Mehmood 90th Birth Anniversary: The King of Comedy’s Bollywood Journey in Song
Mehmood Ali was renowned for his comic timing and memorable performances in films such as Padosan, Bhoot Bangla, Pyaar Kiya Jaa, Gumnaam, and Sadhu Aur Shaitaan, among others. The late actor, director, singer, and producer appeared in over 300 Hindi films during his four-decade-long career. The songs in each of his films were as enjoyable as the rest of his work. On his birthday, let’s examine some of his greatest hits:
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Hum Kaale Hai Toh Kya Hua, performed by Mohammed Rafi and picturized on Helen and Mehmood, was featured on the film’s wildly successful soundtrack. The 1965 film was loosely based on the mystery novel And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie.
Abhi Nahin Kabhi Nahin
The song featured the vocals of Kishore Kumar and Asha Bhosle and was featured in the 1971 Bollywood drama Man Mandir. Waheeda Rehman, Sanjeev Kumar, Mehmood, and Aruna Irani were some of the actors who starred in the movie, which was directed by Tapi Chanakya.
Jogi O Jogi, Pyar Mein Kya Hoga
Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar, Mehmood, and Radha Saluja performed the song Jogi O Jogi, Pyar Mein Kya Hoga. It was one of the hit songs from S.S. Balan’s comedy-drama Laakhon Mein Ek.
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Mohammed Rafi and Sharda contributed their voices to this incredibly enjoyable song. Mehmood and Helen were seen together in this track. This song, one of Mehmood’s hits, was featured in the 1969 spy thriller Shatranj, starring Rajendra Kumar, Waheeda Rehman, Mehmood, Madan Puri, Shashikala, and Helen.
Ghungharva Mora Cham Cham Baje
Another performance by Mehmood and Helen, this song was performed by Mohammed Rafi and Asha Bhosle. It was a well-known song from the 1964 movie Zindagi, which starred Mehmood.
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