Vintage Beauty Shakila Passes Away at 82
Yesteryear Bollywood actress Shakila is no more.
Vintage actress Shakila, who is remembered for her performances in Aar Paar (1954) and CID (1956), passed away in Mumbai on Wednesday after suffering a heart attack. She was 82. Her actor nephew Nasirr Khan shared the sad news via Facebook.
Nasirr also told the media that she had been ill with kidney problems and diabetes for some time.
She was a very jovial person, and because she and my dad worked together in Aar Par, they would talk a lot about cinema. On the film’s set my dad met her younger sister Noorjahan, and the two got married. Shakila aunty was very happy with the work she did, and was a content person. We will miss her much.Nasirr Khan, Actor (as reported by Indian Express)
Shakila is also fondly remembered for her performance in melodious numbers like Babuji Dheere Chalna, Neend Na Mujhko Aaye and Ae Mere Dil Hai Nadaan.
Some of her other popular films include Shriman Satyawadi, China Town, Post Box 999, Dastaan, Sindbad the Sailor, Shahenshah, Alibaba Aur Chaalis Chor, Hatim Tai and Al-Hilal.
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