Ali Abbas Zafar Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Ali Abbas Zafar Quick Info
Height5 ft 6 in
Weight68 kg
Date of BirthJanuary 17, 1982
Zodiac SignCapricorn
SpouseAlicia Zafar

Ali Abbas Zafar is an Indian film director, producer, and screenwriter whose career in the film industry started as an assistant director by working on multiple projects for the production company Yash Raj Films (YRF). Over the years, he has worked on several films which include the likes of Tiger Zinda HaiSultanMere Brother Ki DulhanJhoom Barabar JhoomBadmaash CompanyTashanKhaali PeeliGunday, and New York.

Born Name

Sultan Ali Abbas Zafar

Nick Name


Ali Abbas Zafar in January 2020
Ali Abbas Zafar in January 2020 (Just47 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India


Mumbai, Maharashtra, India





Ali Abbas Zafar graduated from Kirori Mal College in New Delhi.


Film Director, Producer, Screenwriter



Ali Abbas Zafar enjoying an early morning in Delhi, India in December 2019
Ali Abbas Zafar enjoying an early morning in Delhi, India in December 2019 (Ali Abbas Zafar / Instagram)


5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm


68 kg or 150 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Ali Abbas Zafar has dated –

  1. Alicia Zafar (2021-Present)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Sports a beard

Ali Abbas Zafar as seen while posing for a picture during a sunrise in Punjab, India in November 2020
Ali Abbas Zafar as seen while posing for a picture during sunrise in Punjab, India in November 2020 (Ali Abbas Zafar / Instagram)

Ali Abbas Zafar Facts

  1. In 2011, he 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. The film revolves around a young man who finds a bride for his older brother but then finds that he himself has fallen in love with her.
  2. For his work in Mere Brother Ki Dulhan, Ali Abbas Zafar won the Stardust Award for “Best Debut Director”.
  3. He directed the 2016 Hindi-language sports drama film, Sultan, which starred Salman Khan as a wrestling champion from Haryana and Anushka Sharma as a female wrestler who becomes a love interest for Khan’s character. The film was a huge hit and became one of the top 5 highest-grossing Indian films ever.
  4. For Sultan, he was honored as the “Best Director” at the Tehran International Sports Film Festival as well as received various nominations like Stardust Award for “Best Director”, 62nd Filmfare Award for “Best Director”, and Zee Cine Awards for “Best Director” and “Best Story”.
  5. As a producer, Ali Abbas Zafar made his debut with the 2020 Hindi-language action comedy film, Khaali Peeli, whose lead cast comprised of Ishaan Khatter, Ananya Panday, and Jaideep Ahlawat.
  6. He has directed his first web-series, Tandav, a political drama with Saif Ali Khan portraying the role of a powerful politician.

Featured Image by Just47 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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