| Updated: Wednesday, July 8, 2020, 23:16 [IST]
Mumbai, July 08: Veteran Actor-comedian Jagdeep, best known for his role as Soorma Bhopali in "Sholay", died on Wednesday at his residence. He was 81.
The actor, real name Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jafri, was not keeping well.
"He passed away at 8.30 pm at his residence in Bandra. He was not keeping well due to age related issues," producer Mehmood Ali, a close family friend, told PTI.
Jagdeep appeared in around 400 films but it is his role as Soorma Bhopali in 1975 film "Sholay" that is etched in audiences'' minds even today.