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Madhur Jaffrey

Madhur Jaffrey was born on August 13, 1933 in Delhi, India as Madhur Bahadur. She is an actress and writer, known for Wolf (1994), A Late Quartet (2012) and Prime (2005). She has been married to Sanford Allen since 1969. She was previously married to Saeed Jaffrey. See full bio »

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Wolf Party Guest
A Late Quartet
A Late Quartet Dr. Nadir
Prime Rita
Phoebe in Wonderland
Phoebe in Wonderland Miss Reiter


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 2013 Jadoo
 2012 New Girl (TV Series)
- Backslide (2012) ... Nana
 2009 Today's Special
 2009 Psych (TV Series)
- Bollywood Homicide (2009) ... Dadi
 2006-2008 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Mrs. Khan / Professor
- Assassin (2008) ... Mrs. Khan
- The Healer (2006) ... Professor
 2008 Phoebe in Wonderland
Miss Reiter
 2007 Partition
Shanti Singh
 2006 The Papdits (TV Movie)
Widow Papdit
 2006 Hiding Divya
Divya Shah
 2006 A Season of Madness (Short)
Mother in-law
 2005 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Dr. Indira Singh
- Name (2005) ... Dr. Indira Singh
 2005 Prime
 2003 Cosmopolitan (TV Movie)
 2002 Grasp (Short)
Mrs. Singh
 2001 Holby City (TV Series)
Nisha Kapur
- It's a Family Affair (2001) ... Nisha Kapur
 1999 Cotton Mary
Cotton Mary
 1999 ABCD
 1999 Chutney Popcorn
 1996 The Peacock Spring (TV Movie)
Lady Srinevasan
 1994 Vanya on 42nd Street
Mrs. Chao
 1994 Wolf
Party Guest
 1993 Six Degrees of Separation
Guest of Honor
 1988 The Perfect Murder
Mrs. Lal
 1986 Love Match (TV Movie)
 1985 Saagar
Kamladevi (Ravi's grandma)
 1985 The Assam Garden
 1983 Heat and Dust
Begum Mussarat Jahan, the Nawab's mother (At the Palace in Khatm)
 1975 Autobiography of a Princess
The Princess
 1969 The Guru
Begum Sahiba
 1966 Antkeeper (Short)
 1965 Shakespeare-Wallah
 1964 Parable (Short)
The Magician's Assistant
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Other Works:

Madhur Jaffrey has written many bestselling books about Indian and Far Eastern cookery including A Taste of India and Illustrated Indian Cookery. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Saeed and Madhur Jaffrey

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Madhur Jaffrey is the author of several best-selling Indian cookbooks. See more »

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