Bollywood Mourns the Loss of Junior Mehmood - Laid to Rest in Mumbai Amidst Celeb Tributes

Bollywood celebs Jaaved Jaffrey, Johnny Lever, Aditya Pancholi, and others bid a tearful farewell to the veteran actor at Juhu cemetery.

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Mumbai bid a sombre farewell to veteran Bollywood actor Naeem Sayyed aka Junior Mehmood as he was laid to rest amidst heartfelt tributes from family and friends. The actor, known for iconic roles as a child artist in classics like 'Brahmachari' and 'Mera Naam Joker,' succumbed to stage four cancer on December 08.

Celebrity Attendees Pay Last Respect:

The final rites, held at a cemetery in Juhu, witnessed the presence of Bollywood luminaries like Jaaved Jaffrey, Sunil Pal, Ali Asgar, Johnny Lever, Rakesh Bedi, Sudesh Bhosale, Aditya Pancholi, Avtar Gill, Shailesh Lodha and Raza Murad. The outpouring of grief and tributes from the film fraternity reflected the impact Junior Mehmood had on the industry.

Johnny Lever, accompanied by his children Jamie Lever and Jessy Lever, paid their respects at the late actor's home, capturing moments of solidarity with Junior Mehmood's family. Aditya Pancholi, emotionally recounting their close bond, expressed deep sorrow at the loss of a dear friend who played a significant role in his early days of struggle.

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A Cinematic Legacy Remembered:

Junior Mehmood's contribution to Indian cinema is hailed as unparalleled, with Raza Murad highlighting his unique stature in the industry. Murad emphasized that in the 110 years of Indian film history, no child artist had garnered the kind of superstar status that Junior Mehmood achieved. Known for creating rhythm in films and possessing his own dedicated audience, Junior Mehmood's influence extended beyond his roles in over 200 films in various languages.

Junior Mehmood succumbs to stomach cancer at 67

The Final Goodbye:

Junior Mehmood's family friend confirmed the demise, revealing the actor's battle with stomach cancer. His last rites were performed at the Santacruz burial ground after afternoon prayers. Aditya Pancholi expressed profound sadness, remembering Junior Mehmood as a kind soul who had supported many during their struggling days.

Actor Junior Mehmood passes away after battling stomach cancer | Bollywood  News - The Indian Express

As the Bollywood fraternity mourns the loss of a true talent and a generous spirit, Junior Mehmood's legacy lives on through the countless memories and contributions he made to the Indian film industry. His name will forever echo in the rhythmic history of Bollywood, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts of those who had the privilege of working alongside him.

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