Zulfikar Syed or Zulfi Syed (as he is more popularly known) is a Bangalore based Indian model and actor. He’s fast rising up the ranks and has a few movies to his name.
His Early Life and Initial Career
Zulfi Syed was born in 1980 in Bangalore, India. He shot to fame after winning the Gladrags Manhunt Contest in 1996. Tall and well-built, he is a highly successful model and his most notable ad campaigns were the ones that he did for Trevi Jeans, Fiesta Condoms, Raymond’s, Levis, and Warehouse.
Apart from advertisement campaigns, Zulfi Syed has also been featured in many music videos during the course of his career. The videos that he’s done include ‘Chahat Desh Se Anewale’, ‘Buleyaa’, ‘Dhuwa Dhuwa Ho Raha Hai Sama’, and ‘Tere Khayalon Mein’.
Zulfi Syed has also starred in some movies, though this aspect of his career has not been as successful as his modeling career. His first film was the 2002 movie ‘Pyaas’, which was not a success. He later starred as Prince Khurram in the big budget movie ‘Taj Mahal’ in the year 2005. His other movies include Billu (2004), Dhadkan (2005) and Deshdrohi (2008). The actor is yet to taste success in this field.
Zulfi Syed has also appeared in two reality TV Shows:
- He appeared in the second season of the Indian version of Big Brother, ‘Bigg Boss’
- He made a brief appearance in the show ‘Rahul Dulhaniya Le Jayega’ on NDTV Imagine