Iftikhar/ Iftekhar Meaning



Iftikhaar or Iftikhar [sometimes spelled as Iftekhaar/ Iftekhar] is an Urdu word and a quite common name among Muslims. Iftikhar simply translates to Pride in English, and 'Garv', or 'Gaurav' in Hindi.

Iftekhar was also the name of famous Hindi film character artist, known for his roles as police officer, in films like Zanjeer and Don, to name two.

Iftikhar is also the name of Naseeruddin Shah's character in the films Ishqiya and Dedh Ishqiya. He's called Khalujan by Arshad Warsi which means Uncle [Husband of Mother's Sister], Mausa in Hindi.
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