Jagdeep Advani is a Sindhi businessman known for being the father of actress Kiara Advani. He is married to Genevieve Jaffrey and the couple also has a son named Mishaal Advani, who is a musician.
Jagdeep Advani and Genevieve Jaffrey dated for around seven years before getting married.
He is the Managing Partner at Frigmaires Engineers, an Indian Manufacturing firm offering Turnkey Solutions for the production of Lube Oil blending Plants, Grease Plants, Dry Mix Mortar Plants, Barrel Making Plants and Alkyd Resin & Emulsion Plants. He established Frigmaires Engineers in 1985 and the company has installed turn key plants in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Middle East, and Africa.
In 1985, he completed his Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) at HR College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai.
He is a Sindhi Hindu, while his wife, Genevieve Jaffrey was born to a Muslim father from Lucknow and a Christian mother of Scottish, Irish, Portuguese and Spanish ancestry.
His wife’s father, Hameed Jaffrey was the brother of veteran actor Saeed Jaffrey. Genevieve‘s mother, Valerie Salway was his first wife and after divorcing Valerie, he married Bharati Ganguly, the eldest daughter of the veteran actor Ashok Kumar.
His wife, Genevieve Jaffrey runs a play school named ‘Early Birds’ in Mumbai.
Actress Juhi Chawla shares a close bond with the Advani family.
Kiara Advani revealed in an interview that after watching the movie 3 Idiots (2009) her father, Jagdeep Advani decided to let his kids do whatever they were passionate about.
His daughter, Kiara Advani got married to actor Sidharth Malhotra on 7th February 2023 at Jaisalmer’s Suryagarh hotel.