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Javed Jaffrey

Syed Javed Ahmed Jaffrey, also known as Javed Jaffrey (born on 4th December 1963) is an Indian film actor, comedian and dancer. He has appeared in multiple movies and television shows. In 2014, he became a politician and joined the Aam Aadmi Party. He is the son of a veteran actor named Jagdeep Jaffrey. He is popular for his roles in comedy movies and shows. 

Javed Jaffrey Biography

Javed Jaffrey Biography

Name Syed Javed Ahmed Jaffrey
Nickname Javed Jaffrey
Profession Actor, comedian, dancer 
Height 5’11″ or 1.80 m or 180 cm
Weight 74 kg or 163 lbs
Body Measurements Chest: 41 Inches Waist: 34 InchesBiceps: 12 Inches
Date of Birth 4th December, 1963
Birthplace Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Residence Mumbai, India 
Nationality Indian
SchoolSt. Theresa’s High School, Mumbai, Maharashtra
College/University R. D. National College, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Educational Qualifications Graduate 
DebutFilm-Meri Jung (1985)Television-Videocon Flashback (1994) 
FatherJagdeep Jaffrey 
Mother Begam Jaffrey
Brother Naved Jaffrey
SistersSuraiya Jaffrey, Shakira Shafi, Muskaan Jaffrey
Eye color Brown
Hair colorBrown
Marital status Married
Net Worth $3 million (approx.)
HobbiesSports, Traveling, Dancing

Early Life and Background

Javed Jaffrey was born in Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. His father was a comedian and a veteran actor named Jagdeep Jaffrey. His mother is Sughra Begum and she was a Pakistani activist. He did his schooling at St. Theresa’s High School, Mumbai, Maharashtra and graduated from R. D. National College, Mumbai, Maharashtra. He belongs to a Muslim Family and follows Islam. He has a brother named Naved Jaffrey and a sister named Muskaan Jaffrey. He also has two half-sisters named Suraiya Jaffrey and Shakira Shafi.

Javed Jaffrey Family

Personal life

Javed got married to Zeba Bakhtiar who is a Pakistani actress in the year 1989. However, the couple decided to part ways after a few years of their marriage. He is currently married to Habiba Jaffrey. The couple has two sons namely, Mizan Jaffrey and Abbas Jaffrey and a daughter named Alaviaa Jaffrey. He has a small happy family. 

Javed Jaffrey With Her father

Personal favourites

ActorAmitabh Bachchan 
ActressSri Devi
MoviesHollywood: Fiddler On The Roof (1971)
FoodShami Kebab, Chicken Biryani, Malaysian and Lebanese Cuisine
DestinationNew York, London


Javed made his acting debut in 1975 with the film titled “Meri Jung.” His role was widely appreciated by the audience. Later, he worked as an anchor in Channel V’s shows namely, “Videocon Flashback” and “Timex Timepass.” He is also the voice actor of  several cartoon characters including “Mickey Mouse,” “Goofy,” and “Don Karnage.” He has done commentary for Pogo’s Japanese TV show “Takeshi’s Castle”. He was the co-founder and the judge of India’s first dance reality show called  “Boogie Woogie.” Jaffrey also conceived, wrote, and choreographed the song “Mumbhai” from the film “Bombay Boys” which became extremely popular and stood at number 1 spot for 6 weeks. He lent his voice to the character of Charlie Anna in the animated film “Roadside Romeo.” in the year 2008. Javed is also an amazing dancer and has shared the stage with the singer and dancer Michael Jackson. He was also the brand ambassador of India’s 1st International Animation and Cartoon Film Festival which was held in 2015.

Javed Jaffrey Movies


  • Meri Jung in 1985 as Vikram Thakral aka Vicky
  • 7 Saal Baad in 1987 as Ravi
  • Woh Phir Aayegi in 1988
  • Lashkar in 1989 as Johnny
  • Jawani Zindabad in 1990 as Ravi Verma
  • Shiv Ram in 1991
  • 100 Days in 1991 as Sunil
  • Jeena Marna Tere Sang in 1992
  • Tahalka in 1992 as Captain Javed
  • Karm Yodha in 1992 as Sudhir
  • Zakhmi Rooh in 1993 as Shekhar
  • Teesra Kaun in 1994 as Sanjay Chopra / Pankaj Nigam
  • Oh Darling! Yeh Hai India in 1995 as Prince of Don
  • Rock Dancer in 1995 as JJ
  • Fire in 1996 as Jatin
  • Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge! in 2009 as Salim
  • Bombay Boys in 1998
  • Hanuman in 1998 as Ashok
  • Gang in 2000 as Gary Rozario
  • Aman Ke Farishtey in 2003 as Amar
  • Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon in 2003 as Himself
  • Jajantaram Mamantaram in 2003 as Aditya Pandit
  • Boom in 2003 as Boom Shankar aka Boom Boom
  • Salaam Namaste in 2005 as Jaggu
  • Ta Ra Rum Pum in 2007 as Harry
  • Dhamaal in 2007 as Manav Shrivastav
  • Victoria No. 203 in 2007 as Bobby ‘BB’ Bombatta
  • Shaurya in 2008 as Major Akash Kapoor
  • Singh Is Kinng in 2008 as Mika Singh
  • Roadside Romeo in 2008 as Charlie Anna(Voice Role) 
  • 3 Idiots in 2009 as The real Ranchoddas Shamaldas Chanchad
  • 8 x 10 Tasveer in 2009 as Habibullah Happi Pasha
  • Kambakkht Ishq in 2009 as Keswani
  • Paying Guests in 2009 as Parag Melwani
  • The Forest in 2009 as Ebishek
  • Daddy Cool in 2009 as Carlos
  • City of Life in 2009 as Suresh Khan
  • Lafangey Parindey in 2010 as himself
  • Hello Darling in 2010 as Hardik
  • Loot in 2011 as Akbar
  • Double Dhamaal in 2011 as Manav Shrivastav
  • Inshallah, Football in 2011 as Producer (Documentary film)
  • Inshallah, Kashmir in 2012 as Producer (Documentary film)
  • Agent Vinod in 2012 as singer for song “Pyaar ki Pungi”
  • Besharam in 2013 as Bheem Singh Chandel
  • War Chhod Na Yaar in 2013 as Captain Qureshi
  • Mr Joe B. Carvalho in 2014 as Carlos
  • Bang Bang! in 2014 as Hamid Gul
  • Picket 43 in 2015 as Mushraff Khan
  • Ishq Forever in 2016 as Amitabh
  • Lupt in 2018 as Harsh Tandon
  • Total Dhamaal in 2019 as Manav Shrivastav
  • Happy Sardar in 2019 as Inderpal Singh
  • Jabariya Jodi in 2019 as Hukum Dev Singh
  • De De Pyaar De in 2019 as Samir Khanna
  • Bala in 2019 as Bachchan Dubey
  • Maska 2020 in Rustom Irani
  • Coolie No. 1 in 2020 as Jai Kishen/ Jackson


  • Mr. Shrimati in 1993 as Sanju
  • Zabaan Sambhal ke in 1993 as Rocky Patel
  • Kash-m-kash in 1995 as Dilbagh
  • Boogie Woogie in 1996-2014 as Judge
  • Road Raja in 2004 as Host
  • Kaboom in 2005 as Judge
  • Bam Bam Bam Gir Pade Hum in 2005-06 as Host/presenter
  • Mai Ka Lal in 2011-12 as Host
  • Once More With Jaaved Jaaferi in 2014 as Host
  • Back to Flashback in 2015 as Host
  • The Final Call in 2019 as Siddharth Singhaniya

Lesser-known facts

  • Javed has performed in over 300 live shows and events in India and abroad till 2019.
  • He has contested the general elections from the Lucknow constituency. He ranked 5th in the elections. 
  • He has earned his first IIFA award for the best comedy role in the movie Salaam Namaste. 
  • He is extremely famous for bilingual puns and deadpan expressions. 
  • He is not on Instagram but is only on Twitter. 
  • He doesn’t drink or smoke at all. 
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