Jagdeep died on Wednesday at his residence at the age of 81.
The thespian took to his blog on Tumblr to pay homage to the late actor. "Last night we lost another gem. Jagdeep... the actor of exceptional comedic repertoire, passed away."
"He had crafted a unique individual style of his own... and I had the honour of working with him in several films... the more prominent ones in the eyes of the audience being 'Sholay' and 'Shahenshah'," Bachchan wrote in his blog.
"A humble human... loved by millions. My duas and my prayers," he added.
Singer Adnan Sami paid a video tribute to the late actor, where visuals from his hit song 'Life Kara De' were juxtaposed with hilarious comic scenes of Jagdeep. 'Heaven won't have a dull moment,' wrote Sami.
Thank you Nishant Kankal for putting these moments together...🙏Repost: “Heaven won't have a dull moment.R.I.P Ja… https://t.co/MIkPON7lBF— Adnan Sami (@AdnanSamiLive) 1594248558000
Madhuri Dixit Nene also sent out a tweet remembering the late actor-comic. 'Thank you for the decades of laughter & entertainment,' wrote Dixit.
Jagdeep sahab was an actor par excellence & his on-screen presence is unmatched. He was a gentle soul and he told u… https://t.co/LrLMx46KFW— Madhuri Dixit Nene (@MadhuriDixit) 1594272048000
Former cricketer Yuvraj Singh, too, was saddened to hear about Jagdeep's demise.
Sad to hear of the passing of one of India’s iconic and versatile actor Jagdeep sahab who enthralled the audiences… https://t.co/THnfSorx5N— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) 1594261728000
Actor Farhan Akhtar sent out condolensces to Javed, Naved and family.
RIP Jagdeep Sahab .. thank you for the years of entertainment and laughs. Deepest condolences to Javed, Naved & the family.— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) 1594266287000
'Great talent , underused . Good bye sir,' wrote lyricist Javed Akhtar on Twitter.
Jagdeep saheb had first appeared on the screen as a winsome child Artiste in films like Do bigha Zameen . As a youn… https://t.co/0oLMcijDjD— Javed Akhtar (@Javedakhtarjadu) 1594264849000
Abhishek Bachchan took to the micro-blogging site to thank the late comic for filling lives with smiles.
May you rest in peace Jagdeep sahab. Thank you for filling our lives with smiles. 🙏🏽— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) 1594242015000
The last of the comic icons in the tradition of seniors Johnny Walker and Mehmood, the actor had a prolific career that lasted beyond 400 films, including "Do Bigha Zamin", "Aar Paar", "Khilona", "Teen Bahuraniyan", and others.
(With inputs from PTI)
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