Veteran actress Shammi leaves for her funeral!

Veteran actress Shammi leaves for her funeral!

Amitabh Bachchan took to Twitter to express grief.

She had also worked in another Bachchan starrer "Hum", which also featured Rajinikanth, Govinda, among others, and other popular films of all time like Govinda-David Dhawan's "Coolie No 1", Mahesh Bhatt's "Arth" and the multi-starrer 'The Burning Train'.

Shammi Aunty who adapted this name considering that she already had another Nargis ruling the industry then has acted with big names in the industry. Her loss is another shock for the Bollywood industry, and a reminder that there have been so many great actress' who were under appreciated while they were alive.

Shammi was last seen in the Farah Khan film Shirin Farhad ki Toh Nikal Padi, in which she played the character of a Parsi woman. The last rites of the actor were performed in Mumbai on Tuesday afternoon. Her friends in the industry helped her catch a break in television and during the '80s, and she appeared on many successful serials Dekh Bhai Dekh, Zabaan Sambhal Ke, Shriman Shrimati, Kabhi Yeh Kabhi Woh and Filmi Chakkar. She breathed her last at her Juhu Circle home. A long suffered illness, age. "We couldn't share as much laughter as we did earlier since her hearing faculties were affected".

During the shooting of Malhar, Shammi met Nargis Dutt and the two became good friends. Shammi, who was fondly known as Shammi Aunty, was born as Nargis Rabadi and has made a mark in several films and TV series. "Be At peace with your friends (sic)".

She played the main or the second lead in films from 1949 to 1952, but after her Sangdil with Madhubala flopped, she started playing supporting or negative roles.

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