Ali Zafar – Biography, Relationships, Controversy,Age & Songs

No one has made Pakistan as proud as Ali Zafar did. A multi-talented actor, singer, model, producer, screenwriter, and model, Ali has made a name for himself all over the world. Starting his career as a singer and musician, he quickly dominated the music, acting, and overall media industry in Pakistan as well as India.

He is one of the few Pakistani actors and musicians who have tasted success all over the world. He has become an icon, which is why he is one of the idols of youngsters and lovers of music. Recently, he has started to focus on working for the community and promoting national talent over international success.

Ali Zafar

Here is his complete biography with a closer look at his life, career, controversies, and more.

Biography of Ali Zafar


Ali Zafar was born on 18th May 1980 in Lahore, Pakistan. He is currently 42 years old and his zodiac sign is Taurus. Born and raised in Lahore, Ali remained in Lahore all his life, but he frequently travels all over Pakistan for his career as well.

He is 5 feet and 10 inches tall, which is considered tall for men as per Pakistani societal standards. However, this height is perfect for actors, which is why he pursued that career in the first place. He is not the only person in his family to be in the media industry and has their full support of them.

Family and Parentage

Ali Zafar has always shared information about his family and his parents have always faced the camera with him. His father is Mohammad Zafarullah and his mother is Kanwal Ameen, who are both veteran professors at the University of Punjab. Ali is the eldest of three siblings. He has two younger brothers Zain and Danyal. His brother Danyal is also a model, singer, and actor.


With parents as educators, Ali Zafar and his family believed in education before pursuing a career. Ali received his early education from the C.A.A. Public School and then went on to the Government College of Lahore. He finished his higher education at the National College of Arts. He is a sketch artist and has often shared his artwork with his fans.


Ali Zafar has always been very open about his relationship and relationship status. He got engaged to Ayesha Fazli years ago before the couple got married. His wife is a distant relative of Indian actor Aamir Khan. The couple got married in 2009 in Lahore. The couple has two children, a son named Azaan and a daughter named Alyza Zafar.


Ali Zafar has been in a long legal battle with Meesha Shafi for years. Meesha accused the singer-turned-actor of sexual harassment which was denied by Ali Zafar. In return, he filed a counter-lawsuit of defamation against her. A total of nine witnesses have denied Meesha Shafi’s claim and even showed evidence that Ali remained at least 5 to 6 feet away from her at all times. Meesha’s claim was dismissed by the court, but Ali’s case against her is still ongoing in the court.

Becoming An Actor

Before Ali Zafar became an actor, he was a singer. His songs such as Channo were a worldwide success. He has worked on the biggest projects in Pakistan as well as India and has received love from critics and fans as well. He has already won multiple awards for his music, acting, and more.

Here are all the dramas he has appeared in.

Year Title Role Network
2000 Kollege Jeans Himself PTV Home
2000 Kanch Ke Par Temur PTV Home
2002 Landa Bazar Ramis PTV Home
2002 Bahut Dair Kar Di Raza PTV Home
2002 Jugnoo Aur Anchal Jamal PTV Home


Here are all the movies he has appeared in.

Year Title Role
2010 Tere Bin Laden Ali Hassan
2011 Luv Ka The End Freddy Kapoor
2011 Mere Brother Ki Dulhan Luv Agnihotri
2012 London, Paris, New York Nikhil Chopra
2013 Chashme Baddoor Siddharth Kashyap aka Sid
2014 Total Siyapaa Aman
2014 Kill Dil Tutu
2016 Tere Bin Laden: Dead or Alive Himself
2016 Dear Zindagi Rumi
2016 Lahore Se Aagey Himself
2018 Teefa in Trouble Lateef “Teefa”
2021 Khel Khel Mein Himself


Rabia Tanveer
Rabia Tanveer
Rabia Tanveer is a graduate from Kinnaird College for Women and holds a Bachelors in English Literature. She is a seasoned freelance writer with more than a decade of experience in multiple niches.
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