Mumbai. If you are fond of old songs, then you must have heard ‘Babu Ji Dheere Chalna, Pyar Me Zara Sambhalna’. This song from the 1954 film Aar Paar was a super hit. Actress Shakeela’s style stole the show on this song. Guru Dutt and Shakeela starrer this film was very much liked and even after many years people keep humming its song. Actress Shakeela was born in the royal family of Afghanistan.
After this Shakeela made her place in Bollywood and became a top actress. Lakhs of hearts used to throb for Shakeela, who gave more than 70 films in her career. In the year 2017, in the month of September, Shakeela died at the age of 82. Bollywood veteran stars expressed grief over Shakeela’s death. Shakeela was born in 1935 in the royal family of Afghanistan.
Shakeela came to Mumbai at a young age
After this, Shakeela came to India at a young age. Here Shakeela, who lives in Mumbai with her relative, also developed a tendency to work in films. After this Shakeela spread her beauty here. Apart from the 1954 hit film Aar-Paar, Shakeela is also known for CID. After being active in the film world for nearly two decades, Shakeela got married in the 70s. After marriage, Shakeela shifted to UK with her husband.
Shakeela’s sister marries Johnny Walker
Shakeela’s younger sister Noorjahan also lived in Mumbai. Noorjahan married Bollywood actor Johnny Walker. According to this, Johnny Walker also used to come in the relationship of Shakeela. Speaking to the Indian Express, Johnny Walker’s son Nasir had said on Shakeela’s death, ‘Due to Shakeela’s age, her kidneys had deteriorated. Seven she was also a patient of diabetes.
Shakeela was well-liked in the film Aar-Paar. Shakeela was a woman of jolly nature. Shakeela has worked in many brilliant films in her career including China Town, Post Box 999, Dastaan, Sindbad and Sailor, Agosh, Shahenshah, Raj Mahal, Ali Baba and Chalis Chor, Lalpari, Roop Kumari. Shakeela was the first woman from the royal family of Afghanistan to become a top actress in Mumbai.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : March 22, 2023, 16:02 IST