Ali Mohammad Zafar is a Pakistani actor, singer-songwriter, musician and painter. Zafar was the first Pakistani to establish a career in Hindi cinema and his success led many Pakistani actors to venture into Bollywood films. Through his successful attempts in the Indian film industry, he has received four Lux Style Awards and a Filmfare Award nomination and has become one of the most famous Indo-Pak celebrities.
Zafar made his acting debut with a leading role in the 2010 Bollywood satire film Tere Bin Laden, a moderate box-office success. His performance in the film garnered critical appreciation and earned him several nominations in the Best Male Debut category, including Filmfare.