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Syed Javed Ahmed Jaffrey
4 December 1963
|Occupation||film actor, voice actor, dancer, comedian, politician|
|Height||180 cm (5 ft 11 in)|
|Political party||Aam Aadmi Party|
Habiba Jaffrey (1991-2020)
(m. 1989; div. 1990)
|Children||3 (including Meezan Jaffrey)|
Syed Javed Ahmed Jaffrey (born 4 December 1963) is an Indian film actor, dancer, and comedian. He has appeared in several Bollywood films and Indian television shows. He is son of the comedian Jagdeep. He joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in March, 2014 and contested the 2014 Indian general election from the Lucknow constituency, finishing fifth.
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Javed Jaffrey is the son of comedian Jagdeep. He dubbed Mickey Mouse, Goofy and Don Karnage in Hindi for Disney and scripted the Hindi version of Disney's Jungle Book 2 and Pixar The Incredibles as well as voicing the antagonist. His played Charlie Anna in the animated film Roadside Romeo, a collaborative effort of Yash Raj Films and Disney. He has commentated on the Japanese TV show Takeshi's Castle and Ninja Warrior on Pogo TV and Hungama respectively. He was also the judge for Karaoke World Championships India, with Manasi Scott, music director Raju Singh, Salim Merchant, Sulaiman Merchant, founder and organizer of KWC INDIA, Savio Paul D'sa, Leslie Lewis, Remo Fernandes, and Sunita Rao.
Jaffrey hosts Big Googly on BIG 92.7FM created with Paritosh Painter. He also hosts Once More, where he talks about Bollywood films from the 1970s to the 1990s in his comic style, on Epic channel since 2015.
Jaffrey has been awarded the life membership of International Film And Television Club of Asian Academy of Film & Television. He was also the brand ambassador of the first India International Animation and Cartoon Film festival 2015.
The film Meri Jung, released in 1985, gave him his first opportunity to enact the role of a villain and showcase his dancing powers on screen. The launch of cable TV, particularly Channel [V] and its irreverent sense of humour, gave him a niche to depict his brand of comedy. He was called "TVdom's first real superstar". He anchored the show Videocon Flashback. Jaffrey also anchored the song programme, Timex Timepass, in which he shifted between the caricatures of characters.
He won his first IIFA Award for best comic role in Salaam Namaste in 2006. He hosts the dance competition show Boogie Woogie on Sony Entertainment Television Asia with his brother Naved Jaffery and friend Ravi Behl. He recently started hosting a game show called Mai Ka Laal on Disney Channel India which airs on Sundays at 5pm.
|Meri Jung||1985||Vikram Thakral aka Vicky||Also singer for song "Bol Baby Bol Rock-N-Roll"|
|7 Saal Baad||1987||Ravi|
|Woh Phir Aayegi||1988|
|Jawani Zindabad||1990||Ravi Verma|
|Jeena Marna Tere Sang||1992|
|Teesra Kaun||1994||Sanjay Chopra / Pankaj Nigam|
|Oh Darling! Yeh Hai India||1995||Prince of Don|
|Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge!||2009||Salim|
|Bombay Boys||1998||Cameo||Also Singer and Lyricist for song "Mumbhai"|
|Aman Ke Farishtey||2003||Amar|
|Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon||2003||Himself||special appearance|
|Jajantaram Mamantaram||2003||Aditya Pandit|
|Boom||2003||Boom Shankar aka Boom Boom|
|Salaam Namaste||2005||Jaggu||Special Appearance|
|Ta Ra Rum Pum||2007||Harry|
|Victoria No. 203||2007||Bobby 'BB' Bombatta|
|Shaurya||2008||Major Akash Kapoor|
|Singh Is Kinng||2008||Mika Singh|
|Roadside Romeo||2008||Charlie Anna||Voice Role|
|3 Idiots||2009||The real Ranchoddas Shamaldas Chanchad||Cameo appearance|
|8 x 10 Tasveer||2009||Habibullah Happi Pasha|
|Paying Guests||2009||Parag Melwani|
|City of Life||2009||Suresh Khan|
|Lafangey Parindey||2010||Himself||cameo appearance|
|Double Dhamaal||2011||Manav Shrivastav|
|Inshallah, Football||2011||—||Producer (Documentary film)|
|Inshallah, Kashmir||2012||—||Producer (Documentary film)|
|Agent Vinod||2012||—||singer for song "Pyaar ki Pungi"|
|Besharam||2013||Bheem Singh Chandel|
|War Chhod Na Yaar||2013||Captain Qureshi|
|Mr Joe B. Carvalho||2014||Carlos|
|Bang Bang!||2014||Hamid Gul|
|Picket 43||2015||Mushraff Khan||Malayalam Debut|
|Total Dhamaal||2019||Manav Shrivastav|
|Happy Sardar||2019||Inderpal Singh||Malayalam Film|
|Jabariya Jodi||2019||Hukum Dev Singh|
|De De Pyaar De||2019||Samir Khanna|
|Maska||2020||Rustom Irani||Netflix film|
|Coolie No. 1||2020||Jai Kishen/ Jackson||Amazon Prime Video film|
|Shershaah||2021||Major Ashraf Ali||Releasing 2 July|
|1993||Mr. Shrimati||Sanju||Television film|
|Zabaan Sambhalke||Rocky Patel||episode 12|
|2005-2006||Bam Bam Bam Gir Pade Hum||Host/presenter|
|2011-2012||Mai Ka Lal||Host|||
|2014||Once More With Jaaved Jaaferi||Host|
|2015||Back to Flashback||Host|
|2019||The Final Call||Siddharth Singhaniya|||
Animated films and Shows
|Film Title||Original Voice(s)||Character(s)||Dub Language||Original Language||Original Year Release||Dub Year Release||Notes|
|The Incredibles||Jason Lee||Buddy
Pine / Syndrome
(Bunty / Sankimaan)
|Hindi||English||2004||2004||The Hindi dub released as|
"Hum Hain Lajawab".
Live action series
|Title||Actor(s)||Character(s)||Dub Language||Original Language||Original Year Release||Dub Year Release||Notes|
|Takeshi's Castle||Shizuo Miyauchi
|Ninja Warrior||Takashi Matsuo||Narrator||Hindi||Japanese||1997||2013|
Awards and nominations
- Won, IIFA Best Comedian Award for Salaam Namaste (2006)
- Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role: Salaam Namaste (2006)
- Won, National Film Award for Best Film on Social Issues: Inshaallah, Football (2011)- As a producer
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