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Ali Abbas Zafar

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Full Name  Ali Abbas Zafar
Role  Film director
Nationality  Indian
Known for  Mere Brother Ki Dulhan
Years active  2004–present
Art directed  Let's Enjoy
Name  Ali Zafar

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Occupation  Assistant director, film director, writer, actor, art director
Nominations  BIG Star Most Entertaining Action Film
Movies  Gunday, Mere Brother Ki, Sultan
Similar  Sohail Sen, Aditya Chopra, Ali Zafar, Arjun Kapoor, Tara D'Souza

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Ali Abbas Zafar is an Indian film director and screenwriter. He achieved moderate success for his first two films, the romantic comedy Mere Brother Ki Dulhan (2011) and the action drama Gunday (2014). He then went on to receive widespread recognition for the sports drama Sultan (2016), which ranks among the highest-grossing Indian films.


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Zafar entered the film industry as an assistant director, including on multiple projects for the production company Yash Raj Films (YRF). He then made his own directorial and screen-writing debut with the romantic comedy Mere Brother Ki Dulhan (2011). The film revolved around a young man (Imran Khan) who finds a bride (Katrina Kaif) for his older brother (Ali Zafar), but then finds that he himself has fallen in love with her.

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His next film was the action drama Gunday (2014), set in Calcutta in the 1970s and 1980s. The film starred Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor as powerful bandits, Priyanka Chopra as a cabaret dancer whom they both fall in love with, and Irrfan Khan as a police officer pursuing them. Both Mere Brother Ki Dulhan and Gunday were successful at the box office and received mixed reviews from critics.

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Zafar's next film was the blockbuster sports drama Sultan (2016) starring Salman Khan as a wrestling champion from Haryana, with Anushka Sharma as a female wrestler who becomes a love interest for Khan's character. The film received positive reviews from critics and has emerged as one of the highest-grossing Indian films.

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His next project is the action thriller Tiger Zinda Hai, the sequel to YRF's Ek Tha Tiger (2012). The film will feature Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif reprising their roles from the first film, and is currently set to release in December 2017.


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