Wahaj Ali Biography: Life, Age, Education, Family, Wife, Daughters, Dramas, Movies

Wahaj Ali is a renowned Pakistani actor, model, and video jockey who has delivered versatile performances in many popular dramas and films. With his charming personality, good looks, and acting chops, Wahaj has established himself as one of the top actors in Pakistan’s entertainment industry today.

This biography explores Wahaj Ali’s life story, career, achievements, family, and other interesting facts about the acclaimed actor.


Full Name: Wahaj Ali

Birthday: June 6, 1998

Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan

Residence: Karachi, Pakistan

Nationality: Pakistani

Occupation: Actor, Model, VJ

Spouse: Faiza (m. 2020-present)

Children: 2 daughters

Years Active: 2015 – present

Early Life and Background

Wahaj Ali was born on June 6, 1998, in the bustling city of Lahore, Pakistan. From a young age, Wahaj was drawn to acting and the world of entertainment.

Wahaj Ali Biography

He received his early education in Lahore. An excellent student, Wahaj showed promise in both academics and extracurricular activities like theater, sports, and photography.

During his college years, Wahaj became involved in modeling which paved the way for his future career. He also took acting classes to hone his natural talents and skills.

After completing his studies, Wahaj decided to pursue acting professionally and shifted to Karachi to access greater opportunities.

Professional Career

Wahaj Ali Biography

Early Work and Breakout Role

Wahaj Ali kickstarted his professional journey when he was spotted by a talent scout in 2015 while visiting a studio. This led to him hosting a live show on AAG TV.

He made his acting debut in 2016 with a minor role in the PTV drama Dil Awais. The following year, Wahaj landed his first lead role as Shayan in the Hum TV romantic series Gila. His portrayal of the brooding, complicated character earned him widespread praise and recognition.

However, his brilliant performance as the cunning and manipulative Shahmeer in the 2018 psychological thriller Ehd-e-Wafa proved to be Wahaj’s major breakout role. The drama was a massive hit and Wahaj’s complex character was highly appreciated.

Career Highlights

Some of the biggest highlights and achievements of Wahaj Ali’s career so far include:

  • Ehd-e-Wafa (2018-2020) – Critically acclaimed performance as the antagonist Shahmeer earned Wahaj the Hum Award for Best Negative Role. The ISPR-sponsored drama also kickstarted a flourishing partnership with director Saife Hassan.
  • Inkaar (2018) – First film as a lead, playing Arham opposite Hareem Farooq. Directed by Shahzad Kashmiri.
  • Yaariyan (2021) – His portrayal of Daniyal garnered praise, as did his on-screen chemistry with co-star Hina Altaf. One of the top dramas of 2021.
  • Pardes (2021-2022) – Reunited with Ehd-e-Wafa director Saife Hassan. Wahaj played an endearing character. Lauded for his acting.
  • Ishq Jalebi (2022) – Lead role opposite Sarah Khan in a romantic comedy-drama written by legends Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar and Zanjabeel Asim Shah. Became a major hit.
  • Habs (2022) – Negative role opposite Ushna Shah. She was lauded for bringing complexity and nuance to the villainous Basit.
  • Wrong Number (2022) – Lead role opposite Samiya Mumtaz. Cross-generational friendship drama written by acclaimed writer Maha Malik.

Other Notable Work

In just a few years, Wahaj Ali has compiled an impressive repertoire of dramas showcasing his versatility:

Dramas: Ehd-e-Wafa, Inkaar, Kaisa Hai Naseeban, Ramz-e-Ishq, Beti, Koi Chand Rakh, Yaariyan, Pardes, Thora Sa Haq, Phir Se Moonh Pher Lu, Qissa Meherbano Ka, Mohabbat Ki Akhri Kahani, Habs, Ishq Jalebi, Ghustak, Wrong Number

Telefilms: Dildarian, Siltiyan, Naya Di Naye Raaste, Dobara Milo

Film: Inkaar (2018)

Wahaj has also been the host of several television shows and award ceremonies, including the Lux Style Awards.

Personal Life

Despite being only in his early twenties, Wahaj Ali maintains a private personal life away from the media spotlight. Here are some key personal details that are known:

  • Wahaj married Faiza in February 2020. The couple kept the wedding low profile and intimate.
  • They have two daughters together born in 2020 and 2022. Wahaj avoids revealing his daughters’ faces or names publicly to protect their privacy.
  • He credits his wife for supporting him unconditionally during the ups and downs in his career.
  • Wahaj has two older brothers who are doctors by profession.
  • He is the youngest and only member of his family to enter the entertainment field.
  • Known to be close to his parents and siblings, often posting family photos on social media.
  • Wahaj is Muslim by faith and mentions religion shaping his approach to life.
  • He enjoys traveling, reading, social work, and sports like football in his spare time.

Wahaj Ali’s Dramas List

Over his career so far, Wahaj Ali has acted in several popular Pakistani dramas from various channels and production houses. Here is a list of the notable dramas featuring Wahaj Ali:

2016Dil AwaisPTVHammad
2017GilaHUM TVShayan
2017BetiARY DigitalBilal
2018Ehd-e-WafaHUM TVShahmeer
2018Kaisa Hai NaseebanARY DigitalEmaan
2018InkaarHUM TVArham
2019Rasm-e-DuniyaARY DigitalHaris
2019Ramz-e-IshqARY DigitalMansoor
2020Thora Sa HaqARY DigitalSehryar
2020Phir Se Moonh Pher LuGeo TVJamal
2021Koi Chand RakhARY DigitalDr. Rohaan
2021YaariyanHUM TVDaniyal
2021PardesHUM TVAli
2022Ishq JalebiARY DigitalJalebi
2022HabsARY DigitalBasit
2022GhustakHUM TVEhsaan
2022Wrong NumberHUM TVHarris

Career Achievements and Accolades

Despite his young age, Wahaj Ali has achieved tremendous success and recognition for his work:

  • Lux Style Award for Best TV Actor – Viewers’ Choice (2022)
  • Hum Award for Best Negative Role in a Drama Serial for Ehd-e-Wafa (2020)
  • Hum Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for Inkaar (2019)
  • 10th Annual HUM Awards nomination for Best Actor Drama Serial for Ehd-e-Wafa (2020)
  • Voted among the Top 35 Under 35 achievers in Pakistan’s entertainment industry
  • Ranked among the 50 Most Beautiful People list in Pakistan as per Hello magazine
  • Garnered over 5 million followers on Instagram indicating massive popularity
  • Endorsements with leading brands like QMobile, Cadbury Perk, Sprite, Pel, and Tapal Tea

At just 24 years old, Wahaj Ali has solidified his status as a bankable actor with many successful projects featuring diverse roles. He has a very promising career trajectory ahead as he continues mesmerizing Pakistani audiences with his performances.

Wahaj Ali Trivia and Facts

  • Wahaj’s zodiac sign is Gemini. People born under this sign are known to be expressive, social, and adaptable.
  • He received the nickname ‘Chhota’ on the set of Ehd-e-Wafa since he was the youngest in the cast.
  • Acting runs in the family – his uncle Rashid Ali is a veteran Pakistani actor too.
  • Wahaj admired veteran actors like Shah Rukh Khan and Fawad Khan growing up.
  • Wahaj is an avid football fan and supports Argentina, especially Lionel Messi.
  • He is left-handed.
  • His favorite color is blue.
  • Wahaj is also skilled at playing the guitar.
  • He has a pet cat named ‘Miuzi’.
  • Wahaj is known to be very close to his Ehd-e-Wafa co-stars Ahmed Ali Akbar, Osman Khalid Butt, and Ahad Raza Mir who mentor him.
  • He enjoys traveling to northern areas of Pakistan.
  • According to Wahaj, the most memorable trip of his life was to Spain with friends.
  • He prefers healthy home-cooked meals over fast food.
  • Wahaj is very active in charity organizations and social causes like SOS Children’s Villages Pakistan.
  • He recently launched a women empowerment project named ‘Project Hope’ to train and employ women in need.
  • Wahaj avoids smoking or drinking alcohol.
  • He believes in prioritizing mental health and self-care practices like meditation.
  • Wahaj has a fear of heights and avoids aerial adventures.
  • He is trained in horse riding.
  • Wahaj’s celebrity crush is Pakistani actress Sajal Aly.
  • His hobbies include reading, gaming, and go-karting.

At a young age, Wahaj Ali showcased exceptional dedication and growth in his acting career. His humble personality, good looks, and diverse talent have made him one of Pakistan’s rising stars to look out for.

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