|Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jaffry|
Jagdeep in 2010
|Born||29th March 1939
Javed Jaffrey, Naved Jaffery,Hussein, Shakira Shafi and Suraiya (from first marriage)
Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jaffry, better known as Jagdeep, (born 29 March 1939 in Datia, India) is an Indian film actor who has appeared in more than 300 films. He is especially known for his comic roles. He played Soorma Bhopali in Sholay (1975), Gabbar in Purana Mandir (1984), Salman Khan's dad in Andaz Apna Apna (1994)and later directed a movie Soorma Bhopali with this character as the protagonist.
Jagdeep started his film career as a child artist extra in films like B. R. Chopra's Afsana, then to a child artist in Ab Dilli Door Nahin, K A Abbas's Munna and AVM's Hum Panchi Ek Dal Ke. Then came Bimal Roy's Do Bigha Zamin with which he started playing comic roles. 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' from superhit movie 'Bhabhi' where he is paired opposite Nanda, etc.
He is also known for his appearances in many horror Movies, especially in projects of "Ramsay Brothers". He appeared in famous hits like Veerana, Tehkhana and Purana Mandir.
Report surfaced that Jagdeep's first-born Hussein had died a lonely death. Along with Naved Jaffery and Javed Jaffery, Jagdeep also has three more children- Hussein, Shakira Shafi and Suraiya from his first wife Begam.
|1994||Andaz Apna Apna||Bankelal Bhopali|
|1998||China Gate||Subedar Ramaiyah|
|1980||Phir Wohi Raat||Krupachand Reswani|
|1980||Ek Baar Kaho||Hanuman Singh|
|1978||Swarg Narak||Vinod's friend|
|1951||Afsana||Child in theatre play|
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