Bollywood veteran Shyama who has acted in movies such as Barsaat Ki Raat and Aar Paar passed away on November 14 morning. She was 82. The funeral of the actress took place at Mumbai's Marine Lines on Tuesday.
She was considered one of the most beautiful actresses of her time. During her career span of 40 years, she worked in films such as Sawan Bhado, Sharada and Milan. She went on to do 175 films and won Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for Sharada. The cause of her death is awaited.
Speaking to Mid-Day, veteran actor Johnny Walker's son Nasir Khan said, ''It’s really disheartening to know about the demise of Shyama aunty. She had done several films with my father and in a lot of them she was opposite him also. In fact, in the film that was made on his name ‘Johnny Walker’, she was the heroine with him. My heartfelt condolences to the family and may Allah give her the strength through this trying time.'' Walker and Shyama worked together in movies like Aar Paar, Musafir Khana and Khota Paisa