Bigg Boss OTT 2: Aaliya Siddiqui, controversial ex-wife of Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Bigg Boss OTT has been making news ever since the day of it’s premier on JioCinema. This season, the show has welcomed some interesting contestants, amongst which is Aaliya Siddiqui.
Aaliya Siddiqui is not really a celebrity or a renowned personality. However, she has been in the news for quite sometime now for sharing a sour relationship with her now estranged husband, actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
Her entry in Bigg Boss OTT 2 came out as the most controversial selection by the makers. However, with her entry in the house, Aaliya made it clear that she wants to stand out and create and identity of her own rather than being just ‘Nawazuddin’s ex-wife’.
To understand her better, we have created this article that will help you understand Aaliya Siddiqui’s personal and professional life. Have a look!
Aaliya Siddiqui Biography
Aaliya Siddiqui hails from Uttar Pradesh, India. She received her education in her hometown before stepping into the spotlight. Her connection with the film Gangs of Wasseypur brought her into public attention.
Aaliya Siddiqui’s real name is Anjali Kishor Pandey or Anjana Pandey. She initially considered adopting the name Zainab for her impending marriage to actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui. However, she ultimately decided to change her name to Aaliya. However, her marriage to the film star that took place in 2009 eventually landed to her filling a divorce case in 2020, citing marital problems.
Beyond her personal life, Aaliya has emerged as a vocal advocate for women’s rights, actively supporting diverse social causes. With a strong focus on empowering women and providing them a platform to express their grievances, she continues to champion important issues.
Aaliya Siddiqui Parents & Siblings
Not much has been mentioned about Aaliya Siddiqui’s parents. However it’s stated that her father Kishor Pandey and mother are not much in touch with her after her decision of getting married. She has a sister named Archana Pandey.
Aaliya Siddiqui Net Worth
Aaliya Siddiqui‘s estimated net worth is said to be between $8-10 million. She has been a model, actress and a film producer herself before she got married.
In her entrepreneurial pursuits, she has founded YS Productions, a film production company. In 2020, she made her mark as a producer by lending her talents to the Hindi short film “Lakshman Rekha.” Continuing her contributions, she also served as a producer for the Hindi movie “Holy Cow” starting in 2022.
She has earned a good fortune out of her successful career and now with entering Bigg Boss OTT 2, her career is all set to skyrocket!
Aaliya Siddiqui Age
Aaliya Siddiqui is currently 46 years old. She was born on April 18, 1977.
Aaliya Siddiqui Height
Aaliya Siddiqui’s height is roughly said to be 5’4. She holds a good physique and carries herself well.
Aaliya Siddiqui & Nawazuddin Siddiqui Controversy
Aaliya Siddiqui has garnered significant attention in the media over the past few months due to her involvement in various legal disputes with Nawazuddin Siddiqui, his mother, and his brother. Aaliya has been actively posting videos on her social media platform and updating her supporters about her condition and how she has been harrassed.
Initially, she took legal action against them, accusing them of harassment during their separation. Recently, she claimed that Nawazuddin had expelled her and their two children, from their Mumbai residence. However, the legal battles came to a halt when Nawazuddin filed a defamation lawsuit against Aaliya. Amidst their ongoing property dispute, it is believed that the two parties have reached an agreement.
Aaliya Siddiqui Children
In 2009, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Aaliya Siddiqui entered into the bond of matrimony, and their union has blessed them with two children: a son named Yaani and a daughter named Shora.
Aaliya Siddiqui Boyfriend Controversy
In the midst of the ongoing turmoil between Nawaz and Aaliya, she has now chosen Instagram as a platform to publicly announce her new relationship. On Monday, she shared a photo with her ‘new boyfriend’ and expressed, “It has taken me more than 19 years to extricate myself from a cherished relationship.
However, my children have always been and will continue to be my top priority in life. Nevertheless, there are certain connections that transcend mere friendship, and this particular bond falls into that category. I am genuinely delighted about this development and thus wanted to share my happiness with all of you. Don’t I deserve the right to pursue my own happiness?”
With her new venture in the Bigg Boss OTT house, Aaliya is all set to shine out as a contestant. Let’s see what all she brings on the table. Stay with us to stay updated on news regarding Bigg Boss OTT 2!
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