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Veteran Actor Junior Mehmood Passes Away at 67 After Battle With Stage Four Stomach Cancer

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Tragic news envelops the entertainment industry as veteran actor Junior Mehmood, born as Naeem Sayyed, breathed his last at the age of 67 after battling stage four stomach cancer. His demise was confirmed by his friend Salam Kazi to ETimes.

Junior Mehmood’s illustrious career spanned remarkable contributions to iconic films like “Caravan,” “Haathi Mere Saathi,” and “Mera Naam Joker.” His journey in the film industry began as a child artiste, showcasing his talent in movies such as “Mohabbat Zindagi Hai” (1966) and “Naunihal” (1967). Notably, his screen moniker ‘Junior Mehmood’ was bestowed upon him by the legendary actor Mehmood himself, following their collaboration in the 1968 film “Suhaag Raat.”

The actor’s funeral is scheduled to take place at approximately 12 pm at the Juhu Muslim Cemetery in Santacruz West, the same resting place where his mother was laid to rest.

Junior Mehmood’s contributions to Indian cinema have left an indelible mark, and his passing leaves behind a legacy cherished by fans and peers alike. His talent and dedication to his craft will be remembered fondly by the industry and audiences.


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