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Jaffrey, Saeed 1929-

Overview
Works: 135 works in 307 publications in 6 languages and 6,053 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery television programs  Comedy films  Television mini-series  Historical television programs  Fiction  Biography  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Gandhi by Richard Attenborough ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 1,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beginning with Gandhi's tragic assassination at the hands of a Hindu radical and spiraling back to his life as a young attorney, the film leads us through the critical moments that eventually fashioned young Gandhi into the non-violent pillar of strength he later becomes -- with an indomitable resolve which led to India's independence from Great Britain
My beautiful laundrette by Stephen Frears ( Visual )
76 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the Pakistani community in south London, the film focuses on two youths-- Johnny, a working-class white, and Omar, a Pakistani. Together they operate a laundrette, which Omar inherits from his uncle. While Johnny looks upon the laundrette as a life line on which to salvage his self-respect, Omar sees it as just the beginning step on the road to riches
The man who would be king by Rudyard Kipling ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1975 and 1997 in English and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two 19th century British adventures travel to Kafiristan, a remote part of Afghanistan, in hopes of amassing immense personal wealth
Shatranj ke khilari Chess players ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in Urdu and Hindi and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The kingdom of Oudh has a gently decadent Nawab (king), who is busy being a poet, composer, singer, dancer, and choreographer, but not a ruler. Mirza and Mir are old friends, living in the capital city off ancestral wealth and taxes on their lands. As the king is obsessed with his artistic endeavors, the friends are obsessed with shatranj (chess). In 1856, the East India Company sends General Outram, the British Resident of Lucknow, to take over the kingdom, under the charge of misrule. The king dithers, the friends play chess. British troops march into the city; the king surrenders without a fight, and the friends remove to a distant village so they can play in peace
The Inspector Lynley mysteries ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This new series of four mysteries includes: Playing for the Ashes, In the Presence of the Enemy, A Suitable Vengeance, and Deception on His Mind
Staying on ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retired Indian army colonel Tusker Smalley and his wife, Lucy, made the decision to stay on in India after the British withdrew in 1947. They have since resided peacefully in a bungalow annex of the run-down Smith Hotel. But their peace is about to be disturbed by the hotel owner whose plans for the hotel - and thier bungalow - will permanently change one corner of India that has remained forever England
The deceivers ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
India, 1825: the country is being ravaged by cult members known as Thugees or "The Deceivers", who commit robbery and ritualistic murder. Appalled by their activities, English Captain William Savage undertakes the hazardous task of going undercover as a 'Deceiver' in order to infiltrate their ranks. He is at constant risk of betrayal and vengeance and undergoes a disturbing psychological transformation as he experiences the cult's bloodlust firsthand
Masala by Srinivas Krishna ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A black comedy about the god Krishna, summoned to earth by an old woman, a young ex-junkie named Krishna who is coping with the death of his family in a plane crash, and what happens when their paths cross
The courtesans of Bombay ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Hindi and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pavan Pool is an enclosed area of Bombay where the city's singing and dancing courtesans ply their trade. Crammed tenements house thousands of men playing up to the camera as they seek out forbidden pleasures - and the courtesans themselves, who appear more as entertainers than sex workers. It shows how young girls are groomed in the arts of singing, dancing, and by inference, seduction. The film is about a tradition with a special place in Indian society: the entertainment of paying customers - always men - by songstresses and dancers who perform in the classical Hindustani styles of the ancient "nautch" girls
Hullabaloo over Georgie and Bonnie's pictures ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and German and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In India, a young Maharaja, Georgie, and his sister, Bonnie, possess a collection of Indian miniature paintings. Two art collectors try to scam the artwork out of the Maharaja's hands while the collection's curator works both sides against each other
Shatranj ke khiladi by Satyajit Ray ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in Urdu and Hindi and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This colourful period drama about colonialism and indigenous culture is set in 1856 at the court of Wajid Ali Shah in Lucknow, the capital of Oudh. It features two parallel narratives: the first shows the interminable games of chess played by two hookah-smoking zamindars; the other dramatises the conflict between Wajid Ali Shah and General Charles Outram who represents Lord Dalhousie's treacherously implemented annexation policies. Wajid Ali is shown as a politically weak figure who surrenders to the British without a fight
Chicken tikka masala ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Jimi arrives home from medical school, he is surprised to find himself in the middle of his own arranged engagement party. What his family doesn't know is that Jimi is gay - and his boyfriend is furious
Dil ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in Hindi and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At college, cute, cocky guy (Raj) gets blown off by a beautiful, rich girl (Madhu) and instantly sparks fly between them. They argue, fight and eventually this clash turns into love
Radio plays by Tom Stoppard ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four of Stoppard's later radio dramas, two of which were later produced as stage plays. Albert's Bridge: Centers on the never-ending task of bridge painting. Painters are arranged one above the other concluding their day's work. Artist Descending a Staircase: Concerns three aging artists who have been friends for half a century. One is found dead in mysterious circumstances, although there are clues on a tape recording which opens the play. The Dog it was That Died: Taken from Oliver Goldsmith's 'Elegy on the death of a mad dog' In this a mad dog visciously bites his kind master, however it was the dog that died. The Native State: The focus of the play is Flora Crewe, a 35-year-old English poet who visits India. The play is set in two places and periods, India in 1930 and England in 1990
The Wilby conspiracy ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A South African revolutionary and a British engineer aid one another in escaping the South African secret police
Beyond the next mountain ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the dramatized true story of Rochunga Pudaite's efforts to bring the Bible to the Hmar people of northeast India in their own language
The jewel in the crown ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This television mini-series is set in India and begins in 1942 with the rise of the Indian independence movement. It covers a period of internal struggle to free India from British rule during the war and later, with the departure of the British, a time of terror and violence as Muslim and Hindu factions struggle for power. The Jewel in the Crown is also a story of the men and women whose lives were irrevocably affected by this upheaval
Masoom ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
D.K. Malhotra is living happily with his wife Indu and two daughters until he gets a call from a boarding school to come and fetch his son. Replying that he has no son but later realising that the boy Rahul is the fruit of a brief affair he had with the terminally ill Bhavna. Since Bhavna is dead, the couple is forced to adopt the boy shattering their peaceful life. At the end, Indu accepts the boy
The killing kind ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jon is an ideal employee: neat, efficient, and conscientious. The torture he inflicts is effective and the kills are swift. Mentored by his tattooed boss, the only thing asked of Jon is total loyalty. But something happens ... and for the first time Jon lets his emotions effect his job. Now the tables are turned as the boss and the hitman face off in the most dangerous kind of business transaction
Yeh dillagi ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A chauffeur's daughter dreams of living the lavish life of the family her father serves
 
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Alternative Names
Jaferey, Saeed 1929-
Jafferi, Saeed 1929-
Jaffery, Saeed 1929-
Jaffery, Sayeed 1929-
Jaffrey, Sayed 1929-
Jaffrey, Sayeed 1929-
Jaffry, Saeed 1929-
Jafrey, Saeed 1929-
Saeed Jaffrey
Saeed Jaffrey, 1929-
Languages
English (113)
Hindi (18)
Urdu (9)
German (8)
Spanish (7)
French (3)
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