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Actor Junior Mehmood Dies After Long Battle With Cancer

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OB Bureau

Mumbai: Veteran actor Naeem Sayyed, popularly known as Junior Mehmood, passed away at his home in Khar, Mumbai in the early hours of Friday after a battle with stomach cancer. He was 67.

The actor’s family confirmed his demise in a statement to media, which read, “Junior Mehmood passed away at 2:15 am at his residence. He was suffering from stomach cancer. May his eternal soul rest in peace.”

Two weeks ago, it was revealed that he was fighting stage 4 cancer and his condition reportedly worsened last night.

The actor worked in over 250 films in his career that spanned over five decades, He began his film career as a child artiste with Mohabbat Zindagi Hai (1966) and was known for his work in Caravan, Haathi Mere Saathi, Kati Patang, Mera Naam Joker, Parvarish, and Do Aur Do Paanch.

OB Bureau

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