Veteran Bollywood actor Jagdeep who was fondly known for playing the role of Soorma Bhopali in Sholay has passes away. He was 81.
Reportedly, the actor had been suffering from age-related ailments. His last rites were performed by sons Jaaved Jaaferi and Naved Jafri and his grandson Meezaan. He was buried in a Mumbai cemetery on Thursday morning. Actor Johnny Lever also attended the last rites.
Jagdeep Jafri passes away
His original name was Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jafri. The actor has featured in around 400 films in his career spanning nearly sixty years. The last Hindi film he featured in remains Gali Gali Chor Hai, released in 2012, in which he played the role of a police constable.
The actor was recently given a Lifetime Achievement Award at IIFA.
May his soul rest in peace!