M. Usman forms half of the director duo comprising M. Usman and Zulfiqar Ali. The two have worked on so many projects together that at times, their names are thought to belong to one person. One of their earliest projects together was the comedy family drama serial 'Aashiyana', which was aired on the former channel STN during mid 1990s.
Since then, the duo has brought out several masterpieces together. 'Bulandi' was also one of their earliest dramas, which they directed together while 'Chunri was another Pakistan Television (PTV) production that Usman worked on with his work partner. Their most recent venture on PTV was the hit drama serial 'Tum Bhi Kaho', which received good reviews from the audiences. 'December' was also a well liked PTV drama that was directed by Usman and Zulfiqar.
The two have also worked together on a number of productions for private channels which include 'Love, Life Aur Lahore' for A Plus and telefilm 'Geeli Lakri' for Geo TV.