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Birthday Special: All-rounder Javed Jaffery turns 53 today

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TV actor and Bollywood comedian actor Javed Jaffery turns 53 today. Javed is a brand ambassador of 1st India International Animation and Catoon Film Festival and a son of very famous veteran comedian Jagdeep. Javed has done acting, singing, voice over, comedy and dancing in his career. He is one of the most talented person – a kind of an all-rounder. By doing comedy, Javed has followed in his father’s foot-step and iconic yesteryear comedian.

Javed Jaffery’s TV career

In 90’s when the channel TV launched its platform it asked Javed to demonstrate his unique brand of comedy on television. Javed was also a co-founder and Judge’s of India’s first reality show ‘Boogie Woogie’ which has broken records and is the longest running dance show covering 15 years on Sony Television Channel. Other shows include: ‘Tele Housie’, ‘Chitrahaar’, ‘Truck Dhinadhin’, and ‘Chak Dhoom Dhoom’.


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As Anchor

boogie-woogieJaved has performed in 200 live shows in India as well as in abroad. He has shared stage with Michael Jackson, Spice Girls, Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan and Anil Kapoor.

Javed has also dubbed voice for cartoons and animated movies. He dubbed Mickey Mouse, Goofy and Don Karnage for Disney in Hindi scripted version of Disney was ‘Jungle Book 2’ and ‘Pixar: The Incredible’ along with voicing for the antagonist. Javed character as a Charlie Anna in the first film Roadside Romeo was highly appreciated which was collaborate efforts of Disney and Yash Raj Films.

He also hosts ‘Big Googly’ on Big 92.7 FM and host ‘Once More’ where he talks about Bollywood films from 1970 to 1991 in his comic style on Epic channel.

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He also is a commentator on Japanese TV show Takeshi’s Castle and Ninja Warrior on Pogo TV and Hungama respectively, due to which he garnered a huge fan following with kids and adults. He also hosted a awards shows like Filmfare, Zee Cine Awards, and IIFA .

Film background

javed-jaffery-1Javed has received fair amount of success in Bollywood as well, for he gels into a character very well, and gives his best.

His debut movie was ‘Meri Jung’ in 1985, where he enacted a role of villain and also showcased his dancing powers on the big screen. He has acted in over 50 movies in Bollywood as well as international films.

His comedy in ‘Dhamaal’ series of movie, where one of the stand-out character. His character of Manav Shrivastav was loved by audience. His best comedian film was ‘Jajantaram Mamantaram’, ‘Double Dhamaal’ and ‘Paying Guest’.

He also act in some serious movies like ‘100 days’ and as a R.A.W agent in ‘Ishq Forever’.