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Jagdeep Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : March 6, 2019

Short Biography

Jagdeep was born on 29-03-1939 in Datia in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. He is an Indian Film Actor & Comedian.

Other Name: Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jafri
Other Professions: Comedian
Appearance: Bollywood
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Jagdeep Complete Bio & Career

Jagdeep is a renowned comic of the Indian film industry. He entered the film business as a tyke craftsman in BR Chopra's Afsana, which was trailed by Ab Dilli Door Nahin, K An Abbas' Munna and Hum Panchi Ek Dal Ke. 
The year 1957 was an achievement in Jagdeep's profession. He performed in a kids' film, Hum Panchi Ek Dal Ke, for which he was granted alongside different specialists of the film by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the PM of India. His oldest child is Jaaved Jaffrey, who is a prevalent performing artist of Bollywood, progressively well known for his expertise in moving. 
Jagdeep began his profession as a comic with Bimal Roy's Do Bigha Zameen which was trailed by Teen Bahuraniyan, Jeene Ki Raah, Darpan, Gora Aur Kala, Aankh Micholi, Insaaniyat, Jaggu, Chala Murari Hero Banne and some more. He even assumed the job of a saint in five movies, incorporating Bhabhi with Nanda and another film Barkha. 
Do Bigha Zameen was trailed by Guru Dutt's lady generation, Aar Paar (1954). He at that point acted in Aasman, Dhake Ki Malmal, Bhaisahab, and Dhobi Doctor, which was Bimal Roy's first creation. In the film Shikwa, he assumed the job of youthful Dilip Kumar. In the movies Ek Masoom and Mandir-Masjid, he was shown in negative shade.
Jagdeep's most acclaimed comic job is the character Soorma Bhopali in Sholay. The film is viewed as one of the best motion pictures of Bollywood. He has worked in excess of 400 Hindi movies. 

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Jagdeep Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Syed Yawar Husain Jafri and Kaneez Hyder. He married three times. His first wife was Naseem Begam with whom he has a son named Hussein Jaffry and two daughters named Suraiya Jaffry and Shakira Shafi. He then married Sughra Begam with whom he has two sons named Javed Jaffrey and Naved Jaffrey. He then married Nazima with whom he has a daughter named Muskaan Jaffery.

Life's Important Dates Of Jagdeep

Body Measurements

Chest Size 38
Biceps Size 11
Waist Size 30
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Datia, Madhya Pradesh
Nationality Indian
Religion Islam
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Travelling
Marital Status Married
Debut As a Child Artist - Afsa (1951)
As an Adult - Do Bigha Zameen (1954)
Best Movies Bhabhi, Agent Vinod, Brahmachari, Sholay and Andaz Apna Apna among various others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Car Collections Audi Q5


Favorite Actor Dilip Kumar , Amitabh Bachchan , Shah Rukh Khan
Favorite Food Biryani

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Jagdeep

  • His actual name is Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jafri.
  • He lost his father when he was just 5 years old.
  • He was paid 3INR for his debut film Afsana in which he played child artists role.
  • He initially refused to portray the role of Soorma Bhoplai.
  • He was last seen in the Hindi film Gali Gali Chor Hain in the year 2012.

Jagdeep Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

82 years, 8 months, 3 days old age Jagdeep will turn 83 on 29 March, 2022. Only 3 months, 26 days, 7 hours, 37 minutes has left for his next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Jagdeep has celebrated the total number of 82 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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