He is Shia Muslim by religion.Profile
Date of Birth: 4th December, 1963.
Address: 101 A Greengate, Preyy X Road, Bandra (W), Mumbai 400 050
Debut Film: “Meri Jung”
Film Awards: IIFA Award for best comic role in “Salaam Namaste”
Javed Jaffrey was born in Mumbai to Syed Jawaher Ali Jaffrey. He made his Boillywood debut in the film “Meri Jung” where he played a negative role. Javed did show his dancing prowess in the role he played but got forgotten in movies. Jaaved Jaffrey played various roles in Hindi Movies but none of the movies were big hit. He won his first IIFA award for best comic role in Salaam Namaste in 2006.
Javed Jaffery is known for his comedy and his comic prowess came to the fore via Television with the launch of cable TV, particularly MTV. He is famous for his Maggi tomato ketchup advertisements. He is also popular as tapori for his portrayals of Bombay hoodlums.
His dubbed commentary has been used in the famous Japanese TV show, “Takeshi’s Castle” on Pogo TV. He also hosts the dance competition show Boogie Woogie on Sony Entertainment Television Asia with his brother, Naved Jaffery and friend Ravi Behl.
Dhamaal, Victoria No. 203, Fool n Final, The Forest, Salaam Namaste, Aman Ke Farishtey, Boom, Jajantaram Mamantaram, Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon, Sandhya, Gang, Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge, Hanuman, Fire, Oh Darling! Yeh Hai India, Rock Dancer, Jeena Marna Tere Sang, Karm Yodha, Tehelka, 100 Days, Jawani Zindabad, Lashkar, Woh Phir Aayegi, 7 Saal Baad and Meri Jung.
- He is married to Habiba and has two kids.
- He speaks Hindi, English.