Bollywood’s iconic comedian and late actor Mehmood’s sister Minoo has passed away at the age of 79. The veteran actress was battling cancer since a few years. Her younger brother, producer Anwar Ali stated, “Regret to inform that my loving sister Minoo Mumtaz has passed away in Canada. Deep gratitude to the film fraternity, press, media, fans, friends, for decades of love and adulation showered upon her.”


Anwar’s wife Mona Mathur Ali added, “Minoo Apa was one of the most vibrant women I’ve met in my life, and we condole her passing. She was doing well, but recently she suffered a health crisis. Minoo Apa died this morning in Canada and her burial will happen in Brampton Funeral Home, Brampton.” Minoo was the aunt of musician Lucky Ali of ‘Oh Sanam’ fame. Some of Minoo Mumtaz’s movies include CID (1956), Naya Daur (1957), Taj Mahal (1963), Gaban (1966), Zameer (1975).