• Actor, Director, Producer

Sep 29, 1932  in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Also Known as: Mehmood Ali

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Mehmood Ali, popularly known as Mehmood, was an Indian actor, director, and producer best known for playing comic roles. During his career of more than four decades, he worked in over 300 Hindi films. Mehmood was regarded among the best comedians in the Bollywood film industry. Later he gave several hits and won 3 Filmfare awards out of 25 nominations under the best-supporting actor and best comedian category. Mehboob started his film career as a child artiste with Kismet (1943) by playing Ashok Kumar`s childhood version. He is best known for films like Dil Tera Diwana (1963), Pyar Kiye Ja (1966), Gumnaam (1966), Padosan (1968), Waaris (1969), and Bombay To Goa (1972). Mehmood is known for giving breaks to music directors like Rajesh Roshan and R.D Burman. His last appearance came in Rajkumar Santoshi`s comedy film Andaz Apna Apna (1994).