Veteran Bollywood actor Jagdeep dies in Mumbai
Mumbai: Veteran Bollywood actor Jagdeep passed away on Wednesday, July 8. The actor died at his Bandra-based residence in Mumbai, following age-related issues.
The 81-year-old actor will be laid to rest at Shia Kabristan in Mumbai later today.
Confirming about Jagdeep’s death, film Mehmood Ali, who is also a close family friend of the actor, told to PTI that Jagdeep passed away at 8.30 pm at his residence in Bandra.
The actor was not keeping well due to age-related issues, added the producer.
Jagdeep was born in Amritsar, Punjab as Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jafri on March29, 1939.
He has reportedly acted in over 400 films in a career spanning over six decades. However, he is best remembered for his role of Soorma Bhopali in Ramesh Sippy’s blockbuster Sholay (1975).