Ali Zafar: Why are you so cute?

Read on to see what he thinks about the newly elected prime minister and acting in a Lollywood film.

News Desk June 25, 2012

Believe it or not, this is a question Pakistani pop singer, model and actor Ali Zafar was asked by a Twitter fan — and he answered! Zafar, who has made a splash in Bollywood with his films Mere Brother Ki Dulhan and most recently London Paris New York, spent this Sunday answering fans’ questions on the micro-blogging website. Read on to see what he thinks about the newly elected prime minister and acting in a Lollywood film.

Q: Who are you? Why do you show off?

A: Jaanay day yaar — let it go, friend.

Q: Why are you so cute?

A: Only on TV.

Q: Who is your favourite singer and what is your favourite song?

A: Jeff Buckley, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Kishore Kumar, Mehdi Hassan, Abida Parveen and a lot more.

Q: What was the last movie you saw?

A: 21 Jump Street, Hugo.

Q: What impresses you?

A: Intellect.

Q: What would be the first thing you’do if you are made the prime minister of Pakistan?

A: Have a serious talk with… (if you’re wondering who he’s referring to, your guess is as good as ours!)

Q: What is your review for this “Coke Studio” season?

A: I think some tracks sound great.

Q: How do you deal with someone who comes into your life, becomes special and then leaves?

A: You write a song; or many songs.

Q: Your favourite musical instrument?

A: Sarangi

Q: Who is your favourite cricketer?

A: Imran Khan, Viv Richards, Sachin Tendulkar, Wasim Akram and many more.

Q: What is your review for Teri Meri Kahaani?

A: Haven’t seen yet but want to. I’ve heard they (Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra) look great.

Q: Are you going to do any more movies in India?

A: Yes, two more; for now.

Q: Why don’t you work as an actor in Lollywood?

A: I will if a sensible script comes along.

Q: Your next Hindi film is?

A: Chashme Baddoor, releasing on August 24.

Q: Have you sung any songs in Chashme Baddoor?

A: Yes, a couple.

Q: Are you satisfied with the new prime minister?

A: Are you all?

Q: Similarities between India and Pakistan?

A: Aik maa kay do baetay. Galay milnay kay intezar mein (two sons from the same mother waiting to embrace each other)

Q: Would you act in a Pakistani movie, if offered? A Shoaib Mansoor movie?

A: Yes why not; if I like the script.

Q: Will you be in a funny movie like Mere Brother Ki Dulhan again?

A: Chashme Baddoor is funny.

Q: Is there anyone you have a dream to work with, in your career?

A: Roger Waters, David Gilmour.

Q: What is your idea of happiness?

A: It should not come at the cost of other people’s sadness.

Published in The Express Tribune, June 26th, 2012.

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nikkey gautem | 8 years ago | Reply hey ali zafar i am big fan of you and i very very love you and you are my derms boy you are always happy my best actor and supar star you and i wann meet you and your every filmes hit i love you so much ali zafar and my name is nikkey gautem i m 15 yers old ok by and bless you
imran | 8 years ago | Reply i think ali zafar is really good and we pakisatni r proud of it that we have so cute singers , actors and they are handsome and dashing and people wants to work with them even in pakistan , india or anywhere we are a really brave and proud nation because of our showbiz if inida doesnt take our songs and actors their films might not be successful , love pakistan and respect our actors , singer and anyone who are making us proud may allah bless us and give sense to people who are trying to harm pakistan
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