Comedy King Mahmood was born on 29 September 1933 in Mumbai, to tickle the audience with his distinctive style, body language, and great voice. Today (Tuesday) is his birth anniversary. Whatever character Mahmud played, immortalized him. His full name was Mahmood Ali. He was the second of eight children of his parents. His father, Mumtaz Ali, worked at the Bombay Talkies Studio.
To fulfill the economic need of the house, Mahmud also did things like selling eggs and driving a taxi, but from childhood, Mahmud's attitude was in acting. In 1943, he got a chance to try his luck in the Bombay Talkies' Kismet. On the basis of his acting, Mahmud made millions crazy.
Mahmood, the famous comedian who made the world laugh, also had a job to teach table tennis to the famous actress Meena Kumari of that era. While teaching tennis, Mahmud's heart fell on Meena Kumari's sister Madhu and it is said that she later got married by threatening suicide.
During that, the applause was played for an actor, he was Mehmood. When the shoot was over, there was loud applause for Mehmood. Mehmood was the only comedian to have a picture with the hero in the film's poster. People used to go to see Mahmud in theaters. Alam was that even the director knew very well that if the picture was to be a hit, then Mahmud would have to take it in his film.
It is said about Mahmud that he was never seen rehearsing. Whatever he used to do, he used to do films live. This was the reason that many film stars were jealous of him. He objected that Mahmud gets more money than the hero. Mahmood, who won the hearts of people with his films for decades, acted in nearly 300 films.