Azfar Jafri

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Azfar Jafri
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Born Azfar Jafri
Residence Islamabad, ICT, Pakistan
Occupation Film director and Visual effects specialist
Years active 2005-present
Notable work Janaan

Azfar Jafri (Urdu: اظفر جعفری‎) is a Pakistani film director and VFX artist. He is best known for his Independent film Siyaah which earned him a critical recognition and accolades including a nomination of ARY Film Award for Best Director at 1st ARY Film Awards.[1][2]


Azfar started his career as a 3D Character Animator and eventually became a vfx lead at Trango, where he worked on several television commercials for both local and international clients, including Lexus, Scion, Nike, UPS & Mobilink-BlackBerry.[citation needed]

Azfar's independent short films lead him to his first feature as a director, Siyaah, which was produced by Imran Raza Kazmi and written by Osman Khalid Butt.[3].

After successful films like Janaan and Parchi, he is currently directing a PAF film Sherdil.


Year Film Note
2005 Isthmus Road
2010 Khel (Game)

Director Independent Short Film

2011 Aik Khat Tumharay Naam (A letter) Director
2013 Siyaah Director

Nom: ARY Film Award for Best Director

2016 Janaan Director[4]
2017 Parchi (2018 film) Director[5]


  1. ^ "Siyaah: Far from perfect but a win for Pakistani cinema". Rafay Mehmood. Tribune Pakistan. March 16, 2013. Retrieved August 8, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Movie review". Mohammad Kamran Jawaid. Dawn News. March 21, 2013. Retrieved August 8, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Azfar Jafri's "Siyaah"". Nida Zaidi. Review it!. February 2, 2013. Retrieved August 8, 2014. 
  4. ^ Sameen Hassan (May 14, 2015). "Reham Khan's first production titled 'Janan' to release next year". The Express Tribune. Retrieved May 20, 2015. 
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