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Surma Bhopali of Sholay, actor Jagdeep dies at 81

Surma Bhopali of Sholay, actor Jagdeep dies at 81


Legendary actor and comedian of Bollywood, Jagdeep has died at the age of 81. He gave up his life due to problems due to old age. He died at his home in Mumbai at 8.40 pm. His real name was Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jafri. He was born on 29 March 1939. Jagdeep had worked in more than 400 films. He managed to garner a lot of buzz with the character of Surma Bhopali in the famous 1975 film Sholay.

Apart from this, he also entertained the audience tremendously in the role of Macchar in the film 'Purana Mandir' and in the role of Salman Khan's father in the film 'Andaz Apna Apna'. He directed a film called Surma Bhopali. He also played the lead character in this film.

Jagdeep started his career in the film industry in 1951 with BR Chopra's film 'Afsana'. Jagdeep acted as a child artist in this film. Even after this, he worked as a child artist in many films, including the best films like Guru Dutt's R Par, Bimal Roy's Do Bigha Zameen.

In the last three months, five Bollywood celebrities said goodbye to the world


His work in the film 'Hum Pachhi Ek Dal Ke' was highly appreciated by people and India's first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru also praised Jagdeep. Jagdeep's sons Javed Jaffrey and Naved Jaffrey have also been associated with the entertainment industry.

Significantly, in the last three months, five big celebrities of Bollywood have said goodbye to this world. In April, Irrfan Khan and Rishi Kapoor gave up their lives. After this, Sushant Singh Rajput had committed suicide in the month of June, the same month Saroj Khan died a few days ago.

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