Born in 1983, Ali is a graduate in fine arts (Painting) from Sir J. J. School of Art, Mumbai. Ali has been actively participating in several group shows such as – Three New Voices: Dimensions in Time and Space, Art Heritage, New Delhi, April Salon, Galerie Mirchandani + Stienruecke, Mumbai, Me-We, Osmosis Art Gallery, Mumbai; Gems of India, Unicorn Art Gallery, Dubai, India on Canvas, charity auction, New Delhi, The Kohinoor Selection, Unicorn Art Gallery, Dubai, Art for Justice and Peace, charity auction, Mumbai, Art Smart, in Mumbai and Delhi, India on Canvas, charity auction, Mumbai, Celebrating India, Treo Foundation, Delhi-Calcutta-Bangalore-Mumbai-New York.

Ali is also been participating in other art projects such as: Luminous Matter, Stop-motion animation short film, Co-written and performed, Aham.

He lives and works in Mumbai.