Ali Fazal is both a Bollywood star of Indian descent and a Hollywood actor. Though not many films have been made by this versatile star, his work has already marked his place in Bollywood. Let us delve deeper into Ali Fazal’s professional and personal life.
|Date of Birth||15 October 1986|
|Age (as or 2020)||34 Years|
|Birthplace||Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Hometown||Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|School||The Doon School, Dehradun|
|College||St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai|
|Educational Qualification||Graduate in Economics|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Richa Chaddha (Actress)|
|Debut||The Other End of the Line (2008)|
Early life and education
The family of Fazal, born in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India, comes from Allahabad. His dad worked at a business in the Middle East. Since his parents were separated while he was a child, he grew up in the home of his maternal grandparents with his grandparents and his mother.
The couple divorced when Fazal was 18. He went to Lucknow’s La Martiniere College and then transferred to Dehradun’s All-Boys Boarding Academy, Doon School. He took up acting at Doon and participated in several theatre performances on Founder’s Day. When he played the role of Trinculo, the jester in the Tempest of William Shakespeare, he is said to have “found his calling” After Doon, Fazal went to Mumbai and graduated in economics from St. Xavier’s College.
Fazal was born in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, into a Muslim middle-class family. When his parents were divorced from each other, he was 18.
Ali grew up in a house with his grandparents. It’s Islam he leads. Since 2016, he has been dating the actress Richa Chadha.
He attended Lucknow’s La Martiniere College and completed his studies at Dehra Dun’s Doon College. During his school days, he was a basketball player and he always wanted to represent India internationally. His parents wanted Ali to study engineering after he had completed his education, but he persuaded his parents anyway and completed his economics degree from St. Xavier’s College. He debuted in The Other End of the Line, an English language film (2008). He then starred in the Bollywood Hero miniseries on American television.
Ali said in an interview after his film, Always Kabhi Kabhi failed miserably at the box office, that it was not a correct decision to make the film. Furthermore, Ali revealed that he was losing about 15 kgs of film weight. For Ali, his film, Fukrey (2013), was a breakthrough, as his career picked up the pace and he bagged several offers for the lead roles.
In the comedy-drama, Bobby Jasoos, opposite Vidya Balan, Ali played the supporting role. The film was well-received. In 2015, in The Fast and the Furious sequence, Ali made a special appearance in the film, Furious 7, the 7th installment. He was then seen in the Indo-American movie, For Here Or To Go?. The film was shown at a lot of International Film Festivals. In 2017, he starred in Victoria & Abdul, the British-American film that premiered at the 2017 Venice Film Festival.
His height is 5′ 11″ (175cm) and he weighs 75 kg (165 lbs). He has a large chest of about 40 and biceps of about 13.
To pay homage to Paul Walker, he helped organize a drag race in Lonavla. He performed ‘Rooh Kambdi’ with singer Tochi Raina to raise funds for the victims of the Nepalese earthquake. His first wage, according to Ali Fazal, was Rs. 8,000 when he worked in a call center during his college days at the age of 19. He’s a total Bollywood bug and enjoys watching movies in his free time, and Shahrukh Khan and Al Pacino are his favorite actors, while Kajol is his favorite actress.