Iconic Bollywood comic Mehmood handed away on this present day 16 years in the past, and followers and associates miss him until date.
Remembering the veteran comic on his 16th death anniversary, veteran actor Dharmendra tweeted: “Jab bhi milta tha …Mahaul khill uthta tha ….. teri yaad mein MEHMOOD ….mann bhar aata hai (He would lighten up the milieu whenever he met… the heart is heavy thinking of you, Mehmood).”
Along together with his tweet, Dharmendra shared a black and white image, during which he’s seen hugging the comic.
Jab bhi milta tha …Mahaul khill uthta tha ….. teri yaad mein MEMOOD ….mann bhar aata hai …. pic.twitter.com/3hvOlyiyUL
— Dharmendra Deol (@aapkadharam) July 23, 2020
Remembering Mehmood bhaijaan at the moment on his death anniversary, he was my idol rising up 🙏🏽 and even at the moment he’s a celebrity for us comedians.. #mehmoodsahab #Mehmood pic.twitter.com/tT3JkNvDkH
— Johny Lever (@iamjohnylever) July 23, 2020
Dharmendra and Mehmood labored collectively in a number of memorable movies together with “Ankhen”, “Naya Zamana”, “Jugnu” and “Chandan Ka Palna”.
Mehmood was hailed as one of many kings of comedy in Bollywood of the fifties, sixties and the seventies. Among his quite a few unforgettable performances are “Kunwara Baap”, “Padosan”, “Gumnaam”, “Pyar Kiye Jaa ” and “Bombay To Goa”. He breathed his final on July 23, 2004 in Pennsylvania.
Comedian Johny Lever, too, paid tribute to Mehmood on Thursday.
“Remembering Mehmood bhaijaan today on his death anniversary, he was my idol growing up and even today he is a superstar for us comedians,” he tweeted.