Bollywood's Legendary Comedian Jagdeep's Life In Pics

Movies | | July 8, 2020, 11:46 pm
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 Veteran Bollywood comedian Jagdeep is no more. He passed away in Mumbai on July 08, 2020, owing to age-related health problems at the age of 81.
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Veteran Bollywood comedian Jagdeep is no more. He passed away in Mumbai on July 08, 2020, owing to age-related health problems at the age of 81.

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 Born on March 29, 1939, as Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jafri in Amritsar, Jagdeep acted in over 400 films.
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Born on March 29, 1939, as Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jafri in Amritsar, Jagdeep acted in over 400 films.

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 Jagdeep is best known for his role of 'Soorma Bhopali' in Ramesh Sippy's blockbuster
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Jagdeep is best known for his role of 'Soorma Bhopali' in Ramesh Sippy's blockbuster "Sholay" (1975).

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 New-generation Bollywood buffs would recall him as Salman Khan's father in Rajkumar Santoshi's
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New-generation Bollywood buffs would recall him as Salman Khan's father in Rajkumar Santoshi's "Andaaz Apna Apna" (1994).

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 Jagdeep started his career as a child artiste in BR Chopra's 1951 release,
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Jagdeep started his career as a child artiste in BR Chopra's 1951 release, "Afsana", starring Ashok Kumar, Veena and Pran.

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 As a child artiste he also worked in the Raj Kapoor-produced
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As a child artiste he also worked in the Raj Kapoor-produced "Ab Dilli Door Nahin", KA Abbas's "Munna", Guru Dutt's "Aar Paar", Bimal Roy's "Do Bigha Zamin" and the AVM-produced "Hum Panchi Ek Dal Ke".

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 Later, he would make a mark with roles in films such as
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Later, he would make a mark with roles in films such as "Bhabhi" (1957) and "Barkha" (1959).

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 Jagdeep's golden patch would begin with GP Sippy's 1968 film
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Jagdeep's golden patch would begin with GP Sippy's 1968 film "Brahmachari", starring Shammi Kapoor.

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 His comic role in the film was widely appreciated.
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His comic role in the film was widely appreciated.

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 Through the seventies, eighties and the nineties, he became a familiar face in Hindi films, essaying the goofy funnyman in film after film.
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Through the seventies, eighties and the nineties, he became a familiar face in Hindi films, essaying the goofy funnyman in film after film.

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 Jagdeep flanked by his sons Javed and Naved.
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Jagdeep flanked by his sons Javed and Naved.

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 Jagdeep and Amitabh Bachchan on the sets of a film.
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Jagdeep and Amitabh Bachchan on the sets of a film.

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 Jagdeep on the sets of a film.
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Jagdeep on the sets of a film.

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 Jagdeep and Amitabh Bachchan on the sets of a film.
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Jagdeep and Amitabh Bachchan on the sets of a film.

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 Jagdeep with yesteryear actress Anita.
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Jagdeep with yesteryear actress Anita.

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 Jagdeep on the sets of a film.
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Jagdeep on the sets of a film.

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 Jagdeep in a still from a Bollywood film.
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Jagdeep in a still from a Bollywood film.

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 Jagdeep in a still from a film.
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Jagdeep in a still from a film.

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 Jagdeep in a still from a Bollywood film.
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Jagdeep in a still from a Bollywood film.

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 Actor Jagdeep in a still from a Bollywood film.
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Actor Jagdeep in a still from a Bollywood film.

  • First Published: July 8, 2020, 11:39 pm

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