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Jaaved Jaaferi Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Jaaved Jaaferi Quick Info
Height 5 ft 11 in
Weight 76 kg
Date of Birth December 4, 1963
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Hair Color Dark Brown

Jaaved Jaaferi 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 on a number of projects including Boogie WoogieCoolie No. 1De De Pyaar DeBalaDhamaal, Mr Joe B. CarvalhoTotal DhamaalDouble DhamaalSingh Is KinngTa Ra Rum PumOh 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”.

Born Name

Syed Javed Ahmed Jaffrey

Nick Name

Jaaved Jaaferi

Javed Jaffrey at the audio release of 'Shaurya'
Jaaved Jaaferi at the audio release of ‘Shaurya’ (Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY 3.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

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)



Javed Jaffrey at Colors Indian Telly Awards in June 2012
Jaaved Jaaferi at Colors Indian Telly Awards in June 2012 (Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY 3.0)


5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm


76 kg or 167.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Jaaved Jaaferi has dated –

  1. Shikha Swaroop
  2. Farha Naaz
  3. 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.
  4. Habiba Jaaferi – In 1991, he married Habiba Jaaferi and they parent 3 children – sons Mizaan Jaaferi and Abbas Jaaferi and a daughter Alaviaa Jaaferi.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Wears glasses
  • Distinct voice

Brand Endorsements

He has appeared in the comical Maggi Hot & Sweet Sauce commercials for 25 years.

Javed Jaffrey posing for the camera at Airtel Salaam-e-Comedy awards
Jaaved Jaaferi posing for the camera at Airtel Salaam-e-Comedy awards (Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY 3.0)

Jaaved Jaaferi Facts

  1. He produced the documentary film Inshallah, Football which received the National Film Award for “Best Film on Social Issues”.
  2. In March 2014, Jaaved Jaaferi 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.
  3. He has also gained popularity for his work in Takeshi’s Castle.

Featured Image by Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY 3.0

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