The renowned Indian actor Jr Mehmood has passed away. Veteran comedian actor Mehmood worked in popular movies like Do Aur Do Paanch, Mera Naam Joker, Kati Patang, and many more. The veteran actor, Jr Mehmood passed away at the age of 67, earlier this morning on 8 December 2023.
Jr Mehmood’s family and friends confirm the news of Jr Mehmood’s death. Jr Mehmood’s last rites will be performed in Santacruz Burial ground, Mumbai after the afternoon prayer, Mehmood took his last breath at his residence in Khar, Mumbai.
Jr Mehmood was a loving and talented personality and he has left a void in the hearts of his loved ones. Mehmood has worked with various actors like Johny Lever, Jeetendra, Sachin Pilgaonkar, and many more. Various Bollywood actors have mourned his death and paid tribute to him.
Jr Mehmood Cause of Death
Jr Mehmood’s family confirmed the news of his death and released a statement stating that Jr Mehmood passed away at 2:15 a.m. at his residence. He was suffering from stomach cancer and may his eternal soul rest in peace.
According to the reports of Indianexpress.com, Jr Mehmood’s son Husnain stated that they came to know about Mehmood’s fourth-stage stomach cancer 18 days ago only and they took him to Tata Memorial Hospital. The dean of the Hospital told them that treatment and chemotherapy at this stage would be painful and suggested taking care of him at home.
A few days ago, actors Jeetendra, Johny Lever, and Sachin Pilgaonkar paid a visit to Jr Mehmood. Mehmood’s close friend Salam Kazi revealed that he had been ill for the last 2 months and they thought that it was some minor problem but he suddenly started losing weight and in his medical tests, it was revealed that there was cancer in his liver and lungs and a tumor in his intestine and also developed Jaundice.
About Jr Mehmood
Naeem Sayeed who was popularly known as Jr Mehmood was born on 15 November 1956 and died at the age of 67. Actor Mehmood Ali named him Junior Mehmood and he started his career as a child artist. Mehmood was an actor, singer, and Marathi film Director.
Jr Mehmood’s father was the engine driver in Indian railways. However, the names of his parents are not known but he has 3 brothers and 2 sisters and one of his brothers was a still photographer on film sets only. Jr Mehmood was married to Naima Sayed and the couple has two sons, Hasnain Sayed who is a writer and music manager, and Husanrafi Sayed.
Jr Mehmood career
Jr Mehmood kicked off his Bollywood career in 1967 with the Hindi drama ‘Naunihal’ in which he played the role of Biloo. After his debut, Mehmood got various movies like Suhag Raat, Ghar Ghar Ki Kahani, and many more. Mehmood gained popularity with movies like Carvaan, Haathi Mere Saathi, Aan Milo Sajna, and many more.
Jr Mehmood has worked in more than 260 movies in 7 different languages. Mehmood even started Directing Marathi movies in the early 1990s. He directed and produced movies like Maskar, Karmyog, Pagalpan, Adla Badli, Ardha Gangu Ardha Gondya, and many more. Mehmood was also known as the event organizer and has organized events, star parties, and comedy shows. ,
Mehmood has also worked in Indian television and debuted in a drama series Pyaar ka Dard hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara. In 2016, Mehmood was seen in the drama Ek Rishta Sajhedaari Ka, and 2017 in the historical comedy-drama Tenali Rama. Jr Mehmood also won the Filmfare award for his movie Brahmachari in 1968 and later was nominated for a National Award for the movie Ghar Ghar Ki Kahani.
Jr Mehmood FAQs
A. Jr Mehmood passed away on Friday, 8 December 2023.
A. Jr Mehmood was suffering from Stomach cancer.
A. Jr Mehmood was 67 years old.
A. Jr Mehmood was married to Naima Sayed.
A. Jr Mehmood has two sons, Hasnain Sayed and Husanrafi Sayed.