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Imtiaz Ali Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Wife, Affairs & More

Imtiaz Ali is an Indian film director and writer. He started his career with writing and directing television shows. He directed shows like Imtehaan, Naina and 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.



Real Name : Imtiaz Ali

Nickname : Imtiaz Ali

Profession : Director, Writer

Date of Birth : 16 June 1971

Age (as in 2017) : 45 Years

Birth Place : Jamshedpur, Jharkhand , India

Zodiac sign : Gemini

Nationality : Indian

Hometown : Darbhanga, Bihar, India

School : St. Michael’s High School, Patna, India
D.B.M.S. English School, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India

College : Hindu College, University of Delhi
Xavier Institute of Communication, Mumbai, India

Educational Qualification: A diploma in Filmmaking from Xavier Institute of Communication, Mumbai

Religion : Islam

Hobbies: Travelling, Writing


Film (Director): Socha Na Tha (2005)

Film (Actor): Black Friday (2004)

TV: Imtihaan (1995)

Physical Stats & More

Height : 5’ 10”

Weight : 74 kg

Body Measurements

– Chest: 40 Inches
– Waist: 32 Inches
– Biceps: 12 Inches

Eye Color : Dark brown

Hair Color : Black

Girls, Affairs and More

Marital Status : Divorced

Affairs/Girlfriends : Iman Ali, Pakistani Actress (present)

Wife : Preety Ali, Producer (div. 2012)

Children: Son– N/A
Daughter– Ida Ali


As a Director

Socha Na Tha (2005)
Jab We Met (2007)
Love Aaj Kal (2009)
Rockstar (2011)
Highway (2013)

As a Writer

Socha Na Tha (2005)
Ahista Ahista (2006)
Jab We Met (2007)
Love Aaj Kal (2009)
Rockstar (2011)
Cocktail (2012)
Highway (2014)


“Read Also : 9 Dialogues and Quotes from Imtiaz Ali Movies That Shows His Perfection.”


Upcoming Movie

The Ring

Latest news

Imtiaz Ali is coming up with an upcoming movie tentatively titled as “The Ring”. It features Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma in the lead roles. It will be produced by Red Chillies Entertainment. As per the reports, he might appear on Koffee With Karan alongwith Zoya Akhtar and Kabir Khan.

Imtiaz Ali

Some Lesser Known Facts About Imtiaz Ali

  • His father was an employee of the Irrigation Department.
  • He often accompanied his father, which gave him a view of the innards of India.
  • He is the brother of director Arif Ali, who made his directorial debut with the film- Lekar Hum Deewana Dil(2014).
  • During his mid-term schooling, he stayed with his aunt at Krim Mansion in Jamshedpur. The house was attached to a Cinema Hall and he often used to watch films for free. He made the projectionist of the Cinema Hall his friend and used to see him changing the Film-Reels.
  • He wasn’t good at studies and failed in the 9th standard. The failure jolted his inner-soul, however, his father encouraged him to work hard and pursue the Civil Services.
  • He came to Delhi and attended Hindu College, University of Delhi.
  • He also prepared for the Civil Services, however, he developed an interest in Drama and started Ibtida, the dramatics society of the Hindu College.
  • After completing his education in Delhi, he moved to Mumbai and did a course in filmmaking from Xavier Institution of Communication.
  • He also did a course in advertising and marketing to become a copywriter.
  • He was hired by Kunal Kohli as a glorified tape boy with a monthly salary of Rs 1,500 at Zee TV.
  • He joined Crest Communications and his job was to feed TV programmers as a writer. He had to sit for 17 hours a day in front of the computer.
  • He wrote the script of Socha Na Tha and when he came to know that Sunny Deol was looking for a script to launch his paternal cousin Abhay Deol, he approached Sunny Deol who agreed to work with him.
  • He became popular after his second film- Jab We Met (2007), which proved a blockbuster.
  • In 2014, he made a film titled Highway. The film received critical acclaims for its uniqueness. In fact, Highway was his first film, the script of which he had written 20 years before its release.
  • In an interview, he revealed that he is very confused about his personality, which is also reflected in the characters of his movies.

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Updated On: 10 May 2017

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