Veteran actor Mehmood was one of the talented actors of the industry. During his filmy career, the actor has worked in more than 300 Hindi flicks. He made movie buffs laugh with his films and proved that he is the ultimate comedy king. The industry lost this gem on July 23, 2004. On the talented actor’s birthday, have a look at some of his powerful performances that will surely tickle your funny bones.
The actor played the role of south Indian classical music teacher in the film. His powerful performance was one of the highlights of Padosan. Along with Mehmood, the film also featured Saira Banu and Sunil Dutt.
He not only acted but also directed the film. Bhoot Bangla also featured Tanuja and Nazir Hussain. The film falls in the comedy-horror film genre.
Remember the song ‘Hum Kaale Hain Toh Kya Hua’? Yes, it was from this film. The actor played the role of a south Indian butler. He was praised for his performance and the film was one of the biggest hits in his career.
The 1973 film featured Vinod Mehra and Ashok Kumar alongside Mehmood. The star was hilarious in the film and the song Muthukudi Kawadi Hada became an instant hit.
Bombay to Goa
Along with Mehmood, the film also featured Amitabh Bachchan, Aruna Irani and Shatrughan Sinha in pivotal roles. Mehmood as conductor made the journey from Bombay to Goa interesting. The film was directed by S. Ramanathan.