Madhur Jaffrey

Madhur Jaffrey

Highest Rated: 89% Vanya on 42nd Street (1994)

Lowest Rated: 36% Cotton Mary (1999)

Birthday: Aug 13, 1933

Birthplace: Delhi, India

Madhur Jaffrey was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Jaffrey's earliest roles were in film, including the Felicity Kendal romance "Shakespeare Wallah" (1966), the drama "The Guru" (1969) with Utpal Dutt and "Autobiography of a Princess" (1975). She also appeared in the Julie Christie drama "Heat and Dust" (1983), "The Assam Garden" (1985) and the mystery thriller "The Perfect Murder" (1990) with Naseeruddin Shah. She continued to work steadily in film throughout the nineties, appearing in "Six Degrees of Separation" (1993), the Jack Nicholson drama "Wolf" (1994) and the Wallace Shawn dramatic adaptation "Vanya on 42nd Street" (1994). She also appeared in "Flawless" (1999). Recently, she tackled roles in "ABCD" (2001), "Prime" (2005) with Meryl Streep and the romance "Partition" (2008) with Jimi Mistry. She also appeared in the Felicity Huffman drama "Phoebe in Wonderland" (2009) and "Hiding Divya" (2010). Most recently, Jaffrey acted in "A Late Quartet" (2012) with Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Highest rated movies

Vanya on 42nd Street
Shakespeare Wallah
Chutney Popcorn
Heat and Dust
A Late Quartet
Phoebe in Wonderland




58% 35% Jadoo Unknown (Character) - 2013
76% 71% A Late Quartet Dr. Nadir (Character) $1.6M 2012
61% 70% Phoebe in Wonderland Miss Reiter (Character) $73.0K 2008
38% 73% Partition Shanti Singh (Character) - 2007
36% No Score Yet Hiding Divya Unknown (Character) - 2006
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cosmopolitan Madhu (Character) - 2003
36% 43% Cotton Mary Cotton Mary (Character) $299.4K 1999
70% 52% ABCD Anju (Character) $83.4K 1999
85% 50% Chutney Popcorn Meenu (Character) $2.3K 1999
41% 53% Flawless Dr. Nirmala (Character) $4.5M 1999
89% 79% Vanya on 42nd Street Mrs. Chao (Character) $501.5K 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Perfect Murder Mrs. Lal (Character) - 1988
No Score Yet 74% Saagar Kamladevi (Character) - 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Assam Garden Ruxmani (Character) - 1985
79% 58% Heat and Dust Begum Mussarat Jahan, the Nawab's mother (At the Palace in Khatm) (Character) $19.9K 1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet Autobiography of a Princess The Princess (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Guru Begum Sahiba (Character) - 1969
89% 65% Shakespeare Wallah Manjula (Character) $3.6K 1965


82% 66% Bless the Harts Dr. Chakrabarti (Guest Voice) 2021
97% 75% Doom Patrol Old Arani (Guest Star) 2019
31% 69% I Feel Bad Maya Kamala (Character) 2018
No Score Yet 77% The Good Karma Hospital Mother Carmen (Character) 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Simply Ming Guest 2016
95% 84% New Girl Nana (Guest Star) 2012
No Score Yet 84% Law & Order: Criminal Intent Mrs. Khan (Guest Star) 2006 2008
78% 89% Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Dr. Indira Singh (Guest Star) 2005