2020 has definitely not been kind to us as we lost one more gem in the form veteran actor and comedian, Jagdeep. The actor was known for his iconic role of Soorma Bhopali in an all-time blockbuster Sholay. The actor was 81 and was also seen in films like Andaz Apna Apna, Muskurahat, Phool Aur Kaante and others. His real name was Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jafri and was father of Jaaved Jaaferi and Naved Jaffrey. Apart from Bollywood celebs, many TV stars like Ali Asgar, Kiku Sharda, Karan Tacker, Rohit and others mourned the demise of the actor.
— Suresh Menon (@sureshnmenon) July 8, 2020
Another legend leaves us… thank you for the many, many decades of smiles and cheers… #JagdeepJi RIP ??
— Rohit Bose Roy (@rohitroy500) July 8, 2020
Unfortunately, we lost Legend Jagdeep Sahab..RIP
— Rohitashv Gour (@RohitashvG) July 8, 2020
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
— Karan Tacker (@karantacker) July 8, 2020
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 ??
— kiku sharda (@kikusharda) July 8, 2020
The last rites of Jagdeep was held at Mazgaon. RIP Jagdeep.