Shammi, best known for her portrayal of Chotti nani in ‘Dekh Bhai Dekh’, passed away at the age of 89. The veteran actress was endearingly called Shammi aunty by those close to her in the film industry. With a career spanning over six decades, Shammi had appeared in over 100 films and a few notable mentions are Khuda Gawah, Hum, Arth and The Burning Train. She was last seen in Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi.
She made her debut in Bollywood at the age of 18 with Ustad Pedro. Her career took off after appearing in Sangdil that starred Bollywood legend Dilip Kumar.
Shammi was born as Nargis Rabadi and has played prominent roles in many tv serials like Dekh Bhai Dekh, Zabaan Sambhal Ke, Shriman Shrimati, Kabhi Yeh Kabhi Woh and Filmi Chakkar.
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan posted on social media about the actress passing away and praised her contribution to the industry while offering condolences.