Madhur Jaffrey


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Madhur Jaffrey was born on August 13, 1933 in Civil Lines, Delhi, British India. She is an actress and writer, known for Saagar (1985), Wolf (1994) and Shakespeare-Wallah (1965). She has been married to Sanford Allen since 1969. She was previously married to Saeed Jaffrey. See full bio »

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Saagar Kamladevi (Ravi's grandma)
(1985)
Wolf Party Guest
(1994)
(1965)
Today's Special Farrida
(2009)

Filmography

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 2020-2022 Mira, Royal Detective (TV Series)
Asha / Mrs. Chopra
- The Big Jalpur Wedding Mystery (2022) ... Asha
 2022 And Just Like That... (TV Series)
Seema's Mom
- Diwali (2022) ... Seema's Mom
 2021 Bless the Harts (TV Series)
Dr. Chakrabarti
- Hoot 'n Haw (2021) ... Dr. Chakrabarti (voice)
 2020 The Glorias
Bookstore Host
 2019 Doom Patrol (TV Series)
Old Arani
- Doom Patrol Patrol (2019) ... Old Arani
 2018 I Feel Bad (TV Series)
Maya Kamala
- There's Never Enough Time (2018) ... Maya Kamala
- I Don't Know My Dad (2018) ... Maya Kamala
- We're Not Fun Anymore (2018) ... Maya Kamala
- My Kids Barely Know Their Culture (2018) ... Maya Kamala
- I Need My Mom (2018) ... Maya Kamala
 2017 The Good Karma Hospital (TV Series)
Mother Carmen
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... Mother Carmen
 2013 Jadoo
Madhur Jaffrey
 2012 A Late Quartet
Dr. Nadir
 2012 New Girl (TV Series)
Nana
- Backslide (2012) ... Nana
 2009 Today's Special
Farrida
 2009 Psych (TV Series)
Dadi
- 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
Rita
 2003 Cosmopolitan (TV Movie)
Madhu
 2003 EastEnders (TV Series)
Pushpa
- Episode dated 15 August 2003 (2003) ... Pushpa
- Episode dated 14 August 2003 (2003) ... Pushpa
- Episode dated 8 August 2003 (2003) ... Pushpa
- Episode dated 8 July 2003 (2003) ... Pushpa
- Episode dated 3 July 2003 (2003) ... Pushpa
 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 Flawless
Dr. Nirmala
 1999 ABCD
Anju
 1999 Chutney Popcorn
Meenu
 1996 The Peacock Spring (TV Movie)
Lady Srinevasan
 1994 Vanya on 42nd Street
Mrs. Chao
 1992-1994 Firm Friends (TV Series)
Jayshree Kapoor
- Episode #2.4 (1994) ... Jayshree Kapoor
- Episode #2.3 (1994) ... Jayshree Kapoor
- Episode #2.2 (1994) ... Jayshree Kapoor
- Episode #2.1 (1994) ... Jayshree Kapoor
- Episode #1.4 (1992) ... Jayshree Kapoor
 1994 Wolf
Party Guest
 1993 Six Degrees of Separation
Guest of Honor
 1993 Ghostwriter (TV Series)
Dr. Singhla
- Over a Barrel: Part 4 (1993) ... Dr. Singhla
- Over a Barrel: Part 2 (1993) ... Dr. Singhla
 1988 The Perfect Murder
Mrs. Lal
 1986 Love Match (TV Movie)
Shahina
 1985 Saagar
Kamladevi (Ravi's grandma)
 1985 The Assam Garden
Ruxmani
 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)
Bruja
 1965 Shakespeare-Wallah
Manjula
 1964 Parable (Short)
The Magician's Assistant
 1957 The Bloodless Arena (TV Movie)
Nirmala (as Madhur Bahadur)
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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:

Madhur Bahadur | Saeed and Madhur Jaffrey

Spouse:

Sanford Allen | See more »

Children:

Sakina Jaffrey
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Nickname:

The Julia Child of Indian cookery

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