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05 Film Personalities and Others in the Public Gaze

Haider Ali Debut

Haider Ali Calcutta Debut

Haider Ali: Calcutta Debut

Haider Ali was the only child of Esther's who continued to make his life in Indian film. He started life as a comedian, was an excellent limbo dancer, starred in television and film, and is best known for writing the screenplay of the much acclaimed Bollywood film Jodhaa Akbar. He also performs a sufi number in the film.