Published On: Mon, Nov 16th, 2015

Veteran actor passes away

In what could be said as a tragic news for Bollywood, veteran actor Saeed Jaffery passed away today. His niece Shaheen wrote on her Facebook: “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.”

He was married to actress-author Madhur Jaffrey ​and had three children. His dau​​ghter Sakina is a well-known actress. Jaffrey ​acted in several hit films in both Hindi and English.

Aged 86, he was born in Malerkotla, Punjab and went to Aligarh Muslim University. Bollywood3 conveys deep condolences to his family in this time of grief.