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Saeed Jaffrey, ‘Gandhi’ Actor, Dies at 86

16 November 2015 7:22 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Saeed Jaffrey, who starred in such epic films as “Gandhi” as well as TV series like “The Jewel in the Crown,” died Nov. 14 after suffering a brain hemorrhage in London, according to Jaffrey Associates. He was 86.

Besides “Gandhi,” Jaffrey was cast in a slew of films like “A Passage to India” and “The Man Who Would Be King.” He won a Bafta nomination for his role as Nasser in “My Beautiful Launderette.”

Born in Punjab, India, Jaffrey started out in theater and also worked at All India Radio. At one point he even did publicity for the Indian government’s tourism department. He studied at the Royal School of Drama in the U.K. and then earned a second degree at Catholic University in Washington, D.C.

But it was as the Nawab of Mirat in Granada TV’s “Jewel in the Crown” that Jaffrey made his mark, following it »

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Veteran actor Saeed Jaffrey passes away

16 November 2015 7:28 AM, PST | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

The extremely talented actor Saeed Jaffrey (who hailed from an Indo-British origin) passed away yesterday at the age of 86 years. The sad news of his death was shared by his niece Shaheen Aggarwal her Facebook page.

Speaking about his death, Shaheen Aggarwal wrote "Today, a generation of Jaffreys has passed away. Saeed Jaffrey has joined his brothers and sister and is rejoicing in the lap of his Heavenly Father, eternally. The entire Jaffrey Family bids you, "adieu", you beautiful, beautiful man See you in heaven!"

Readers may recall the veteran actor Saeed Jaffrey for his memorable roles in films like Henna, Shatranj Ke Khiladi, Dil, Ghar Ho Toh Aisa, Deewana Mastana, Kishan Kanhaiya, Vijay, Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai and others.

Bollywood Hungama prays that the departed person's soul rests in peace. »

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