Veteran actor Shammi passes away: Rishi Kapoor, Abhishek Bachchan, Farah Khan & other celebs offer condolences

Bollywood veteran actor Shammi passed away in the city at the age of 89 today. Many Bollywood celebrities took to their Twitter to offer their condolences to the actor.
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Bollywood veteran actor Shammi, popularly known as Shammi aunty passed away today. The actor died at the age of 89.

Actor Shammi was born as Nargis Rabadi and has acted in more than two hundred Hindi movies.

Many celebrities took to their Twitter pages to offer condolences to the actor and are saddened by her death.

Amitabh Bachchan posted two tweets remembering the actor.

His first tweet read, "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 .."

He also tweeted, "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 !"

Farah Khan tweeted, "Our beloved ShammiAunty is no more.. most wonderful, loving n funny.. working since my dads films n i was lucky to work beside her in ShirinFarhadKiTohNikalPadi.. god bless her."

Rishi Kapoor tweeted, "R I P. Shammi Aunty bids good bye."

Abhishek Bachchan tweeted, "I will really miss you Shammi aunty… You always gave the warmest hugs and never failed to make everyone smile. So many memories, so much happiness, gone but not forgotten. Rest in peace."

Priya Dutt tweeted, "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."

A few days ago, actor Emraan Hashmi shared a throwback picture of his grandmother Purnima with actors Nargis, Shammi, Neelam and others.

Check out the tweets below:







Shammi ji has done many films like Half Ticket,  Bandish, Ishaara, Jab Jab Phool Khile, Preet Na Jane Reet, Aamne - Saamne, Upkar, Ittefaq, Sajan, Doli, Raja Saab, The Train, Hum Saath-Saath Hain, Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi and many others.

The actor also switched to working in Television shows for a few years. She acted in several TV shows like Dekh Bhai Dekh, Zabaan Sambhal Ke, Shriman Shrimati, Kabhi Yeh Kabhi Woh and Filmi Chakkar.

Rest in Peace Shammi Ji.

Comments

Rip

Awww she was awesome!!

R.I.P Shammi Aunty

She was adorable and i always likes her onscreen, RIP!!

RIP <3

RIP Shammi ji

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