Indian film actress who appeared in over two hundred Hindi films. Shammi remained a sought-after with filmmakers when it came to goofy and comic roles, especially in the period 1949-1969 and later from 1980-2002. She has been a leading actress playing main female lead or second female lead in Hindi films between 1949-1955 as well. Later, from 1986 till 1998, she appeared in many popular television serials such as Dekh Bhai Dekh, Zabaan Sambhal Ke, Shriman Shrimati, Kabhi Yeh Kabhi Woh and Filmi Chakkar. Shammi was married to film producer director Sultan Ahmed for seven years, before they were divorced.. Shammi is the younger sister of fashion designer Mani Rabadi.