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Jalal Agha

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Occupation  Actor
Role  Actor
Years active  1960–1993
Died  March 5, 1995, New Delhi

Relatives  Agha (Father)
Parents  Agha
Name  Jalal Agha
Siblings  Shahnaz Vahanvaty
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Children  Vanessa Feuerstein, Saleem Christopher Agha Bee
Similar People  Agha, Khwaja Ahmad Abbas, Tinnu Anand, Basu Chatterjee, K Asif


Jalal Agha (1945 or 1946 – 5 March 1995) was an Indian actor and director in Bollywood films. Son of the popular comedian Agha, Jalal studied acting at the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune.


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He made his debut as a child actor playing the young version of Jehangir (who was played by Dilip Kumar as an adult) in the historical epic Mughal-E-Azam which released in 1960. He made his debut in an adult role in K.A. Abbas's Bambai Raat Ki Bahon Mein (1967), and went to appear in over 60 Bollywood films from the late 1960s through to the early 1990s mostly playing supporting roles. His most famous role was in the blockbuster hit Sholay where he played the Rubab player in the popular song Mehbooba O' Mehbooba. His other roles to mention are Julie (Julie's silent lover), the singer of Sama hai Suhana Suhana from the film Ghar Ghar Ki Kahani, Shabana Azmi's brother in Thodi Si Bewafai and Naseeruddin Shah's friend in Dil Akhir Dil Hai.

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He also made appearances in English-language films such as Bombay Talkie (1970), Gandhi (1982), Kim (1984) and The Deceivers (1988). He also wrote and directed a Bollywood film titled Goonj which released in 1989.

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He died of a heart attack on 5 March 1995 at the age of 49. He is survived by his son, Saleem Christopher Agha Bee, and daughter, Vanessa Feuerstein.

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