A renowned scholar, Abdul Ali Akhundzada was born in Khanozai, Pshin, Balochistan in 1872. His father name was Mulana Abdul khaliq Akhundzada. He belong to a famous educated family of Khanozai. He received his early education from his own father. He lost his father in his childhood. Later, he remained the student of his Uncle Abdul Qadir Akhunzada and Mulana sattar Akhundzada. Abdul Ali Akhundzada went to Kandahar for Islamic learning. He took admission in Habibullah Akhundzada’s Madrasa, because of his extraordinary intelligence the Madrasa awarded him certificates in various areas.
Having completed education, he returned to native village Khanozai. Along with exceptional talent, he was bestowed with incredible memory power by almighty, moreover, his memory was exceptionally sound till later stages of his life. Allama was very generous and hospitable character. He extravagantly Spent on social welfare of the needy people. He had appointed Imams and scholars to serve the mosque of the locality. He gained immense popularity as an efficient physician, scholars from outside of Kandahar like vangrahar & Sindh (India) and other part of the world pay visit to meet Allama. They used to have scholarly debates and discussions with him on multiple topic, thus they would enrich themselves from the profound religious and social study of Allama. They would stay him for weeks to quench their thirst of knowledge. This clearly manifests the fascinating personality and scholarly caliber of Allama.
In 1928, when Amir Amanullah Khan was on his tour to Europe, Allama Abdul Ali Accompanied till Bombay India and there he presented ”Qaseeda” a note of admiration to him which was written in Dari language. Later on, Amir Amanullah sent a letter of gratitude and appreciated Allama’s note of admiration. Allama enjoyed tremendous scholarship due to his wide popularity and accomplishment as a great scholar, the khan of Qalat Mir Azam Khan appointed him the chief justice of the state in 1941. Allama served this post for four years and had to quit it for certain domestic constraints and return to his village. Since then, Allama Served devoted his entire life to a Varity of sublime services such as Islam, enhancing promoting.
Most importantly Allama Abdul Hai Habibi mentions Abdul Ali Akhundzada in his writings later after the death of Akhundzada that Abdul Ali Akhundzada was the one who discovered and found the hiddent treasure (Pata Khazana). In 1939 Abdul Ali Akhundzada sent Allama Abdul Hai Habibi that he has an original Pashto manuscript and he wanted Allama Habibi to publish it in the Tuloo Afghan newspaper. Allama Habibi managed to get Pata Khazana published in 1943 and the original manuscript was saved in Kabul library. 
- ↑ Allama Abdul Ali Akhundzada
- ↑ How, Where and Who Discovered The Hidden Treasure