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Saeed Jaffrey OBE (born 8 January 1929) is an Indian-born British actor, who has done numerous British movies. He was born in Malerkotla, Punjab. His film credits include The Man Who Would Be King (1975), Shatranj Ke Khiladi (The Chess Players) (1977), Gandhi (1982), A Passage to India (1965 BBC version and 1984 film) and My Beautiful Laundrette (1985). He has also appeared in many Bollywood films in the 1980s and 1990s. For television he has starred in Gangsters (1975–1978), The Jewel in the Crown (1984), Tandoori Nights (1985–1987) and Little Napoleons (1994). He also appeared as Ravi Desai on Coronation Street as the father of Vikram Desai, the cousin of Dev Alahan and in Minder (TV series) as Mr Mukerjee in Series 1 episode The Bengal Tiger.

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Saeed Jaffrey OBE (born 8 January 1929) is an Indian-born British actor, who has done numerous British movies. He was born in Malerkotla, Punjab. His film credits include The Man Who Would Be King (1975), Shatranj Ke Khiladi (The Chess Players) (1977), Gandhi (1982), A Passage to India (1965 BBC version and 1984 film) and My Beautiful Laundrette (1985). He has also appeared in many Bollywood films in the 1980s and 1990s. For television he has starred in Gangsters (1975–1978), The Jewel in the Crown (1984), Tandoori Nights (1985–1987) and Little Napoleons (1994). He also appeared as Ravi Desai on Coronation Street as the father of Vikram Desai, the cousin of Dev Alahan and in Minder (TV series) as Mr Mukerjee in Series 1 episode The Bengal Tiger.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 91

Birthday 1929-01-08

Day of Death 2015-11-15

Place of Birth Maler Kotla, Punjab, India

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Sayeed Jaffery

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Mr In-Between as Mr. Basmati
Staying On (0 episodes)
2009 Sanam Teri Kasam as Vikram Verma
2008 Bunker Hill as Mr. Farook
2005 Chicken Tikka Masala as C. P. Chopra
2005 Kaun Hai Jo Sapno Mein Aaya
2002 The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (1 episode) as Akram Malik
2002 Day Of the Sirens
1998 Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai as Komal's Father
1998 Aunty No. 1 as Colonel Sadanand Dhongre
1997 Deewana Mastana as Chander Nandkishore Kapoor Sharma
1997 Udaan as Mr. Sahay
1997 Raja Ki Ayegi Baraat
1997 Mahaanta as Inspector General of Police
1997 Judaai as Mr. Sahni
1997 The Journey as Ashok
1996 English Babu Desi Mem as Lawyer Madadgar
1996 Bambai Ka Babu as Vicky's Father (as Saeed Jafrey)
1995 Trimurti as Bhanu
1995 Angrakshak
1995 Veergati as Pooja's dad
1995 Saajan Ki Baahon Mein as Ranvir Singh
1994 Two Oranges and a Mango
1994 Common As Muck (2 episodes)
1994 Little Napoleons (4 episodes) as Vijay Shah
1994 Yeh Dillagi as Bhanupratap Saigal
1994 Dilwale as Police Commissioner
1993 Ek Hi Raasta as Colonel Choudhry
1993 Aashik Aawara
1993 Aaina as Mr. Mathur
1992 Nishchaiy as Suryakant Gujral
1992 Suryavanshi as J.B.
1991 Pebble Mill (1 episode)
1991 Masala as Lallu Bhai Solanki / Mr. Tikkoo / Lord Krishna
1991 Indrajeet
1990 Dil as Mr. Mehra
1990 Kishen Kanhaiya as Vidya Charan
1990 Pathar Ke Insan
1990 After Midnight as Jas
1989 ChaalBaaz as Vishwannath
1989 Daata as Master Dinanath
1989 Eeshwar as Masterji (Guest Appearance)
1989 Ram Lakhan as Police Commissioner Arun Kashyap
1988 The Deceivers as Hussein
1988 Just Ask for Diamond as Mr. Patel
1988 Vijay as Inder Sen Gujral
1988 Tamas (6 episodes) as Karim Khan
1987 Partition
1987 Khudgarz as Brij Bhushan Saxena
1987 A Killing on the Exchange (1 episode)
1986 Kala Dhanda Goray Log as Pinto Ustad
1985 Karishma Kudrat Kaa
1985 My Beautiful Laundrette as Nasser Ali
1985 Saagar as Mr. D'Silva
1985 Ram Teri Ganga Maili as Kunj Bihari (as Saeed Jaffry)
1985 Tandoori Nights (12 episodes)
1984 A Passage to India as Hamidullah
1984 The Razor's Edge as Raaz
1984 The Far Pavilions (3 episodes) as Biju Ram
1984 The Jewel in the Crown (14 episodes) as Ahmed Ali Gaffur Kasim Bahadur, the Nawab of Mirat
1983 Kissi Se Na Kehna as Lalaji
1983 Masoom as Suri
1983 The Courtesans of Bombay
1982 Gandhi as Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
1982 Star as Rana
1981 Staying On as Frankie Bhoolabhoy
1981 Chashme Buddoor as Lalan Mian
1981 Sphinx as Selim
1979 Minder (1 episode)
1979 Tales of the Unexpected (1 episode)
1978 Death on the Nile as Servant on the 'Karnak' (uncredited)
1978 Hullabaloo Over Georgie and Bonnie's Pictures as Sri Narain
1978 Destiny
1977 The Chess Players as Mir Roshan Ali
1976 Gangsters (12 episodes)
1975 Rumpole of the Bailey (1 episode)
1975 The Man Who Would Be King as Billy Fish
1975 Two's Company (1 episode) as The Doctor
1975 The Wilby Conspiracy as Mukarjee
1975 Gangsters as Rafiq
1974 Notorious Woman (1 episode)
1972 The Regiment (1 episode)
1971 The Horsemen as District Chief
1970 Play for Today (1 episode)
1969 The Guru as Murad
1968 Stalked as The Pitch-Man
1967 Callan (1 episode)
1965 Play of the Month (1 episode)
1964 Parable as Circus Worker
1961 The Creation of Woman as Narrator (voice)
1959 The Sword and the Flute as Narrator

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