Celebrities Mourn the Demise of Veteran Actor 'Jagdeep'

Jagdeep passed away on Wednesday in Mumbai, following age-related health issues. He was 81. Celebrities mourn the demise of Bollywood actor

Shivani Arora
Published on: 9 July 2020 6:42 AM GMT
Celebrities Mourn the Demise of Veteran Actor Jagdeep
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Bollywood actor Jagdeep passed away on Wednesday in Mumbai, following age-related health issues. He was 81. Celebrities mourn the demise of Bollywood actor, who was best known for playing Soorma Bhopali in the cult film Sholay.

Jagdeep: ‘An actor with impeccable comic timing’

Celebrities across India pay tribute to Bollywood actor Jagdeep.

Ajay Devgn:

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

https://twitter.com/ajaydevgn/status/1280911396956286976

Johnny Lever:

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.

https://twitter.com/iamjohnylever/status/1280916040692584448

Genelia Deshmukh:

RIP Jagdeep Sahab ... Remember shooting with you during Life Partner and cracking up with laughter all through the scene.. I consider myself extremely fortunate to have got that chance to work with you.. All my condolences to the family.

https://twitter.com/geneliad/status/1280923663638753280

Adnan Sami:

https://twitter.com/AdnanSamiLive/status/1280922296006455299

Karanvir Bohra:

https://www.instagram.com/p/CCZDk9kgr9a/?utm_source=ig_embed

Ranveer Singh:

https://www.instagram.com/p/CCZVdLUhu1e/?utm_source=ig_embed

Shilpa Shetty:

https://www.instagram.com/p/CCZ_z4jhcqA/

In addition, many more celebrities payed tribute to Veteran Actor.

Jagdeep:

Jagdeep’s most memorable character is Soorma Bhopali in Ramesh Sippy’s Sholay.

His catchphrase in the film “Mera naam Soorma Bhopali aise hi nahin hai” is still remembered by fans.

In addition, Jagdeep is also remembered for his performance in the comedy film. Like, Andaz Apna Apna, where he played Salman Khan’s father Bankelal.

Furthermore, Jagdeep was mostly seen in comic roles. He also featured in a few Ramsay Brothers horror films including Purana Mandir.

In addition, his work in films like Qurbani and Shehenshah is also noteworthy.

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Director's Chair:

Jagdeep also took the director’s chair when he made the film Soorma Bhopali in 1988. Iin addition, which was a spin on his own character from Sholay. However, he played the central character here. Furthermore, Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra, Rekha made cameo appearances in Soorma Bhopali.

Jagdeep started his career as a child artiste. In addition, he was seen in films like Bimal Roy’s Do Bigha Zamin, KA Abbas’ Munna and Guru Dutt’s Aar Paar. In addition, in a career spanning over six decades, he acted in over 400 films.

However, Jagdeep’s last rites will be performed on Thursday at Shia Kabrastan in Mumbai.

Our prayers & deepest condolences to the family. May his soul Rest in Peace.

READ ALSO: Veteran Actor Jagdeep aka ‘Soorma Bhopali’ of Sholay passes away

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Shivani Arora

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