Mumbai: Veteran actor Jagdeep, whose iconic character of Soorma Bhopali in Amitabh Bachchan and Dharmendra starrer-‘Sholay’ tickled era, handed away on Wednesday at his residence in Mumbai. The actor was 81. Nonetheless, purpose behind his demise is but to be disclosed by his household.
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Jagdeep, whose precise identify is Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jafri, is the daddy of Bollywood actor Jaaved Jaaferi and TV director Naved Jaffrey.
His stellar efficiency in several films portraying completely different characters nonetheless tickles film lovers. Nonetheless, his catchphrase in Sholay “Mera naam Soorma Bhopali aise hi nahin hai” continues to be remembered by followers. The actor can be remembered for his efficiency in Salman Khan and Aamir Khan starrer Andaz Apna Apna.
The veteran actor began his profession as a baby artiste and was seen in movies like Do Bigha Zamin and Aar Paar. He has acted in over 300 movies in his profession spanning over six a long time.
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