Veteran actress Nimmi passed away in a local hospital in Mumbai on Wednesday. She was 88 and had been ailing for some time. Nimmi was married to writer Ali Raza who died in 2007. The last rites of the actress will take place on Thursday afternoon. Filmmaker Ashok Shekhar confirmed the news saying that she had been in the hospital for a few days and had not been keeping well. Nimmi acted in films from 1949 to 1965 and has some memorable films to her name like Barsaat, Aan Udan Khatola, Basant Bahar, Mere Mehboob and Love and God.
The actress’ niece Sameera Khan was contacted by a leading daily and talking about Nimmi, she said, “She had been in and out of hospital for the last few years and had been losing her memory too all she would remember was her filmy days which she would discuss with us.”
She added, “She was having breathing issues and was admitted to a hospital close to her home. the last rites will take place tomorrow.” We hope the yesteryear actress rests in peace.