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RIP Saeed Jaffrey. On Twitter, Actor Remembered With Admiration

  | November 16, 2015 20:53 IST (New Delhi)
Saeed Jaffrey

This image was posted on Facebook by Shaheen Aggarwal

"Saeed Jaffrey was a multifaceted actor whose flair and versatility will always be remembered," read a tweet from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's office. Actor Rishi Kapoor, Saeed Jaffrey's co-star in films like Henna, Ajooba and Saagar, also tweeted: "R I P. My friend, my colleague of several films"

Veteran actor Saeed Jaffrey died at the age of 86, his niece Shaheen Aggarwal announced in a Facebook post on Sunday. Mr Jaffrey was greatly respected for his performance in films at home such as Shatranj Ke Khiladi, Mandi and Masoom. He was also much feted for his appearances in international movies like Gandhi and A Passage To India.
On Twitter, Mr Jaffrey was remembered with fondness and admiration. (Also Read: Saeed Jaffrey, Star of Shatranj Ke Khiladi, Dies at 86)
A tweet from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's office read:
 
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan tweeted:
 
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said:
 
Actor Rishi Kapoor, Saeed Jaffrey's co-star in films like Henna, Ajooba and Saagar, tweeted:
 
Mr Jaffrey's Salaami co-star Kabir Bedi tweeted:
 
Shekhar Kapur, who directed Mr Jaffrey in Masoom, was among the earliest to offer his respects:
 
Other tweets came from Fashion director Madhur Bhandarkar, singer Daler Mehndi, and actors Ashwin Mushran and Arfi U Lamba.
 
 
 
 
 
 







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