Mahesh Jadu
Mahesh Jadu
Biographical Information
Born: 26 October 1982
Age: 34
Originally From: Australia
Twitter: @maheshjadu
Personal Information
First appearance: The Wayfarer
Portrays: Ahmad

Mahesh Jadu (born 26 October 1982 in Carlton, Victoria, Australia) is an Australian actor.

He portrayed Ahmad in Netflix original series Marco Polo.

Early Life

Jadu's family is from Mauritius and he has Indian heritage, from Gorakhpur and Kashmir.[1] He was raised in Perth, Western Australia.


played poker to cover rent and living expenses until he was called for an audition by the casting director, Lou Mitchell.[2]

He is known to have worked on "The Three Ages of Sasha". He got his big break when he was cast in Roland Joffé's periodic drama, Singularity, which was later renamed The Lovers. The film was delayed for 2 years. He then auditioned multiple times for I, Frankenstein in which he plays the Gargoyle "Ophir".[3] He was later cast in Netflix's, Marco Polo as Ahmad Fanakati.[4]


Year Title Role Notes
2008 Sorry Bhai! A Student
2010–11 Neighbours Dr. Doug Harris 33 episodes
2011 Taj Vjay Male lead
2012 The Three Ages of Sasha Nasir Khan Male lead
2013 Magnetism Mark Short film
2013 Better Man Shanmugum 1 episode
2014 Wikipedia:I, Frankenstein Ophir Main cast
2014 Marco Polo Ahmad Main cast
2015 The Lovers The Assassin
2017 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Spanish Soldier

External links

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Notes and References

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