Farida Jalal

14 March 1949 | Pisces

Actress

Actor

Farida Jalal

Farida Jalal

Often portraying the role of the doting mother, this veteran actress has appeared in over two hundred films and has been in the industry for over five decades.

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Filmography

9 February 2007Big Brother
Sitadevi S. Gandhi / Sitadevi S. Sharma

19 May 2000Kya Kehna
Rohini Baxi (Priya's mom)

11 February 2000Pukar
Gayetri Rajvansh

12 October 1998Soldier
Shanti Sinha

24 April 1998Salaakhen
Gayetri S. Agnihotri

13 February 1998Zor
Mrs. Khan

19 December 1997Aflatoon
Raja's mother

11 April 1997Ziddi
Jaya's mother

1 February 1997Judaai
Kaajal's Mother

20 December 1996Ajay
Ajay's Mother

20 September 1996Diljale
Shyam's mother

27 January 1995Jawab
Rajeshwar's maidservant

22 July 1994Krantiveer
Mrs. Tilak (Pratap's Mother)

17 March 1994Laadla
Gayetri Verma

28 January 1994Dulaara
Mrs. Florence Joyner

21 January 1994Elaan
Revati Chaudhry

10 September 1993Gardish
Lakshmi P. Sathe

2 July 1992Paayal
Shanti Devi

28 June 1991Henna
Bibi Gul

1977Alaap
Sulakshana Gupta

6 December 1974Majboor
Renu Khanna

1973Bobby
Alka 'Nikki' Sharma

28 January 1972Amar Prem
Mrs. Nandkishore Sharma

Biography

Often portraying the role of the doting mother, this veteran actress has appeared in over two hundred films and has been in the industry for over five decades. Farida Jalal made her debut with Taqdeer (1967). She got nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for Aradhna (1969), Majboor (1974), Shaque (1976) and Jurmana (1979) and received the award for Paras (1971), Henna (1991) and DDLJ (1995). She won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance in Mammo (1994) and the Best Actress Award at 2012 Harlem International Film Festival for A Gran Plan. She has also made appearances in Naya Raasta (1970), Zindagi Zindagi (1972), Bobby (1973), Dharmatma (1975), Abdullah (1980), Yaarana (1981), Gardish (1993), Raja Hindustani (1996), Dil To Pagal Hai (1997), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Kya Kehna (2000), Kabhie Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001), Main Prem Ki Deewani Hoon (2003), Taarzan: The Wonder Car (2004), Pyaar Mein Twist (2005), Big Brother (2006), Aashayein (2010), Love Breakups Zindagi (2011) and Student of the Year (2012) among others. She has appeared in several TV shows. She made her debut with Yeh Jo Zindagi Hai (1984). Subsequently, she became a prominent face with her performances in Dekh Bhai Dekh (1993), Shararat (2004-09), Balika Vadhu (2009, 12), Ammaji Ki Galli (2011) and Jeannie Aur Juju (2013). She is currently seen on Satrangi Sasuraal. She received the ITA Award for Best Actress – Comedy (2003) and the Star Parivaar Award for the Best Jadooi Character (2007). Jalal met Tabrez Barmavar while working for Jeevan Rekha (1974) and they had a love marriage in 1978. He expired in 2003. They have a son Yaseen, who is one of the upcoming directors.

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