Ali Sethi Biography | Age, Career, Songs, and Personal Life

BiographyAli Sethi Biography | Age, Career, Songs, and Personal Life

Ali Sethi

Ali Sethi is of the well-known singers of Pakistan who have gained international recognition around the globe. Along with being a singer, he is also a songwriter, writer, and composer. Ali Sethi belongs to a well-known Pakistani family where his parents are politicians and journalists while his sister is an actress. Get to know more about Ali Sethi’s biography in this article.

Ali Sethi’s Age

He was born on 2nd July 1984 in Lahore, Pakistan. Currently, he is 39 years old in 2023.


Ali Sethi

Ali Sethi was born to famous journalists of Pakistan, Najam Sethi and Jugnu Mohsin. Both of them are involved in politics too. His sister is Mira Sethi. She is a Pakistani actress who has worked in the drama serials Kuch Ankahi and Chupke Chupke. His maternal aunt, Moni Mohsin is a British Pakistani writer.


He has been a remarkable student his entire life. He got his schooling from the International School of Choueifat. Then he went to Aitchison College in Lahore, Pakistan. He was interested in art, culture, and music from the beginning. But, he pursued his higher education at Harvard College in economics. Later, he changed his major to South Asian Studies due to his interest in culture, theology, politics, and linguistics.

Writing Career

His debut novel is The Wish Maker published in 2009 in which he describes the political history of PAkistan with characters from the middle class. This novel was published by Riverhead Hardcover and Penguin Books. It has been reviewed by famous writers and organisations like Khaled Hosseini, Zadie Smith, The New York Times, and The Guardian. He has also written essays, articles, and profiles of people like Saadaat Hassan Manto and Fareeda Khanum.

Musical Career

Pasoori singer began his singing career in 2012. His song dil Jalanay Ki Bat Kartay Ho gained massive popularity among music lovers. He has sung frequently for Coke Studio, starting from Umraah Langiyaan in 2015. Recently, his song, Pasoori, became very popular from Coke Studio Season 14 with Shae Gill. His latest single in 2023 is Paniya which you can listen to here.


Some of his best songs are:

  • Pasoori 2022
  • Umrah Langiyan (2015)
  • Chan Kithan (2018)
  • Sabaat OST (2020)
  • dil Jalanay Ki Baat
  • Left Right (2023)
  • Bekaraan from Superstar Movie (2019)

Ali Sethi Marriage

Ali Sethi

Ali Sethi is reported to be one of the few figures of Pakistan who have come out as queer. Recently he is rumoured to have married his close friend Salman Toor in an intimate ceremony. The rumour has been spreading on the internet like wildfire and bagged controversy as a result. However, Ali Sethi took to his Instagram to deny the rumours regarding his marriage.


How old is Ali Sethi?

Ali Sethi is 39 years old in 2023.

Who is Ali Sethi’s Father?

His father is Najam Sethi who is a senior journalist and former Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board.

Who is Ali Sethi’s sister?

Mira Sethi is his sister. She has worked in drama serials Kuch Ankahi and Chupke Chupke.

Who did Ali Sethi marry?

According to the rumours on the internet, Ali Sethi has married his friend Salman Toor who is a Pakistani American painter.

Who sang Pasoori song?

Ali Sethi sang Pasoori in Coke Studio Season 14 with Shae Gill.


Duaa Naeem
Duaa Naeem
Dua is a seasoned writer who loves to write on Pakistani Entertainment and Infotainment while having her Masters in English literature

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