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Saeed Jaffrey

​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. Description above from the Wikipedia article Saeed Jaffrey, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jan 8, 1929 In Maler Kotla, Punjab, India
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Mr In-Between
Latest Project:
Series Staying On 2018
Known For
Poster of The Courtesans of Bombay
Movie Mr In-Between Mr. Basmati 2020
Series Staying On 2018
Movie Sanam Teri Kasam Vikram Verma 2009-05-06
Movie Bunker Hill Mr. Farook 2008-10-17
Movie Chicken Tikka Masala C. P. Chopra 2005-04-22
Series The Inspector Lynley Mysteries Unknown 2002-04-08
Movie Day Of the Sirens 2002-01-01
Movie Aunty No. 1 Colonel Sadanand Dhongre 1998-05-01
Movie Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai Komal's father 1998-05-22
Movie The Journey Ashok 1997-01-01
Movie Deewana Mastana Chander Nandkishore Kapoor Sharma 1997-09-23
Movie Raja Ki Ayegi Baraat 1997-08-18
Movie Judaai Mr. Sahni 1997-02-01
Movie English Babu Desi Mem Lawyer Madadgar 1996-01-19
Movie Bambai Ka Babu Vicky's Father (as Saeed Jafrey) 1996-01-01
Movie Veergati Pooja's dad 1995-09-29
Movie Trimurti Bhanu 1995-01-18
Movie Dilwale Police Commissioner 1994-01-29
Series Little Napoleons Vijay Shah 1994-06-07
Movie Two Oranges and a Mango 1994-09-07
Movie Yeh Dillagi Bhanupratap Saigal 1994-05-05
Movie Ek Hi Raasta Colonel Choudhry 1993-10-22
Movie Aashik Aawara 1993-05-28
Movie Nishchaiy Suryakant Gujral 1992-07-16
Movie Suryavanshi J.B. 1992-02-07
Movie Masala Lallu Bhai Solanki / Mr. Tikkoo / Lord Krishna 1991-09-06
Movie After Midnight Jas 1990-01-01
Movie Kishen Kanhaiya Vidya Charan 1990-03-09
Movie Dil Mr. Mehra 1990-06-22
Movie Ram Lakhan Police Commissioner Arun Kashyap 1989-01-27
Movie Eeshwar Masterji (Guest Appearance) 1989-02-24
Movie ChaalBaaz Vishwannath 1989-12-08
Series Tamas Karim Khan 1988-01-09
Movie The Deceivers Hussein 1988-09-02
Movie Just Ask for Diamond Mr. Patel 1988-09-01
Movie Vijay Inder Sen Gujral 1988-08-12
Movie Partition 1987-08-19
Movie Khudgarz Brij Bhushan Saxena 1987-05-16
Movie Kala Dhanda Goray Log Pinto Ustad 1986-05-19
Movie Ram Teri Ganga Maili Kunj Bihari (as Saeed Jaffry) 1985-07-25
Series Tandoori Nights 1985-07-04
Movie Saagar Mr. D'Silva 1985-08-09
Movie My Beautiful Laundrette Nasser Ali 1985-11-16
Series The Jewel in the Crown Ahmed Ali Gaffur Kasim Bahadur, the Nawab of Mirat 1984-01-09
Movie The Razor's Edge Raaz 1984-10-19
Movie A Passage to India Hamidullah 1984-12-14
Movie The Courtesans of Bombay 1983-01-01
Movie Kissi Se Na Kehna Lalaji 1983-12-30
Movie Masoom Suri 1983-01-10
Movie Gandhi Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel 1982-11-30
Movie Star Rana 1982-10-22
Movie Sphinx Selim 1981-02-11
Movie Staying On Frankie Bhoolabhoy 1981-05-11
Movie Chashme Buddoor Lalan Mian 1981-04-30
Series Tales of the Unexpected Unknown 1979-03-24
Series Minder Unknown 1979-10-29
Movie Death on the Nile Servant on the 'Karnak' (uncredited) 1978-10-06
Movie Hullabaloo Over Georgie and Bonnie's Pictures Sri Narain 1978-09-01
Movie Destiny 1978-01-31
Movie The Chess Players Mir Roshan Ali 1977-10-02
Series Gangsters 1976-09-09
Movie The Wilby Conspiracy Mukarjee 1975-02-01
Movie Gangsters Rafiq 1975-01-09
Movie The Man Who Would Be King Billy Fish 1975-12-03
Series Rumpole of the Bailey Unknown 1975-12-17
Movie The Horsemen District Chief 1971-08-16
Series Play for Today Unknown 1970-10-15
Movie The Guru Murad 1969-02-10
Movie Stalked The Pitch-Man 1968-04-02
Series Callan Unknown 1967-07-08
Movie Parable Circus Worker 1964-08-31
Movie The Creation of Woman Narrator (voice) 1961-05-01