Veteran actor Junior Mehmood has passed away, aged 67.
Mehmood had been battle with stage four stomach cancer. His health deteriorated over the past two months.
A family friend confirmed the news and said, “He passed away last night at 2 am in Mumbai. He was suffering from stomach cancer and was not keeping well for the last few days.”
Junior Mehmood’s close friend Salam Kazi had earlier told ANI, “He was ill for two months and initially we thought that he might have some minor problem but after that suddenly his weight started decreasing. When the medical reports came, it said there was cancer in the liver and lungs and a tumour in the intestine and he has also developed jaundice. So the treatment going on, but the doctors said it’s stage four cancer.”