Bollywood actress Somy Ali who was alleged to be Salman Khan’s first girlfriend before he linked up with Sangeeta Bijlani acted in nine films during the 1990s.
Her big scale films fail at the box office.
Some of the movies were ‘Andolan’, ‘Yaar Gaddar’, ‘Anth’ and ‘Aao Pyar Karen’ in which she starred opposite big stars such as Sanjay Dutt, Om Puri, Suniel Shetty and Saif Ali Khan.
After her break-up with Salman Khan, she returned to Florida and never came back to Bollywood.
She has launched her own clothing line named ‘So-Me Designs’ and also runs a non-profit organization named ‘No More Tears’.
Somy Ali was born in Karachi, Pakistan. Her mother is Iraqi, and her father is Pakistani. After studying in Karachi till age 12, she, her mother and brother moved to Florida.
Inspired by Bollywood movies, Ali convinced her mother to allow her to move to Mumbai, India at 16. In Mumbai, Ali was involved in modelling projects and also performed in Hindi movies. She appeared in 9 movies between 1992 and 1999, but was unable to leave any impact as an actor. In December 1999, she returned to Florida to continue her studies. – CINEWS