Taking break from Bollywood, Ali Zafar decides to focus on Pakistani films

Singer-actor says it's time to take Pakistan film industry to an international level


Web Desk May 03, 2015
Ali Zafar. PHOTO: PUBLICITY

MUMBAI: After building a successful career in Bollywood, singer-actor Ali Zafar has decided to bring his experience back home and work for Lollywood.

Speaking to The Indian Express, Zafar said "it's time to take Pakistan film industry to an international level".

"I have done five films here and I feel I should use my experience there. I feel Pakistani film industry needs us,” he said.

Earlier, the singer-actor had rejected three Bollywood films in order to concentrate on his first Pakistani film. He had announced that he has hired a few young writers to work on the script of his very own film.

Read: Ali Zafar rejects 3 Bollywood films to work in Pakistani film

“It is a very special year for me. I just had a daughter, shifted to a new house and making a film in Pakistan in beautiful northern areas of the country. It’s a dream project. I have not rejected films here, I have just excused myself from them,” he said.

Zafar added that he his a not a typical red carpet person although he feels great to be awarded.

Having already been crowned as the ‘Most Stylish Import’, the singer-actor had also bagged the title of Delhi’s most stylish import on May 2.

Read: Ali Zafar bags 'Delhi's Most Stylish Import' award

Zafar was presented the award during Hindustan Times’ Delhi’s Most Stylish Awards 2015 by Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit.

COMMENTS (9)

ali saleem | 8 years ago | Reply Obviously as he has failed miserably in India and the media in Pakistan showed as he was a raging success. Fawad Khan has been a hit though.
aman gupta | 9 years ago | Reply ali zafar is the most successful person who is making both countries close i salute him for his determination to spread love inspite of soooo muchhh criticism by both india and pakistani people may god bless him....
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