MUMBAI || Popular Bollywood actress of yesteryears, Nimmi passed away late Wednesday night at a Mumbai nursing home, her family said on Thursday. She was 88. She had acted in several films during her career in which she was rated as one of the top actresses of her times.
He career spanned between 1949-1965. Her actual name was ‘Nawab Bano’ and she had married S Ali Raza who predeceased her in 2007. Showman of Bollywood, Raj Kapoor had given her the initial break-in films.
She worked with Kapoor in popular film Barsaat.
Some of her films in which she worked included Bhai-Bhai, Kundan, Mere Mehboob, Udan Khatola and Aan. Some Bollywood veterans, including Mahesh Bhatt, have condoled her passing away.