Abbas (born as Mirza Abbas Ali) is an Indian model-turned-actor who appeared in Tamil and Telugu movies. Abbas was a professional model since his college days along with Dino Morea, Suman Ranganath, Simran and Rahul Dev.
A friend of his introduced Abbas to the director Kadhir who was looking out for fresh faces for his film “Kadal Desam”. Abbas was reluctant initially as Tamil was an alien language for him, he tried to memorize the dialogues and accepted the offer.
The film went to become the biggest hit of that year and Abbas became a rage among the youth. His hairstyle was followed by many youngsters and girls went gaga over his looks and flamboyance. The handsome hero enjoyed the success till the early 2000s.
Being novice to the film industry, the choice of his films cost him dearly, as he remained one film wonder as the hero. Currently, Abbas is busy with his business and appearing in movies occasionally in supporting roles.