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'I Would Like An Elegant Role To Portray In Indian Cinema': Nafisa Ali Sodhi Writes Unsparing Post Seeking Work On Social Media

Written By Chetna Kapoor | Mumbai | Published:

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  • Remember Neena Gupta’s Instagram post asking for work? Another veteran actress, Nafisa Ali Sodhi has now taken to her social media account to ask for work.
  • Sharing a stunning black and white picture, Nafisa wrote a hard-hitting caption. She said: "I am Nafisa Ali Sodhi and I would like an elegant role to portray in Indian cinema.'

Remember Neena Gupta’s Instagram post asking for work? Another veteran actress, Nafisa Ali Sodhi has now taken to her social media account to ask for work.

Sharing a stunning black and white picture, Nafisa wrote a hard-hitting caption. She said: "I am Nafisa Ali Sodhi and I would like an elegant role to portray in Indian cinema . So looking for a perfect script as an 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."

She further wrote: "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."

Here's the post -

Veteran film and theatre actor Nafisa Ali revealed she is suffering from peritoneal and ovarian cancer in 2018.

She made the revelation via Instagram on which she shared a picture of her with good friend and Congress leader Sonia Gandhi, who paid her a visit post the diagnosis. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Just met my precious friend who wished me luck & to get well from my just diagnosed stage 3 cancer . 😍🤗

A post shared by nafisa ali sodhi (@nafisaalisodhi) on

A day after she came forward with her stage 3 cancer diagnosis, the actor disclosed the type of the illness — peritoneal and ovarian cancer.

Born in West Bengal, Nafisa made her acting debut in 1979 with Shashi Kapoor's "Junoon". Her other acting credits include "Major Saab", "Life In a Metro", "Yamla Pagla Deewana" and "Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3"

Ali is currently a member of the Congress party. She contested in 2009 elections on a Samajwadi Party ticket. 

She is married to Arjuna Award winning sports personality Colonel R S Sodhi and also shares two children - Ajit and Armana.

(With inputs from PTI)

 

 

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