope she sees that in a positive way which is better for her and her future. And if she doesn’t, then it’s her loss.”

When asked about his favorite contestant, Ali Merchant took Munawar Faruqui’s name as he is “so real and raw”. He added, “His thinking is clear. So far, everything is looking very amazing. I think Munawar is doing very well.”

After announcing their separation, Sara Khan made some shocking allegations against Ali Merchant. Sara called her marriage a ‘nightmare’, and said that while she loved Ali unconditionally, he broke her trust.

“My marriage turned out to be a nightmare. I am deeply hurt by his behavior. I gave him a thousand chances before I called off the relationship. But now we are separate and I believe in the saying that all that happens, happens for good. I don’t want to look back. I want to see forward and do better work than before,” Sara had told DNA.

Ali Merchant will enter the jail in Sunday’s episode of Lock Upp. The show streams on MXPlayer and ALTBalaji.

Ali Merchant Biography, Wiki

Ali Merchant was born on 13 December 1984 in Mumbai. He started his acting career in 2006, in the popular television series Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki where he played the role of Bharat Paarth Agarwal.

His next professional acting engagement was in the television serials Ssshhhh… Phir Koi Hai, and Amber Dhara, helped him gain popularity and recognition among the audience. Next in his acting career came the serial Do Hanson Ka Jodha where he performed the role of Rishi, and small roles in the serials Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat and Yeh Hai Aashiqui.

Ali Merchant participated in the fourth season of the reality show Bigg Boss together with his girlfriend Sara Khan, and what will remain remembered is their marriage in the show. They had been dating for 3 years previously and their wedding was an Islamic Wedding Ceremony which happened on November 10, 2010.

After the reality show ended, the couple got divorced, and both of them claimed that their marriage was a big mistake.

Additionally, their close friends stated that the couple received the US $83.000 for the marriage, which The Colors channel denied paying, saying it was a personal wish of the couple to get married.

Ali Merchant is additionally working as a business consultant and manages a chemical plant. Currently, he is playing in Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai in the role of Rituraj.

Ali Merchant biography Wikipedia
Ali Merchant
Full NameAli Merchant
Profession(s)Actor, DJ, Anchor, Blogger
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters– 175 cm
in meters– 1.75 m
in feet inches– 5’ 9”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms– 65 kg
in pounds– 143 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)– Chest: 40 inches
– Waist: 30 inches
– Biceps: 12 inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth13 December 1984
Age (as in 2017)33 Years
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signSagittarius
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
DebutTV: Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki (2000-2008)
FamilyFather– Name Not Known
Mother– Name Not Known
Father– Not Known
Father– Not Known
ReligionIslam (Shiya)
HobbiesTravelling, DJing
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Wife/SpouseSara Khan (2010- 2011)
Anam Merchant (Investment Banker)
ChildrenSon– None
Daughter– None

Ali Merchant Career

Ali Merchant is a popular TV actor. He was born on December 13th, 1984. His birth place is Mumbai. It was during his 17th year of age, he became the winner of ‘Mr. Bombay’. He made his first appearance as actor in ‘Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki’ of Star Plus.

He became popular through his acting in ‘Ssshhhh… Phir Koi Hai’ of Star Plus. Another series which brought him popularity was ”, telecasted in Sony TV. Then, he was seen in ”, which was a TV series that was telecasted in Star Plus from the year 2008 to 2010.

During the year 2010, he was seen in ‘Do Hanson Ka Joda’, a soap opera that was broadcasted in NDTV Imagine. In ‘Yeh Hai Aashiqui’, Ali appeared in one episode. At present, he is a part of ”, a drama series which is airing in Star Plus since 2009. He is acting with the character name, ‘Rituraj’.

Ali belongs to a Mumbai Islam family. His wife’s name is Sara Khan. This couple got divorced during 2011. Ali Merchant once said that, he married only for publicity. Apart from acting, he worked as a business consultant. Currently, he is heading a chemical plant too.

He participated in the following shows: ‘Rubi’, ‘Ghar Ek Sapna’, ‘Saat Phere’, ‘Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat’, ‘Bandini’, ‘Aahat’, ‘Big Boss (season 4)’, ‘Looteri Dulhan’, ‘Hum Ne Li Hai – Shapath’, ‘Welcome – Baazi Mehmaan – Nawaazi Ki’. He will be appearing in ‘Ek this Rajkumari’, which is a prospective serial of Zee TV.

Ali Merchant FAQ’s

Who is Ali Merchant?

Ali Merchant is an Indian Actor, anchor, DJ, and music producer.

How old is Ali Merchant?

Ali Merchant is currently 37 years old.

Where was Ali Merchant born?

Ali Merchant’s birthplace is Mumbai.

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