Javed Jaferi Biography

Javed Jaffrey was born on Mumbai, India on 4th December 1963. Jaaved Jaaferi is an Indian actor who has acted in various Hindi movies and serials. Apart from his association with India’s substantial and significant film industry, he gained popularity for his performance in a Maggi tomato ketchup advertisement aired in the 1990s. He was famous for his role in Bombay Boys, starring in its hit song I am Mumbhai.

He is well known for his portrayals of Mumbai hoodlums referred to as taporis within Mumbai and the state of Maharashtra. He has been running and hosting a highly popular dance show called Boogie Woogie since 1996 on Sony Entertainment Television, and giving dubbed commentary to the famous Japanese television show Takeshi’s Castle on Pogo TV. He is the son of comedian Jagdeep.

Javed Jaffrey Career

In the year 1985, from the movie Meri Jung he get an opportunity to portray the role of a villain and show his dancing skills on the big screen. 1990s Television highlighted his magical powers and comical abilities, spreading his fame further.

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Javed Jaffrey hosted the show titled “Videocon Flashback” with idiosyncratic brilliance. His bilingual puns and deadpan expressions gave him an arduous fan following. As a short-lived example, he inferred “What is Yaadon Ki Baraat in Hindi as “a demo of mummeries”.

Javed Jaffrey, typically recognized for his comic characters, earned his first IIFA award for the best comic role in the movie Salaam Namaste. He also hosted the dancing reality show Boogie Woogie directed by elder brother, Naved Jafri and pal Ravi Behl and aired on Sony TV.

Javed Jaffrey Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He is the son of Syed Jawaher Jaffrey. He has two brothers named Naved Jaffery, Hussein Jaffry, elder brother named Naved Jaffrey who is the director and creator of Boogie Woogie television series and three sisters named Suraiya Jaffry, Shakira Shafi, and Muskaan Jaffery.

Javed Jaffrey has married to Habiba Jaffrey. Before marriage with Habiba, he was married to film actress Zeba Bakhtiar (1989-1990). He has 2 sons named Abbas Jaffrey, Mizaan Jaffrey, and a daughter named Alaviaa Jaffrey.

Quick Q&A

1.Who is Javed Jaffrey wife?

Zeba Bakhtiar – m. 1989–1990
Habiba Jaffrey- Javed Jaffrey/Wife (Current)
2.Who is the father of Javed Jaffrey?
JagdeepJaved Jaffrey/Fathers

3.What is the age of Javed Jaffrey?

56 years (4 December 1963)- Javed Jaffrey/Age

4.Is Javed Jaffrey Australian?

No, he is an Indian

5.Who is Meezaan jaaferi?

Debutant actor Meezaan, the son of actor Jaaved Jaaferi.

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Quick Facts


FULL NAME: Javed Jaffrey

PROFESSION: Actor, Voice Actor, Dancer, Comedian, Impressionist, Politician


AGE: 56 years old (in 2020)

DATE OF BIRTH: 4 December 1963

BIRTHPLACE: Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

ZODIAC SIGN: Sagittarius

Javed Jaffrey Career

Profession: Actor, Voice Actor, Dancer, Comedian, Impressionist, Politician

Debut TV Series/Movie: Film Debut: Meri Jung (1985)
TV Debut: Videocon Flashback (1994, aired on Channel V), Boogie Woogie dance Show.

Net Worth: 1M (Approx.)

Family & Relatives

Father: Jagdeep Jaffrey

Mother: Begam Jaffrey

Brother(s): Naved Jaffery

Sister(s): Suraiya Jaffrey (Half-sister), Shakira Shafi (Half-sister), Muskaan Jaffrey

Marital Status: Married


  • Zeba Bakhtiar, Pakistani Actress (Ex-wife, Married 1989-1990)

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  • Habiba Jaffrey

Children: Three

Son(s): Mizaan Jaffrey (Elder), Abbas Jaffrey

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Daughter(s): Alaviaa Jaffrey

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Javed Jaffrey Favorites

Hobbies: Watching Football

Favorite Food: Shami Kebab, Chicken Biryani, Malaysian and Lebanese Cuisine

Favorite Destination: New York, London

Body Measurements

Chest Size42
Biceps Size15
Waist Size32
Skin ColourFair
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack


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