Ali Zafar: News

Ali Zafar, a Pakistani singer-songwriter, actor, screenwriter, model, and producer, was born on May 18, 1980. Before becoming a musician, Zafar started out on Pakistani television. He also ventured into Bollywood. Zafar’s success led several Pakistani actors to venture into Hindi films. He started his profession as a music composer. Zafar became popular after his single ‘Channo’ from his debut album ‘Huqa Pani.’ The song topped many music charts and sold over five million copies worldwide. In 2010, Zafar made his debut as an actor with a leading role in the Bollywood movie ‘Tere Bin Laden.’ The film turned out to be a moderate box office success and earned him critical appreciation as well as various nominations in the Best Male Debut category, including Filmfare. Later, he worked in several films like ‘Mere Brother Ki Dulhan,’ ‘Dear Zindagi,’ and ‘Chasme Baddor.’ Zafar also earned five Lux Style Awards as well as an award from Pakistan’s President Arif Alvi in Islamabad.

26 Jul 2023


Pakistani actor Adnan Siddiqui discusses 'tolerance' level of Indian audiences

With a career spanning three decades, Pakistani actor Adnan Siddiqui—who made his Bollywood debut in Sridevi's 2017 thriller Mom—enjoys significant popularity among Indian audiences.

18 May 2023

Happy Birthday

Happy birthday, Ali Zafar: 5 Bollywood songs of the actor-singer

Pakistani actor-singer Ali Zafar became a Bollywood heartthrob when he made his debut in 2010 with Tere Bin Laden. He was active in the Indian cinema till 2016's Dear Zindagi. Over the years, he didn't only act in renowned movies in Hindi but also gave us some popular numbers.

Pakistan's top court approves singer's plea against Ali Zafar

The Supreme Court of Pakistan has accepted singer Meesha Shafi's petition filed against the Lahore High Court's (LHC) order in the sexual harassment case against singer-actor Ali Zafar.

04 Mar 2020

Deepika Padukone

The Holi playlist for added fun, unlimited cheer

Songs are as integral a part of Holi as colors, and Bollywood has made sure we never run out of them.

19 Feb 2019

Atif Aslam

#PulwamaAftermath: MNS wants radio-stations to stop playing Pakistani singers' songs

Days after a deadly terror attack in Pulwama shook the nation, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) has asked radio stations to stop playing songs of singers from Pakistan.

25 Nov 2018

Shah Rukh Khan

'Dear Zindagi' turns two: Looking back at lessons it taught

In 2016, director Gauri Shinde gifted cine lovers two characters that are loved even now, Kaira and Dr. Jug, played by Alia Bhatt and Shah Rukh Khan respectively.

28 Jul 2018

Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Salman finds his heroine: Katrina replaces Priyanka in 'Bharat'

A day after Priyanka Chopra quit 'Bharat' for special reasons (read reported engagement with Nick Jonas), sources in the know have confirmed that Katrina Kaif has been signed for the movie.

28 Jul 2018


Now, 'Bharat' producer calls Priyanka Chopra 'unprofessional' for ditching movie

Priyanka Chopra's engagement to Nick Jonas made big news yesterday, but her personal happiness spelled trouble for her professional commitments.

27 Jul 2018

Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Priyanka and Nick are engaged, will get married in October

Soon after speculations went rife that Priyanka Chopra quit 'Bharat' to marry Nick Jonas, People Magazine has reported the lovebirds are engaged.

24 Jun 2018

Meesha Shafi

Ali Zafar files Rs. 55 crore defamation case against Meesha

Singer-actor Ali Zafar has filed a defamation suit against colleague Meesha Shafi, who claimed the former sexually harassed her on more than one occasion. Zafar has demanded Rs. 55 crore for damages.

26 Apr 2018

Meesha Shafi

Apologize or face Rs. 100 crore defamation-case: Ali to Meesha

Pakistani singer, actor Ali Zafar sent a legal notice to colleague Meesha Shafi asking her to apologize to him on Twitter, for leveling sexual harassment allegations against him.

24 Apr 2018


Ali Zafar's female bandmates rubbish Meesha Shafi's sexual harassment claims

After several Pakistani women leveled sexual harassment allegations against Ali Zafar with singer Meesha Shafi leading the way, two of his female bandmates have come out in his support.

22 Apr 2018

Sexual Harassment

'Afreen Afreen' singer Momina wants Ali Zafar to "apologize unconditionally"

A slew of sexual harassment allegations has brought Ali Zafar in the eye of the storm. The actor-singer has been accused of the heinous act by several women including Meesha Shafi.

20 Apr 2018


Three more women level sexual harassment allegations against Ali Zafar

A day after Pakistani singer Meesha Shafi accused actor-singer Ali Zafar of sexual harassment, three more women have raised their voice against him.

20 Apr 2018

Pakistan News

#MeToo has reached Pakistan. Will it ever come to Bollywood?

Pakistani singer Meesha Shafi accused singer-actor Ali Zafar of repeated sexual misconduct on Twitter yesterday.

19 Apr 2018

Pakistan News

Meesha Shafi accuses Ali Zafar of sexual harassment, tweets details

Pakistani singer Meesha Shafi in a long Twitter post levelled sexual allegations charges against actor-singer Ali Zafar.