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Remembering Vinod Mehra on his 74th birth anniversary

In an age of bombastic superstars and overpowering thespians, Vinod Mehra appeared on screen like a breath of fresh air.

Whenever one thinks of the late actor Vinod Mehra, his shy, sweet smile and natural acting at once come to mind. What also comes to mind is the regret that he left this world all too soon, depriving our film industry of the many roles he would have played, especially as an elder character.

Although he was a star in his own right, we think of Vinod Mehra as more of a fine and versatile actor who usually underplayed his roles, much like the great actors such as Ashok Kumar, Dilip Kumar

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