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Jaffrey, Saeed 1929-2015

Works: 132 works in 391 publications in 10 languages and 6,947 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  History  Historical films  Film adaptations  Epic films  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery television programs  Television mini-series  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Saeed Jaffrey
Most widely held works by Saeed Jaffrey
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

14 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and Hindi and held by 1,841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of Gandhi beginning with his political activities in South Africa during the late 1890's and ending with his assassination at the hands of a Hindu extremist in 1948. Shows the development of his philosophy of non-violence as he leads the people of India to independence from the British
My beautiful laundrette by Stephen Frears( Visual )

99 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the Pakistani community in south London, the film focuses on two youths--Johnny, a working-class white, and Omar, a Pakistani. Together they operate a laundrette, which Omar inherits from his uncle. While Johnny looks upon the laundrette as a life line on which to salvage his self-respect, Omar sees it as just the beginning step on the road to riches
The man who would be king by John Huston( Visual )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two 19th century British adventures travel to Kafiristan, a remote part of Afghanistan, in hopes of amassing immense personal wealth
Shatranj ke khilari Chess players by Satyajit Ray( Visual )

38 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The kingdom of Oudh has a gently decadent Nawab (king), who is busy being a poet, composer, singer, dancer, and choreographer, but not a ruler. Mirza and Mir are old friends, living in the capital city off ancestral wealth and taxes on their lands. As the king is obsessed with his artistic endeavors, the friends are obsessed with shatranj (chess). In 1856, the East India Company sends General Outram, the British Resident of Lucknow, to take over the kingdom, under the charge of misrule. The king dithers, the friends play chess. British troops march into the city; the king surrenders without a fight, and the friends remove to a distant village so they can play in peace
The jewel in the crown by Christopher Morahan( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the epic story of men and women caught up in a struggle of race and class during the last five years of British rule in India
The Inspector Lynley mysteries( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

M-Home use only / CH-Public performance
Staying on( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retired Indian army colonel Tusker Smalley and his wife, Lucy, made the decision to stay on in India after the British withdrew in 1947. They have since resided peacefully in a bungalow annex of the run-down Smith Hotel. But their peace is about to be disturbed by the hotel owner whose plans for the hotel - and thier bungalow - will permanently change one corner of India that has remained forever England
The deceivers( Visual )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

India, 1825: the country is being ravaged by cult members known as Thugees or "The Deceivers", who commit robbery and ritualistic murder. Appalled by their activities, English Captain William Savage undertakes the hazardous task of going undercover as a 'Deceiver' in order to infiltrate their ranks. He is at constant risk of betrayal and vengeance and undergoes a disturbing psychological transformation as he experiences the cult's bloodlust firsthand
Masala by Srinivas Krishna( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black comedy about the god Krishna, summoned to earth by an old woman, a young ex-junkie named Krishna who is coping with the death of his family in a plane crash, and what happens when their paths cross
The courtesans of Bombay( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Hindi and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[...] Pavan Pool [is] the enclosed area of Bombay where the city's singing and dancing courtesans ply their trade. It presents a portrait of a unique location both exotic and tawdry : crammed tenements housing thousands of men playing up to the camera as they seek out forbidden pleasures--and the courtesans themselves, who appear more as entertainers than sex workers. It shows how young girls are groomed in the arts of singing, dancing and, by inference, seduction. Neither sensationalist or prurient, the film is about a tradition with a special place in Indian society : the entertainment of paying customers--always men--by songstresses and dancers who perform in the classical Hindustani styles of the ancient 'nautch' girls, India's version of the Japanese geisha"--from container
Hullabaloo over Georgie and Bonnie's pictures( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In India, a young Maharaja, Georgie, and his sister, Bonnie, possess a collection of Indian miniature paintings. Two art collectors try to scam the artwork out of the Maharaja's hands while the collection's curator works both sides against each other
Ram teri ganga maili by Rāja Kapūra( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in Hindi and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naren, the son of an evil industrialist falls for Ganga, a country girl but is forced by his family to abandon her when she becomes pregnant. Ganga, now an abandoned single mother, falls prey to a brothel madam who sells her to Bhagwat, who's daughter is slated to marry Naren. The final reunion of the lead couple takes place with the support of Naren's canny uncle. This is the last film directed by Raj Kapoor before his death
Chicken tikka masala by Harmage Singh Kalirai( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jimi arrives home from medical school, he is surprised to find himself in the middle of his own arranged engagement party. What his family doesn't know is that Jimi is gay - and his boyfriend is furious
Radio plays by Tom Stoppard( Recording )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four of Stoppard's later radio dramas, two of which were later produced as stage plays. Albert's Bridge: Centers on the never-ending task of bridge painting. Painters are arranged one above the other concluding their day's work. Artist Descending a Staircase: Concerns three aging artists who have been friends for half a century. One is found dead in mysterious circumstances, although there are clues on a tape recording which opens the play. The Dog it was That Died: Taken from Oliver Goldsmith's 'Elegy on the death of a mad dog' In this a mad dog viciously bites his kind master, however it was the dog that died. The Native State: The focus of the play is Flora Crewe, a 35-year-old English poet who visits India. The play is set in two places and periods, India in 1930 and England in 1990
The Wilby conspiracy( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A South African revolutionary and a British engineer aid one another in escaping the South African secret police
Dil( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in Hindi and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At college, cute, cocky guy (Raj) gets blown off by a beautiful, rich girl (Madhu) and instantly sparks fly between them. They argue, fight and eventually this clash turns into love
Beyond the next mountain( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the dramatized true story of Rochunga Pudaite's efforts to bring the Bible to the Hmar people of northeast India in their own language
Masoom( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

D.K. Malhotra is living happily with his wife Indu and two daughters until he gets a call from a boarding school to come and fetch his son. Replying that he has no son but later realising that the boy Rahul is the fruit of a brief affair he had with the terminally ill Bhavna. Since Bhavna is dead, the couple is forced to adopt the boy shattering their peaceful life. At the end, Indu accepts the boy
Tamas( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in Hindi and Urdu and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic tale set during the conflict between Hindus and Muslims before the 1947 partition of India seen mainly through the eyes of a tanner named Nathu and his wife Karmo. An effort to cause a communal conflict escalates into the pre-1947 conflagration throughout Punjab. The film effectively lumps together the activities of all the various political groups involved, including the British colonial powers and Hindu as well as Muslim communal fronts. Production of this controversial film caused rioting and threats against television stations
Yeh dillagi( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in Hindi and Russian and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chauffeur's daughter dreams of living the lavish life of the family her father serves
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Alternative Names
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Jaffery, Sayeed

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Саид Джаффри

سعید جعفری بازیگر هندی

সাইদ জাফরি

ਸਈਦ ਜਾਫ਼ਰੀ

സയീദ് ജാഫ്രി


My beautiful laundretteThe Inspector Lynley mysteriesBeyond the next mountain