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Ali zafar is known as prince of pop. He is a Pakistan pop singer, musician, actor, painter and model.
He started his career in singing the song jugnuon se bhar le aanchal in the film shararat.
5′ 10″ (1.78 m)
The cd’s cassettes sold more than seven million copies worldwide. Ali Zafar debut movie by Bollywood director, abhishek Sharma in the movie ‘TERE Bin Laden”.
Ali Zafar was born on May 18th, 1980 in Lahore, Pakistan to Mohammad Zafarullah, Professor of Fine Arts and Kanwal Ameen, who worked in the Library Sciences department at Punjab University at the time. He graduated from the national college of arts as a painter in 2002 with honors.
During his career, Ali has managed to win almost all major awards starting from the “Best Album” in 2003 to the “Best Male Artist” at MTV Awards in 2009. He has been on the covers of various style and music magazines and has been the brand ambassador for the most premier companies in Pakistan.
Who can resist Ali Zafar’s youthful persona, million-dollar smile and charming looks, assets that give him a solid edge and make him the stand-alone choice for most multinational brands that use his image to sell their products. They couldn’t help signing him up even if in competition with each other. He would perhaps be the only celebrity to have endorsed Pepsi as well as Coke, Sony Ericsson along with LG mobile phones, and Instaphone, Telenor and Mobilink.
He was the first male to endorse the biggest brand in soaps, Lux, with his hit single “Dekha” which starred all the big female actresses in Pakistan. He has also endorsed brands such as Head and Shoulders, Close Up, Tapal Tea, Tarang Tea Whitener, Lays Chips, Lu Bakery and many others. As of now, Ali Zafar is heading Mobilink Jazz, the biggest telecommunication brand in the region.
Tere Bin Laden released on the 16th of July, 2010 and was a major hit for a low budget movie. The film grossed over US $1.11 million in its opening weekend, internationally it grossed $150,000 from Britain, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Australia, during the period. At the end of its theatrical run, the movie had collected US $1.83 million.
This phenominal success of Tere Bin Laden made Ali Zafar a Bollywood star over night. Not only did he receive more than 40 offers post Tere Bin Laden but he also made history by being the first Pakistani actor to be nominated for any Bollywood awards. He got nominated for IIFA, Star Screen, Zee Cine and Filmfare awards of 2011 in the best male debut category. He was also the first Pakistani to be called to Indian Film Festival at Australia in March 2011 for his movie screening.
Ali Zafar made his debut as a musician with the album huga pani, released in Pakistan in 2003 and worldwide in 2005.
It also put him into the league of the most popular artists ever to have come out of Pakistan with a massive fan following locally and internationally. He was described by the hindu as “take a kishore kumar -like voice, club it with yuppie Ibiza-ish electronic beats, and add a bit of nostalgic lyrics”.
He surprised his audiences with live renditions of difficult notes with much ease ranging his singing from pop to folk and sufi renditions in the “coke studio sessions”.
Zafar married his long-time-fiance Ayesha Fazli on July 28, 2009 in Lahore.
he became a father to a baby boy, who he named Azaan Zafar.