Veteran actress and Shabana Azmi’s mother Shaukat Kaifi passes away on November 22 after a prolonged illness. She was 93.
Javed Akhtar confirmed the news and said, “She was 93 and she was having one problem after another. She was admitted to Kokilaben Dhirubai Ambani hospital, for certain days she was in the ICU and then she was out of ICU. It was all age related.”
Shabana Azmi’s mother Shaukat Kaifi passes away
“Ultimately they brought her home. She wanted to come back to her own room she stayed for a day or two and then passed away. Shabana is in Mumbai,” he added.
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Reportedly, Shaukat’s last rites will be held today.
To pay their last respects, Bollywood celebs like Tabu, Boney Kapoor, Urmilla Matondkar and Sayami Kher, were spotted outside Shaukat’s residence.
Shaukat appeared in movies like ‘Umrao Jaan’, ‘Bazaar’ and ‘Salaam Bombay!’among others.
She is survived by her daughter Shabana, son and Baba Azmi who is a renowned cinematographer.
May her soul rest in peace!