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. 

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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. 

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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.