Birthday Greetings to Bollywood’s veteran actor-comedian Jagdeep, who turned 77 today.629 views
Birthday Greetings to Bollywood’s veteran actor-comedian Jagdeep, who turned 77 today.
Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jaffrey better known as Jagdeep is known for his comic roles in Hindi films.
Jagdeep started his film career as a child artist in films like B. R. Chopra’s ‘Afsana’, R.K Films’ ‘Ab Dilli Door Nahin’, K. A. Abbas’s ‘Munna’ and AVM’s ‘Hum Panchi Ek Daal Ke’. Then came Bimal Roy’s Do Bigha Zameen with which he started playing comic roles. ‘Do Bigha Zameen’ was followed by ‘Aar Paar’, Guru Dutt’s first production. Jagdeep went on to do roles in ‘Aasman’, ‘Bhaisahab’, ‘Dhake Ki Malmal’, Bimal Roy’s first production ‘Dhobi Doctor’ and AVM’s ‘Bhabhi’.
He played Soorma Bhopali in Sholay (1975) and directed a movie ‘Soorma Bhopali’ (1988).
Jagdeep, who has acted in more than 300 films and portrayed various characters, is still identified as Soorma Bhopali by everyone.