Ali Zafar Family Pics | Age, Biography, Wedding, Wiki, Wife, Daughter, Son
Spouse: Ayesha Fazli (m. 2009) Trending
Born: May 18, 1980 (age 37 years), Lahore, Pakistan
Height: 1.77 m
Siblings: Danyal Zafar, Zain Zafar
Ali Mohammad Zafar (born 18 May 1980) is a Pakistani singer-songwriter, model, actor and painter. Zafar started out on Pakistani TV before becoming a popular musician.
He then also established a career in Hindi cinema and his success led many Pakistani actors to venture into Hindi films. He has received five Lux Style Awards and a Filmfare Award nomination.
Zafar started his career as a music composer and gained popularity by his single “Channo” from his debut album Huqa Pani which sold over five million copies worldwide.
“Channo” turned out to be a huge success topping many music charts and earned him several awards for Best Music Album and Artist. Zafar made his acting debut with a leading role in the 2010 Bollywood satire film Tere Bin Laden, a moderate box-office success.
His performance in the film garnered critical appreciation and earned him several nominations in the Best Male Debut category, including Filmfare. He then also worked in several films, including Mere Brother Ki Dulhan, Chashme Baddoor, and Dear Zindagi.
Alongside his acting and singing career, Zafar participates in tours, concerts and stage shows, is active in humanitarian work and has a number of endorsement deals.
In 2013, Zafar was voted as the “Sexiest Asian Man on the Planet” based on a worldwide poll by the British newspaper Eastern Eye
Zafar married his long-time fiancée Ayesha Fazli, who is a distant relative of Indian actor Aamir Khan, on 28 July 2009 in Lahore, Pakistan. They were blessed with a boy in 2010, and a girl in 2015
Full Name Ali Mohammad Zafar
Nickname Prince of Pop
Profession Actor, Singer, Songwriter, Painter
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in feet inches- 5’ 10”
Weight (approx.) in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.) – Chest: 42 inches
– Waist: 16 inches
– Biceps: 32 inches
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black
Date of Birth 18 May 1980
Age (as in 2017) 37 Years
Birth Place Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Taurus
Signature Ali Zafar signature
Hometown Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
School C.A.A. Public School, Lahore
College Government College of Lahore, Lahore
National College of Arts, Lahore
Educational Qualification Degree in Fine Arts
Debut Film: Tere Bin Laden (2010)
Tere Bin Laden
TV: Kollege Jeans (1999)
Ali Zafar in Kollege Jeans
Family Father- Mohammad Zafarullah (Professor)
Mother- Kanwal Ameen (Professor)
Brothers- Danyal Zafar, Zain Zafar
Ali Zafar with his family
Address A 4-bedroom villa in Lahore
Ali Zafar villa in Lahore
Hobbies Playing cricket & video games, reading
• On 19 April 2018, she accused Ali Zafar of sexually harassing her multiple times. Moreover, she has shared her experience through an elaborative post on Twitter quoting that this will empower women to stand up for themselves.
Favourite Food Aloo palak, Chicken sizzler, Saag aur makkai ki roti
Favourite Actors Amitabh Bachchan, Dilip Kumar, Al Pacino, Anthony Hopkins
Favourite Actress Madhuri Dixit
Favourite Films Veer-Zaara, Guide
Favourite Singers/Musicians Mehdi Hassan, Kishore Kumar, Bade Ghulam Ali, Lata Mangeshkar, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Jimmy Page, Jeff Buckley, Sting, Abida Parveen, Roger Waters
Favourite Musical Instrument Sarangi
Favourite Songs “Hey You” by Floyd”, Quit Playing Games With My Heart” by Backstreet Boys, “My Way” by Frank Sinatra
Favourite Writers Ghalib, Mir Dard, Faiz, Iqbal
Favourite Cricketers Batsman: Viv Richards, Sachin Tendulkar
Bowler: Wasim Akram, Imran Khan
Favourite Books A Case of Exploding Mangoes by Mohammed Hanif, Scar Tissue by Anthony Kiedis and Larry Sloman, Conversations with God by Neale Donald Walsch
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Ayesha Fazli
Wife/Spouse Ayesha Fazli (m. 2009-present)
Ali Zafar with his wife
Marriage Date 28 July 2009
Ali Zafar marriage photo
Children Son- Azaan Zafar (born in 2010)
Ali Zafar with his son
Daughter- Alyza Zafar (born in 2015)
Car Collection Audi
Ali Zafar – Audi
Salary 1-2 crore/film (INR)
Net Worth $16 million
Some Lesser Known Facts About Ali Zafar
Ali was born into a disciplined family of professors.
Since his childhood, he had an artistic touch as he enjoyed painting and made his first comics at the age of 8.
His parents wanted him to have a career in the civil services, but when he convinced his parents for his passion for music and strong disliking for the government jobs, they supported him to fulfill his dreams. Ali Zafar in younger days
He was an introvert and shy guy during his teenage days. Ali Zafar – teenage days
During his college days, he had a successful stint in Pakistani TV shows, such as – ‘Kollege Jeans’, ‘Kanch Ke Par’, and ‘Landa Bazar.’
In 2002, after completing his graduation, he started his career as a ‘scratch artist’ at Pearl Continental Hotel in Lahore, where he and used make portraits in just 20 minutes. Ali Zafar – scratch artist
Later he worked on the song “Channo” which was released in 2003, that made him an overnight star in Pakistan.
His song “Dekha” was featured in the 2006 Hollywood flick ‘Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps’, as a soundtrack which made him the fourth ever Pakistani singer who song got featured in a Hollywood film.
He was offered the role of “Sarmad” in the film ‘Khuda Kay Liye’ (2007) but he rejected it due to some personal reasons, which later went to Fawad Khan.
He met his wife Ayesha Fazli when she came to get a portrait of herself in the lobby of a hotel.
In 2008, he and his fiancé, Aisha, were kidnapped at gunpoint when they were out for a dinner but were released after his family paid PKR 2.5 million as ransom to the kidnappers.
He reached new heights after he made his Bollywood debut with ‘Tere Bin Laden’ (2010), after which he received around 40 film offers.
He is the first ever Pakistani actor to get nominated in any Bollywood award.
He is so committed to his wife that he follows ‘no-kissing’ clause, by which he avoids any kind of intimate scene in films. For this reason, he used a body double for a kissing scene with Aditi Rao Hydari in the film ‘London, Paris, New York’ (2012). London, Paris, New York
In 2013, he was listed as the ‘Sexiest Asian Man On The Planet’ by the Eastern Eye, a British weekly newspaper.
He is a renowned painter in his home-turf. Ali Zafar painting
He is a distant relative of Aamir Khan as his wife, Ayesha’s father has a cousin whose mother is the cousin of Aamir Khan’s mother, Zeenat Hussain. Ali Zafar with Aamir Khan
He used to be homophobic, a person having a strong dislike of homosexual people. But, after getting educated about this topic, he started respecting everyone’s sexual orientation.
According to him, if he had to choose between singing or acting, he would choose singing. Ali Zafar musician
He is known for his professionalism, punctuality, discipline.
He is an avid reader.