Jagdeep at the Dada Saheb Phalke Academy Awards, 2010
Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jaffrey
March 29, 1939
|Died||8 July 2020 (aged 81)|
|Spouse(s)||Naseem Begum, Sughra Begum, Nazima|
|Children||Six, including Javed Jaffrey|
Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jaffrey (29 March 1939 – 8 July 2020), better known by 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 (1983), 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 at his home in Mumbai on 8 July 2020, following age-related health issues.
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.
|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|
|1987||Pyar Ki Jeet||Nathulal|
|1986||Baat Ban jaye|
|1984||Purana Mandir||Macchar Singh (Dacoit)|
|1980||Phir Wohi Raat||Krupachand Reswani|
|1980||Ek Baar Kaho||Hanuman Singh|
|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|
|1975||Sholay||Soorma bhopali a comical wood trader|
|1972||Gora Aur Kala||Munna Singh / Chunni Singh|
|1970||Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi[circular reference]||Kanhaiya|
|1956||Kismet Ka Khel|
|1953||Laila Majnu||Child / young Kaif (Majnu) mischievous school boy|
|1951||Afsana||Child in theatre play|
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- "Veteran actor Jagdeep 'Soorma Bhopali' of 'Sholay' passes away". Times of India. 8 July 2020. Retrieved 8 July 2020.
- "Veteran actor Jagdeep, 81, dies in Mumbai". India Tv News. 8 July 2020. Archived from the original on 9 July 2020. Retrieved 9 July 2020.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 25 April 2019. Retrieved 29 June 2018.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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- Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 16 June 2018. Retrieved 29 June 2018.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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