Veteran actress Shammi passes away

Shammi, fondly addressed as 'Shammi aunty' by Bollywood celebrities, was seen in ‘Coolie No 1’, ‘Khuda Gawah’, ‘Hum’, ‘Arth’, ‘The Burning Train’ and the recent ‘Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi’. As well as the television series ‘Dekh Bhai Dekh’, ‘Zabaan Sambhal Ke’, ‘Shriman Shrimati’, ‘Kabhi Yeh Kabhi Who’ and ‘Filmi Chakkar’, passed away at the age of 89


Veteran Bollywood actress Nargis Rabadi, popularly known as Shammi, has passed away. The actress appeared in over 200 films. And the exact cause of her death is yet unknown.

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, designer Sandeep Khosla and former Member of Parliament Priya Dutt were among those who expressed their grief over her death on social media.

Amitabh Bachchan tweeted, “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.”


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She was known for her comic timing, though she played other kinds of roles as well. She acted in over 100 films over the course of her career spanning more than five decades.