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Veteran actor Jagdeep breathed his last at his Bandra residence on July 8. The 81-year-old actor died due to age-related issues. The legendary actor was laid to rest at a cemetery in south Mumbai. His sons Jaaved & Naved and grandson Meezaan J were seen performing his last rites.

At the funeral, Jaaved even spoke to the gathered paparazzi. The actor humbly addressed the media persons and thanked them all for attending his father’s funeral. He even requested everyone present to pray for the departed soul.


Jagdeep popularly remembered for playing Soorma Bhopali in ‘Sholay’ was laid to rest at Shia Kabristan, Mazgaon in Mumbai. While addressing the media persons gathered at the cemetery, Jagdeep’s actor-son Jaaved said, “Sorry aap log ko late hua…aap log ne chai paani piya? Thank you all for coming. And we haven’t been able to respond to all the messages the people have sent, so I would like to tell everyone that thank you very much for your love and prayers.”

He further added, “Due to the situation, we weren’t able to respond to everyone’s messages personally. My father has given 70 years to this industry and we can see all the love that is being showered on him. For all the contribution of my father, I would just request you all to offer a small prayer for the departed soul and for that we all will be very grateful. Thank you.”

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Jagdeep started his career as a child artiste at the tender age of 9. Later he went on to carve a niche for himself as a comedian par excellence in Hindi film industry. He has around 400 films to his credit, ‘Sholay’ being the most memorable one.

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