Farida Jalal Biography, Facts & Life Story

Farida Jalal Indian Actress

Quick Facts

Known ForTamil film industries

Full Name:Farida Jalal



Age:72 years old (in 2021)

Date of Birth:March 14, 1949

Birthplace:New Delhi, India

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5 feet 1 inche (1.55 m)

Weight:68 kg (149 lbs)

Body Measurements:32-26-32 inches

Bra Size/Breast:32B

Waist:26 inches

Hips:32 inches


Dress Size:4 (US)

Hair Color:Salt & Pepper

Eye Color:Dark Brown

Farida Jalal needs no detailed introduction as she was one of the most popular names in the Bollywood film and entertainment media industry. The late iconic actress had worked in various movies and TV serials for which she became famous. She was known for her amazing acting prowess and versatility. She was born on 14th March 1949 and died on 19th February 2017. She did a variety of roles from humorous to comic and marked her identity in the Hindi cinema. Farida Jalal did multiple roles from comics, lead to supporting as well, and also worked in more than 100 movies.


In 1960, Farida Jalal took the start of her career after receiving the Filmfare’s United Film Producers Talent Hunt where she got selected as a finalist. She got the chance to work in a movie for the first time and she made debut “Taqdeer” which was directed by Tarachand Barjatya.  Since then, she frequently appeared in various movies and TV serials. She rose into fame after playing the role in the movie “Dil Wale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge” in 1995 and likewise, she did many roles for which she got huge acclaim. For this role, she earned the Best Supporting Actress Filmfare Award for playing the role of Kajol’s mother. In 1973, she appeared in the most famous movie “Bobby” in which she worked alongside Rishi Kapoor. While it was directed by Ram Kapoor. During the ’80s, she appeared as grandmom, mother, aunt, and such kind of role. She has acted in many Indian movies and played various roles. While her fans noted her for giving the amazing performances throughout her career. In 1990, she worked in the movies, like; “Dil To Pagal Hai”, “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai”, “Ladla”, “Kaho Na Pyar Hai”, and many more that are worth watching. However, she has worked in more than 100 movies for which she got several awards in the honor of her best performances.


Among various prestigious achievements, she was honored with the Best Supporting Actress Filmfare Award for the role of Lajjo Singh (Kajol’s mother) in the movie “Dil Wale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge”.

Farida Jalal Education

Qualification: High School Graduated

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Farida Jalal Career

Profession: Actress

Known For: Tamil film industries

Debut TV Series/Movie: Taqdeer

Salary: Under Review

Net Worth: USD $58 Million approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Not Known

Mother: Not Known

Brother(s): Khalid Mohammed

Sister(s): Not Known

Marital Status: Married

Husband/Boyfriend: Tabrez Barmavar (m. 1978–2003)

Children: 1

Son(s): Yaseen Jalal

Ex Boyfriends:

Not Known

Farida Jalal Favorites

Hobbies: Watching Movies, Dancing

Favorite Actress: Meena Kumari

Favorite Food: Biryani and Kheer

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