Salim Ali

Salim Ali

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Salim Ali
Salim Ali


Full Name Sálim Moizuddin Abdul Ali
Title Birdman of India
Known For ‘Pakshi Rajan’ played by Akshay Kumar in the film ‘2.0’ (2018)
Profession(s) Ornithologist, Natural Historian
Personal Life
Date of Birth 12 November 1896
Birthplace Bombay, (now, Mumbai) Bombay Presidency, British India
Date of Death 20 June 1987
Place of Death Bombay, (now, Mumbai) Maharashtra, India
Age (at the time of death) 90 Years
Death Cause Cancer
Nationality Indian
Hometown Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School Zenana Bible and Medical Mission Girls High School, Girgaum, Bombay Presidency, British India
College/University • St. Xavier’s College, University of Bombay, India
• Davar’s College, Mumbai
Educational Qualification • A Degree in Zoology
• A Degree in Commercial laws
Religion Islam
Caste Sulaimani Bohra
Hobbies Riding Motorcycles


Relationships & More

Marital Status (At the time of Death) Widower
Marriage Date Year– December 1918
Wife/Spouse Tehmina
Children Not Known
Parents Father– Moizuddin
Mother– Zeenat-un-nissa
Siblings 8 siblings
Favourite Things
Favourite Motorcycle(s) Sunbeam, Harley-Davidsons, Douglas


Favourite Things

  • Salim was the youngest child of his parents. When he was only a year old, his father died and after some years, his mother also died after which, he was raised by his paternal and maternal uncle.
  • In his childhood, he was taught the Quran, an Islamic Holy book, however, later, when he was adult, he denounced it; meaningless and hypocritical practices of prayer.
  • When he was 10 years old, he shot a bird with his toy air gun and showed that bird to his uncle, Amiruddin Tyabji. They took that bird to the secretary of Bombay Natural History Society, W. S. Millard where Millard inspired him to study Ornithology.
  • Ali received his primary education with his two sisters in Zenana Bible and Medical Mission Girls High School and after that, he went to Bombay and when he turned 13, he suffered a chronic headache. [1]
  • In 1913, he completed his High School from the University of Bombay.

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