Zulfi Syed

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Zulfi Syed
Zulfi Syed at the opening of Fluke store.jpg
Syed in 2012
Born Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Residence Mumbai
Other names Zulfikar Syed
Occupation Model, actor
Years active 1997–present

Zulfi Syed also known as Zulfikar Syed is an Indian model and actor. Syed Zulfi is a former winner of Gladrags Manhunt Contest. He was a contestant in Bigg Boss.


Syed became noticed when he won Gladrags Manhunt contest in 1996.[1] He was more recognized for his ad where girls leave lipstick marks all over his body. His wistful, sensuous eyes, finely chiselled face and a well-sculpted body has made him a ramp favourite.[2] His famous ad campaigns are Raymond's, Fiesta condoms, Trevi jeans, Warehouse, Levis etc. He has also acted in music videos like 'Chahat Desh Se Anewale', 'Buleyaa', 'Dhuwa Dhuwa Ho Raha Hai Sama', 'Tere Khayalon Mein' etc. He made his movie debut in the 1997 Kannada film 'O Mallige', which received positive response from the audience as well as critics and became highest grosser of the year. He also performed Prince Khurram's role in the mega budget film 'Taj Mahal' (2005).[3]

In 2008 he appeared in the second season of Bigg Boss, the Indian version of Big Brother as a housemate. He was the second runner-up.[4] He made an appearance for his fellow inmate from Bigg Boss (Season 2), Rahul Mahajan's Swayamvar named Rahul Dulhaniya Le Jayega on NDTV Imagine.


Year Film Role
2008 Desh Drohi Inspector Rohit Raghav
2008 Jimmy
2007 Mr. Hot Mr. Kool Lakshman 'Lucky' Prasad
2007 O Meri Kangna
2005 Taj Mahal: An Eternal Love Story Young Prince Khurram/Emperor Shah Jahan
2005 Dhadkan
2004 Wajahh: A Reason To Kill Raj
2004 Billu
2003 Chupke Se Varun
2002 Pyaasa Prem
1997 O Mallige Nacchi
Year Television Role
2010 Rahul Dulhaniya Le Jayega Himself
2008 Bigg Boss
Episode 2.1


  1. ^ Raja Chaudhary ransacks Zulfi Syed's boutique – – Masala! – Bollywood Gossip News, Indian Celebrities and Pictures. Masala! (7 December 2008). Retrieved on 2015-10-22.
  2. ^ Zulfi Syed plays safe – The Times of India. Timesofindia.indiatimes.com (3 July 2004). Retrieved on 2015-10-22.
  3. ^ Top 100 Handsome Indian Men – Zulfi Syed. Webindia123.com. Retrieved on 22 October 2015.
  4. ^ Bigg Boss 9 Double Trouble- Colors TV Show, Watch Full Episodes, Videos, Photos and News of Bigg Boss[permanent dead link]. Connect.in.com (18 October 2015). Retrieved on 2015-10-22.

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