|Real Name||Shaad Ali|
|Profession(s)||Film Director, Assistant Director|
|Famous For||Directing Blockbuster Film "Saathiya" (2002)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet inches- 5’ 8”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 155 lbs
|Hair Colour||Salt & Pepper|
|Date of Birth||1 January 1970|
|Age (as in 2018)||48 Years|
|Birthplace||Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Capricon|
|Hometown||Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|School||Welham Boys’ School (Dehradun)
The Lawrence School (Himachal Pradesh)
|Educational Qualification||Not Known|
|Debut||Film (Director): Saathiya (2002)
|Hobbies||Reading, Listening to Music|
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Marriage Date||January 6, 2013|
|Wife/Spouse||First Wife: Shamzeen Hussain (2006), Granddaughter of Lucknow’s Eminent Politician And Social Worker "Begum Hamida Habibullah"
Second Wife: Aarti Patkar (2013-Presnt), A Stylist
|Parents||Father- Muzaffar Ali (Filmmaker, Fashion Designer)
(Biological Mother) Subhashini Ali (Politician, Activist)
(Step Mother) Meera Ali
|Siblings||Brother- Murad Ali (Actor)
Sister- Sama Ali
|Favourite Actor||Amitabh Bachchan|
|Favourite Singer(s)||A.R. Rahman, Badshah|
|Favourite Sportsperson(s)||Sachin Tendulkar, Usain Bolt, Michael Jordan|
|Net Worth (approx.)||₹82 Crore|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Shaad Ali
- Does Shaad Ali smoke?: Not known
- Does Shaad Ali drink alcohol?: Not Known
- He is the grandson of freedom fighter Lakshmi Sehgal (commander of Azad Hind Fauj formed by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose during the Freedom Movement of India).
- He started his career as an assistant director to Mani Ratnam and assisted him on the film Dil Se (1998), which starred Shah Rukh Khan and Manisha Koirala in the pivotal roles.
- He has also assisted Mani Ratnam as an Assistant Director in several movies including Guru (2007), Ravan (2010) and Raavan (Tamil, 2010).
- He took his first step in direction with the film “Saathiya” (starring Vivek Oberoi and Rani Mukerji) under Yash Raj Films and Madras Talkies in 2002.
- “Saathiya” was a remake of successful Tamil romance drama, Alaipayuthey by Mani Ratnam (his mentor) and the movie was hit at the box office with six Filmfare awards.
- on 13 January 2017, his recent movie “Ok Jaanu” released which is a remake of a Tamil romance drama O Kadhal Kanmani.
- He works predominantly in Tamil and Hindi Film Industries.
- His notable movies are Saathiya (2002), Bunty Aur Babli (2005), Jhoom Barabar Jhoom (2007), Raavan (2010), Kill Dil (2014), and Ok Jaanu (2017).
- His upcoming film is Soorma (releasing on 13 July 2018), starring Diljit Dosanjh, Angad Bedi, and Taapsee Pannu. It is based on the life of hockey player “Sandeep Singh“.