Bollywood mourns Saeed Jaffrey’s death


As soon as the demise of veteran actor Saeed Jaffery spread, close-ones, colleagues and well-wishers took to social media to express their grief and condolence. From Shekhar Kapur, Rishi Kapoor to Madhur Bhandarkar, Bollywood celebrities took to the social media to condole the death of veteran actor Saeed Jaffrey, who passed away at the age of 86.

Here’s what they tweeted:-

Narendra Modi (tweeted by Office of the Prime Minister of India): Saeed Jaffrey was a multifaceted actor whose flair & versatility will always be remembered. Deepest condolences on his passing away: PM

Mamata Banerjee: Saddened at the passing away of veteran actor Saeed Jaffrey. End of an era. Condolences to his family and friends

Shivraj Singh Chouhan: Sad demise of versatile actor Saeed Jaffrey is a big loss to film industry. For decades, he enthralled us with his class apart acting. #RIP

Manisha Koirala: Great actor passed away today..RIP Saeed Jaffrey

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

Shekhar Kapur: Goodbye dear Sayeed. Started my career with u in Masoom. Cant forget ur kindness n enthusiasm for your art n others."

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..

Shruti Seth: Rest in peace

Shaan: "What a Fabulous Actor!! Shatranj ke Khiladi!!! My fav. Saeed Jaffrey film... RIP"

Kiku Sharda: What an enormously prolific person , abundantly talented. RIP Sir.

Ashoke Pandit: Sad to hear about the demise of a great actor & a superb human being. A great loss to the #FilmIndustry. RIP.

Pitobash: RIP Saeed Jaffrey Sir! You will be missed

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