|Name Shaad Ali|
Role Film director
|Spouse Aarti Patkar|
Education Welham Boys' School
|Parents Muzaffar Ali, Subhashini Ali|
Grandparents Lakshmi Sahgal, Prem Sahgal
Movies Kill Dil, Saathiya, Bunty Aur Babli, Jhoom Barabar Jhoom, Dil Se
Similar People Muzaffar Ali, Subhashini Ali, Aditya Chopra, Ali Zafar, Lakshmi Sahgal
Shaad Ali is an Indian film director.
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- Personal life
Ali was born to Muzaffar Ali and Subhashini Ali née Sehgal, an Indian politician and member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist). He is thus the grandson of Azad Hind Fauj commander Lakshmi Sehgal. He studied at the Welham Boys' School and the Lawrence School, Sanawar.
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Shaad Ali started his career as an assistant director to Mani Ratnam, and assisted him on the film Dil Se.. (1998).
He made his directorial debut under Yash Raj Films and Madras Talkies, with Saathiya (2002), starring Vivek Oberoi and Rani Mukerji. The film was a remake of Mani Ratnam's Tamil film Alaipayuthey (2000). Saathiya's script was written by Ratnam. The film did well and established Shaad Ali in the industry.
His second film was Bunty Aur Babli (2005) which for the first time brought together real-life father and son Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan alongside Rani Mukerji. The film was one of the biggest hits of the year.
Shaad Ali's third film released on 15 June 2007. The film, titled Jhoom Barabar Jhoom stars Abhishek Bachchan, Preity Zinta, Bobby Deol and Lara Dutta in lead roles.
His fourth directorial venture was Kill Dil which got released on 14 November 2014. The movie received average reviews from critics and got lukewarm response at the Box office as well.
His latest movie Ok Jaanu released on 13 January 2017. Ok Jaanu is a remake of a Tamil movie O Kadhal Kanmani.
He married stylist Aarti Patkar, five years after his divorce from ex-wife Shahzneen Hussian.