Saeed Jaffrey

Indian actor (1929-2015)

Saeed Jaffrey, OBE (Punjabi: ਸਈਦ ਜਾਫ਼ਰੀ, Urdu: سعید جعفری‎; Hindi: सईद जाफ़री; 8 January 1929 – 15 November 2015) was an Indian-born British actor. He appeared on radio, stage, television and movie. He was known for his roles in The Man Who Would Be King, Shatranj Ke Khilari, and in My Beautiful Laundrette.

Saeed Jaffrey

سعید جعفری
Born(1929-01-08)8 January 1929
Died14 November 2015(2015-11-14) (aged 86)
Years active1961–2014
ChildrenZia Jaffrey (b. 1959)
Meera Jaffrey (b. 1960)
Sakina Jaffrey (b. 1962)

Jaffrey died at a hospital in London on 14 November 2015, having recently collapsed at his home and suffered a brain hemorrhage, aged 86.[1][2][3]


  1. "Saeed Jaffrey, Indian actor and Bollywood veteran, dies". BBC News. 16 November 2015. Retrieved 16 November 2015.
  2. Elaine Woo (16 November 2015). "Saeed Jaffrey dies at 86; Actor exuded flair and versatility from Bollywood to Britain". Retrieved 16 November 2015.
  3. Jaffrey Associates (16 November 2015). "Announcement Of Death: Veteran Indian Born Actor Saeed Jaffrey Has Died". SourceWire News Distribution. Archived from the original on 17 November 2015. Retrieved 16 November 2015.

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