Sources say Ali who is also close aide to Jana sena chief Pawan kalyan to contest from TDP in 2019. Leaving the four-decade cine experience , Ali has decided to try his luck on a political screen.
Initially Ali wanted to Rajahmundry or Vijayawada West and finally decided to go with Guntur East where the minority population are high in numbers.
Although Ali was close to Pawan but never tried to join Janasena for unknown reasons. He actually campiangened for TDP in 2014 elections but didn’t get a ticket to contest.