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Happy birthday Mehmood: Padosan Bombay to Goa Kunwara Baap 5 films of the comedy genius Bollywood News

It’s difficult to imagine Hindi film comedy without Bollywood’s comic genius, Mehmood. A movie starring Mehmood came with an assurance of fun, frolic, drama, dance and great music. His journey in Bollywood began as a child actor in Ashok Kumar’s ‘Kismet’ (1943). But it was Guru Dutt who spotted the gem in this young lad and gave him his first break. Such was the charm and strature of Mehmood that even Amitabh Bachchan once called Mehmood, his godfather in his blog. During his filmy career, the actor has worked in more than 300 Hindi flicks. On the talented actor’s birthday, have a look at some of his powerful performances that are sure to tickle your funny bones:

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 29 September 2018, 09:41:49 AM
Happy birthday Mehmood, Padosan, Bombay to Goa, Kunwara Baap, Bollywood News, Amitabh Bachchan, Guru Dutt

Happy birthday Mehmood, Padosan, Bombay to Goa, Kunwara Baap, Bollywood News, Amitabh Bachchan, Guru Dutt

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It’s difficult to imagine Hindi film comedy without Bollywood’s comic genius, Mehmood. A movie starring Mehmood came with an assurance of fun, frolic, drama, dance and great music. His journey in Bollywood began as a child actor in Ashok Kumar’s ‘Kismet’ (1943). But it was Guru Dutt who spotted the gem in this young lad and gave him his first break. Such was the charm and strature of Mehmood that even Amitabh Bachchan once called Mehmood, his godfather in his blog. During his filmy career, the actor has worked in more than 300 Hindi flicks. On the talented actor’s birthday, have a look at some of his powerful performances that are sure to tickle your funny bones:
Padosan

Padosan

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It is one of the must-watch of Mehmood which will make you drive you ROFL. He played role of south Indian classical musician teacher which is hilariously humorous.
Bhoot Bangla

Bhoot Bangla

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He not only acted but also directed the film. Bhoot Bangla also featured Tanuja and Nazir Hussain. The film falls in the comedy-horror film genre.
Kunwara Baap

Kunwara Baap

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Mehmood not only played the lead, but also directed the film. This film shared a social message of eradication of polio, which was a prevailing issue in the society during the 70’s. But he had his own special way of sending the message across with his amazing comic timing.
Bombay to Goa

Bombay to Goa

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Along with Mehmood, the film also featured Amitabh Bachchan, Aruna Irani and Shatrughan Sinha in pivotal roles. Mehmood as conductor made the journey from Bombay to Goa, one of the most hilarious journey. The film was directed by S. Ramanathan.
Main Sunder Hoon

Main Sunder Hoon

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Mehmood’s portrayal of a simple-minded waiter, Sunder is hilarious. He falls in love with the daughter of his employee. His innocence along with the comic timing and then later the emotions that he shows charms the audience.