RIP Jagdeep: Remembering veteran actor with some of his unseen pictures

Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jafri, known by his stage name Jagdeep, acted in over 400 films in a career spanning over six decades. He began his Bollywood journey as a child artist in B. R. Chopra's 1951 film, Afsana.

India TV Entertainment Desk [ Updated: July 09, 2020 0:43 IST ]
  • Veteran actor Jagdeep breathed his last at the age of 81 in Mumbai on July 8.
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    Veteran actor Jagdeep breathed his last at the age of 81 in Mumbai on July 8. "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.

  • Born as Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jafri, Jagdeep started his career as a child artist extra in B. R. Chopra's Afsana. 
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    Born as Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jafri, Jagdeep started his career as a child artist extra in B. R. Chopra's Afsana. 

  • Jagdeep has done films such as K. A. Abbas' Munna, Guru Dutt's Aar Paar, Bimal Roy's Do Bigha Zamin among others. In this picture,.Jagdeep can be seen with Guru Dutt.
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    Jagdeep has done films such as K. A. Abbas' Munna, Guru Dutt's Aar Paar, Bimal Roy's Do Bigha Zamin among others. In this picture,.Jagdeep can be seen with Guru Dutt.

  • Did you know that India's first Prime Minister Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru gifted his personal staff to Jagdeep for his stellar performance in Hum Panchi Ek Daal Ke?
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    Did you know that India's first Prime Minister Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru gifted his personal staff to Jagdeep for his stellar performance in Hum Panchi Ek Daal Ke?

  • In this rare photo, Jagdeep can be seen with the cast of film Aar Paar. You can see Shakila, Shyama, Guru Dutt, Johnny Walker, Jagdeep and Noor Jehan (left to right).
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    In this rare photo, Jagdeep can be seen with the cast of film Aar Paar. You can see Shakila, Shyama, Guru Dutt, Johnny Walker, Jagdeep and Noor Jehan (left to right).

  • Jagdeep's actor son Jaaved Jaaferi and Naved Jafri were once hosts of the trend-setting dance show Boogie Woogie.
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    Jagdeep's actor son Jaaved Jaaferi and Naved Jafri were once hosts of the trend-setting dance show Boogie Woogie.

  • On this Father's Day, Naved Jafri took to Instagram to share a throwback photo along with a message for his dad.
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    On this Father's Day, Naved Jafri took to Instagram to share a throwback photo along with a message for his dad. "‪Happy Father’s Day (FD)to all the magnificent dads . The Fixed Deposit for everything in life. No matter what u achieve in life BAAP BAAP HOTA HAI ! ," he wrote.

  • Jagdeep's grandson Meezaan Jaffrey made his Bollywood debut with Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 2019 film Malaal.
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    Jagdeep's grandson Meezaan Jaffrey made his Bollywood debut with Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 2019 film Malaal.

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