Babuji Dheere Chalna Actress Shakila Passes Away

The actress who stole everyone’s heart with her innocence in ‘50s hit song, Babuji Dheere Chalna, is no more with us. Shakila passed away yesterday after suffering a massive cardiac arrest...

Film actress Shakila, best known for her roles in Guru Dutt's films: Aar Paar (1954) and C.I.D. (1956) has left for her heavenly abode.

She passed away on Sep 20 after suffering a massive cardiac arrest.

Shakila starred in the famous song, Babuji Dheere Chalna and won a number of hearts with her performance.

shakila in the song babuji dheere chalna
Shakila In The Song Babuji Dheere Chalna

She also worked with Shammi Kapoor in Shakti Samanta's China Town (1962). Shakila worked in films like Post Box 999. She retired from cinema in 1963 when she married and decided to move to the United Kingdom with her husband who was not from the film industry.

She had a daughter with him named Meenaz, who died in 1991. Shakila's sister Noor (short for Noorjehan) was married to famous comedian, Johnny Walker. 

nasirr khan post
Nasirr Khan's Post

Shakila’s nephew, Nasirr Khan shared the sad news on his Facebook page.

May her soul rest in peace.


Image Source: facebook/nasirrkhan, youtube/filmygaane

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