Veteran actor Jagdeep who became popular with his character of Soorma Bhopali in blockbuster film Sholay passed away on Wednesday at the age of 81. Jagdeep was the father actor Javed Jaffrey. Several celebrities from the industry are mourning for the demise of the veteran actor. Ayushmann Khurrana remembered him for his performances and wrote, “RIP #Jagdeep sir! Your contribution to the industry will always be remembered. Thank you for the laughs. Thank you for the memories.” Anil Kapoor wrote on Twitter, “Jagdeep Saab was one of the greatest actors of India...I was his huge fan & was lucky enough to have worked with him in Ek Baar Kaho & many more films...he was always extremely supportive & encouraging...sending my heartfelt condolences & prayers to my friend Javed & family..” Arshad Warsi wrote, “Really sad to hear about Jagdeep sahab. What a phenomenal actor & a wonderful person. He has entertained my generation all through our growing years. He was also my reference point for Ishqiya. Thank you Jagdeep sahab... Allah aapko Jannat Naseeb farmaye –RIP” Other celebs too posted condolence messages. Veteran actor Jagdeep featured in over 400 films in a career spanning over six decades.