Shammi Ji was born in a Parasi family in 1931. Her original name was Nargis Rabadi . She acted in over two hundred films and she specialized in goofy and comic roles.
She acted in Coolie No 1, Khuda Gawah, Hum, Arth, The Burning Train and the recent Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi, as well as the TV serials Dekh Bhai Dekh, Zabaan Sambhal Ke, Shriman Shrimati, Kabhi Yeh Kabhi Woh and Filmi Chakkar.
She passed away at an age of 89.
Here are some of her songs