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Babuji Dheere Chalna actress Shakila passes away

September 21, 2017 14:07 IST

Shakila was known for her roles in Aar Par, CID, Raj Mahal, Alibaba Aur Chaalis Chor, China Town, Hatim Tai.

Shakila succumbed to a massive heart attack on Wednesday.

The actress was 82.

Her nephew Nasirr Khan, Johnny Walker's son, broke the news on Facebook: 'With a heavy heart i have 2 inform u all dat my maternal aunt (my moms older sister) Shakila Aunty has passed away. She was a star in her own right in the 50's n 60's. Babuji dheere chalna, pyaar mein zara samhalna... Please keep her in ur prayers. May Allah grant her Jannat. Aameen.'

Actress Tabassum posted her condolences on Twitter: 'Maut pehle din se harr ek ke saath hai. Meri pyari Shakila apa bhi iss duniya se chali gayin..Allah unko Jannat naseeb kare.'

Shakila was known for her roles in Aar Par, CID, Raj Mahal, Alibaba Aur Chaalis Chor, China Town and Hatim Tai.

Hit songs like Babuji Dheere Chalna, Neend Na Mujhko Aaye and Ae Mere Dil Hai Nadaan were picturised on her.

The funeral was held on Thursday morning.

Photograph: Kind courtesy Nasirr Khan/Facebook

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