Ali Fazal is an Indian actor and model. Born in Lucknow, he made his screen debut with a small role in the English language film The Other End of the Line before appearing in the American television miniseries Bollywood Hero. Ali Fazal made his Bollywood debut with a special appearance in 3 Idiots (2009) and he next appeared in Always Kabhi Kabhi (2011). His first success came in Fukrey (2013) and he was seen in supporting roles in films; Baat Ban Gayi (2013), Bobby Jasoos (2014) and Sonali Cable (2014). He played the leading role in the horror Khamoshiyan (2015) followed by his first American film Furious 7 (2015). He also played an important role in Happy Bhag Jayegi, opposite Diana Penty in 2016. Fazal has also starred in the British-American film Victoria & Abdul, which depicts the relationship of Queen Victoria (Judi Dench) and her confidant, Indian servant Abdul Karim (Fazal). The film premiered at the Venice Film Festival in 2017. The costumes worn by the lead actors in the film have been added as part of the official display at Osborne House, the former residence of the Queen of England.