|Ali Merchant Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||December 13, 1988|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Ali Merchant is an Indian actor, anchor, DJ, reality television personality, musician, dancer, and music producer. He has been a part of a number of shows such as Lock Upp, Bigg Boss 4, Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, Bandini, Ghar Ek Sapna, Yeh Hai Aashiqui, Sadda Haq, Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat, Do Hanson Ka Jodaa, Aahat, Ssshhhh…Phir Koi Hai, Looteri Dulhan, Amber Dhara, Nach Baliye 4, Rubi, Saat Phere: Saloni Ka Safar, Fear Files, Hum Ne Li Hai- Shapath, Welcome – Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi Ki, and Vikram Betaal Ki Rahasya Gatha.
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Actor, Anchor, DJ, Musician, Reality Television Personality, Music Producer, Dancer
- Father – Abbas Merchant
- Mother – Salma Merchant
Ali Merchant has been signed with On Stage Talents Pvt Ltd.
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
68 kg or 150 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Ali Merchant has dated –
- Sara Khan (2010-2011) – In 2010, he got married to model and actor Sara Khan in an Islamic wedding ceremony at Bigg Boss 4. It was claimed that the couple was paid ₹5 million (US$66,000) by the Colors channel for the marriage and it was reported that it was just a publicity stunt. However, Colors denied all such claims and stated that it was the couple’s own wish to get married. The marriage soon turned out to be a disaster and Ali Merchant and Sara Khan divorced after 2 months in 2011. She later described the marriage as a nightmare while Merchant revealed in an episode of the reality show Sach Ka Saamna that he had married her for publicity, stating that marrying Khan was the biggest mistake of his life.
- Anam Merchant (2016-2021) – He married investment banker Anam Merchant in an arranged marriage in 2016. They separated in December 2021.
Race / Ethnicity
He was raised in a Muslim household.
Ali Merchant Facts
- He won the “Mr. Bombay” title when he was 17 years old.
- Between 2009 and 2012, Ali Merchant was cast in the recurring role of Rituraj Singhania (Nandini, Naitik, and Rashmi’s cousin) in the television soap opera Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai.
- He brought to life the character of Kunwar Angad in the romantic drama television series Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat from 2009 to 2010.
- He played Malkhan Singh in the epic series Vikram Betaal Ki Rahasya Gatha in 2018.
- In 2022, Ali Merchant appeared as a contestant on the 1st season of the reality competition television series Lock Upp. The show was hosted by Kangana Ranaut and Ali’s fellow contestants included Munawar Faruqui (winner), Payal Rohatgi (runner-up), Poonam Pandey, Nisha Rawal, Babita Phogat, Sara Khan, Karanvir Bohra, and others.
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