Mukri

Actor, Film actor

1922 – 2000

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Who was Mukri?

Mukri 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.

Mukri with his toothless smile, diminutive stature and perfect humor timing amused the audiences in more than 600 films, over six decades in Bollywood.

His notable films are Mother India, Sharabi, Amar Akbar Anthony, Lawaris, Bombay to Goa, Gopi, Kohinoor and many more.

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Born
Jan 5, 1922
Alibag
Also known as
  • Mohammed Umer Mukri
  • Muqri
  • Muhammad Umar Mukri
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • Indian people
Nationality
  • India
Profession
Died
Sep 4, 2000
Mumbai

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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