Actor Junior Mehmood passed away. He was 67 and was suffering from stage four stomach cancer. His friend Salam Kazi has confirmed the news of his death.
Junior Mehmood, born as Naeem Sayyed, was known for his work in films like Caravan, Haathi Mere Saathi and Mera Naam Joker. He started out as a child artiste with Mohabbat Zindagi Hai (1966) and Naunihal (1967). He was given the screen name Junior Mehmood by Mehmood himself after they starred together in the 1968 film Suhaag Raat.
According to the report, Junior Mehmood’s funeral will be held at around 12 pm at the Juhu Muslim Cemetery in Santacruz west, where his mother was also buried.
Junior Mehmood was undergoing treatment at the Tata Memorial Hospital in Parel.