Kenyan movie stars died in 1987

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Jaidev (August 3, 1919 Nairobi-January 6, 1987 Mumbai) a.k.a. Jai Dev, Jai Dev Verma or Jaidev Verma was a Kenyan film score composer and actor.

He was best known for his work in Hindi cinema and composed music for over 100 films in a career spanning several decades. Jaidev started his career as a composer in 1955 with the film "Hum Panchi Ek Dal Ke" and went on to create many memorable compositions, including for films such as "Do Boond Pani", "Ankur", and "Gaman".

In addition to his work in film music, Jaidev also acted in a few films, including "Kamla Ki Maut" and "Rudaali". He received several accolades for his contributions to Indian cinema, including the National Film Award for Best Music Direction for the film "Ankur". Jaidev was also a trained classical singer and music director and was known for his unique style that blended folk and classical music. He passed away in Mumbai on January 6, 1987 at the age of 67.

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