Ali Abbas Zafar is an Indian film director, producer and screenwriter. Ali is known for directing the films Sultan, Tiger Zinda Hai and Bharat. In 2020, Zafar made his debut as the producer for Khaali Peeli, an action-comedy directed by debutante Maqbool Khan that starred Ishaan Khatter and Ananya Pandey in lead roles.
Sultan Ali Abbas Zafar
Film Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Birthday / Date of Birth
Ali Abbas Zafar was born on the 17th of January 1982, in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India.
He’s currently 40 years old.
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Ali completed his early schooling from Marshall School, Dehradun. Later, he graduated from Kirori Mal College in New Delhi, India.
- Father – Unknown
- Mother – Unknown
- Siblings – Mohammed Shams Alam (Elder Brother)
Girlfriend / Spouse
Ali Abbas Zafar has dated –
- Alicia Zafar (2021-Present) – On 4 January 2021, Ali married Alicia Zafar.
- In feet – 5 feet 6 inches
- In centimeters – 168 cm
- In meters – 1.68 m
- In Kilograms – 70 kg
- In Pounds – 155 lbs
- Measurements – 38–13–34
- Chest – 38 in or 96.5 cm
- Arms / Biceps – 13 in or 33 cm
- Waist – 34 in or 86 cm
His wears a size 9 (US) shoe.
Ali known for directing the films Sultan (2016), Tiger Zinda Hai (2017) and Bharat (2019). In 2020, Zafar made his debut as the producer for Khaali Peeli, an action-comedy directed by debutante Maqbool Khan that starred Ishaan Khatter and Ananya Pandey in lead roles.
In 2011, Ali made his debut as a director and writer with the romantic comedy film, Mere Brother Ki Dulhan, starring Katrina Kaif, Imran Khan, Ali Zafar, and Tara D’Souza.
In January 2021, Zafar’s first web series Tandav, which is a political drama that will star Saif Ali Khan who will be portraying the role of a powerful politician will be streaming by on Prime Video.
Ali Abbas Zafar Favorites
- Favorite Actor – Salman Khan
- Favorite Actress – Katrina Kaif, Priyanka Chopra
- Favorite Singer – Miley Cyrus
- Favorite Films – Karan Arjun, Lagaan
- Favorite Color – Black
Ali Abbas Zafar Net worth
Ali Abbas Zafar has an estimated net worth of $10 million dollars as of 2022.
Social Media Profiles
Some Lesser Known Facts About Ali Abbas Zafar
- Ali used to actively participate in the Drama Society of his college.
- After completing his graduation, he went to Mumbai in search of work in the film industry.
- Zafar began his journey in Bollywood as an assistant director. He worked in this capacity in many Yash Raj Films (YRF) starting with the Shaad Ali directed Jhoom Barabar Jhoom.
- In 2004, Ali was the assistant decorator in the movie Lakshya.
- In May 2018, he began pre-production of the film Bharat, which is slated to be released on Eid, 2019.
- In 2020, Zafar made his debut as the producer for Khaali Peeli, an action-comedy directed by debutante Maqbool Khan that starred Ishaan Khatter and Ananya Pandey in lead roles.