The veteran actress Farrukh Jaffar who was part of the film fraternity for quite a long time passed away at the age of 88. She was best known for her work in Peepli Live, Swades, Gulabo Sitabo and Umrao Jaan. Actor Farrukh Jaffer was most recently seen playing Amitabh Bachchan’s wife Fatima Begum in Gulabo Sitabo.
A few moments ago, Gulabo Sitabo writer, Juhi Chaturvedi took to her Instagram handle and expressed grief. She wrote, “begum gayiin. Farrukh ji…na aap jaisa koi tha aur na hoga.. dil se shukriya jo aapne humko aapse rishta jodne ki ijaazat di… ab allah ki uss duniya mein hifaazat se rahiyega…RIP.” (“Begum is gone! Farrukh ji, there was no one, and there will be no one like you. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for allowing us to connect with you. Please stay safe in the other world of Allah. RIP”)
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Farrukh Jaffar made her film debut with Muzaffar Ali’s classic Umrao Jaan (1981), in which she played Rekha’s mother. Ever since then, she appeared in movies like Swades (2004), followed by Peepli Live, Chakravyuh, Sultan and Tanu Weds Manu. She also played the lead role in Narayan Chauhan’s Ammaa ki Boli.