After a prolonged illness, legendary Hindi film and TV actress Shammi Aunty (Nargis Rabadi) passed away at the age of 89 on Tuesday (March 6, 2018).
Bollywood actor, Amitabh Bachchan shared this news on social media with his fans and followers stating "slowly-slowly they all go away.."
The late Shammi Ji, who popularly played the role of 'Dadi Ji' in Hum Saath Saath Hain and other films of the 90s, was the ideal grandmother that every kid desired to have back then.
She also worked TV shows like Zabaan Sambhal Ke, Dekh Bhai Dekh and Shriman Shrimati.
In his second tweet, he added, "Prayers and fond remembrances for Shammi Aunty .. so dear to us as a family... lost to us today ...
Shammi who co-acted with Farah Khan in Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi also remembered Shammi Ji in her tweets and prayers.
Nargis' daughter, Priya Dutt tweeted about the loss that Bollywood has suffered after Sridevi. She also shared an old picture of Shammi Ji with her late mother, Nargis Dutt.
"Wewillmissyou #you #will #always #remain #special #to #us #RIP #ShammiAunty #1929-2018 #loveyou #abujanisandeepkhosla #bestfriend #guide #family."
Although her real name was Nargis Rabadi, she was lovingly called Shammi Aunty. She started her film career with Malhaar in a leading role and then later started doing more comic characters.
Ishaara, Jab Jab Phool Khile, Half-Ticket, Aamne-Saamne, Preet Na Jane Reet, Ittefaq, Upkar, and others.
You'll always be remembered Shammi Aunty.
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