Lives and works between UK and Pakistan, received his BS Degree in Computer Science in Karachi and BFA in Miniature Painting from National College of Arts, Lahore. Chagani has since exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in notable institutions around the world, including Stanford University’s Cantor Arts Center, California; Katonah Museum of Art, New York; Abrons Arts Center, New York; Institut du Monde Arabe, France; Casa Arabe, Spain; Victoria and Albert Museum, United Kingdom; Pacific Asia Museum, California; the Devi Art Foundation, India; and Pera Museum, Istanbul among others.
Chagani was nominated for the Victoria and Albert Museum's prestigious Jameel Art Prize in 2011. The artist has been a part of several fairs and biennials such as Venice Biennial (2019), India Art Fair (2019 and 2017), Moscow International Biennale for Young Arts (2016), Art Basel, Hong Kong (2014 and 2015), Slick Art Fair, Paris (2013) and Art Dubai (2017, 2015, 2011 and 2010). He has also been awarded Residencies in Rijks Academy, Netherlands in 2012, Riwaq Art Space Residency, Bahrain in 2013, and the Jameel Prize Residency, Victoria and Albert Museum, UK in 2016.
In 2022, Noor Ali has been awarded with Global Talent Visa in the Exceptional Artist category by Art Council England.