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Jai Om Yadav Mukherjee born on 24th February 1939 in Jhansi, India was an Indian Ace Actor and Director. He is known by the title’Joy Mukherjee’ and best known for his role in film ‘Love in Tokyo’.
Joy Mukherjee Biography, Relationship & Career
Joy Mukherjee’s first movie was Love in Simla published in 1960 starring opposite Sadhana. The movies became super-hit and all of the tunes too gained number one place on the chart-busters. Mukherjee’s career was riding high and so was he with delivering hits on a consistent basis. Joy Mukherjee has given as many as 5 super-hits with Saira Banu in films like Door Ki Awaaz, Aao Pyaar Karen, Yeh Zindagi Kitni Haseen Hai, Saaz Aur Awaaz, and Shagird. On the musical front too, all the movies were shown to be a blockbuster. His pairing with Asha Parekh also was equally effective as the pair delivered hits after hits in films like Phir Wo Dil Laaya Hoon, Love In Tokyo, And Ziddi.
Joy Mukherjee tried his hands at leadership as well but from the four films which he led he enjoyed success only with the 1977 movie Chhailla Babu with Superstar Rajesh Khanna in the lead role. The suspense thriller was a golden jubilee hit.
Joy Mukherjee died on 9th March 2012 aged 73 at Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai due to Lung Failure.