Shammi

November 2012

Arjun and Shammi in Malhar (1951)

By |November 12th, 2012|

Who says our film industry is not progressing?

Shammi – Memories

By |November 12th, 2012|

The ever exuberant comedienne Shammi, shares her experiences with the stars of her gen­eration, some which she fondly re­members and a few she would just love to forget…And some which have left behind many bittersweet memories. “I have been friendly with lots of people […]

March 2012

Shammi (Shimmi) – Filmography

By |March 4th, 2012|

[ Back to Shimmi’s Menu ]

Title
Year
Producer
Director
Cast
Music

Beqarar (U)
1950
S.Gul
Nazir Ajmeri
Ragni, S.Gul, Charlie, Shimmi, Majeed
Ghulam Haider

Shimmi (P)
1950
Shabbir Hussain
Munshi
Shimmi, Santosh, Ajmal, Shola G.Mohd.
lnnayat Hussain

Ghulam (U)
1953
Anwar Kamal
Anwar Kamal
Sabiha, Santosh, Ragni, Shimmi, Himalayawala, Shamim
Ghulam Haider

Barkha (U)
1953
K.H.Khwaja
Shaikh Hassan
Sabiha, Masud, Nazar, Asha Posley, Sultan Khusat, […]

Shimmi (Shammi)

By |March 4th, 2012|

[  Selected Filmography ]
Real Name –  ?

Profession – Actress (Heroine / Vamp)

Most Active/Popular Decades – 1950s

Religion – Muslim

Ethnicity – Punjabi

Date of Birth – N.A

Date of Death – N/A

Debut Film – Beqaraar (1950) (Note – Shimmi – (1950) was her first Punjabi film as an […]

August 2011

Meena Kumari and Shammi on the sets of Rukhsana (1955) – A cloak-and-dagger movie

By |August 13th, 2011|

Lobbycard of Son of Sindbad (1958) – Starring Shammi and Bhagwan

By |August 8th, 2011|

Lobbycard of B-Grade film Son of Sindbad (1958) showing Shammi and Bhagwan, directed by Nanabhai Bhatt.

March 2011

Shammi

By |March 29th, 2011|

[Interview – Selected Filmography]
Real Name –  Nargis Rabadi

Profession – Actress (Side Heroine / Character Artiste)

Most Active/Popular Decades – 1950s / 1960s

Religion – Zoroastrian

Ethnicity – Parsi

Date of Birth – N/A

Date of Death – N/A

Debut Film – Malhar (1951)

Last Film – Uff Yeh Mohabbat (1996)

Significant others […]

Shammi – Filmography

By |March 29th, 2011|

[Back to Shammi’s Menu]

Movie
Year
Producer
Director
Cast
Music Director

Malhar
1951
Darling Films
Harish
Sankatha Prasad, Prem, Arjun, Shammi, Moti Sagar, Kanhaiyalal, Sonalini Devi
Roshan Lal

Ustad Pedro
1951
Omar Khayyam Films
Harish
Shaikh Mukhtar, Mukri, Begum Para, Shammi, Sapru, Ansari, Sunalini Devi, Chaman […]

Shammi – Interview

By |March 29th, 2011|

[Back to Shammi’s Menu]
In a small ante-room of Shammi’s Bandra flat, pictures of various religious personalities — Krishna, Sai Baba, Vivekananda, Jesus Christ and so on — jostle for space with the television set.

When a young visitor commented on this, Shammi observed, “I have […]

June 2010

Shammi

By |June 12th, 2010|

Younger sister of actress Salma Mumtaz, Shammi belonged to very poor family. Shammi (Shimmi) was introduced by director Munshi in the Punjabi film of the same name Shammi (1950), opposite Santosh Kumar, Ajmal and Shola. At that time Pakistani film industry was at its […]