Meezaan Jaffrey is an actor in the Indian film industry who works in Bollywood films. He is the son of famous Bollywood star Javed Jaffrey. The actor made his debut in 2019 with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s production in the movie Malaal with the producer’s niece Sharmin Sehgal. He is trained in dancing and martial arts. Further, he will be seen in Hungama 2.
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Meezaan Jaffrey Actor, Age, Biography, Wiki
|Height||183cm or 1.83m or 6’|
|Weight||75kg or 165lbs|
|Figure Measurement||Chest:40, Waist:31, Biceps:12|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Debut||Film: Malaal in 2019|
|Date of Birth||1989 ( date and month not known)|
|Age||30-31 years (as of 2020)|
|Birthplace||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|School||Ecole Mondiale World School, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|College/University||School of Visual Arts, New York|
|Educational Qualifications||Business graduate|
|Affairs||Navya Naveli Nanda|
|Father||Javed Jaffrey (Actor)|
|Brother||Abbas Jaffrey (younger)|
|Sister||Alaviaa Jaffrey (younger)|
|Grandfather||Jagdeep ( Actor and Comedian)|
|Hobbies||Dancing and listening to music|
Early life and Background
Meezaan Jaffrey was born to actor Javed Jaffrey and housewife Habiba Jaffrey in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He belongs to a Muslim Shia family and doesn’t want much media attention. He is the eldest son of his parents. He was a younger sister named Alaviaa Jaffrey and a young brother named Abbas Jaffrey.
He is the grandson of famous Bollywood actor and comedian Jagdeep. He did his schooling from Ecole Mondiale World School in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He further went to study business studies but later realized it wasn’t for him and enrolled in the School of Visual Arts in New York. His co-star Sharmin Segal was his classmate and was assisting in the film Mary Kom which further inspired him to pursue acting.
Meezaan is often romantically linked with the controversial star kid Navya Naveli Nanda, who is the granddaughter of Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan. He is often spotted hanging out with the young star kid in Mumbai. They also have shared pictures of them on Instagram which suggests a strong bond between them. But like most stars, they haven’t confirmed anything yet.
|Actor||Javed Jaffrey and Shahrukh Khan|
|Actress||Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone|
|Director||Sanjay Leela Bhansali|
|Sport||Cricket, Basketball and swimming|
|Cricketer||MS Dhoni and Sachin Tendulkar|
|Colour||Black and white|
Meezaan initially moved ahead to study business but later decided that it wasn’t his calling and enrolled in School of Visual Arts in New York to study acting. He also trained in dancing and martial arts.
He then started his career as an assistant director under the wing of Sanjay Leela Bhansali in Bajirao Mastani. He was the body double of Ranveer Singh in Padmavat in 2016. Meezaan came into the glamour light of media after Sanjay Leela Bhansali announced about his debut in the film Malaal opposite Sanjay’s niece Sharmin Segal who also happened to be his ex-classmate.
The movie was made through the first time collaboration of T – Series and was directed by Mangesh Hadawale. Currently, he is doing a comedy film Hungama 2 with veteran filmmaker Priyadarshan which is the sequel of the super hit movie Hungama.
The film featured Akshaye Khanna, Paresh Rawal, Rimi Sen (debutante) and Aftab Shivdasani. Hungama 2 features Paresh Rawal, Shilpa Shetty, Pranitha Subhash and Meezaan Jaffrey. The film is produced by Ratan Jain under Venus Entertainment and is set to release on 14th August 2020. He recently appeared in the Kapil Sharma Show with Shilpa Shetty and Pranitha Subhash.
Film as assistant director
- Bajirao Mastani
Film as Body double
- Padmavat (for Ranveer Singh)
Films as lead
- Malaal (2019)
- Hungama 2 (2020)
- The Kapil Sharma Show
- Meezaan Jaffrey is the eldest son of Javed Jaffrey who is a famous Bollywood actor. His grandfather Jagdeep is a well-known actor and comedian. His pater uncle, Naved Jaffrey is an actor, producer, director and choreographer.
- Jaffrey began his career as an assistant director with Sanjay Leela Bhansali in the movie Bajirao Mastani.
- Initially, he had no interest in acting and was more inclined towards sports and music. His Malaal co-star Sharmin Segal was his classmate and was assisting for Mary Kom. He was pursuing business studies when he realized he wasn’t his calling and joined film school. He then made his debut in the film Malaal.
- Meezaan is very close to his mother and refers to his father as strict.
- The star learnt dancing from his father, Javed Jaffrey.
- He was Ranveer Singh’s body double in Padmavat.
- The actor is trained in martial arts and acting.
- Meezaan has represented Maharashtra in many interstates and state-level Basketball competitions and also has played football, did swimming.