Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India
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Ali began his career directing TV programs including Purushetra for Zee TV and Imthihaan for Star Plus. After about seven years of doing so, he moved on to Bollywood films starting with Socha Na Tha in 2005 with Abhay Deol and Ayesha Takia. In 2004, he also made a cameo appearance in Anurag Kashyap`s Black Friday . These films helped establish him as one of the best romantic comedy movie directors. Despite its box office failure, the movie Socha Na Tha won critical acclaim.he is from jamshedpur.
His next film, Jab We Met, starring Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor, was a major hit at the Bollywood box office. His latest direction Love Aaj Kal, starring Saif Ali Khan and Deepika Padukone was also very successful
D.B.M.S. English School., Hindu College in Delhi, St Xaviers College
Imtiaz Ali (Urdu: امتیاز علی, Hindi: इम्तियाज़ अली) (born 16 June 1971) is an Indian film director and writer. He started his career with writing and directing t.v shows. He directed shows like Imtehaan, Nainaand Kurukshetra. In 2005 he made his directorial debut with Socha Na Tha, that did not do well. Then he earned critical and commercial success for his direction of Jab We Met (2007). Love Aaj Kal (2009) and Rockstar (2011) made him known amongst youngsters. His latest film Highway (2014) also earned a lot of critical acclaim.
Film director, writer, Actor