Jalal Agha Biography

Personal Life & Career
Jalal Agha (died March 5, 1995) was an Indian actor and director in Bollywood films .

He made his debut as a child actor playing the young version of Jehangir (who was played by Dilip Kumar as a adult ) in the historical epic Mughal-E-Azam which released in 1960.

He went to appear in over 60 Bollywood movies from the late 1960s through to the early 1990s generally playing supporting roles. His most renowned role was in the blockbuster hit "Sholay" where he played the banjo player in the popular song "Mehbooba O' Mehbooba".

He also made appearances in English language movies such as "Bombay Talkie" (1970), "Gandhi" (1982), "Kim" (1984) and "The Deceivers" (1988). He besides wrote and directed a Bollywood cinema titled "Goonj" which released in 1989. He died of a heart attack in 1995.