Nawazuddin’s Sister Dies At 26 After Battling Cancer for 8 Years
Nawazuddin Siddiqui with his sister Syama Tamshi Siddiqui.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui with his sister Syama Tamshi Siddiqui.(Photo Courtesy: Instagram)

Nawazuddin’s Sister Dies At 26 After Battling Cancer for 8 Years

Nawazuddin Siddiqui sister, Syama Tamshi Siddiqui, passed away on 7 December, after battling cancer for 8 years. She was only 26 years old. Syama was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 18.

According to a report in Amar Ujala, Nawaz’s brother, Ayazuddin Siddiqui, confirmed that their sister had breathed her last at a hospital in Pune. He also said that Nawazuddin was in the US for work and will return in time for the funeral.

The last rites will take place on Sunday, 8 December, at the family’s ancestral village, Budhana, in Uttar Pradesh.

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In a social media post last year, Nawazuddin had revealed that his sister had been diagnosed with cancer at the age of 18.

“My sister ws diagnosed of advanced stage #breastcancer @ 18 bt it ws her will power & courage dat made her stand agnst all d odds she turns 25 2day & still fighting M thankful 2 Dr.@koppiker & @Lalehbusheri13 fr motivating her & m rly grateful 2 @resulpSir fr introducng me 2 dem,” he wrote in the post.

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