Veteran actor Shammi, known for TV shows such as Dekh Bhai Dekh and Zabaan Sambhal Ke and films, passed away.


Veteran actor Shammi had acted in over 100 films and TV shows passed away today. Her real name was Nargis Rabadi. She started her career as a leading lady in Malhar and went on to do films such as Jab Jab Phool Khile, Upkaar, Ishaara, Half Ticket, and Ittefaq.

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Many will remember her as the genial grandmother in shows such as Dekh Bhai Dekh, Kabhi Yeh Kabhi Woh, Zabaan Sambhal Ke and Shriman Shrimati. She was also seen in films such as Hum Saath Saath Hain; her last film was Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi.


Amitabh Bachchan was among the first few to share the news on social media. Taking to Twitter, he 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 …”

RIP Shammi aunty!