Bollywood celebrities have expressed their condolence over the death of veteran actor Jagdeep. He passed away due to age-related ailments on Wednesday, 8 July. 

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Bollywood celebrities including Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgn, Anil Kapoor and Shabana Azmi mourned the death of veteran comedian Jagdeep.IANS

Jagdeep was born in Amritsar on 29 March, 1939. He worked in over 400 movies. Some of his memorable works include Ramesh Sippy's Sholay and Rajkumar Santoshi's Andaaz Apna Apna.

He was laid to rest at Shia Kabristan, Mazgaon in Mumbai.

Ajay Devgn, Madhuri Dixit, John Abraham, Riteish Deshmukh, Kunal Kemmu, Javed Akhtar and a host of other celebs mourned the death of the Bollywood actor.

Check out celebs condolence tweets:

Ajay Devgn: "Heard the sad news of Jagdeep Saab's demise. Always enjoyed watching him on screen. He brought so much joy to the audience. My deepest condolences to Jaaved and all members of the family. Prayers for Jagdeep Saab's soul."

Madhuri Dixit: "Jagdeep sahab was an actor par excellence and his on-screen presence is unmatched. He was a gentle soul and he told us lovely stories of the black and white era. Thank you for the decades of laughter and entertainment. My heartfelt condolences to Jaaved and your family. #RIPJagdeepJi."

Abhishek Bachchan: "May you rest in peace Jagdeep sahab. Thank you for filling our lives with smiles."

Ashutosh Gowariker: "Paise? Aise kaise paise maang rahe ho!" #Jagdeep ji's THIS line from Sholay, is one of his many, that I use even today, in his inimitable style! King of COMIC TIMING and VOICE MODULATION! RIP Sir! Deepest condolences to Javed-Naved and fam!"

Anil Kapoor: "Jagdeep Saab was one of the greatest actors of India...I was his huge fan and was lucky enough to have worked with him in 'Ek Baar Kaho' and many more films...he was always extremely supportive and encouraging...sending my heartfelt condolences and prayers to my friend Javed and family."

Ayushmann Khurrana: "RIP #Jagdeep sir! Your contribution to the industry will always be remembered. Thank you for the laughs. Thank you for the memories."

Shilpa Shetty Kundra: "Extremely saddened by the news of Jagdeep ji's demise.I had the good fortune to share screen space with him in 'Rishtey', such wonderful comic timing, in his inimitable style and an even more wonderful human being."

John Abraham: "Always made us smile. Rest In Peace. #Jagdeep"

Shabana Azmi: "Deepest condolences to @jaavedjaaferi @NavedJafri_BOO and the entire family on the passing away of #JagdeepSahab."

Javed Akhtar: "Jagdeep saheb had first appeared on the screen as a winsome child Artiste in films like Do bigha Zameen . As a young man he played highly emotional n dramatic roles in films like Bhabi , patang . Comedy was his second successful inning. Great talent, underused. Good bye sir."

Tisca Chopra: "Thank you for the laughs, the entertainment #JagdeepSahab You will be missed .. Thoughts & prayers are with you @jaavedjaaferi @NavedJafri_BOO and the family #RIPJagdeepSahab."

Randeep Hooda: "Rest in peace #Jagdeep saab .. thank you for all the entertainment."

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Riteish Deshmukh: "Thank you #Jagdeep sahab for enriching our lives with laughter and happiness that will be cherished for a lifetime. Rest In peace Sir. Deepest Condolences to the family, friends and millions of his fans(just like me)."

Genelia Deshmukh: "RIP Jagdeep Sahab ... Remember shooting with you during Life Partner and cracking up with laughter all through the scene.. I consider myself extremely fortunate to have got that chance to work with you.. All my condolences to the family."

Esha Gupta: "You've taught us what comedy is, and we still look up to you. We knew the the moment you'll appear on screen that it'll be a laugh riot, but you always left your audience with a lot of emotions. #RestInPeace Jagdeep sir no one like you, Soorma Bhopali."

Pooja Batra: "R.I.P Jagdeep Sir. You were legendary. An icon of our Industry thru your screen persona. Deepest condolences to Javed, Naved and Your family."

Sonali Bendre: "One of the hardest things to do is to be able to make people laugh and you did it with such ease. RIP #JagdeepJi My condolences to@jaavedjaaferi @NavedJafri_BOO and the entire family."

Farhan Akhtar: "RIP Jagdeep Sahab .. thank you for the years of entertainment and laughs. Deepest condolences to Javed, Naved and the family."

Rahul Dholakia: "As a kid, the one dialogue I would repeat on loop was " ye thumbs up nahi , ye comes up hai " #JagdeepSahab was such a fantastic entertainer and actor! He was always made the movie a delight to watch ! May Allah give the family strength -@jaavedjaaferi."

Kunal Kemmu: "Thank you for the decades of giggles tickles laughter and entertainment #Jagdeep sir. You will always be missed and remembered. One of the few names that brought smiles to faces just by the very mention of your name. Love and prayers to the family."

Sudhir Mishra: "I loved Jagdeep . Just loved him ! Could take a moment and improvise the hell out of it . They should have written films around him . A very long innings which began as a child artiste comes to an end .Hey Javed and Naved ,May you have the strength.!@JavedJaffrey @NavedJafri_BOO."

Divya Dutta: "He was a legend., with impeccable comic timing., he l be always remembered for the laughs he gave his audience. I'll Also remember him as a very kind and affectionate person. RIP #Jagdeep saab."