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Director Imtiaz Ali started with TV

The successful Bollywood director of Jab We Met fame, began his career directing serials like Purushetraa for Zee TV, X Zones, Rishtey and Imtihaan for Star Plus.

tv Updated: Jul 10, 2009 11:39 IST

The successful director Imtiaz Ali, whose film Jab We Met was a superhit, started his career in television. Ali began his career directing serials including Purushetraa for Zee TV, X Zones, Rishtey and Imtihaan for Star Plus.

After seven years .of doing so, he gradually moved on to Bollywood films starting with Socha Na Tha in 2005 with Abhay Deol and Ayesha Takia.

Imtiaz was born and brought up in Jamshedpur, where he studied at DBMS English School. His relatives have cinema halls in Jamshedpur, Star Talkies, Jamshedpur Talkies and Karim Talkies.

Later, he attended Hindu College in Delhi, where he took part in college theatre. Thereafter, he moved to Mumbai and did a course in marketing and advertising.