Ali Zafar is a Pakistani singer, songwriter, mannequin, actor, painter, and producer. He’s usually thought to be the ‘King of Pop of Pakistan’ and ‘Justin Timberlake of Pakistan.’
Ali Zafar was born on Sunday, 18 Might 1980 (age 39 years; as in 2019) in Lahore, Pakistan. His zodiac signal is Taurus.
He did his education from C.A.A. Public Faculty. He accomplished his commencement from the Authorities Faculty of Lahore. Zafar has additionally attended Lahore’s Nationwide Faculty of Arts.
Top (approx.): 5′ 10″
Eye Color: Darkish Brown
Hair Color: Black
Household, Caste & Spouse
He belongs to a Punjabi household. His father, Mohammad Zafarullah and his mom, Kanwal Ameen, had been professors on the College of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. He has two brothers named Zain and Danyal.
He acquired married to Ayesha Fazli on 28 July 2009. He has a son named Azaan Zafar (born in 2010) and a daughter named Alyza Zafar (born in 2015).
As An Actor
He made his performing debut with the tv present “Kollege Denims (1999),” which aired on PTV.
In 2010, he made his debut with the Indian movie “Tere Bin Laden.”
He has acted in a number of movies corresponding to “Mere Brother Ki Dulhan (2011),” “London, Paris, New York (2012),” “Kill Dil (2014),” “Expensive Zindagi (2016),” and lots of extra. In 2016, he made a cameo look within the Pakistani movie “Lahore Se Aagey.” He made his Pakistani movie debut with “Teefa in Hassle” in 2018.
As A Singer
He made his debut as a singer with the track “Jugnuon Se Bhar Le Aanchal” from the movie “Sharat” in 2003.
He launched his first studio album “Huqa Pani” on 21 November 2003.
He grew to become a sensation after his track ‘channo’ from the album “Huqa Pani” was launched.
Ali made his singing debut in India with the film “Tere Bin Laden (2010).” He has given his voice to varied Pakistani and Indian movie tracks, corresponding to “Luv Ka The Finish,” “Love Mein Ghum,” “Chashme Baddoor,” “Karachi Se Lahore,” and “Prepared Regular No.”
He began his profession as a sketch artist at Pearl Continental Lodge in Lahore after which went to pursue his performing profession. Ali owns a manufacturing home known as ‘Lightingale Productions.’
He made his debut as a producer underneath his banner ‘Lightingale Productions’ with the movie “Teefa in Hassle” in 2018.
- Throughout the ongoing Meesha-Zafar controversy, Ali Zafar mentioned that Meesha wished to grow to be Malala (Malala Yousafzai) by concentrating on him. Nevertheless, his remarks on Meesha ignited rage in public and folks slammed him for his insensitive feedback.
- In 2012, when Veena Malik’s nude picture appeared on the duvet web page of FHM Journal, it grew to become a topic of controversy. Ali gave his views concerning the controversy and mentioned that he didn’t consider that those that had been gifted wanted controversies to spice up their profession. Including to the controversy, Ali mentioned,
It’s a must to perceive that she’s (Veena) a person and you may’t choose the whole group on the premise of 1 particular person’s behaviour. You shouldn’t even choose Pakistan by means of me.”
Awards, Honours & Titles
- Voted ‘Sexiest Asian Man on the Planet’ primarily based on a ballot by the British newspaper ‘Jap Eye’ in 2013
- Artist for Peace in Pakistan Worldwide Movie Competition in 2018
- Honoured as ‘Satisfaction of Pakistan’ by the United For Pakistan Independence Day in 2018
- Shaan-e-Pakistan Achievement in Music Award for Music Icon of the Era in 2019
Indus Music Awards
- Finest Debut Artist for the album “Huqa Pani” in 2004
- Finest Album for the album “Huqa Pani” in 2004
- Finest Pop Artist for the album “Huqa Pani” in 2005
Lux Model Awards
- Finest Album for the album “Huqa Pani” in 2004
- Finest Album for the album “Jhoom” in 2012
- Finest Unique Soundtrack for the track “Zindagi Gulzar Hai” from the album “Zindagi Gulzar Hai” in 2013
- Music of the 12 months for the track “Rockstar” – CokeStudio8 in 2016
- Finest Actor (Viewers’ alternative) for the movie “Teefa – Teefa in Hassle” in 2019
- Musicians: Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, The Doorways, John Mayer, Radiohead
- Poets: Mirza Ghalib, Khwaja Mir Dard, Faiz Ahmad Faiz, Muhammad Iqbal
- Books: “A Case of Exploding Mangoes” by Mohammed Hanif, “Scar Tissue” by Anthony Kiedis and Larry SlomanAnthony Kiedis and Larry Sloman, “Conversations With God” by Neale Donald Walsch
Wage/ Web Value
He takes Rs. 1-2 crores (approx.) per movie. His internet value is roughly Rs. 107 crores.
He owns an Audi and a Ferrari.
- He likes to learn, play cricket & video video games.
- Since his childhood, he preferred to do the portray. Ali made his first comedian on the age of 8.
- His mother and father wished him to make his profession in civil companies however by some means, he persuaded his mother and father in the direction of his choice and his mother and father too supported him. Speaking about it, he says-
I keep in mind my father encouraging me to learn newspapers diligently to organize for the civil service exams, however I might by no means visualise myself in a authorities workplace. I wished respect due to my achievements and never due to my put up in a authorities job. I used to be a dreamer, an optimist and a romantic. I didn’t have an in depth plan for realising my goals, simply numerous ardour.”
- As a Baby, he didn’t have any curiosity in poetry and music however finally, as he grew up, he began growing a keenness for it.
- Throughout his teenage, he was very introverted.
- Earlier than turning into a longtime singer, he was part of an underground rock band, which used to do covers of Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Black Sabbath, Metallica, The Eagles, and lots of extra.
- Speaking about his curiosity in performing and entry into Bollywood, Ali Says,
The primary time I ever went to Bombay, I had a sense that it’s all about Bollywood right here, and I keep in mind pondering, ‘I wouldn’t thoughts stepping into that sometime’, and eventually I did. I grew up watching numerous Mr [Amitabh] Bachchan’s movies, after which there have been movies corresponding to Information. Once I grew up a bit of extra I began seeing Dilip Kumar’s work, and I assumed it was so implausible.”
- Ali has by no means taken any formal coaching in performing. Speaking about performing, he says-
I ready by finding out reporters, watching and studying how they perform. Contemplating that they’re in every single place and round at most instances, it was not likely troublesome. I additionally took a 10-day performing workshop with Barry John, together with the opposite actors within the movie. I’m an intuitive actor and have maintained an informal and pure performing model for the film.”
- After his Bollywood debut in 2010 with the movie “Tere Bin Laden,” he acquired round 40 provides for movies. Regardless that his movie was an enormous success in India, it was banned in Pakistan.
- He met his spouse, Ayesha, for the primary time on the foyer of the resort the place he used to work as a sketch artist.
- His track ‘Dekha’ was featured within the Hollywood movie “Wall Avenue: Cash By no means Sleeps (2010),” which made him the fourth artist after Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Strings and Atif Aslam to have a track featured within the Hollywood films.
- In 2008, he and his spouse Ayesha had been kidnapped at a gunpoint after they went out for dinner. The couple had been launched after Ali’s household paid a ransom of PKR 2.5 million to the abductors.
- He’s a distant relative of Aamir Khan. His father-in-law has a cousin whose mom is the cousin of Aamir Khan’s mom, Zeenat Hussain.
- He has not accomplished any intimate scene on-screen but. Even the kissing scene with Aditi Rao Hydari, within the movie “London Paris New York (2012)” was accomplished by his physique double.
- He was the primary alternative for the position of ‘Sarmad’ within the 2007 movie “Khuda Kay Liye,” however he rejected it because of some private causes and the position went to Fawad Khan.
- He’s the primary Pakistani actor to get nominated for any Bollywood Award.
- He was once a homophobic (an individual having a powerful dislike of gay folks). However, after getting educated about it, he began respecting everybody’s sexual orientation.
- He’s identified for his punctuality, professionalism, and self-discipline within the movie trade.
- He has endorsed varied manufacturers corresponding to Pepsi, Sony Ericsson, LG, Lux, Head & Shoulders, and many others.
- After the 2016 Uri Assault, the Indian Movement Image Producers Affiliation (IMPPA) suggested its members to to not work with the Pakistani artists. Throughout that interval, the trailer of ‘Expensive Zindagi’ was set to be launched. However as a result of ongoing protest in opposition to Pakistani artistes, Ali remained absent from the trailer of the movie.
- He lives in a 4-bedroom villa in Lahore.