Macky Ali

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Macky Ali
Born
Maqdoom Ali

1970-1971
Died31 August 2002
Mumbai
Other namesMaikki
OccupationActor
Parent(s)Mehmood Ali
Madhu
RelativesSee Ali-Amrohi family

Macky Ali (born Maqdoom Ali) was an Indian film actor. He was the third son of India's ace comedian Mehmood Ali and younger brother of singer Lucky Ali.

Early and personal life[edit | edit source]

Ali is the third of the eight children of the popular Bollywood actor, Mehmood. His mother Mahelaka, was part Bengali and part Pathan, the sister of the popular Indian actress of the 1960s – Meena Kumari. The Bollywood actress and dancer, Minoo Mumtaz, was his paternal aunt.[1][2]

Career[edit | edit source]

Macky Ali made his debut as a child artiste in Kunwara Baap (1974 film). Macky, who was affected by polio since birth, had starred in the film Kunwara Baap, made by his father, who drew a lot from Macky's life story and struggle during the making of the film. Mehmood made the film in awareness of the disease, polio that had affected his own son. Kunwara Baap had special appearances from actors Sanjeev Kumar, Vinod Mehra, Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra, Vinod Khanna, Hema Malini, Dara Singh, Lalita Pawar, Yogita Bali and Mukri. Music composer Rajesh Roshan was introduced with this film.[3] [4]

Macky Ali also acted in the 1978 movie Ek Baap Chhe Bete, starring his father along with all his brothers.

Macky left with his bags and ran away from his home between 1984 and 1989. His whereabouts were unknown to his father for 5 years.

Ali also made an appearance in the music video album "Yaro sab dua karo" and subsequently came out with his own album "Shayad".

Macky died on the way to Mumbai Airport by Cardiac Arrest on 31 August 2002 at the age 31.

Filmography[edit | edit source]

Year Title Role Notes
1974 Kunwara Baap Hindustan Uncredited
1978 Ek Baap Chhe Bete Macky
1998 Tirchhi Topiwale In Altaf Raja Song (final film role)

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Remembering Mehmood". Filmfare. Worldwide Media, The Times of India. Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  2. "A star in his own right". Rediff.com. Rediff.com India Limited. Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  3. "Mehmood and Kunwara Baap: A father's fight". Cinestaan. Cinestaan Digital Pvt. Ltd. Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  4. "Mehmood's son Macky Ali passes away". The Times of India. Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. Retrieved 17 March 2018.

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