Ali Safina Zafar Ullah Khan Shafique
Born
Muhammad Ali Safina

(1983-12-18) 18 December 1983 (age 37)[1]
NationalityPakistani
OccupationActor, VJ, Host, RJ
Years active2010–present
Known forTakkay Ki Ayegi Baraat
Suno Chanda
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Spouse(s)
(m. 2013)
[2]
Children1[3]
RelativesZara Tareen (sister-in-law)

Ali Safina (born 18 December 1983) is a Pakistani actor. He has starred in sitcoms such as Takkay Ki Ayegi Baraat and in 2015 made his film debut with Jalaibee.[4]

Personal life

Ali Safina was born in Multan, Pakistan then he moved to Oman with his parents where he completed his schooling in Pakistan School Muscat; for higher education he started off in The Caledonian College of Engineering in Oman and went on to Scotland where he got a degree in mechanical engineering. He is married to Pakistani model Hira Tareen in 2013, with whom he has one child.[5][6]

Career

Safina started his career as a DJ, VJ and roles in drama serials like Daag e nadamat, Takkay Ki Ayegi Baraat where he achieved real fame. He followed it up with funny talk shows as a host (Hunn Dass). Safina made his film debut in 2014 in a caper-crime film Jalaibee in which he played main role as Bugga opposite to Danish Taimoor and Wiqar Ali Khan.[7][8]

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes Ref
2015 Jalaibee Bugga
2016 Oye Kuch Kar Guzar Shamsher Released on YouTube
2020 Money Back Guarantee

Television

Year Title Role Network Notes
2010 FireStation VJ AAG TV
2011 Pakistan Sangeet Icon Host MTV Pakistan
2011 Kaneez ARY Digital [8]
2011 Takkay Ki Ayegi Baraat Taka Geo TV [8]
2011 Daag e Nadamat Zubair PTV [8]
2012 Annie Ki Ayegi Baraat Taka Geo TV [8]
2014 Aik Pal Imran Hum TV [8]
2016 Ab Kar Meri Rafugari Shakeel ARY Digital [9]
2017 Zoya Sawleha Geo TV
2017 Aadat Farhan TVOne
2018 Tabeer Ajju Hum TV [10]
2018 Suno Chanda Jawad / Joji Hum TV [11]
2018 Khafa Khafa Zindagi Bilal A Plus [12]
2018 Romeo Weds Heer Jaidi Geo TV [13]
2019 Suno Chanda 2 Jawad / Joji Hum TV [14]
2019 Barfi Laddu Laddu ARY Digital [15]
2019 Pepsi Battle of The Bands (season 4) Host Various [16]
2019 Aey Zindagi Ali YouTube [17]
2020 Qarar Salman Hum TV
2021 Chupke Chupke Miskeen Hum TV

Telefilm

Year Title Role Network Notes
Hoshiyar
2016 2nd Love Marriage ARY Digital
2016 Achi Phuppo Express Eid Special
2017 Salma Ka Balma Ayan ARY Digital Eid Special

References

  1. ^ Tribune.com.pk (2012-11-25). "Hottie of the week: Ali Safina | The Express Tribune". tribune.com.pk. Retrieved 2019-05-17.
  2. ^ "Ali Safina, Hira Tareen welcome their first born". The Nation. 2017-12-19. Retrieved 2020-03-31.
  3. ^ Staff, Images (2017-12-19). "Hira Tareen and Ali Safina blessed with a baby girl". Images. Retrieved 2020-03-31.
  4. ^ "Ali Safina: The sweet journey to Jalaibee". HiP. Ayesha Ahmed. Archived from the original on 15 December 2014. Retrieved 15 December 2014.
  5. ^ "Ali Safina, Hira Tareen welcome their first born". The Nation. 2017-12-19. Retrieved 2019-05-17.
  6. ^ Tribune.com.pk (2017-12-19). "Ali Safina and Hira Tareen become parents for the first time". The Express Tribune. Retrieved 2019-05-17.
  7. ^ "Ali Safina sinks his teeth into Jalaibee". The News. Mariam Mushtaq. Archived from the original on 2015-02-04. Retrieved 4 February 2015.
  8. ^ a b c d e f Tribune.com.pk (2015-02-21). "Jalaibee 'very different' from other movies being made in Pakistan, says Ali Safina". The Express Tribune. Retrieved 2019-05-17.
  9. ^ Bhutto, Rozina (2016-01-30). "'Ab Kar Meri Rafugari' is an eastern version of 'Pride & Prejudice'". HIP. Retrieved 2019-05-17.
  10. ^ "Tabeer Episode 22 Review: Is Tabeer Falling In Love, Again?". Oyeyeah. 2018-07-18. Retrieved 2019-05-08.
  11. ^ "'Suno Chanda' to return for seconds during Ramadan". gulfnews.com. Retrieved 2019-05-08.
  12. ^ Haq, Irfan Ul (2018-08-30). "Dua Malik makes acting debut in a TV serial about a broken family". Images. Retrieved 2019-05-08.
  13. ^ "New drama 'Romeo Weds Heer' starts on Geo TV today". www.thenews.com.pk. 2018-10-20. Retrieved 2019-05-08.
  14. ^ Shirazi, Maria. "Drama serials to look forward to this Ramazan". www.thenews.com.pk. Retrieved 2019-05-08.
  15. ^ NewsBytes. "Barfi Laddu will air on Eid ul Fitr, confirms Ali Safina". www.thenews.com.pk. Retrieved 2019-05-08.
  16. ^ "Ali Safina joins Hina Altaf as host for 'Battle of the Bands' Season 2's new episode". Daily Times. 2019-07-13. Retrieved 2019-11-23.
  17. ^ Staff, Images (2019-08-20). "This media platform wants to be the premium digital content creator from Pakistan". Images. Retrieved 2019-11-23.