Ali was born in a poor family in Rajahmundry, East Godavari Dist, Andhra Pradesh, India. His father was a tailor and his mother was a housewife. He has one brother named Khayyum, who is also an actor.He had got married on 23 January 2004 at Mandapeta. He has two daughters an a son (Mohd. Fathima Rameezun, Mohd Abdul Subhan & Zuveria Meethi).
Ali since his childhood used to perform mimicry shows during festivals and marriage events. After his association with popular musical company Jitu Mohan Mitra, Rahamundry, he made his entry into film industry. When he heard that director Bharathi Raja was looking for new child artists to act in his movie "Seethakoka Chiluka", Ali went to Chennai and attended the screening at Bharathi Raja's office. Bharathi Raja was pleased with Ali's performance and gave him his first film role.
Ali featured in many films as child artist but later during the transition period he did not get any roles. Later he started his career in Tollywood as comedian. He owes much of his stardom to SV.Krishna Reddy. Ali developed his own style, which was popularly known as Chaata. Ali has also acted in Kannada movie Super (2010 Kannada film) which has done well.
He is the brand ambassador for Manmohan Jaadoo Malaam, an anti-itching medicine.
Debut in Other languages
2008 Satyam Comedian Released on 14 August, 2008
2013 Settai House Owner Released on 5th April 2013
2010 Super (Hand Symbol) Chaddi Brothers Released on 3 December, 2010
Filmfare Awards Filmfare Best Comedian Award (Telugu)
2003 Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi