|Real Name/Full Name||Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jafri|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 174 cm
in meters- 1.74 m
in feet inches- 5’ 7”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms60 kg
in pounds132 lbs
|Body Measurements||- Chest: 38 Inches
- Waist: 30 Inches
- Biceps: 11 Inches
|Hair Colour||Salt & pepper|
|Date of Birth||29 March 1939|
|Age (as in 2017)||78 Years|
|Birth Place||Datia, Madhya Pradesh, Central Provinces, British India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Aries|
|College||Did not attend|
|Educational Qualification||Not known|
|Debut||Film: Afsana (1951, as a Child artist)
Do Bigha Zameen (1954, as a Comedian)
Bhabhi (1957, Lead Actor)
|Family||Father- Syed Yawar Husain Jafri
Mother- Kaneez Hyder
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
|Favourite Actors||Amitabh Bachchan, Dilip Kumar, Raj Kapoor, Shah Rukh Khan|
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Marriage Date||Not known|
|Children||Sons-Hussein Jaffry (From first wife)
Javed Jaffrey (Actor, Dancer, Comedian; from second wife)
Naved Jaffrey (Actor, TV-judge; from second wife)
Daughters- Shakira Shafi (From first wife), Suraiya Jaffry (From first wife), Muskan (From third wife)
Some Lesser Known Facts About Jagdeep
- Does Jagdeep smoke?: Not known
- Does Jagdeep drink alcohol?: Not known
- Jagdeep lost his father when Jagdeep was just an infant.
- After his father’s death and the partition in 1947, they faced a financial crisis, because of which his Mother brought him to Mumbai.
- His mother used to work as a cook in an orphanage. She saved every single penny to send her child to school. BHowever Jagdeep did not like the extra effort his mother was putting-in solely for him. So he left school and started selling things by the road side.
- He was paid INR 3 for his first film, where in he was a child artist.
- In his career spanning over 35 years, Jagdeep acted in more than 400 films.
- Interestingly, Jagdeep had refused to play the role of ‘Soorma Bhopali’, which remains to be one of his iconic roles to date.