Are you a fan of Ali Abbas? If yes, then read on for more interesting facts about him!
Ali Abbas has given us back-to-back outstanding performances. From his praise-worthy performances in ‘Fitrat’ & ‘Naqab Zan‘ to his latest dramas ‘Ghisi Piti Mohabbat’ & ‘Dour‘, he has left a mark on his audience! Moreover, his roles disclose the bitter realities of life and his versatile characters keep his fans entertained. Let’s get to know him more today!
1. Ali Is The Son Of Legendary Actor Waseem Abbas!
Ali discloses that he and his father have never formally announced that he is Waseem Abbas’ son. He says that when he decided to opt for acting as a career, his father politely asked him to not mention his name because eventually, everyone will know anyway.
Ali Abbas further explains that his father has built a legacy and his grandfather was also an actor, producer & director. Therefore, he too felt that his father is right about not disclosing his identity. Further, he says that most people to date still don’t know he is Waseem Abbas’ son.
2. Ali Enjoys Doing Negative Characters!
According to Ali, when he came into the entertainment industry, all he wanted to be was a hero. But, when that couldn’t happen, he chose to grab diverse characters, and in that process, he got many negative roles and started enjoying doing them. Moreover, he told us that while doing those negative characters, he was also offered lead roles but he doesn’t quite enjoy doing a simple “hero” role because he doesn’t get much room to improvise the character.
Furthermore, he explains that he lost his ability to think that either he should make the figure mute, blind, or deaf and is always looking to add some method to make it look special on the screen. He says a hero doesn’t have much to say, other than a few things to make him look good. However, Ali says that to date, he searches for negative characters because it has a lot of room to express and margin to improvise in the role. Moreover, he clarifies that as an actor, we should choose negative characters more nevertheless, rather than having hundreds of scenes in the serial.
3) He & Ramsha Khan Are First Cousins!
Ali says that when he read the script of Ghisi Piti Mohabbat, he got nervous because there were so many intimate scenes with Samiya. He then clarifies that Ramsha Khan is his first cousin, and since childhood, they have always been like siblings.
Furthermore, he explained that on the set, they had to hold hands and deliver dialogues while looking into each other’s eyes. He and Ramsha used to get very nervous in the beginning. However, then they discussed how to go about their scenes properly, it made their chemistry as an on-screen couple look good.
4. Ali Takes Consent From Female Co-stars Before Doing Intimate Scenes!
Ali states that he is very particular about getting physical with any of his co-actresses, no matter how good a friend he is with them. Moreover, he explains that this is how he was raised, he was taught to give women respect.
He also told us that he hardly has one or two female friends whom he can hug otherwise he just shakes hands with the rest. Lastly, he clarifies that this is our responsibility to ask first because “we can not just grab anyone by the waist and hug them casually.”
5. Ali Believes in Fair Auditions For Roles!
Ali says if we make auditions mandatory for every role, then this acting lot will change. If that happens then “the actors working now will be swiped out, and new actors will take over,” he believes.
Further, he states that being actors, “our ego is too big to go for an audition because we are praised everywhere.” He believes that actors today wouldn’t be willing to audition because now, that culture is no more there. When asked if he would be willing to give an audition, Ali replied “of course” and told us that he still gives auditions & has recently given one for a commercial too. Lastly, he says that giving an audition is healthy for keeping a check on our capabilities & flaws.
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