|Cause of death Heart Failure|
Spouse Mumtaz Mukri (m. ?–2000)
Years active 1945–1994
|Name Muhammad Mukri|
Role Film actor
Residence Mumbai, India
|Full Name Muhammad Umar Mukri|
Born 5 January 1922 (age 78) (1922-01-05) Alibag, Raigad District, Maharashtra, India
Children Naseem Mukri, Amina Mukri, Nasir Mukri, Bilal Mukri, Faruk Mukri
Nominations Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role
Movies Chori Chori, Bombay to Goa, Amar Akbar Anthony, Loafer, Padosan
Similar People Keshto Mukherjee, Mehmood, Lalita Pawar, Tun Tun, Naseem Mukri
Died 4 September 2000 (aged 78) Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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Mukri (5 January 1922 – 4 September 2000) was an Indian film actor, who worked as a comedian in Hindi films. Born as Muhammad Umar Mukri in Alibagh, he started his film career from film Pratima along with noted film actor Dilip Kumar in 1945. Subsequently in career spanning 50 years, he acted in over 600 films.
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Mukri with his toothless smile, diminutive stature and perfect humour timing amused the audiences in more than 600 films, over six decades in Bollywood.
His career in films ran parallel to Dilip Kumar, who was his schoolmate.They made their debut as with the Bombay Talkies film Pratima, also the directorial debut of actor P. Jairaj. Before joining film industry, Mukri worked as a Qazi.
Mukri died in Mumbai on 4 September 2000 at the age of 78, at Lilavati Hospital due to heart attack.
Mukri died and was survived by his wife Mumtaz and 5 children, 2 daughters Naseem and Amina and three sons Nasir, Faruk and Bilal. One of his children is Naseem Mukri who wrote dialogues of movies Dhadkan and Haan Maine Bhi Pyaar Kiya. She wrote screenplay of Dhadkan and acted in it too.