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Shaheen Jaffrey also known as Shaheen Aggarwal is a former model known for being the first girlfriend of actor Salman Khan. Actress Kiara Advani is her niece.
She was born on 29 September 1968 to Hameed Jaffrey, a Muslim from Lucknow and his first wife Valerie Salway, a Christian of Scottish, Irish, Portuguese, and Spanish ancestry. Kiara Advani‘s mother Genevieve Jaffrey is her elder sister.
Her father, Hameed Jaffrey was the brother of veteran actor Saeed Jaffrey.
Theatre artist Sahil Jaffrey is her younger half-brother from his father’s second marriage to Bharati Ganguly, the eldest daughter of the veteran actor Ashok Kumar.
Actress Anooradha Patel is her step-sister. She is the daughter of Bharati Jaffrey from her first husband, Dr. Veerendra Patel, who works as an orthodontist in Mumbai. Anooradha Patel is married to actor Kanwaljit Singh and the couple has 2 sons, Aditiya Singh & Sidharth Singh.
Shaheen Jaffrey worked as a model and dated Indian actor Salman Khan in her 20s before Salman achieved stardom with Maine Pyar Kiya (1989). She is considered to be the first girlfriend of actor Salman Khan. They broke up when Salman started showing interest in the then-crowned Miss India, Sangeeta Bijlani.
After the break-up, Shaheen worked with an airline company and was based in Hong Kong for some years. She met businessman Vikram Aggarwal on a flight and they got married on 21 February 1994. Shaheen is now known as Shaheen Aggarwal and is a mother of two children, Nirvaan Aggarwal and Nadya Aggarwal.
Shaheen Jaffrey is often confused with Sumeet Saigal’s ex-wife, Sayyeshaa Saigal‘s mother and Saira Banu’s niece Shaheen Banu due to both having the same name.
She is a teacher and she taught drama and diction at Cathedral and John Connon School, Mumbai from 2008 to 2016.
She is a Founder of Speech Matters and also serves as a director at DBS Internet Services Private Limited.