Actor Shammi passes away at 89

Veteran Bollywood actor Shammi passed away on Tuesday at the age of 89 after prolonged illness. The late actor worked in different movies and TV shows in a career spanning over 70 years.

Amitabh Bachchan shared the news on Twitter and wrote, “Shammi Aunty .. prolific actress, years of contribution to the Industry, dear family friend .. passes away ..!! A long suffered illness, age ..Sad .. slowly slowly they all go away..”

In his another tweet, Amitabh fondly remembered the late actor and shared some of her early photos. “T 2735 – Prayers and fond remembrances for Shammi Aunty .. so dear to us as family .. lost to us today ..? some early pictures as a young entrant to films .. and one with Nargis ji at an event ; Shammi Aunty’s real name was also Nargis!,” he tweeted.

Fondly addressed as Shammi aunty by Bollywood celebrities, Shammi, whose real name is Nargis Rabadi, started her film career with Malhar as a leading lady and later on moved to the comic genre. She acted in movies like Half Ticket, Ishaara, Jab Jab Phool Khile, Preet Na Jane Reet, Aamne – Saamne, Upkar, Ittefaq and many others. Shammi’s last silver screen outing was Farah Khan and Boman Irani starrer Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi.

3 comments on “Actor Shammi passes away at 89”

  1. After one is over with worldly life, all matters remain between the soul and God. World life passes away quickly. Remember death and work on preparation for life hereafter for true success.

  2. Plz use actress for female
    It is our tendency to use actor for female also which shows that how male dominant society is now .....
    I don't know her well but then also rip for her

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