Mumbai: Veteran actor Shammi Rabadi passed away at her home here late on Monday, after an illustrious career spanning six decades, a family friend said. Shammi, known for her character roles, was 87.
Bollywood personality Ashok Shekhar said she had been ailing since some time. She breathed her last at her Juhu Circle home.
Her funeral shall be performed at the Oshiwara cemetery later in the day, Shekhar told IANS.
Shammi, whose real name was Nargis, was a Parsi and the former wife of legendary Bollywood film-maker, the late Sultan Ahmed.
She became a popular character artist portraying supporting roles of aunt, granny, elder spinster in the family, et al, besides acting for television serials.