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Taking a cue from Neena Gupta, now Nafisa Ali seeks work via Instagram; says she would like to play an 'elegant role'

In 2018, the 'Major Saab' actress was diagnosed with Stage 3 cancer.

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Updated: Jul 02, 2019, 06.12 PM IST
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Neena Gupta's (L) post proved to be an inspiration for Nafisa Ali (R).
Social media has more to its credit than one could think of. From bridging the gap between loved ones to providing employment, the tech tool plays the role of a saviour more often than anything else. In a digital era, where profiles are no longer carried in a folder, people choose to upload them online, or post Instagram. And this seems to have worked well for those in need of work. One example was 'Badhaai Ho' actress Neena Gupta. The 59-year-old, who received a job offer through her Instagram post, set an example for others struggling for to get a good script in the industry.



And now, after two years, her success story has become an inspiration for others. Actress Nafisa Ali Sodhi, known for her role in films like 'Life In A Metro', took to Instagram to say that she was looking for good assignments.

In a stunning black-and-white picture, the 'Aatank' actress wrote that she is looking for a perfect script as a senior actor. She also mentioned that she does not wish to be dictated to.




Ali wrote, "I am Nafisa Ali Sodhi and I would like an elegant role to portray in Indian cinema. So looking for a perfect script as a senior actor, I need to work to express my emotions. I will not be dictated to. May God give each of us the strength to follow our dreams."

However, looks like the actress did more than just sharing about her need for work. Ali also talked about targeting young women and religious intolerance in India, and keeping the secular fabric intact, in a subtle reference to Zaira Wasim who had recently renounced Bollywood as it was in conflict with her faith via an Instagram post.


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"Stop targeting young women in India. Stop religious intolerance. Stop dictating to Indians. India is unique and we must protect our secular fabric. Stop this divide and rule. Focus on a better world," Ali added.

In 2018, the 'Major Saab' actress was diagnosed with Stage 3 cancer. After a year of treatment, Ali appears to be ready for a comeback.


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