Madhur Jaffrey

Madhur Jaffrey

  • Born on
    • August 13th, 1933
Madhur Jaffrey CBE is an Indian-born actress, food and travel writer, and television personality. She is recognized for bringing Indian cuisine to the western hemisphere with her debut cookbook, An Invitation to Indian Cooking (1973), which was inducted into the James Beard Foundation’s Cookbook Hall of Fame in 2006. She has written over a dozen cookbooks and appeared on several related television programmes, the most notable of which was Madhur Jaffrey's Indian Cookery, which premiered in the UK in 1982. She is the food consultant at Dawat, considered by many food critics to be among the best Indian restaurants in New York City.


Acting (12 Credits)

2020The Glorias as Bookstore Host
2012A Late Quartet as Dr. Nadir
2008Phoebe in Wonderland as Miss Reiter
2007Partition as Shanti Singh
2005Prime as Rita
1999Chutney Popcorn as Meenu
1999Flawless as Dr. Nirmala
1994Vanya on 42nd Street as Mrs. Chao
1994Wolf as Party Guest
1985Saagar as Kamladevi (Ravi's grandma)
1983Heat and Dust as Begum Mussarat Jahan
1965Shakespeare-Wallah as Manjula

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