Famous articulated grief over the death of Efficient actor Jagdish Raj. He is the record of playing a police officer 144 times in different Bollywood films. Bollywood Actor Jagdish Raj is a famous Police officer, passed away yesterday at his Juhu residence following respiratory disease. He was 85 years old.
"He was not abidance well for the past two years. He had lung and respiratory problems. He departed away yesterday due to respiratory problems," the actors son-in-law Rakesh Malhotra said.
Filmmaker Ashok Pandit said, "Sad to know Jagdish Raj is no more. The industry missing its gret Police officer." "RIP Jagdish Raj, the quintessential police officer for generations in Indian films. Your works will live on," actress Soumya Tandon said.
"Not seen any news channel cover the death of Jagdish Raj. Sad," Tanuj Garg of Balaji Telefilms said.
"Only family and close friends had come for the last rites. From the Bollywood industry, Rishi Kapoor, David Dhawan, Rahul Rawail had come. The "chautha" will be held tomorrow," Malhotra said.
Jagdish Raj Khurana Born in Sargodha, He is a British India, he acted in films from 1960 till retirement in 1992.
Some of his popular movies include "Deewar", "Don", "Shakti", "Mazdoor", "Imaan Dharam", "Gopichand Jasoos", "Silsila", "Aaina" and "Besharam".
Though Jagdish sometimes played a villain and a couple of times essayed the role of a judge, he was best known for being cast a record 144 times as a police officer.