Ali Mohammad Zafar a.k.a Ali Zafar is a Pakistani on-screen character, artist lyricist, and performer. He began on Pakistani TV, then likewise made a vocation on the Hindi silver screen and his prosperity drove numerous Pakistani on-screen characters to enter into Bollywood movies.
He has gotten five Lux Style Awards and a nomination for Filmfare Awards. He began his vocation as a music composer and picked up prominence with his song “Channo” from his introductory collection Huqa Pani which sold more than five million duplicates around the world. “Channo” ended up being a colossal achievement heading numerous music graphs and receiving him a few honors for Best Music Album and Artist.
He started his acting career with the main role in the 2010 Bollywood parody film Tere Bin Laden, an average film industry achievement. His execution in the film collected basic thankfulness and got him a few selections in the Best Male Debut classification, including Filmfare. He then additionally worked in a few movies, such as Mere Brother Ki Dulhan, Chashme Baddoor, London Paris Newyork, Kill Dill, and Dear Zindagi.
Close by his acting and singing vocation, Ali Zafar partakes in visits, musical shows, and stage shows. He is dynamic in philanthropic work and has various authorization contracts. Ali Zafar was nominated as the “Sexiest Asian Man on the Planet” in light of an overall survey by the British daily paper Eastern Eye in 2013 and 2014.
Ali Zafar Personal Life
Ali Zafar was born on May 18, 1980, in Lahore, Punjab. His father Mohammad Zafarullah and his mother Kanwal Ameen were educators at the University of Punjab. Kanwal Ameen is a lecturer in information administration and executive of the Department of the Information Management University of Punjab. She is the central editorial manager for the Pakistan Journal of Information Management and Libraries. Starting in 2014 she had more than 80 books. She has worked as Secretary of the IFLA Discussion on Library and Information Science Education in Developing Countries. Additionally, she is an individual from the editorial consultative leading group of the Journal of Knowledge and Communication Management.
Ali Zafar has two siblings; Zain and Danyal. Danyal Zafar is a Pakistani artist, guitarist, and vocalist. He is as attractive as his senior sibling. He has turned out to be well known on web-based social networking due to his live performances. In Pakistan, he has played the guitar on different occasions and inspired everybody. He showed up in the short film “The Time Machine” and furthermore showed up in the 2016 Djuice TV plug “Life Online, Tension Offline”. According to the sources, Danyal will enter Bollywood soon.
Ali Zafar got his initial education from C.A.A. Government Public School. He finished his graduation from the Government College of Lahore and the National College of Arts.
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Hobbies and Favorites
His interests are bowling, painting, and playing computer games (counter strike). His favorite actors are Amitabh Bachchan, Anthony Hopkins, Dilip Kumar, and Al Pacino. Madhuri Dixit is his favorite actress. His favored sport is cricket. Aloo Palak and chicken sizzler are his much-loved cuisine. He does not smoke. He is acclaimed as Justine Timberlake of Pakistan’s version. He appreciated painting from his childhood. He prepared his first comic book when he was eight years old. He is from a middle-class family. He constantly enjoys trying and daring himself for new things & new characters.
Ali Zafar Music Career
The music video for the song “Dekha”, was titled the most costly music video of Pakistan, estimating over rupees ten million. The video was created by Lux and was shot in Malaysia highlighting Reema Khan, Meera, and Aaminah Haq. The tune was additionally made part of the Hollywood film Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, which was discharged on 24 September 2010. He is presently the fourth Pakistani craftsman after Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Strings, and Atif Aslam to have melodies included in Hollywood movies.
He began his acting profession as a TV performing artist. He worked in dramatization serials Kollege Jeans, Kanch Ke Par, and Landa Bazar. He was likewise offered a part in 2007 Khuda Kay Liye, however, was not able to deal because of some individual cases. The part was then done by Fawad Khan.
He made his presentation as the main on-screen character in the Bollywood movie Tere Bin Laden in 2010, which was coordinated by Abhishek Sharma. Tere Bin Laden was partly grounded on Osama Bin Laden and Ali Zafar did the role of a Pakistani broadcaster from Karachi who makes a false film of Osama Bin Laden, for the desire of going to America. The film discharged on 16 July 2010, turned out to be a noteworthy business accomplishment in India yet was banned in Pakistan. His execution in the film collected basic gratefulness and got him Best Male Debut assignments at a few award functions, like IIFA Awards, Screen Awards, Zee Cine Awards, and Filmfare Awards.
He featured in the film London, Paris, and New York alongside Aditi Rao Hydari, coordinated by Anuradha Menon, and furthermore formed the soundtrack for the film. He then got the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Best New Talent-Male and the Stardust Award for Superstar of Tomorrow – Male for his acting in London, Paris, New York and Mere Brother Ki Dulhan.
He additionally formed and sang the soundtrack for the Pakistani dramatization Zindagi Gulzar Hai, for which he received many honors. He additionally featured in a romantic plus entertainment film Chashme Baddoor, coordinated by David Dhawan. The film was discharged in April 2013 and was pronounced a film industry super hit. That year, he was additionally highlighted in a scene of Burka Avenger, singing his celebrated melody “Channo”.
He then additionally featured in and created a soundtrack for the film Total Siyappa which was also a romantic comedy movie discharged in March 2014. He, in addition, acted in Kill Dil which was shown in the cinemas in November 2014.
He discharged a song “Urain Ge” as a tribute to sufferers of the 2014 Peshawar school slaughter in mid-2015, including numerous Pakistani artists. Furthermore, his voice was highlighted in the melody “DJ”, which was sung by Sunidhi Chauhan for the movie “Hey Bro”.
He additionally played out an item number “Well defined Abs” in the continuation of his 2010 film Tere Bin Laden, entitled Tere Bin Laden: Dead or Alive (2016). He then additionally performed two tunes for Pakistan Super League; the first was the song of the devotion of the League, and the other was the hymn of the grant of Islamabad.
That year, he worked together with Atif Aslam, and their music video “Yaarian” was discharged on the event of Defense Day. He likewise made an appearance as himself in the Pakistani film Lahore Se Aagey. He was likewise found in Gauri Shinde’s Dear Zindagi as a singer along with Alia Bhatt. The film was revealed in cinemas in November 2016.
Moreover, he has contracted Ahsan Rahim’s unnamed action humor movie that will highlight his first movie in Pakistani film production. He is also functioning on his fourth music album, and he will be creating a Pakistani film.
Ali Zafar Awards and Achievement
Once after became famous, he initially gave a performance at the function of third Lux Style Awards on his hit melodies in 2004. The following year, he sang the tune “Kharayaan Day Naal” there. One year from now, he sang his hit “Sajania” and afterward, he did a stage dance with Reema Khan. He likewise performed at Mela Festival in Oslo, Norway in 2008. In 2012, he gave a performance at the eleventh Lux Style Awards with Humaima Malick on some of the super hit songs and furthermore, he gave praise to artist Mehdi Hassan by singing his ghazal “Mujhe Tum Nazar Sai”. After that, he sang live and played a movie on “Madhubala” and “Voh Dekhne Mein” at GiMA Awards 2012. In 2013, he performed alongside Shahrukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Preity Zinta at the Temptations Reloaded show in Muscat in 2013.
On 30 January 2016, he discharged and performed the dance on the song of the devotion of the “Chakka Choka” in an occasion for the Islamabad United group. He then likewise performed at the opening service of PSL 2016 on 4 February. He played out a dance on the remix of his Coke Studio super hit “Rockstar” in the service of the fourteenth Lux Style Awards, after when he was given melodic honor by Jimmy Khan, Uzair Jaswal, Sara Haider, and Farhan Saeed individually, in 2015. The next year, he facilitated the function, where he played out an opening move act, on his new melody, paying tribute to Lux Style Awards, and after that, he gave a melodic tribute, singing with Qurat ul Ain Balouch, to Amjad Sabri who was murdered in Karachi on 22 June 2016.
In 2018, the singer Meesha Shafi blamed Ali Zafar for sexual harassment against her. Meesha Shafi wrote in a tweet, “I have been subjected, on more than one occasion, to sexual harassment of a physical nature at the hands of a colleague from my industry: Ali Zafar.”
Sharing this because I believe that by speaking out about my own experience of sexual harassment, I will break the culture of silence that permeates through our society. It is not easy to speak out.. but it is harder to stay silent. My conscience will not allow it anymore #MeToo pic.twitter.com/iwex7e1NLZ
— MEESHA SHAFI (@itsmeeshashafi) April 19, 2018
She further said, “Ali is someone I have known for many years and someone I have shared a stage with. I feel betrayed by his behavior and his attitude and I know that I am not alone.”
This agitated an immense controversy in Lollywood. Backing Meesha Shafi’s tweet, Urwa Hocane and other famous female celebs backed Meesha Shafi for the bold action she took against the actor and singer Ali Zafar.
However, Ali Zafar blatantly denied all charges against him in a tweet after a few hours of Meesha’s tweet. The legendary actor said, “I categorically deny any and all claims of harassment lodged against me by Ms Shafi.”
— Ali Zafar (@AliZafarsays) April 19, 2018
On April 2018, Ali Zafar’s legal advisor sent a Rs 100 crore libel notice to the singer Meesha Shafi.
In the legal notice, Ali Zafar has asked Meesha Shafi to delete the tweet, which is defaming him, and issue an apology for what she said about him. Moreover, Meesha Shafi has to pay Rs100 crore to Ali Zafar, if she does not apologise to him.
In an interview with a private Newspaper, the lawyer of Meesha Shafi said, “We have received the notice and are examining its contents. The contents of Meesha’s statements with regard to Ali Zafar are based in truth, and therefore we dispel this notice.”
Subsequently, the lawyer of Meesha Shafi ordered Ali Zafar to apologize for harassing the singer, Meesha Shafi.
In the year 2019, because Meesha Shafi’s lawyer failed to appear in the hearings of the libel case filed by Ali Zafaragainstt Meesha Shafi, the session court imposed a fine of Rs10,000 on Meesha Shafi.
Ali Zafar Controversy
Ali Zafar had sang PSL’s Seeti Bajay Ge song in its first season. Ali Zafar had also decided for coming up with his personal version of the anthem for the fifth season of PSL after increasing demand from cricket fans. According to popular opinion, the official PSL anthem for the fifth season was not as per the expectations of the fans.
In late February, a petition had also been filed against the song in Lahore’s local court. The petitioner had even asked to impose a ban on the song as it would result in destroying PSL’s reputation at a global level.
Ali Zafar and Ali Azmat have also been involved in a verbal dispute. This happened when Ali Zafar was accused by Ali Azmat of hiring bloggers to run a campaign against the official anthem of PSL.