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Jeetendra, Johnny Lever visit ailing Junior Mehmood Junior Mehmood
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Jeetendra, Johnny Lever visit ailing Junior Mehmood

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 06 Dec 2023, 05:09 pm

Yesteryear Bollywood actor Jeetendra and comedian Johnny Lever recently visited actor Junior Mehmood who is fighting stage 4 cancer.

According to reports, the actor wished to meet Jeetendra and his childhood friend Sachin Pilgaonkar.

"Junior Mehmood, yesteryear’s adorable child star, is in hospital with 4th stage cancer. He has expressed his wish to meet Jeetendra whom he often co-starred with n childhood friend Sachin Pilgaonkar to visit him,please Jeetendra saab,Sachinji grant him what cld be his last wish," write-dirctor Khalid Mohamed posted on X.

In the comment section, Sachin's daughter  Shriya Pilgaonkar wrote: " Papa is in touch and visited him today."

Sharing an image Jeetendra and Johnny's visit, a netizen named Johny Bava said: " Junior Mehmood, a veteran artist diagnosed with stage four stomach cancer, expresses desire to reunite with friends Jeetendra and Sachin Pilgaonkar. Jeetendra and Sachin visit Mehmood, offering help. Mehmood's children refuse assistance. Ali Asgar also visits the ailing star. Mehmood, known as Naeem Sayyed, started as a child artist and later directed Marathi films. Mehmood and Sachin formed a successful duo, working together in films like 'Bachpan' and 'Brahmachari'."

 Jeetendra said he felt heart broken seeing his former colleague's condition.

“I am here by his bedside, but he is unable to recognise me. He is in so much pain, he is unable to open his eyes. To see him in this state breaks my heart,” he was quoted as saying by Hindustan Times.

Junior Mehmood has worked in several memorable Bollywood movies like Brahmachari, Kati Patang, among others.

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