Born in Pakistan and brought up in the States; BuAli Shah is not just an actor but also a director. His interest towards the industry developed in his childhood while performing at family functions. This interest soon turned to passion in college where he was also awarded for his acting, editing and skills as a director.
Shah is a graduate in theater from Norwalk Community College, Connecticut. He also possesses an Acting and Film degree from the State of Connecticut Film Program. Further, Shah holds an MBA degree from the notable Sacred Heart University, also in Connecticut. Shah is by far the most diverse face in the film industry. He has performed the lead in the prestigious Broadway Show (Manhattan) titled ‘How Raja’s Son Won Princess Labam’.
Apart from the theater, his lead roles were seen in feature films like ‘Oops A Desi’ in 2013, a thriller about an Indian living in the US illegally. He has also starred in a few short films such as ‘Imagine and ‘The Girl and The Car’. His most recent work was ‘They Exist’, a sci-fi, thriller and horror feature film directed by him wherein he played the lead as well. He traveled all over the world to research on unseen entities other than ghosts and then finally decided on making a film on it.
Shah is more than an actor, director, and dancer. He has modeled for various social events in the US. He is fluent in many languages apart from English like Punjabi, Hindi, and Urdu. He has also tried his hands on anchoring and has interviewed Tom Appleby, the News Director of News 12. He is a gymnast and has completed ten years of Marshal Arts. Shah is very connected to his roots and therefore in his film ‘They Exist’, he has worked with a large number of locals in Connecticut.