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Tajdar Amrohi Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Religion: Islam
Hometown: Amroha, Uttar Pradesh, India
Wife: Niloufer Amrohi

Tajdar Amrohi

Bio/Wiki
Full nameTajdar Kamal Amrohi
Profession(s)• Director
• Producer
Famous ForBeing the son of Syed Amir Haider Kamal Naqvi (Kamal Amrohi)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.8 m
in feet & inches- 5’11”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 90 kg
in pounds- 198 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutFilm:Razia Sultan (1983)
Personal Life
Date of Birth2 August 1946 (Friday)
Age (as of 2023)77 Years
BirthplaceAmroha, Uttar Pradesh, India
ZodiacLeo
NationalityIndian
HometownAmroha, Uttar Pradesh, India
SchoolColonel Brown Cambridge School Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
College/UniversityNowrosjee Wadia College, Pune, India
ReligionIslam
CasteShia Muslim [1]The Times of India
Food HabitNon-vegetarian
AddressRambrant, Pali Hill, Bandra, Mumbai - 400050
ControversiesLegal Action Against Manish Malhotra
Tajdar Amrohi reportedly threatened legal action against designer Manish Malhotra, who is set to make his directorial debut with a biopic based on the life of Meena Kumari. Tajdar alleged that Manish Malhotra cannot make a film based on his mother’s life without his consent and advised Kriti Sanon, who is set to portray Meena Kumari in the film, to refrain from portraying her on screen to safeguard the legendary actress’ reputation. Later, Tajdar apologized to Kriti Sanon for his harsh words and clarified that he is not filing a suit yet as the shooting of the film has not started. [2]The Indian Express

Slammed Kangana Ranaut
Tajdar lashed out at Kangana Ranaut when she alleged that a legendary actress like Meena Kumari too suffered Halala and Triple Talaq’s havoc. In an interview Tajdar said,
"Kangana is stupid and illiterate. She left her study at the age of 15 and have no common sense which is why I’m not taking any action against her otherwise I would have sued her in a defamation case." [3]The Times of India
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Family
Wife/SpouseNiloufer Amrohi (Writer and Poet)
Tajdar's wife Nilofar and son Mashood Amrohi
ChildrenSon(s)- • Bilal Amrohi (Indian Actor and Producer)
Bilal Amrohi
• Mashhoor Amrohi (Indian Actor and Producer)
Mashhoor Amrohi
ParentsFather- Kamal Amrohi
Kamal Amrohi
Mother- Sayeda Al-Zehra Mehmoodi
SiblingsBrother- Shandar
Shandar Amrohi
Sister- Rukhsar
Rukhsar Amrohi
Favourites
ActressMeena Kumari
SportspersonKapil Dev, Mohammad Azharuddin
Tajdar Amrohi with Kapil Dev and Mohmmad Azharuddin
SingerLata Mangeshkar

Tajdar Amrohi

Some Lesser Known Facts About Tajdar Amrohi

  • Tajdar Amrohi, an Indian director and producer, is the son of the legendary film director and writer Kamal Amrohi.
  • Kamal Amrohi married four times. Tajdar Amrohi was born to Kamal Amrohi’s second wife, Sayeda Al-Zehra Mehmoodi, the daughter of Jamal Hasan.
  • Tajdar Amrohi’s mother, Mehmoodi, passed away on 9 April 1982 in Amroha, Uttar Pradesh.
  • Tajdar Amrohi is married to Niloufer Amrohi, who is the sister of actor Mazhar Khan.
  • Tajdar Amrohi is the stepson of Meena Kumari, a well-known Indian actress with whom he shared a deep bond of affection. In an interview, he talked about Meena Kumari and said,

    Choti Ammi never took Baba away from us. She never asked him to leave us. She respected my mother. She gave me no reason to hate her. I grew extremely fond of her. Having said that, Choti Ammi remained the love of his life.”

  • Tajdar Amrohi is the nephew of the famous poets Jaun Elia and Rais Amrohvi.
  • In 1958, Kamal founded Kamal Amrohi Studio also known as Kamalistaan Studio; this studio gave many blockbuster films including ‘Mahal’ (1949), ‘Pakeezah’ (1972), and ‘Razia Sultan’ (1983). After Kamal’s death, the studio was owned by Tejdar, Shandar, and Rukhsar.

    Kamal Amrohi Studio Mumbai

    Kamal Amrohi Studio Mumbai

  • Tajdar was not on good terms with her brother Shandar and sister Rukhsar over the property issues because Shandar tried to sell his share of the studio without informing his siblings.
  • Preity Zinta was involved in the property issue of the Amrohi family. Reportedly, Preity was adopted by the younger brother of Tajdar, Shandar, who wanted to make a will in the name of Preity Zinta. [4]The Times of India
  • In 2019, Kamal Studio was auctioned off to DB Realty and RMZ Corporation to jointly develop a 15-acre land for corporate offices. [5]Hindustan Times
  • In 1983, Tajdar Amrohi made his directorial debut with the film ‘Razia Sultan.’ It was the last film of his father, Kamal Amrohi.

    Raziya Sultan poster

    Raziya Sultan poster

  • Later, Tajdar directed films such as ‘Ek Number ka Chor’ (1990), ‘Mera Mulk Mera Paigam’ (2001).
  • He produced a few films including ‘Shankar Hussain’ (1977), ‘Hum Sey Hai Jahaan’ (2008), and ‘Duniyadari’ (2017).
  • Tajdar’s son, Mashhoor Amrohi, wrote, directed, and played the lead role in the film ‘Hum Sey Hai Jahaan’.
  • In 2004, Tajdar joined the Congress Party.
  • He acted as Director of various industries including Karbala Enterprises Private Limited, Kamaal Amrohi Foundation, and Global Ocean Logisol Private Limited.