Famous Comedian Mushtaq Merchant Died in Mumbai, Worked in 'Sholay'
The year 2021 has been very bad for the cinema world. This year many veteran stars of the industry have said goodbye to the world. There are only a few days left in the year 2021. Bad news has come out from the corridors of the cinema. The famous actor of Hindi cinema and famous comedian Mushtaq Merchant is no longer in this world. Mushtaq has died at the age of 67. There is a wave of mourning in Bollywood due to his death.
Not only his family but also his friends and fans are deeply saddened by the death of the actor. After this news came out, everyone is paying tribute by remembering him on social media.
Workfront of Mushtaq Merchant
Talking about Mushtaq Merchant's work front, he has shown his acting skills in films like 'Sita Aur Geeta', 'Haath Ki Safai', 'Jawaani Deewani', 'Sholay', ‘Fiffty Fiffty’ and 'Sagar' in his career. Not only this, Mushtaq played not one but two characters in the film 'Sholay' starring Dharmendra and Amitabh Bachchan. One of the characters was the one who became a train driver while the other was a person who stole a bike in the famous song 'Yeh Dosti Hum Nahi Todenge'.
Mushtaq left acting 16 years ago due to diabetes. After this Mushtaq became a Sufi and engaged himself only in religious activities. Mushtaq's last rites will be performed with full religious rituals.
According to media reports, Mushtaq received the Best Actor Award at All India Inter College, Mumbai. Apart from this, he had won many awards in his name.
Award for Best Writer and Director
Let us tell you that Mushtaq Merchant has also received an award for Best Writer and Director for three years. Not only this, along with acting, he also wrote screenplays of many films like 'Pyaar Ka Saaya', 'Laat Saab', 'Sapne Saajan Ke' and 'Gang'. On the other hand, in this film, many veteran actors like Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Jaya Bachchan, Sanjeev Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan showed their acting skills.