Muzaffar Ali

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Muzaffar Ali
Born (1944-09-21) 21 September 1944 (age 70)
Lucknow, British India
Title Padma Shri (2005)
Religion Islam
Spouse(s) Subhashini Ali (Divorced)
Children Shaad Ali

Rajah Muzaffar Ali (Urdu: مظفر علی‎, Hindi: मुज़फ्फर अली, born 21 October 1944, Lucknow) is an Indian filmmaker,[1] a fashion designer, a poet, an artist, a music-lover, a revivalist, and a social worker. He belongs to a royal Muslim Rajput family of Kotwara. He is not to be confused with the famous 16th century Persian artist of the Persian miniature.

Muzaffar Ali attended the La Martiniere college.[2] His father was the Raja of Kotwara and his mother was from the noble family of Sheikhupur, Badaun. Muzaffar Ali had a successful career as a film maker.[3] His Vinod Khanna-Dimple Kapadia starrer Zooni is still unreleased.[4][5]

Personal life[edit]

He is married to Mira.[6] He was earlier married to Subhashini Ali and the two divorced later. His son, movie director Shaad Ali, was born out of this marriage.




  1. ^ "Muzaffar Ali deplores MNS stand against North Indians, Bachchan". The Hindu (The Hindu Group). 2008-02-04. Retrieved 2014-05-07. 
  2. ^ The Old Martinians' website; Colvin Taluqdars' College is the chief source for the alumni section.
  3. ^ "Bollywood has lost the plot: Muzaffar Ali". The Times of India (The Times Group). 2009-09-17. Retrieved 2014-05-07. 
  4. ^ "Zooni, the great film that never got finished". searchkashmir. 1 July 2011. Retrieved 2014-05-21. 
  5. ^ "Guftagoo with Muzaffar Ali Rajya Sabha TV". youtube. Retrieved 2014-05-21. 
  6. ^ "Muzaffar Ali in Lucknow". The Times of India (The Times Group). 2010-08-04. Retrieved 2014-05-07. 

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