Shabana Azmi’s Mother and Actor Shaukat Kaifi Passed away on Friday Evening

Veteran theater and film actor Shaukat Kaifi passed away on Friday evening after suffering a cardiac arrest at her Mumbai residence.
Shabana Azmi’s Mother and Actor Shaukat Kaifi Passed away on Friday Evening

Veteran theater and film actor Shaukat Kaifi passed away on Friday evening after suffering a cardiac arrest at her Mumbai residence. The 93-year-old had been unwell for some time because of age-related diseases. She is survived by her children- actor Shabana Azmi and cinematographer Baba Azmi.

The performer was hitched to eminent Urdu writer and lyricist Kaifi Azmi who died in the year 2002. Shaukat had additionally written a diary titled Kaifi and I.

Kaifi's son-in-law, veteran author lyricist Javed Akhtar, affirmed the updates death of the theatre and film actor. "She was 93 and was having one problem after another. She was admitted to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital. For certain days she was in the ICU and then she was out of ICU. It was all age-related," he said.

"Ultimately they brought her home. She wanted to come back to her own room where she stayed for a day or two and then passed away. Shabana is in Mumbai," Akhtar, who is in the US, told PTI.

Muzaffar Ali's Umrao Jaan (1981) and Sagar Sarhadi's Bazaar (1982) are some of Shaukat's most noted movies. Be that as it may, her first significant appearance was in MS Sathyu's Garm Hava in 1974. Her last film was Shaadi Ali's Saathiya.

The burial will occur on Saturday at around 3 pm.

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