Jagdeep is confirmed dead at the age of 81.
Jagdeep was best known as a Indian actor (Sholay).
Jagdeep
Jagdeep (actor) at the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards 2010.jpg
Jagdeep in 2010
Born
Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jafri

(1939-03-29)March 29, 1939
Died8 July 2020(2020-07-08) (aged 81)
Mumbai,
India[1]
OccupationActor, Comedian
Years active1951–2020
Spouse(s)Naseem Begum, Sughra Begum, Nazima
ChildrenHussain Jafri, Shakira Shafie, Javed Jaffrey, Tarika Khan, Naved Jaffrey, Muskaan JaffreyGrandchildren Mizaan Jaffery, Abbas Jaffery, Alaviaa Jaffrey
Parent(s)Syed Yawar Husain Jafri, Kaneez Hyder
Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jafri (29 March 1939 - 8 July 2020), better known as his stage name Jagdeep, was an Indian film actor and comedian who appeared in more than 400 films. He played Soorma Bhopali in Sholay (1975), Machchar in Purana Mandir (1984), Salman Khan's dad in Andaz Apna Apna (1994) and directed the movie Soorma Bhopali, with his character as the protagonist.
Jagdeep started his film career as a child artist extra in B. R. Chopra's Afsana, then went on to do films as a child artist in films like Ab Dilli Door Nahin, K. A. Abbas's Munna, Guru Dutt's Aar Paar, Bimal Roy's Do Bigha Zamin and AVM's Hum Panchi Ek Dal Ke. After Hum Panchi Ek Dal Ke, he received various accolades and high praise for his roles. Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru has gifted his personal staff to Jagdeep for his stellar performance in Hum Panchi Ek Daal Ke.
He was launched as a leading man by AVM in the films Bhabhi, Barkha and Bindaya, and went on to do a few more films as a leading man. He established himself as a comedian since the movie Brahmachari. Some hit songs are picturised on him like "Paas baitho tabiyat bahal jayegi" from Punarmilan, "In pyar ki rahon mein" from the same film, "Chal ud ja re Panchhi" and "Chali Chali re Patang", from the superhit movie Bhabhi, where he is paired opposite Nanda, and "Aa Gaye Yaaro Jeene Ke Din" from Phir Wohi Raat.
He is also known for his appearances in many horror movies, especially in projects of the Ramsay Brothers. He appeared in famous hits like Purana Mandir and 3D Saamri. He died on 8th July 2020, following age related health issues.
Contents
1 Personal life
2 Selected filmography
3 References
4 External links
Personal life
Along with Bollywood actor Jaaved Jaaferi and Television Producer/Director Naved Jafri, Jagdeep has one more daughter (Muskaan Jafri) from his second wife Nazima. Naved and Javed were hosts of the original and trend-setting dance show Boogie Woogie.
Selected filmography
Year
Film
Role
2012
Gali Gali Chor Hai
Police constable
2009
Life Partner
Fardeen's Client
2007
Bombay To Goa
Latif Khekada
2000
Kahin Pyaar Na Ho Jaaye
Drunkard at the bar (Prem's future as described by his friend Jackie Shroff)
1998
China Gate
Subedar Ramaiyah
1996
Hasina Aur Nagina
Paplu
1994
Andaz Apna Apna
Bankelal Bhopali
1992
Insaan Bana Shaitan
1991
Phool aur Kaante
Sir
1991
Khooni Panja
Murlimonohar Nautangki
1988
Shahenshah
Seth Jee
1986
Baat Ban jaye
1984
Purana Mandir
Macchar Singh (Dacoit)
1980
Qurbani
Mohammad Ali
1980
Morcha
1980
Phir Wohi Raat
Krupachand Reswani
1980
Kali Ghata
Cook
1980
Ek Baar Kaho
Hanuman Singh
1979
Surakshaa
Khabari
1979
Yuvraaj
part of King’s staff
1978
Swarg Narak
Vinod's friend
1977
Agent Vinod
Chandu alias James Bond, agent Vinod's comical side-kick
1977
Aaina
Music instructor
1975
Sholay
Soorma bhopali a comical wood trader
1974
Bidaai
Shankar Lal
1972
Gora Aur Kala
Munna Singh / Chunni Singh
1970
Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi
Kanhaiya
1970
Fuddu
Mahesh
1970
Khilona
Mahesh
1968
Teen Bahuraniyan
Mahesh
1967
Naunihal
Kavi
1959
Barkhaa
1957
Bhabhi
Baldev "billu"
1956
Kismet Ka Khel
1954
Aar Paar
Elaichi
1954
Munna
Clown boy
1953
Laila Majnu
Child / young Kaif (Majnu)mischievous school boy
1951
Afsana
Child in theatre play
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