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Overview (3)

Born in Jullundur, Punjab, British India
Died in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India  (natural causes)
Birth NameSayeedana Iftekhar Ahmed Shareef

Mini Bio (1)

Iftekhar was born on February 22, 1920 in Jullundur, Punjab, British India as Sayeedana Iftekhar Ahmed Shareef. He is known for his work on Don (1978), Sholay (1975) and Daag: A Poem of Love (1973). He died on March 4, 1995 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Trivia (12)

Always mistaken as the Brother of character actress Veena (Parichay). This was due to Veena having a brother named Shahzada Iftekhar. He produced 2 films.
Two daughters. Sadia and Salma .
Daughter Salma married Bipin Chandra Jain. They have a son named Vishal Jain. In 1992, Vishal received numerous offers to act in films due to his good looks. He declined all because he was dead against a career in Bollywood.
His brother was Imtiaz Ahmed was a famous actor on Pakistani Television. Another brother Mushtaq Ahmed was a pilot with Pakistan Airlines and is now settled in the US. His step brother and youngest brother Iqbal Ahmed is a doctor in the US. Had a sister named Shamim who lived in Pakistan. She had passed away,.
Daughter Saeeda remarried to M.I.Sheikh. They were married for 18 years. She worked at Oberoi Towers. She passed away from Cancer on February 7, 1995.
Younger daughter is Saeeda.
He was shooting for Achanak when he got word his son in law.They also soon found out the man was impotent and had a weak heart. He was married to Saeeda for 18 days. Saeeda had immigrated to Kuwait for the marriage.
Daughter Salma's daughter is married and settled in London.
Has a granddaughter based in London.
His daughter Salma worked as a secretary to NC Sippy for 14 years.
Son in law M.I Sheikh worked at CEAT Tyres. He had two children with Saeeda.
Family immigrated to Pakistan leaving him behind.

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