Full Name:Sheikh Javed Iqbal
Profession:Actor, Director, Producer
Age:66 years old (in 2020)
Date of Birth:October 8, 1954
Birthplace:Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height, Weight & Physical Stats
Height:5 feet 9 inches (1.70 m)
Weight:87 kg (191 lbs)
Hair Color:Light Brown
Javed Sheikh is a Pakistani director, actor and producer. The first film he appeared in was Dhamaka which was released in the year 1974. He has since starred in more than 100 Urdu movies. The first film he directed was Mushkil, which was released in the year 1995. In the year 2002, Javed Sheikh directed another movie titled Yeh Dil Aap Ka Huwa and also appeared in a supporting role in the movie. In the year 2005, he swapped to acting in Bollywood movies and starred in the movies Jaan-E-Mann and Shikhar. In 2007, Javed Sheikh starred in Om Shanti Om, Namaste London and a Pakistani movie titled Mein Ek Din Laut Kay Aaoon Ga.
In the year 2008, Javed Sheikh played a prominent role in the movie Jannat. His movie as a filmmaker, Khulay Aasman Kay Neechay, which was a mega-budget movie, was shot in 4 different regions, i.e., India, Pakistan, Australia and UAE. The movie was a flop at box-office, costing him a loss of 8 crores.
Javed Sheikh appeared in a multi-cultural British movie ‘Honour Killings’ which was specifically based upon the burning phenomenon of UK: Killing Individuals in the name of Honor. The movie was produced by Harijinder Singh and directed by Avtar Bhogal. The film featured a mix of Indian, Pakistani and British actors involving famous Pakistani Model cum actress Zara Sheikh, Gulshan Grover, Prem Chopra, Sandeep Singh and Tom Alter.
Javed Sheikh’s first marriage was with the renowned TV/film actress Zinat Mangi with whom he has a son named Shahzad Shiekh and daughter Momal sheikh. After separation her he had a short marriage with Salma Agha, another renowned British born Pakistani actress/singer of that era. After that Javed Sheikh has had many relationships with popular actresses like Sana and Neeli.
Although it is massively presumed he had a short marriage with Neeli though both parties denied it. After his separation from Salma Agha, he is still single on the record. In 2009, in a morning show aired on Geo TV Sheikh confessed that he has settled in India to expedite his working in Bollywood films. Javed Sheikh has appeared in some really influential roles in Bollywood films; he played the role of Shahrukh Khan’s father in the movie Om Shanti Om. He played a strong role in Shikhar as well.
Javed who himself is a mega star has a celebrity family. The talent runs in the blood of his family. His brother Saleem Sheikh and children Shehzad Sheikh and Momal Sheikh are popular actors, who have marked their names in showbiz industry.
Facts You Never Knew About Javed Sheikh!
- Javed Sheikh is a director, film and television actor, and film producer associated with a multiplicity of different film industries, covering Bollywood.
- In 1974, he appeared in his first movie titled Dhamaka.
- He has appeared in more than 20 television shows.
- Javed Sheikh’s first wife was Zinat Mangi with whom he had two children. He afterwards remarried to Salma Agha and divorced her after a short marriage.
- Javed Sheikh’s son Shahzad Sheikh is also a renowned Pakistani television actor.
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Javed Sheikh Career
Profession: Actor, Director, Producer
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Family & Relatives
Father: Shiekh Ramatullah
Mother: Not known
Brother(s): Saleem Sheikh (Young Brother)
Sister(s): Safeena Sheikh (Sister)
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Girlfriend: Zinat Mangi
Son(s): Shehzad Sheikh
Daughter(s): Mariam Sheikh, Momal Sheikh
Salma Agha (Ex-wife)
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Favorite Food: Desi Food
Favorite Destination: Lahore
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