Biography

Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jaffry, better known as Jagdeep, is an Indian film actor known for his comic roles. He played Soorma Bhopali in Sholay (1975), Gabbar in Purana Mandir (1984), Chief Zabardast in Tahkhana (1986), Hotel Receptionist in Veerana (1988), Salman Khan's father In Andaaz Apna Apna (1994) and later directed a movie Soorma Bhopali with this character as the protagonist[2]. Jagdeep started his film career as a child artist extra in films like B. R. Chopra's Afsana, then to a child artist in Ab Dilli Door Nahin, K A Abbas's Munna and AVM's Hum Panchi Ek Dal Ke. Then came Bimal Roy's Do Bigha Zameen with which he started playing comic roles. He is also known for his appearances in many horror Movies, especially in projects of "Ramsay Brothers". He appeared in famous hits like Veerana, Tehkhana and Purana Mandir. Jagdeep is the father of Naved Jaffery & Jaaved Jaffrey who host the popular show Boogie Woogie. According to rumours, Jagdeep will be playing a role in the sequel of Andaz Apna Apna. He last appeared in a flop movie- Journey Bombay to Goa.

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Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jaffry, better known as Jagdeep, is an Indian film actor known for his comic roles. He played Soorma Bhopali in Sholay (1975), Gabbar in Purana Mandir (1984), Chief Zabardast in Tahkhana (1986), Hotel Receptionist in Veerana (1988), Salman Khan's father In Andaaz Apna Apna (1994) and later directed a movie Soorma Bhopali with this character as the protagonist[2]. Jagdeep started his film career as a child artist extra in films like B. R. Chopra's Afsana, then to a child artist in Ab Dilli Door Nahin, K A Abbas's Munna and AVM's Hum Panchi Ek Dal Ke. Then came Bimal Roy's Do Bigha Zameen with which he started playing comic roles. He is also known for his appearances in many horror Movies, especially in projects of "Ramsay Brothers". He appeared in famous hits like Veerana, Tehkhana and Purana Mandir. Jagdeep is the father of Naved Jaffery & Jaaved Jaffrey who host the popular show Boogie Woogie. According to rumours, Jagdeep will be playing a role in the sequel of Andaz Apna Apna. He last appeared in a flop movie- Journey Bombay to Goa.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 66

Birthday -

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Also Known As

  • Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jaffry
  • जगदीप

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Muskurahat as Badriprasad Chaurasia
2007 Journey Bombay to Goa as Latif Khekada - Husna's dad
2003 Parwana as Seth Malpani
1998 China Gate as Sub. Nageshwar Rammaiah
1997 Daayan
1995 Ram Shastra
1994 Andaz Apna Apna as Bankelal
1992 Insaan Bana Shaitan
1991 Phool Aur Kaante
1991 Sanam Bewafa as Daroga
1991 Roohani Taaqat
1991 Khooni Panja
1990 Hum Se Na Takrana as Chhotey Babu
1990 Amavas Ki Raat
1989 Raakh as Ustad
1989 Gola Barood as B.E.S.T. Bus Conductor
1989 Nigahen: Nagina Part II as Munshiji
1988 Kabrastan as Hitler DaCosta
1988 Sherni as Hajaam
1988 Shahenshah as Tarachand Badlani
1988 Bees Saal Baad as Chedhu
1987 Bloody Castle as Gangua
1987 Pyar Ki Jeet as Nathulal
1986 Nagina as Munishi ji as Munshiji
1986 Pyaar Ke Do Pal as Scout Master
1986 Janbaaz as Sheru
1986 Jaal
1985 Telephone
1985 Hum Dono
1985 3D Saamri as Changez Khan
1984 The Old Temple as Daku Machhar Singh
1983 Bade Dil Wala as Jaganath 'Jaggu' Prasad Srivastava
1982 Sanam Teri Kasam as Banke Bihari Patnewala
1981 Sahhas as Karvat
1981 Jail Yatra as Chinareddy Eveready (Guest Appearance)
1981 Khoon Aur Paani as Havaldar Maan Singh Gangotra
1981 Sacred Golden Chain as Jaggu
1980 Phir Wahi Raat as Krupachand Reswani
1980 Qurbani
1980 Kali Ghata
1980 Ganga aur Suraj
1979 Jaani Dushman as Nathuram
1978 Do Musafir
1978 Bhola Bhala
1978 Ganga Ki Saugand as Mathuradas
1977 Minoo
1977 Black Magic
1976 Shankar Shambhu as Havaldar Naik
1976 Khaan Dost as Abdul
1976 Sharafat Chod Di Maine
1975 Sholay as Soorma Bhopali
1975 Toofan
1974 Insaaniyat
1974 Humshakal
1973 Khoon Khoon
1972 Apna Desh
1972 Man and Animal
1971 Ek Nari Ek Brahmachari as Jugal Kishore
1970 Sharafat as Bhola
1969 Balak as Anantram 'Anant' D. Das
1957 Ab Dilli Dur Nahin as Masite
1955 Mr. & Mrs. '55 as Paper Boy (uncredited)
1954 Job
1954 Aar Paar as Elaichi Sandow
1953 Paapi
1953 Two Acres of Land as Laloo Ustad

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