Jagdeep Age, Wife, Children, Biography & More

Jagdeep Profile


Real Name/Full NameSyed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jafri
ProfessionActor, Comedian
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
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourSalt & pepper
Personal Life
Date of Birth29 March 1939
Age (as in 2017)78 Years
Birth PlaceDatia, Madhya Pradesh, Central Provinces, British India
Zodiac sign/Sun signAries
Nationality Indian
HometownMumbai, India
SchoolNot known
CollegeDid not attend
Educational QualificationNot known
DebutFilm: Afsana (1951, as a Child artist)
Do Bigha Zameen (1954, as a Comedian)
Do Bigha Zamin
Bhabhi (1957, Lead Actor)
Bhabhi 1957
FamilyFather- Syed Yawar Husain Jafri
Mother- Kaneez Hyder
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
Favourite Things
Favourite ActorsAmitabh Bachchan, Dilip Kumar, Raj Kapoor, Shah Rukh Khan
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot known
Wife(s)/Spouse(s)Naseem Begam
Sughra Begum
Begam Jaffry with son Javed Jaffrey and Naved Jaffrey
Marriage DateNot known
ChildrenSons-Hussein Jaffry (From first wife)
Javed Jaffrey (Actor, Dancer, Comedian; from second wife)
Javed Jaffery
Naved Jaffrey (Actor, TV-judge; from second wife)
Naved Jaffery
Daughters- Shakira Shafi (From first wife), Suraiya Jaffry (From first wife), Muskan (From third wife)
Jagdeep with daughter Muskan Jafery



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.
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