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Mehmood Ali Biography, Age, Death, Height, Weight, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : September 29, 2018

Short Biography

Mehmood Ali was born on 29-09-1932 in Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra, India. He was an Indian Film Actor, Singer, Film Director, Film Producer & Comedian who best known for his work in Bollywood industry.

Mehmood Ali Complete Bio & Career

Mehmood Ali better known as just Mehmmod was arguably the most successful comedian of Hindi Cinema. He began his acting career at the age of 13 with the Hindi film Sanyasi in the year 1945. As a full-fledged actor, he played minor roles in his initial films like Do Bheega Zameen, CID, and Pyaasa among others. His successful Bollywood journey began after he switched from playing the lead roles to comedian roles.
Among the various comedian roles that he played, his performance as a Tamil Brahmin in the much-acclaimed film ‘Padosn’ was arguably his best performance as a comedian. This movie set the trend of Tamil characters in Hindi film industry. Pardon is still regarded as the best cult classic comic movie of all time in Bollywood.
Other movies in which his performance as a comedian was praised were Dil Tera Deewana, Love In Tokyo, Main Sundar Hoon, Bombay To Goa, and Nauker among various others earned him a lot of acclaim as a comedian. Mohammad Rafi’s song ‘Khayalon Mein’ which was picturized on Mehmood is still very famous among the music lovers. From the late 1970s, his careers started declining after the emergence of new comedy actors like Asrani, Kader Khan, and Jagdeep among others. His last film as an actor was Rajkumar Santoshi's Andaz Apna Apna.

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Mehmood Ali died on 23-07-2004 in Dunmore, Pennsylvania, United States. For several years, his health was not good as he was suffering from heart disease. He went to Pennsylvania for his treatment and there he died during asleep.

DEATHDAY 23 July,2004 (Tuesday)
DEATH PLACE Dunmore, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania

Mehmood Ali Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Latifunnisa and Mumtaz Ali. He had an elder sister and six siblings who were younger to him. He was married to Madhu Ali from 1953 to 1967. He then married Tracy Ali and was married to her until his death in 2004. His son Lucky Ali is a noted Bollywood singer.

Life's Important Dates Of Mehmood Ali

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Mehmood Ali

  • He served as table tennis coach of legendary actress Meena Kumari and also worked as a driver of P L Santoshi who was the father of noted filmmaker Raj Kumar Santoshi.
  • He was good friends with his arch-rival Johny Walker.
  • Reports of his alleged affair with Aruna Irani made headlines those days.
  • During struggling days of Amitabh Bachchan, it was he who offered him a role in film Bombay to Goa and also offered him a room at his own residence.
  • Mehmood was originally a Tamilian. That is what helped him to portray south Indian accent roles with ease.

Mehmood Ali Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Mehmood Ali was 71 years 9 months & 24 days old age.