Saeed Jaffrey passes away at 86, Bollywood condoles his death


Veteran actor Saeed Jaffrey, who played important roles in many Bollywood films, passed away at the age of 86. He also appeared in several British movies and was known for his roles in movies like ‘Gandhi’, ‘Shatranj Ke Khiladi’, ‘Henna’, ‘Aunty No 1’, ‘Ram Teri Ganga Maili’, ‘Dil’ and many more.

He was married to actress and travel writer Madhur Jaffrey, but they parted ways in 1965. Together they have three daughters Meera, Zia and Sakina, who is also an actress.

Bollywood stars took to Twitter to condole his death.

Rishi Kapoor: R I P.My friend,my colleague of several films-Syd Jeffries alias Sayeed Jaffri to the world,leaves us.Cheers to you!

Nimrat Kaur: Never met Mr. Saeed Jaffrey outside of all the amazing men he brought alive on screen…a class actor. Heavens are in great company today..

Madhur Bhandarkar: Saddened by the demise of versatile actor #SaeedJaffrey ji. Had a privilege of working with him as a Asst Director. Condolences 2 his family

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also condoled his death: Saeed Jaffrey was a multifaceted actor whose flair & versatility will always be remembered. Deepest condolences on his passing away: