Faezeh Jalali is a notable Indian teacher, actress, director and casting director. She attended University of Tennessee, Knoxville, U.S. and took a Master of Fine Arts degree in Theatre Performance, from where she got a full scholarship. She also studied at Beloit College in U.S. and took up Bachelor of Arts with a degree in Theatre; she graduated as a magna cum laude. Faezeh has done a post degree certificate course in physical theatre and dance at KiM (Kosmos in Movement) in Berlin, Germany. At present, she is a teacher of drama in the Dhirubhai Ambani International School in Mumbai.
Faezeh is the co-founder of FAT Productions, along with actor and director,
. She is also conducting workshops for students, corporate or professionals. She is part of the popular play, A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Shakespeare and they travelled internationally for 2 and a half years. She donned plays like Arms and the Man, The Djinns of Eidgah and Peter Pan. Faezeh is the director of Annie Zaidi’s Jaal by Rage Productions for Writer’s Bloc in 2012. Later, she also directed All in the Timing by David Ives. She is also trained in aerial acrobat and rope mallakhamb. She worked in many films, televisions and ads, but theatre has always been her biggest passion. She donned street performances and also, political theatre. She also worked with Rehaan Engineer in plays like Ursula, The Trestle, Kasper, Norway Today and more. Fazeh also worked in Hard Places by Rookie Dadachandji.
Faezeh is the casting director of the 2011 Hindi thriller film, Shaitan under the direction of
. Later, she started working in the big screen as she appeared as Maya in the 2003 film, Waterville. In 2005, she bagged the role of Suzy in the Bollywood comedy film, Mr Ya Miss and as the widow in the 2008 film, R(evolution). In the same year, she appeared in the British drama film,
. A year after, she played the role of a nun in the satirical mockumentary film, The President is Coming by
Kunaal Roy Kapur
. She played as Anjum in the Bollywood crime drama film, Kurbaan in 2009. The actress has done a short film entitled, Adrak in 2012. She acted in the film, Qissa: The Tale of a Lonely Ghost in 2013 and recently, she did another short film entitled, Haircut.
In 2010, Faezeh also acted in the comedy drama series,
as Sona under YRF Television.