Veteran actor Nimmi dies at 88, Rishi Kapoor and other Bollywood celebs payed tribute
Veteran actor Nimmi died in a Mumbai hospital on Wednesday due to heart attack. She was 88 and had been unwell for some time. As per report, she was admitted at Mumbai’s Sarla Nursing Home for a few days and died at 6pm on Wednesday. She was also known as Raj Kapoor’s first discovery.
Several Bollywood celebs took to social media to express their grief. 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.”
Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt also wrote, “ 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.”
Nimmi was the wife of writer Ali Raza, who died in 2007. The magazine added that Nimmi’s last rites will take place Thursday afternoon.
Born as Nawab Bano, Nimmi acted in films from 1949 to 1965 and has films like ‘Mere Mehboob’, ‘Barsaat’, ‘Aan Udan Khatola’, ‘Basant Bahar’, and ‘Love and God’ to her credit.