WION Web Team Delhi, India
Mar 06, 2018, 06.13 AM
Veteran Bollywood and television actress Shammi passed away on March 6, 2018.
Indian fashion designer Sandeep Khosla took to his Instagram profile to share the sad news.He wrote: "We will miss you, you will always remain special to us RIP Shammi aunty #1929 #2018 #loveyou #abujanisandeepkhosla #bestfriend #guide #family."
Shammi became popular for her comic roles in both cinema and TV and had appeared in over 200 films that included ‘Coolie No 1’, ‘Hum’, ‘Gopi Kishan’, ‘Hum Saath-Saath Hain’ over her long film career. She also had an illustrious career on television and starred in a number of shows on Doordarshan.
Amitabh Bachchan also took to his social media profile to share the news: "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..."
T 2735 - Prayers and fond remembrances for Shammi Aunty .. so dear to us as family .. lost to us today ..????
some early pictures as a young entrant to films .. and one with Nargis ji at an event ; Shammi Aunty's real name was also Nargis ! pic.twitter.com/pfgzd1Tff3