Veteran actor Jagdish Raj, who had the record of playing a police officer 144 times in various Bollywood films, passed away on Sunday at his Juhu residence following respiratory ailment. The 85-year-old actor, known for films such as “Deewar”, “Don”, “Shakti”and “Mazdoor”, had lung and respiratory problems. Celebrities including Rishi Kapoor and David Dhawan, attended the last rites. While some expressed grief on social networking websites, others complained that his demise was not broadcast on news channels. —PTI