Farrukh Jaffar

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Farrukh Jaffar (1933 – 15 October 2021) was an Indian actress. Her first movie role was in 1981 with Umrao Jaan.[1] At the age of 88, she won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Fatima Begum in Gulabo Sitabo, becoming the oldest winner of an acting Filmfare. Jaffar was born in Jaunpur, United Provinces of British India (present day Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh).

Jaffar died on 15 October 2021 at a hospital in Lucknow, India from problems caused by a stroke at the age of 88.[2]

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  1. Saxena, Deepa (12 June 2020). "Farrukh Jaffar, Gulabo Sitabo's sassy Begum is on a career high at 87, here's where you've seen her before". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 17 June 2020.
  2. "Actor Farrukh Jaffer passes away at 88". The Indian Express. 2021-10-16. Retrieved 2021-10-16.

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