Jawed Sheikh

Jawed Sheikh Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | May 25, 2024

Date of Birth

8 / October / 1954


70 Years


Actor, Film Director, Film Producer

Jawed Sheikh, also known as Javed Sheikh or Javaid Sheikh, is a versatile figure in the entertainment industry, excelling as an actor, film director, and producer.

Jawed Sheikh Height, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography, & More

He made his debut in Lollywood with the film “Dhamaka” in 1974, and ventured into directing with “Mushkil” in 1995. Transitioning to Bollywood, his debut film was “Shikhar” in 2005. Born on October 8, 1954, Jawed Sheikh has left an indelible mark on both Pakistani and Indian cinema with his diverse talents and contributions.

Early Life

Jawed Sheikh’s early life was marked by initial setbacks in his film career after the failure of his debut film “Dhamaka” in 1974. Despite this setback, he persevered and continued to pursue his passion for acting. It took him a decade to make a comeback in the industry.

His resilience and determination eventually paid off, leading to a prolific career spanning over 100 films in Punjabi, Urdu, and Sinhala languages. Throughout his journey, Jawed Sheikh showcased his versatility as an actor, portraying a wide range of roles across various genres, from comedy to drama and thriller, earning him acclaim and recognition in the entertainment industry.


Jawed Sheikh hails from Rawalpindi, Pakistan, and practices Islam as his religion. Details about his education are not publicly available.


Jawed Sheikh was born on Friday, October 8, 1954, in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, making him 70 years old as of 2024. Under the sign of Libra.

Physical Stats

Jawed Sheikh stands at approximately 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm) tall, with striking brown eyes and light brown hair, adding to his charismatic presence on screen.

Wife and Children

Jawed Sheikh is divorced and has been married twice. His first wife was Zinat Mangi, a television actress, and his second wife was Salma Agha, with whom he tied the knot in 1981 and divorced in 1987. From his marriages, he has two children: a son named Shahzad Sheikh, who is an actor, and a daughter named Momal Sheikh, who is also an actress.


Jawed Sheikh’s father is Shiekh Rehmatullah. He has a brother named Saleem Sheikh, who is an actor and producer, and a sister named Safeena Sheikh.

Jawed Sheikh Ex-Wife and Children

Jawed Sheikh Ex-Wife and Children

Jawed Sheikh Second Wife Salma Agha

Jawed Sheikh Second Wife Salma Agha


Jawed Sheikh’s career is a testament to his versatility and resilience in the entertainment industry. Despite facing initial setbacks after the failure of his debut film “Dhamaka” in 1974, he persevered and eventually made a successful comeback.

Over the years, he has appeared in over 100 films in Punjabi, Urdu, and Sinhala languages, showcasing his talent across various genres. Additionally, he has ventured into directing and producing films, further expanding his creative repertoire. With notable appearances in both Pakistani and Bollywood films, as well as television series, Jawed Sheikh continues to captivate audiences with his exceptional performances and enduring presence on screen.

Filmography List

Year Role Film
1974 Zafar-ul-Mulk Dhamaka
1983 Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna
1997 Qarz
1996 Baazigar
1993 Zamana
1992 Deputy Superintendent Police Daku Raaj
2002 Jamal Yeh Dil Aap Ka Huwa
2005 Dan’s boss Dus
Srinath Vardhan Shikhar
2009 Supporting role Road to Sangam
2006 Piya’s father Jaan-E-Mann
2010 Gehna’s Father Hum Tum Aur Ghost
Tariq Anwar Kajraare
2011 Haroon Love Mein Ghum
jaam Bhai Bhai Log
2013 Asif Qureshi Main Hoon Shahid Afridi
2021 Sikandar Salman Khel Khel Mein
2022 Latif Rana Parde Mein Rehne Do
Quaid e Azam Zindabad
2023 TBA Money Back Guarantee †
TBA Yaara Vey †
TBA Delhi Gate †
Jani Baloch (football coach) Chaa Jaa Re †
TBA Danial Khan Driven †

As a Director And Actor

Year Role(s) Films
1995 Mushkil
1996 Chief Sahib
2002 Jamal Yeh Dil Aap Ka Huwa
2018 Khulay Aasman Ke Neechay
2018 Wajood

As a Television Actor

  • Two in One (PTV)
  • Tere Mere Beech (2015) Hum TV
  • Taqdeer (2022)
  • Shama
  • Samjhota (2023)
  • Panah
  • Pagal Khana (2024)
  • Mujhe Pyaar Hua Tha (2022)
  • Kesi Yeh Agan (PTV)
  • Jaisay Aapki Marzi (2023)
  • Insan aur Aadmi
  • Dhoka (2023)
  • College Gate (2023)
  • Chaandni Raatain (PTV)
  • Chaal (2024)
  • Ankahi (1982) Pakistan Television Corporation or PTV
  • Aagahi

Awards and Nominations

Award Result Year Nominated Work
Pride of Performance Award[18] Won 2012 by the President of Pakistan
Lux Style Awards Nominated 2007 Kuch Dil Ne Kaha
Lux Style Awards Won 2011 Pal Bhar Mein
Lux Style Awards Won 2015 Na Maloom Afraad
Lux Style Awards Won 2016 Wrong No.
Lux Style Awards Won 2018 Na Maloom Afraad 2

Net Worth

Jawed Sheikh’s net worth is not publicly known.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Jawed Sheikh

  • In 2008 he directed and produced the film Khulay Asmaan Kay Neechay (2008), which was a big budget film and was shot in 4 countries including Pakistan, India, United Arab Emirates and Australia. The film was a big flop at the box office and the production had to face the loss of Rs. 80 crores.
  • He has appeared in many popular Pakistani films like Na Maloom Afraad (2014), Bin Roye (2015), Wrong No. (2015), Jawani Phir Nahi Ani (2015), Mehrunisa V Lub U (2017) and Na Maloom Afraad 2 (2017).
  • After his debut film Dhamaka (1974) flopped, he struggled to get roles in the films. It took him 10 years to get another chance in the film industry.
  • He has worked in more than 100 films in Punjabi, Urdu, and Sinhala languages.
  • He had appeared in many Pakistani Television series like Annie Ki Ayegi Baraat (2012), Zindagi Gulzar Hai (2012), Guzaarish (2015) and many more.
  • He is known for being a versatile actor. He is seen playing different role in various genres of films like comedy, romantic, drama, and thriller and he never fails to entertain the audience.
  • In 2002, he directed a film Yeh Dil Aap ka Huwa in which he also played a supporting role.
  • He has appeared in many popular Bollywood films like Namaste London (2007) as Akshay Kumar’s father and Om Shanti Om (2007) playing Shah Rukh Khan’s father, Yuvvraaj (2008) with Salman Khan and many more.
  • He continued appearing in Bollywood films as well. He was seen with Ranbir Kapoor in the film Tamasha (2014), he was also seen in the film Happy Bhaag Jayegi (2016) with his daughter Momal Sheikh.

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Body Measurements Not Known
Birth Place Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Children Son: Shahzad Sheikh, Daughter: Momal Sheikh
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Light Brown
Height In CM 178 CM
Height In Meter 1.78 M
Nationality Pakistani
Parents Father: Shiekh Rehmatullah, Mother: Name not Known
Profession Actor, Film Director, Film Producer
Siblings Brother: Saleem Sheikh, Sister: Safeena Sheikh
Spous Zinat Mangi, Salma Agha (Divorced)
Weight Not Known
Zodiac Sign Libra


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