31 Facts About Ali Zafar

1. Ali Zafar is a Pakistani singer-songwriter, model, actor, producer, screenwriter and painter.

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2. Ali Zafar started out on Pakistani television before becoming a popular musician.

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3. Ali Zafar started his career as a music composer and gained popularity with his single "Channo" from his debut album Huqa Pani, which sold over five million copies worldwide.

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4. Ali Zafar made his acting debut with a leading role in the 2010 Bollywood satire film Tere Bin Laden, a moderate box office success.

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5. Alongside his acting and singing career, Ali Zafar participates in tours, concerts and stage shows, is active in humanitarian work and has a number of endorsement deals.

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6. In 2013, Ali Zafar was voted as the "Sexiest Asian Man on the Planet", based on a worldwide poll by the British newspaper Eastern Eye.

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7. On 23 March 2021, Ali Zafar was awarded the highest literary award, Pride of Performance, for his meritorious contribution and achievements in the field of arts and music.

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8. Ali Zafar was born on 18 May 1980 in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan to a Punjabi family.

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9. Ali Zafar graduated from the Government College of Lahore and the National College of Arts.

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10. Ali Zafar debuted as a television actor by acting in drama serials Kollege Jeans, Kanch Ke Par and Landa Bazar.

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11. Ali Zafar sang "Jugnuon Se Bhar De Aanchal" for the 2003 film Shararat.

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12. Ali Zafar is currently the fourth Pakistani artist after Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Strings and Atif Aslam to have songs featured in Hollywood films.

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13. Ali Zafar won the "Youth Icon" award in the Lux Style Awards 2007, in Malaysia.

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14. Ali Zafar was offered a role for 2007 film Khuda Kay Liye, but was unable to sign due to some personal reasons.

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15. Ali Zafar was named as the first Pakistani to be called to Indian Film Festival at Australia in March 2011 for his movie screening.

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16. In February 2011, Ali Zafar released his third album Jhoom, which won the 2012 Lux Style Award for "Best Music Album".

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17. Ali Zafar made a special appearance in the film Luv Ka The End, in which he sang a song, "F.

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18. Ali Zafar acted alongside Tara D'Souza in the film Mere Brother Ki Dulhan, starring Imran Khan and Katrina Kaif, and it was released in September 2011.

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19. In March 2012, Ali Zafar starred in the film London, Paris, New York with Aditi Rao Hydari.

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20. Ali Zafar starred in the romantic comedy film Chashme Baddoor, directed by David Dhawan.

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21. Ali Zafar released a single "Urain Ge" as tribute to victims of APS Peshawar attack in early 2015, featuring many Pakistani artists.

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22. Ali Zafar is working on his fourth music album, and he will be producing another Pakistani film based in Deosai National Park.

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23. Ali Zafar joined Coke Studio Pakistan in 2008 and performed three original songs "Allah Hu", "Daastan-e-Ishq" and "Nahi Ray Nahi", and one tribute song "Yaar Daddi Ishq" to Muhammad Juman, in season one and two.

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24. Ali Zafar performed at the Pantaloons Femina Miss India contest held at Bhavans Ground in Mumbai on 30 March 2012.

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25. Ali Zafar was invited to perform in 2013 Cannes Film Festival held at Cannes, France.

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26. Ali Zafar re-joined Coke Studio Pakistan in 2015 for the eight season where he performed three songs.

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27. At the logo-launch-event of Pakistan Super League on 20 September 2015, Ali Zafar released and performed on the league anthem "Ab Khel Ke Dikha".

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28. In tenth season of Coke Studio Pakistan, Ali Zafar performed four songs, after being featured in the promo song "Qaumi Taranah".

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29. Ali Zafar gave tribute to Master Inayat Hussain by performing "Jaan-e-Bahaaraan" solo under Shuja Haider's production, and to Junaid Jamshed by "Us Rah Par" with Ali Hamza ft.

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30. On 27 October 2017, Ali Zafar performed at the MTV Unplugged India concert with Ayushmann Khurrana at Dubai Tennis Stadium.

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31. Many such accounts and Facebook pages in support of Shafi were instantly deleted when Ali Zafar highlighted them on social media.

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