Veteran Bollywood actor Joy Mukherjee dead

Veteran Bollywood actor Joy Mukherjee dead

Bollywood veteran actor Joy Mukherjee died at Lilavati Hospital here Friday, his spokesman said. He was 73.

Mukherjee was popular during the 1960s with hit films like Love In Simla, Shagird, Love In Tokyo, Ziddi, Phir Wohi Dil Laya Hoon and Ek Musafir Ek Hasina.

His father Sashadhar Mukerjehe, who was married to legendary actor Ashok Kumar’s sister Sati Devi, was the co-founder of Filmalaya Studios. He was the paternal uncle of actress Kajol.

He is survived by his wife Neelam Mukherjee and three children – two sons and a daughter.


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