Shaheen Jaffrey is a former model best known as being Salman Khan’s first girlfriend. Additionally, she is the niece of veteran actor Saeed Jaffrey and aunt to actress Kiara Advani – here are more details on her life and career.
Shaheen Jaffrey: A Multicultural Heritage and a Talented Family
Shaheen Jaffrey was born September 29th 1968 in Mumbai, Maharashtra India to Hameed Jaffrey – a Muslim from Lucknow – and Valerie Salway, who hails from Scotland, Ireland, Portugal, and Spain. She has an elder sister Genevieve Jaffrey (mother of Kiara Advani).
Additionally she has younger half brothers Sahil Jaffrey and Zasha Maria Mogul Bocarro from his second marriage with Bharati Ganguly (eldest daughter of legendary actor Ashok Kumar). Additionally she also has step-sister Anooradha Patel who acts and married actor Kanwaljit Singh
Shaheen Jaffrey hails from a family of actors and artists. Her paternal uncle Saeed Jaffrey was an established actor known for appearing in Bollywood and Hollywood films; while Sakina Jaffrey, Meera Jaffrey and Zia Jaffrey from her paternal side all excel in acting, music or writing respectively; additionally her maternal grandmother Maria Salway performed both locally as well as abroad. Shaheen Jaffrey completed her graduation in Mumbai before embarking on a modeling career.
Relationship With Salman Khan
Shaheen Jaffrey met Salman Khan when they were both 19 years old; she was 21 and he 19 – they began dating for several years and appeared very serious about one another; Salman would wait outside her college in his red sports car in order to surprise Shaheen with flowers while also planning their marriage together.
Things did not go according to plan between them and they ultimately parted ways; sources claim the cause for their parting was Salman Khan’s growing attraction to Sangeeta Bijlani who eventually became his girlfriend.
Shaheen Jaffrey moved forward after her separation from Salman Khan by joining Cathay Pacific airlines as a flight attendant and eventually making Hong Kong her home base, where she met Vikram Aggarwal (another businessman).
They married on February 21, 1994 and currently reside in Mumbai with two children – Nirvaan Aggarwal (son) and Nadya Aggarwal (daughter).
Shaheen Jaffrey no longer works in the entertainment industry but still attends social events with her family and is active on social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram and YouTube where she regularly shares both professional and personal updates.
FAQ: The Ultimate Guide to Your Questions
Q. Who is Shaheen Jaffrey?
A: Shaheen Jaffrey is a former model who rose to prominence for being Salman Khan’s first girlfriend. Additionally, she is the niece of veteran actor Saeed Jaffrey and aunt to actress Kiara Advani.
Q: When was Shaheen Jaffrey born? A: Shaheen was born in 1985.
Shaheen Jaffrey was born September 29th 1968 in Mumbai, Maharashtra India.
Q: Who are Shaheen Jaffrey’s parents?
A: Shaheen Jaffrey was born to Hameed Jaffrey, an Indian Muslim from Lucknow and Valerie Salway – an Irish Christian from Scotland with Scottish, Portuguese and Spanish roots who was his first wife.
Q: Who are Shaheen Jaffrey’s siblings?
A: Shaheen Jaffrey has two older sisters; Genevieve Jaffrey is Kiara Advani’s mother; Sahil Jaffrey and Zasha Maria Mogul Bocarro from her father’s second marriage with Bharati Ganguly (eldest daughter of Ashok Kumar). Additionally, Anooradha Patel who is also an actress married actor Kanwaljit Singh is her step-sister.
Q: Who are Shaheen Jaffrey’s relatives in the film industry?
A: Shaheen Jaffrey hails from an artistic family. Her paternal uncle Saeed Jaffrey was an established actor known for appearing in Bollywood and Hollywood films. Sakina, Meera and Zia Jaffrey from her paternal side are involved with acting, music and writing respectively while Maria Salway (her maternal grandmother) performed widely throughout India as a singer/dancer/dancer.
Q: How did Shaheen Jaffrey meet Salman Khan?
A: Shaheen Jaffrey met Salman Khan at 19 and she at 21. They began dating and reportedly were quite serious about one another for several years before breaking up.
Q: Why did Shaheen Jaffrey and Salman Khan part ways?
A: Shaheen Jaffrey parted ways with Salman Khan because of his growing attraction towards Sangeeta Bijlani – later, Sangeeta Bijlani would become his new partner.
Q: Who is Shaheen Jaffrey married to?
A: Shaheen Jaffrey is married to Vikram Aggarwal, whom she met while flying on a commercial flight.
Q: Shaheen Jaffrey has two children.
A: Shaheen Jaffrey has two children – son Nirvaan Aggarwal and daughter Nadya Aggarwal.
Q: Where does Shaheen Jaffrey reside currently?
A: She currently resides in Dallas. Shaheen Jaffrey lives in Mumbai with her husband and children.