|Javed Jaffrey Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11 in|
|Date of Birth||December 4, 1963|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
Javed Jaffrey is an Indian film actor, dancer, voice actor, politician, comedian, model, producer, director, and choreographer who is regarded by many as the “1st Break Dancer of India”. He has worked in a number of projects including Boogie Woogie, Coolie No. 1, De De Pyaar De, Bala, Dhamaal, Mr Joe B. Carvalho, Total Dhamaal, Double Dhamaal, Singh Is Kinng, Ta Ra Rum Pum, Oh Darling! Yeh Hai India, Hanuman, Jajantaram Mamantaram, and Jeena Marna Tere Sang. In 2006, he won the IIFA “Best Comedian Award” for Salaam Namaste and this role also got him nominated for a Filmfare Award for “Best Performance in a Comic Role”.
Syed Javed Ahmed Jaffrey
Malliwala, Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
He received his education at Hyderabad (Sind) National Collegiate Board.
Film Actor, Dancer, Voice Actor, Politician, Comedian, Producer, Director, Choreographer
- Father – Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jaffrey (a.k.a. Jagdeep) (Film Actor, Comedian)
- Siblings – Naved Jaffrey (Younger Brother) (Actor, Director, Writer), Muskkaan Jaferi (Sister), Hussein Jaffry (Brother), Suraiya Jaffry (Sister)
- Others – Shakira Shafi (Younger Half-Sister)
5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm
76 kg or 167.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Javed Jaffrey has dated –
- Shikha Swaroop
- Farha Naaz
- Zeba Bakhtiar (1989-1990) – He got married to Pakistani film and television actress and television director Zeba Bakhtiar in 1989 but the duo divorced the following year.
- Habiba Jaffrey – In 1991, he married Habiba Jaffrey and they parent 3 children – sons Mizaan Jaffrey and Abbas Jaffrey and a daughter Alaviaa Jaffrey.
Race / Ethnicity
Javed Jaffrey has Indian roots.
- Wears glasses
- Distinct voice
He has appeared in the comical Maggi Hot & Sweet Sauce commercials for 25 years.
Javed Jaffrey Facts
- He produced the documentary film Inshallah, Football which received the National Film Award for “Best Film on Social Issues”.
- In March 2014, Javed Jaffrey joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and contested the 2014 Indian general election from the Lucknow constituency. He lost to BJP’s Rajnath Singh and finished 5th in the constituency.
- He has also gained popularity for his work in Takeshi’s Castle.
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