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Modi expresses 'deepest condolences' on Saeed Jaffrey's demise

 2015-11-16 09:26:23.0

Modi_B_16112015 New Delhi: �Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed grief over the demise of veteran actor Saeed Jaffrey, saying that the multifaceted actor �will always be remembered� for his versatility.��Saeed Jaffrey was a multifaceted actor whose flair and versatility will always be remembered. Deepest condolences on his passing away: PM,� read the post by the official PMO Twitter handle. The news of the death of the Indian-born British actor surfaced on Facebook on November 15. He was 86. It is being reported that he passed away due to some age-related illness. Known for roles in movies like "Gandhi" (1982), "Shatranj Ke Khilari" (1977), "Henna" (1991), "Masoom" (1983) and "Ram Teri Ganga Maili" (1985), Saeed was married to co-actress and travel writer Mehrunima (Madhur Jaffrey). They parted ways in 1965.�Together they have three daughters Meera, Zia and Sakina - who is also an actress.�Among many honours and awards, Saeed was conferred with the Order of the British Empire for his contributions to drama. (IANS)

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