M. A. Yusuff Ali is a UAE based Indian businessman who is the chairman and managing director of LuLu International Group, which owns multiple hypermarket chains and international shopping malls across the globe.
He is married to wife Shabira Ali and have three children together. Elder daughter Sabeena is married to billionaire businessman Shamsheer Vayalil, who owns VPS Healthcare Group. Second daughter Shafeena is married to Adeeb Ahamed, who runs LuLu Financial Group, Tablez and Twenty14 Holdings.
Yussuf Ali's youngest daughter Shifa Yussuf Ali is the CEO at IdeaCrate Edutainment Company, a UAE based company.
A helicopter carrying the businessman Yusuff Ali, his wife Shabira and six others crashed at a marshy land in Kerala's Panangad area on Sunday morning.