Jagdeep appeared in around 400 films, but it is his role as Soorma Bhopali in the 1975 Sholay,crafted iconic comedian, star rose from the sets of Afsana and Do Bigha Zamin.
#Jagdeep, bollywood comedian, face of Surma Bhopali Sholay fame, Andaz Apna Apna actor, passes away in Mumbai at 81.
An irreparably loss to Indian Cinema.
The actor, whose real name was Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jafri, not been keeping well, producer Mehmood Ali, a family friend, told media.
“He passed away at 8.30 pm at his residence in Bandra. He was not keeping well because of age related issues,” Ali said.
The actor will be laid to rest at a cemetery in south Mumbai around 11.30 am on Thursday.
Jagdeep was the last of the comic icons alongside seniors Johnny Walker and Mehmood.
He started his cinema journey with the 1951 film Afsana, which marked filmmaker BR Chopra’s directorial debut.
He is survived by sons actor Jaaved and producer Naved.
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