Shaukat Kaifi, Shabana Azmi's mother, passes away; Boney Kapoor, Tabu, other Bollywood celebs pay condolences

Shaukat Kaifi passes away at 93; Bollywood celebs pay condolence Photograph:( Instagram )

WION Web Team New Delhi, India Nov 23, 2019, 01.00 PM (IST)

Veteran actor and Shabana Azmi's mother Shaukat kaifi passed away in Mumbai on Friday. The actress suffered a cardiac arrest. She was 93.

Kaifi’s son-in-law, veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar, confirmed the news of the demise of the theatre and film actor. 

Bollywood celebs reach out to pay condolence to the actor. 


Boney Kapoor, Urmila Matondkar, Saiyami Kher, Satish Kaushik, Tabu, Manish Malhotra and others arrived at Shabana Azmi's house to pay their last respects on Friday night. 


Kaifi was married to late Urdu poet Kaifi Azmi and had two children with him - Shabana and Baba.

From 'Umraao Jaan' to Mira Nair's Oscar-nominated film 'Salaam Bombay!', the renowned late actor has starred in a number of movies and was last seen in Vivek Oberoi and Rani Mukerji starrer 'Saathiya', which was released in 2002.