8 Things You Didn’t Know About Farida Jalal

Farida Jalal (late), a veteran Indian film and television actress worked in the Bollywood film industry and made her career broad by giving stellar performances throughout her career life. The legendary actress did many super hit movies and television serials for which she got appreciated a lot. Apart from Bollywood movies, she worked in Tamil and Telugu cinema where she became a household name. Moreover, she worked in more than 200 movies in Hindi and the best is, her driven roles led her to receive many accolades. The actress passed away in the year 2016. However, here we have compiled some unknown facts you probably did not know about her. So, let us have a look!


8 Things You Didn’t Know About Farida Jalal

1- Hobbies

The legendary actress Farida Jalal was a kind person who always took time for watching movies as she adored iconic actors of the Bollywood film industry who she admired the most.

2- Famous Role

Among various film and television projects, Farida Jalal became famous for appearing in the debut television serial named Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi aired in the year 1984. Since then, she never looked back and continued to struggle.

3- Married Life

The iconic actress dated her long-term beau Tabrez Barmawar who was also an actor. The couple got married in the year 1978 and blessed with a son named Yaseen Jalal. Her husband passed away in the year 2003.

4- Won Young Talent Contest

Farida Jalal took part in the Young Talent Contest held by United Picture Production sponsored by Filmfare. The actress emerged as a winner which was the biggest life achievement for her at that time.

5- Raised by her Grandma & Mother

Her parents got separated when she was just 2 years old and she was raised by her grandmother and her mother. Once in her interview, Farida Jalal revealed that she felt the consequences of that incident in her life.

6- Rose to Fame

Among various top-rated television serials, Farida Jalal rose to fame after appearing in the comic-magic show named Shararat- Thoda Jadu, Thodi Nazakat which was aired on Star Plus, started in 2003 and ended in 2006.

7- Mostly Played Roles

The actress mostly played motherly roles as a supporting actress and always gave heart-winning performances as she had a talent for expressing herself, emotions, and feelings in the right way.

8- Well-trained Dancer

Many of us did not know much about her but today, we got to know that she was a well-trained dancer as she took dance classes and learned Kathak dance. She often practiced dance whenever she got time for herself.