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Farida Jalal Biography

Birth Place:
New Delhi, India

Fast Facts

  • Won a talent contest, the United Film Producers Talent Hunt, which paved her way to an acting career
  • Made her big screen debut in Taqdeer (1967)
  • Met her husband Tabrez Barmavar on the set of Jeevan Rekha (1974)
  • Took an 8-year hiatus after marriage and returned to the acting world with the movie Henna (1991)
  • Converted to Christianity in 2015, taking up a new middle name Farida Josephine Jalal