Bollywood’s beloved aunty, veteran actress Nargis Rabadi, popularly known as Shammi passed away after a prolonged illness. Thecalled as ‘Shammi aunty’, The Parsi actress was fondly called Shammi and acted in over 200 films and a number of television shows.
Among those who expressed their grief over her death on social media were Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, designer Sandeep Khosla and former Member of Parliament Priya Dutt.
Amitabh Bachchan wrote in a tweet, “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..”
Sandeep Khosla took to Instagram to mourn her passing away. Along with her picture, he wrote, ” wewillmissyou #you #will #always #remain #special #to #us #RIP #ShammiAunty #1929-2018 #loveyou #abujanisandeepkhosla #bestfriend #guide #family”
Sunil Dutt and Nargis’ daughter Priya Dutt tweeted about the grave loss for the Hindi film industry and shared an old picture of her mother, Nargis, and Shammi. She wrote, “Shammi, aunty to me and a great actor of yesteryears passed away today. She was my mother’s dear friend and someone we all loved very much. May her soul rest in peace and her laughter and contagious smile rock the heavens. Be In peace with your friends.”