Another sad news has left Bollywood industry in a shock. After Sridevi, veteran actress Shammi, who was called as Shammi aunty in the industry passed away at the age of 89.
Born as Nargis Rabadi, Shammi has worked in many popular films like ‘Hum Saath Saath Hain’, ‘Dil’, acting in over 100 films over the course of her career spanning more than five decades. Shammi also worked alongside Bachchan in ‘Khuda Gawah’, the movie which lost another co-star a few days back, Sridevi.
Shammi had also worked in many popular TV serials like Zabaan Sambhal Ke, Shriman Shrimati, Kabhi Yeh Kabhi Woh and Dekh Bhai Dekh.
After her death, megastar Amitabh Bachchan and others expressed their emotions on Twitter.
T 2735 – 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 .. pic.twitter.com/WYvdhZqo8X
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) March 6, 2018
Ace designer Sandeep Khosla, singer Anup Jalolta and Supriyo Babul were among the others who expressed their grief over her death on social media
Shammi, aunty to me and a great actor of yesteryears passed away today. She was my mother's dear friend and someone we all loved very much. May her soul rest in peace and her laughter and contagious smile rock the heavens. Be In peace with your friends pic.twitter.com/jFfpmUfVoP
— Priya Dutt (@PriyaDutt_INC) March 6, 2018
We admired her in over 200 movies and in popular tele-comedies like Dekh Bhai Dekh and Shrimanji Shrimatiji. One of the most lovable faces of the Indian Film industry, #Shammi ji has left us with a void in our hearts. May she rests in peace. pic.twitter.com/lgLL0sqP4Y
— Babul Supriyo (@SuPriyoBabul) March 6, 2018
— Anup Jalota (@anupjalota) March 6, 2018
The last rites of the veteran actress Shammi will take place at the Oshiwara crematorium in Mumbai at 1 pm on Tuesday.