In Pics: Get to know Ali Merchant, the 14th contestant in Kangana Ranaut’s Lock Upp
Merchant is an actor and DJ.
1. Who is Ali Merchant?
Ali Merchant is an Indian actor, host, and DJ. He was born on December 13, 1988, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India to Abbas Merchant and Salma Merchant. He had also tried out for Roadies 3 in 2005, but didn't make it past the first round.
2. Ali joins Lock Upp
Ali Merchant entered the reality show as its 14th contestant. In 2010, Sara Khan and Ali Merchant got hitched on Bigg Boss, but they split just two months later. Sara claimed that Ali had cheated on her after their marriage. She said that he had an extramarital affair with a girl, which Sara found out about, and then their marriage fell apart . Ali is now a wild card contestant on Lock Upp.
Ali via Instagram
3. When Ali Merchant and Mandana Karimi had a food fight.
Ali Merchant and Mandana Karimi, two 'Lock Upp' participants, had a heated food brawl on the reality show. Ali complained to Payal Rohtagi about three to four strands of hair in Anjali's breakfast, which Mandana had prepared.This talk was overheard by Mandana, who began yelling at Ali. She was observed getting angry at Ali as well as ranting at Payal.
Ali via Insta
4. When Ali called Mandana Karimi gold digger
Ali Merchant made various comments regarding Mandana Karimi, an Iranian actress. Merchant called her the show's most dishonest character, even implying that she exhibits qualities similar to a gold digger to which Mandana reacted firmly.
5. Ali Merchant’s spat with Poonam Pandey
Ali Merchant was thrashed by Poonam Pandey for pushing Anjali Arora. When Anjali borrowed Poonam's hairdryer and went to take a shower, Azma had hidden the hairdryer. At the end, Poonam yelled at Ali when he pushed Anjali in an irresponsible way.
Last Updated: 08.44 PM, Apr 20, 2022