A lot of amazing artists from the entertainment world have passed away in the last few years and now, it is veteran actress Farrukh Jaffar who left for heavenly abode. The 89-year-old actress was last seen in Shoojit Sircar‘s Gulabo Sitabo, she played the role of Amitabh Bachchan‘s wife. The actress had not been keeping well and was hospitalized earlier this month. She breathed her last yesterday evening in Lucknow, her last rites will be performed today.

Talking about her demise to PTI, daughter Mehru Jaffar said…

“She was admitted to the hospital on October 4 due to breathlessness. She was not well. Her lungs were unable to take the oxygen that had been given to her. She passed away in the evening at around 6 pm.”

On the work front, Farrukh has played a lot of memorable roles. Her debut was playing Rekha‘s mother in Umrao Jaan. Other notorious projects on her filmography include Peepli Live, Swades, Parched, Aligarh, and Sultan. However, her most acclaimed performance was in Gulabo Sitabo, as Fatima Begum.

We offer our sincere condolences to her family, may her soul rest in peace!