Happy Birthday Mehmood: When Mahmood Offers Rajiv Gandhi, Know What Happened Then

Happy Birthday Mehmood: Mehmood was not only an amazing actor, but was also a director and producer. Mahmud also had his own studio. Mahmud also did the work of giving big break to Amitabh Bachchan. After ‘Saat Hindustani’ in 1969, Amitabh was constantly looking for work. Mahmud completed this quest. He gave a chance as a lead role in his film ‘Bombay to Goa’. This was the first time that Amitabh was seen in the lead role. But do you know, this role was first offered to Rajiv Gandhi. Today we are telling about the birth anniversary of Mahomed.

The film Bombay to Goa came on the big screen in the year 1972. The film became so famous that many remakes were also made later. According to the report published in ‘The Hindu’, the lead role of this film was first offered to Rajiv Gandhi. Rajiv Gandhi did not step into politics then. However, Rajiv refused to play this role due to several reasons. After this it proved to be a big film for Amitabh’s film career. After this he did many great films.

Let me tell you that on September 29, 1932, Mehmood entertained people with his comedy for almost five decades. He did great films like Padosan, Bombay to Goa, Kuvnara Bap and Gumnaam. After which he was named Comedy King. He is always remembered for his dialogues. He was a comedy actor of that era whose photo was featured in the poster with the hero.

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