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Junior Mehmood passes away after battling stomach cancer – Monomaxos



Naeem Sayyed, better known as Junior Mehmood, passed away at 67 in his Khar, Mumbai home following a battle with stomach cancer. His family confirmed his passing, citing his struggle with the illness. Revealing the tragic news, they expressed their heartfelt condolences.

Junior Mehmood

Only recently discovering his advanced fourth-stage stomach cancer, his son Hasnain recounted seeking medical care at Tata Memorial Hospital. However, given the severity of the condition, medical professionals advised against aggressive treatments, emphasising the comfort of home care.

Junior Mehmood started his career as a child artist in Mohabbat Zindagi Hai (1966) and graced the silver screen in numerous films spanning genres like Naunihal, Caravan, Haathi Mere Saathi, Mera Naam Joker, among others. He also briefly ventured into television with appearances in shows like Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara and Ek Rishta Saajhedari Ka. His contributions extended beyond acting as he produced and directed various Marathi movies.

Junior Mehmood

Bestowed the moniker Junior Mehmood by the late comedy legend Mehmood, their collaboration in the 1968 movie Suhaag Raat solidified their bond. Today, Junior Mehmood’s final rites will be held at Santacruz kabrastan. He leaves behind his wife Lata and two sons, leaving an indelible mark on the entertainment industry.



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