Famous Hindi cinema actress Nimmi
passed away in Mumbai on Wednesday evening. She was 87 years old and had been ill for some time. She breathed his last at Sarla Nursing Home, Mumbai around 6 pm. The news of Nimmi’s demise triggered a wave of mourning in Bollywood. On this incident, superstar Dilip Kumar and his wife Saira Banu expressed grief over the demise of Nimmi (Nawab Banoo).
A tweet from Dilip Kumar’s Twitter handle, ‘Message from Saira Bano Khan: Dilip Sahab and I are feeling a deep sense of personal loss at the death of our beloved Nimmi Ji. Nimmi Ji was older than me. She has always had a close relationship with Dilip Saheb and I have always been accustomed to her beautiful, important Urdu letters.’
Dilip Kumar and Nimmi had a great relationship. The two Bollywood stars worked together in films like Aan, Daag, Amar, Udan Khatola and Didar. Nimmi was a Raj Kapoor’s discovery. Raj Kapoor -Bollywood Great Showman renamed her name from Nawab Bano to Nimmi. If Raj Kapoor had not confirmed Nargis’s name by then in the film Barsaat, then he had even considered making Nimmi the heroine of the film Barsaat.
Nimmi also famous for her beautiful act on the song
“Jiya beqaraar hai,
chaayi bahaar hai,
aaja more baalama,
tera intezaar hai…“
Many Bollywood celebrities took to social media to pay tribute to veteran actress Nimmi. She breathed her last on Wednesday evening in Mumbai.
Lata Mangeshkar remembers the actress Nimmi: Maine unke liye pehli baar 1949 mein gaaya
Mashhoor abhinetri Nimmi ji ke nidhan ki baat sunke mujhe bahut dukh hua. Humne saath mein bahut kaam kiya. Maine unke liye pehli baar Raj Kapoor ji ki film “Barsat” mein 1949 mein gaya. Wo ek bahut acche swabhav ki mahila thi. Main unko vinamra shraddhanjali arpan karti hun.
— Lata Mangeshkar (@mangeshkarlata) March 26, 2020
#Nimmi ji spent good time with my mother #NaseemBanu and through my mother and my husband, I built a bond with her. Such stalwarts are rare. Nimmi ji will be missed. May Allah bless her with Jannat. I have tears in my eyes as I am dictating this to @faisalmouthshut
— Dilip Kumar (@TheDilipKumar) March 26, 2020
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. pic.twitter.com/nsTGhpCpac
— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) March 25, 2020