SAEED JAFFREY will no longer serve bollywood

SAEED JAFFREY (January8,1929 – November15, 2015)

Saeed Jaffrey, a power-pack performer, a veteran actor passed away on Sunday at the age 86 of the brain haemorrhage, in London.

Saeed Jaffrey demise
Saeed Jeffrey dies of brain Hemorrhage.

The news was given to the world through a social media site (Facebook)by his niece along with the tribute to a vivacious soul.

[quote_box_center]”Today, a generation of Jeffreys has passed away. Saeed Jaffrey has joined his brothers and sister and is rejoicing in the lap of his Heavenly Father, eternally,” she wrote.[/quote_box_center]

Born in the year 1929, in Punjab, India. the actor began his career as a theatre artist, as per his associates he was the first Indian to star in a major broadway role and also to tour Shakespeare  across united states.

He has also worked in many TV dramas in the UK: Tandoori Nights, The Far Pavilion and Gangsters. the centrepiece of his work has been in 1980’s series The Jewel In The Crown in the role of Nawab Mirat and Ravi Desai in the soap Opera Coronation street.

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Saeed Jaffrey as Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel, in the movie Gandhi in Sir Richard Attenborough’s Oscar-winning Gandhi in 1982.


SAEED JAFFREY (January8,1929 – November15, 2015)

He made it big to the Big screen, with his prodigious performance  in The Man Who Would Be King in 1970’s opposite Michael Caine and Sean Connery and 1982 saw him as Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel in Sir Richard Attenborough’s Oscar-winning Gandhi.


[quote_box_center]Jaffrey also wrote and starred in dozens of radio plays, winning the Prix Italia for his appearance alongside Sir Michael Redgrave in BBC Radio Four’s The Pump.[/quote_box_center]

Chhat Pooja

In 1955 for his contribution to Drama, he was awarded the order of the British empire (OBE).

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Saeed Jaffrey as the very loved Lallan miyan in 1981 flick Chashme Budoor

Not just the British cinema was a fan of this refined actor but he has as much contributed to Indian Cinema with his performances in 1981 release he won many hearts with his comic timing in comedy movie ‘chashme badoor’, his versatile roles include films like Shatranj Ke Khiladi, Henna, Ram Teri Ganga Maili, Dil.

Dil, Saeed Jaffrey
Saeed Jaffrey; As The Typical father in themovie Dil.

The actor had two marriages first one to actress-author Madhur Jaffrey, with whom he has three children ( Meera, Zia, and Sakina Jaffrey. Sakina is an actress) . The two separated in 1966 and in 1980 he married Jennifer Sorrell- a casting director.


Madhur Jaffey, Saeed Jafrrey
Actor-writer Madhur Jaffrey, Saeed Jafreey’s first wife
Sakina Jaffrey, Madhur Jaffrey and Saeed jAFFREY
Saeed Jaffrey’s actor daughter , with wife Madhur Jafrrey

all the leading panjandrum have bid him sad adieu and express their grief through tweets which follow:

saeed Jaffrey, narendra modi, tweet
Prime Minister modi mourn on Demise of Saeed Jaffrey


SAEED JAFFREY (January8,1929 – November15, 2015)


Saed Jaffey, Madhur Bhandarkar
director Madhur Bhandarkar expressing grief over veteran actor Saeed Jaffrey


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Shekhar Kapoor on Saeed Jaffery demise

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“He was unique because he had a very good understanding of foreign cultures, which he mixed with his Indian ethos and that showed in his performances.

I will never forget him for his outstanding performance in Ram Teri Ganga Maili. He was a fascinating man with a large body of work” – a tribute by Director Mahesh Bhatt.

People die, but their work always remains R.I.P Saeed Jaffrey!


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