Shubham Jaiswal ([email protected])
Veteran actor Jagdeep will be laid to rest at a cemetery in south Mumbai on Thursday. Jagdeep died on Wednesday at 8.30 pm at his residence in Bandra. He was 81 and had not been keeping well because of age-related issues.
The actor family left on Thursday morning for his funeral. His son, actor Jaaved Jaaferi was clicked by photographers, on his way for the funeral.
The last of the humorous icons in the tradition of seniors Johnny Walker and Mehmood, the actor had a prolific career that lasted beyond 400 films and many memorable roles. Jagdeep, actual name was Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jafri, started his journey in cinema with the 1951 film Afsana, which marked filmmaker BR Chopra’s directorial debut.