Muskkaan Jaferi is an Indian actress and dubbing artist. Muskkaan is also known for her singing skills in Bollywood. She is the daughter of veteran Indian comedian and actor Jagdeep Jaffrey. The renowned Indian actors Javed Jaffrey and Naved Jaffrey are her half-brothers.
Muskkaan Jaferi was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Height (approx.): 5′ 4″
Weight (approx.): 50 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
Her father’s name is Jagdeep Jaffrey. He was a prominent Indian comedian and actor. He died in 2020.
Muskkaan Jaferi’s mother’s name is Sugra Jaferi.
Muskkaan Jaferi has three half-brothers named Hussein Jaffry, Naved Jaffrey, and Javed Jaffrey. Naved Jaffrey and Javed Jaffrey are renowned Indian actors. Muskkaan Jaferi has two half-sisters named Suraiya Jaffry and Shakira Shafi.
She is not married.
Muskkaan Jaferi marked her acting debut with the short Hindi film Medium in which she played the character of Naisha in 2016.
In the television series Alita: Battle Angel, Muskkaan Jaferi worked as a dubbing artist for the Hindi character Moana. The other television serials in which Muskkaan Jaferi gave her voice are – ‘Ralph Breaks the internet,’ she dubbed her voice for the character Vanellope and ‘Stranger Things,’ she dubbed for the character Nancy.
In 2017, Muskkaan Jaferi appeared in the theatre play ‘Mother Courage and Her Children’ alongside Indian actress Arundhati Nag, and this play was produced by Q Theatre Productions. She then appeared in the play ‘A Farming Story’ directed by Faezeh Jalali in 2018.
Muskkaan Jaferi was cast in the drama series ‘The Good Karma Hospital’ as Anushka Channar in 2017. She then appeared in the web series Nobleman as Pia in 2018. In 2020, she was cast in a comedy-drama romance series ‘Mismatched,’ which was streamed on Netflix. In Mismatched, she played the character of Prajakta’s roommate, Celina Matthews. She then appeared in the drama series ‘Finding Anamika’ streamed on Netflix in 2021.
- Muskkaan Jaferi was featured by the magazine ‘mid-day’ on its cover page in 2017 while promoting a Honda Brand.
- Muskkaan Jaferi was cast in Netflix’s web series ‘The Fame Game’ in February 2022. She played the character of Madhuri Dixit‘s daughter in the series. According to the media sources, Muskkaan hid her family background identity from Madhuri Dixit while shooting for the series. Madhuri came to know that Muskkaan is the daughter of Jagdeep Jaffrey and the sister of Javed Jaffrey many months after working with Muskkaan. In a conversation with a media house, Madhuri stated that Muskkaan did not reveal to her that she was the sister of Madhuri’s co-actor Javed Jaffrey. She said,
We were halfway through the series when I got to know and I was like, ‘Why didn’t you tell me’, and she just said, ‘I want to be known as me’. And that was amazing.”
In 1991, Madhuri Dixit and Javed Jaffrey worked together in 100 days, which was a thriller movie. In this film, they together worked in the song Le Le Dil De De Dil.
- In February 2022, in an interview with a media house, Muskkaan stated that she always wanted to do something on her own in the Indian entertainment industry, and that was the reason that she hide her identity from Madhuri Dixit. She said,
I have always looked up to my father. I have learnt a lot from him. I always wanted to do him proud but always wanted to do it myself.”
- Muskkaan Jaferi adores dancing in her leisure time. She regularly posts her dancing videos on Instagram reels. She is followed by over 30k people on Instagram.
- Muskkaan Jaferi often shares pictures of her pet dog ‘Guru’ on her Instagram account. She is a compassionate animal lover.
- Sketching human pictures, nail art, and cooking food are Muskkaan’s favourite pastime activities.