Javed Sheikh

Javed Sheikh

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Javed Sheikh Profile

  • Name:
  • Javed Sheikh
  • Born:
  • October 8, 1954

Javed Sheikh Biography

Javed Sheikh is a Pakistani film maker and actor who is involved with Bollywood at present. He is associated with Lollywood, and Pollywood films as a producer-director. He has appeared in supporting roles in Bollywood movies like Namaste London, Om Shanti Om, Shikhar and Jaan-E-Mann. His most recent film as director, the big budget movie - Khulay Aasman Kay Neechay was a commercial failure. Yet he is associated with both Indian and Pakistani film industries. He is the ex-husband of Salma Agha, better familiar to Indian audience and music listeners as the lead heroine and singer of 1982 masterpiece movie of B. R. Chopra, Nikah. Javed had married and divorced twice and had linkups with many heroines, though he denied marriage with any. Presently he is single. Apart from movies, he has also acted in many television serials of Pakistan and also known as a radio actor.


He was born in Rawalpindi of Pakistan Punjab in 1954. He made his acting debut in 1974 with the movie, Dhamaka. Mushkil, released in 1995 was his directorial venture. In the late 1990’s he moved to supporting roles and with the mid-2000s he switched to Bollywood and appeared in character roles in movies like Namaste London, Om Shanti Om, Apne, Jannat, Shikhar and Jaan-E-Mann. Kajara re, My Name is Anthony Gonsalves, Yuvvraj and Money Hai Toh Honey Hai are his other Bollywood appearances.


Sheikh's first marriage was with Television actress Zinat Mangi. Pakistani actress and model, Momal Sheikh is their daughter. Then he had a long-term courtship with noted singer-actress Salma Agha. But their marriage was short. Shehroz Sabzwari, Behroze Sabzwari and Saleem Sheikh, noted Pakistani celebrities are his close relatives.

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Updated: April 09, 2014

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