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Johnny Walker

Born:15 May 1923
Died:29 Jul 2003

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Johnny Walker (real name Badruddin Jamaluddin Kazi), the son of a textile mill worker was born on May15, 1923 in Srinagar, Kashmir, India. He had a big 15 member family which was difficult to manage for his father,five of which died young.The family shifted to Bombay when the textile mill where his father used to work closed down. Badruddin tried his hands in many occupations which also included the job of a conductor in Bombay Electric Supply and Transport (B.E.S.T) buses.Though he was posted on several routes, he was mostly seen working on Dadar bus depot.

Badruddin had the habit of entertaining passengers with some antics while issuing the tickets as B.E.S.T conductor. One day, Balraj Sahni, who was travelling in a B.E.S.T bus saw the antics of Badruddin who was ...By Punnu» read full biography

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Jonny Walker's impersonation of the drunk gave him his nickname, Jonny Walker being a valuable and much sought-after Scotch. This despite the fact that by 1951 Mumbai was in the grip of total prohibition and drinking was only allowed either at home or in special permit rooms. In any case, as a Muslim, Qazi would not drink. But his routine as a drunkard impressed everyone especially when, after the performance, he was back into his sober self.By Dipen Guha

Badruddin Jamaluddin Qazi, for that was Jonny walker's real name, was doing his usual clowning on a Mumbai bus. Then came the moment on the bus when, unknown to him, one of the passengers was Balraj Sahni, who had been then scripting a film for Guru Dutt called "Baazi" was arrested by the uncanny ability of the man holding the attention of the passengers, instructed him to barge into offices of Navketan. Guru Dutt, Chtan Anand and Dev Anand srutinized him. Rest is the history.By Dipen Guha

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