Theatre & Film Actor Shaukat Kaifi Passes Away at 91

Theatre and film actor Shaukat Kaifi passed away at her residence in Juhu, on Friday. She was 91. Shabana Azmi’s mother, Shaukat Kaifi was the wife of noted Urdu poet and film lyricist Kaifi Azmi.

Along with her husband, she played a major role in working for Indian People's Theatre Association (IPTA) and the Progressive Writers Association (PWA). She is best known for her work in M.S. Sathyu’s Garm Hava, Muzaffar Ali’s Umrao Jaan and Sagar Sathadi’s Bazaar.

She was last seen in Saathiya (2002)

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