Source: Virgin Hotels | Published: Sept 2018
Before she became an activist against human trafficking and domestic violence, Somy Ali was paying her dues in Mumbai, India, working as an actor in 10 Bollywood films. And while glitz and glamour are synonymous with that colorful world, Ali witnessed many injustices and violence growing up in Pakistan and during her teenage years while working as an actress in India. “Abuse has no prejudices and does not discriminate at all. It impacts all of us irrespective of affluence or where we grew up. While our house stood tall on the outside in Pakistan, there were many cracks on the inside every single day,” Ali says.