Gorgeous actor, director Shamim Ara breathed her last in London on the Friday. The lady had been fighting for her life for nearly six years after a brain surgery had left her in a coma.
Legendary Pakistani actress Shamim Ara who passed away today at the age of 78 was born in Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh.
The Doraha leading lady had an interesting career; her first filmKunwari Baywa tanked at the box office but her role had the industry buzzing.
Shortly after that, she got a string of hit films under her name, such as Devdas, Humraz and others. She was awarded the Nigar Award four times.
After retiring from acting, she went on to direct and produce several films