• Monday, June 27, 2022


Veteran actress Nimmi passes away, Bollywood celebs mourn her demise

Twitter: Rishi Kapoor

By: Murtuza Nullwala

Veteran actress Nimmi, known for her performances in films like Barsaat, Sazaa, Aan, Uran Khatola, Bhai-Bhai, Kundan, Mere Mehboob, Pooja Ke Phool, Akashdeep, Basant Bahar, and many more, passed away yesterday. Reportedly, the 87-year-old legendary actress died due to a heart attack.

Bollywood celebs like Rishi Kapoor, Mahesh Bhatt, and others took to their social media account to mourn Nimmi’s demise. Rishi Kapoor tweeted, “RIP. Thank you Nimmi aunty for all the blessings and love for Bobby on its premiere release. You were part of the RK family. Barsaat was your first film. Allha aapko  Jannat naseeb kare. Ameen.”

Mahesh Bhatt wrote on Twitter, “You may win your hearts desire, but in the end you are cheated of it by death.” Goodbye Nimmiji Folded hands .  Yesteryear’s dove-eyed actress Nimmi passes away at 88.”

Veteran actress Tabassum tweeted, “Abhi pata chala hai humari pyari Nimmi apa is duniya se chale gayin hain #rip #nimmi apa meri purani aur suhani yaaden ..https://youtu.be/UqmcOBPOPW0.”

Nimmi’s real name was Nawab Banoo and it was Raj Kapoor who gave her the name Nimmi. Her last big-screen appearance was 1986 release Love and God which released after a delay of 23 years. The movie starred Sanjeev Kumar opposite Nimmi and it was an adaptation of Laila Majnu.

We pray that her soul rests in peace.

Eastern Eye

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