Veteran Bollywood actress Shammi passed away at the age of 89. The last rites of the actress are reportedly said to take place at the Oshiwara crematorium in Mumbai at 1 pm on Tuesday.
She had worked in the Amitabh Bachchan starrer ‘Khuda Gawah’. She had also worked in another Big B starrer ‘Hum’, which also featured Rajinikanth, Govinda, among others, and other popular films of all time like Govinda-David Dhawan’s ‘Coolie No 1’, Mahesh Bhatt’s ‘Arth’ and the multi-starrer ‘The Burning Train.’
She also played crucial roles in popular TV shows ‘Dekh Bhai Dekh’, ‘Zabaan Sambhal Ke’, ‘Shriman Shrimati,’ ‘Kabhi Yeh Kabhi Woh’ and ‘Filmi Chakkar.’ Her last major role was in the Boman Irani-Farah Khan starrer comedy ‘Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi’ which had released in 2013.
She was known for her comic timing, though she played other kinds of roles as well, acting in over 200 films over the course of her career spanning more than five decades.