Veteran actor-comedian Jagdeep dies at 81 in Mumbai

Mumbai, July 8

Veteran Actor-comedian Jagdeep, greatest recognized for his function as Soorma Bhopali in “Sholay”, died on Wednesday at his residence. He was 81.

The actor, actual identify Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jafri, was not maintaining properly.

“He passed away at 8.30 pm at his residence in Bandra. He was not keeping well due to age related issues,” producer Mehmood Ali, an in depth household good friend, informed PTI.

Jagdeep appeared in round 400 movies however it’s his function as Soorma Bhopali in 1975 movie “Sholay” that’s etched in audiences’ minds even as we speak.

He additionally performed memorable roles in “Purana Mandir” and in “Andaz Apna Apna” as Salman Khan’s father.

Better recognized by his stage identify Jagdeep, the actor additionally directed the film “Soorma Bhopali” together with his character because the protagonist.

He is survived by two sons – Javed and Naved. PTIĀ 

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