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Jagdeep dies at 81: Celebrities pay last respects to Sholay's Soorma Bhopali

Syed Jawaher Ali Jaffry better known as Jagdeep is known for his comic roles. Besides Sholay's Soorma Bhopali, he is known for films such as Ab Dilli Door Nahin, Munna, Aar Paar and Do Bigha Zamin as the child actor. Jagdeep died at his Bandra residence in Mumbai on July 8.

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New Delhi Updated on: July 12, 2020 15:13 IST
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Jagdeep dies at 81: Celebrities pay last respects to Sholay's Soorma Bhopali

Veteran Actor-comedian Jagdeep, best known for his role as Soorma Bhopali in "Sholay", died on Wednesday at his residence. He was 81. The actor, real name Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jafri, was not keeping well. "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, a close family friend, told PTI. Jagdeep appeared in around 400 films but it is his role as Soorma Bhopali in 1975 film "Sholay" that is etched in audiences' minds even today. He also played memorable roles in "Purana Mandir" and in "Andaz Apna Apna" as Salman Khan's father. Better known by his stage name Jagdeep, the actor also directed the movie "Soorma Bhopali" with his character as the protagonist. He is survived by two sons - Javed and Naved. 

Now, several Bollywood celebrities are taking to social media to pay their last respect to the veteran actor Jagdeep. 

 

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  • 1:38 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Johnny Lever recalls fond memories with late Jagdeep Sahab

    Recalling veteran comedian Jagdeep Sahab, Johnny Lever said he used to copy him and this is how he got work. He was a great artist and a lot of great comedians were his fans.

  • 11:04 AM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Kiku Sharda: Rest in Peace Jagdeep sir

    He tweeted, "Rest in Peace Jagdeep sir. I have performed/enacted so many of your film scenes on the stage of school functions. You will be missed. My condolences to @NavedJafri_BOO @jaavedjaaferi and the entire family."

  • 11:03 AM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Rohit Roy thanks late actor for decades of smiles

  • 11:02 AM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Karanvir Bohra mourns Jagdeep Sahab's death

  • 11:01 AM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Rohitashv Gour on Jagdeep's death: We lost Legend

    He tweeted, "Unfortunately, we lost Legend Jagdeep Sahab..RIP."

  • 11:00 AM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Karan Tacker will always remember Jagdeep sahab

    Karan tweeted, "Loved watching Jagdeep Sahab while growing up.. will always remember him in fond memories , thank you for all the entertainment sir.. 
    My deep condolences to the family #Jagdeep."

  • 10:59 AM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Ali Asgar saddened after Jagdeep Sahab's demise

    Ali Asgar wrote on Instagram, "Inna lillahe wa inna elaiyeh raajeon Palms up together Saddened to Know Jagdeep Sir’s demise ..heartfelt condolences to @jaavedjaaferi bhai, @NavedJafri_BOO @MeezaanJ and all family members."

  • 10:24 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    I am devastated by the sad news: Adnan Sami

  • 10:23 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Genelia Deshmukh remembers shooting with late actor Jagdeep

  • 9:41 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Ranveer Singh remembers Jagdeep sahab

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  • 9:37 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Shilpa Shetty: Extremely saddened by the news of Jagdeep ji's demise

    Actress Shilpa Shetty shares a photo with Jagdeep Sahab and wrote, "Extremely saddened by the news of Jagdeep ji's demise. I had the good fortune to share screen space with him in Rishtey, such wonderful comic timing, in his inimitable style and an even more wonderful human being.. Heartfelt condolences to @meezaanj, @jaavedjaaferi @navedjafri_boo & the entire family.. Sending love, prayers, & strength to cope with this difficult loss."

  • 12:28 AM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    Anupam Kher condoles Jagdeep's death

  • 12:08 AM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    Randeep Hooda pays tribute to Jagdeep

  • 12:07 AM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    Rajat Sharma mourns Jagdeep's death

    India TV's Editor-in-Chief and Chairman Rajat Sharma also condoled Jagdeep's death on Twitter.

     

  • 11:58 PM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    Jagdeep Saab was one of the greatest actors of India: Anil Kapoor

    Anil Kapoor took to Twitter and wrote, "Jagdeep Saab was one of the greatest actors of India...I was his huge fan & was lucky enough to have worked with him in Ek Baar Kaho & many more films...he was always extremely supportive & encouraging...sending my heartfelt condolences & prayers to my friend Javed & family."

  • 11:55 PM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    Tusshar Kapoor remembers Jagdeep

  • 11:54 PM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    Madhur Bhandarkar pays tribite to Jagdeep Sir 'who entertained us for 7 Decades'

  • 11:30 PM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    Manoj Bajpayee pays tribute to Jagdeep

    "Rest in peace Jagdeep Sahab !! Thank you for all the memories that I have watching your films and performances in my childhood!! You will be missed by us all!! Condolences to the family!!!, "Manoj Bajpayee tweeted.

  • 11:26 PM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    Johny Lever shares fond memories spent with Jagdeep

    "My first film & the first time I ever faced the camera, was in the film #yehrishtanatoote with the legend himself  #Jagdeep bhai. We will miss you... May his soul rest in peace. Our prayers & deepest condolences to the family.", wrote Johny Lever.

  • 11:19 PM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki
  • 11:16 PM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    Ajay Devgn mourns Jagdeep's death

    "Heard the sad news of Jagdeep Saab’s demise. Always enjoyed watching him on screen. He brought so much joy to the audience. My deepest condolences to Jaaved and all members of the family. Prayers for Jagdeep Saab’s soul, " wrote Ajay Devgn.

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