Nawazuddin Siddiqui's Younger Sister Passes Away After Long Battle With Cancer

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Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui's younger sister Syama Tamshi Siddiqui passed away on Friday after suffering from cancer for the last eight years.

Written By Shubhayan Bhattacharya | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui's younger sister Syama Tamshi Siddiqui passed away on Friday. She suffered from cancer for the last eight years. Syama breathed her last in Pune. The actor, along with his brother Faizuddin, is currently shooting in the United States.

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Heartfelt post last year

In October last year, Nawazuddin shared his sister's adverse condition on social media while wishing her on her 25th birthday. Syama was diagnosed with breast cancer ever since she was 18. According to media reports, her funeral will take place at the actor’s ancestral village in Uttar Pradesh's Budhana where the entire family is present. The funeral is expected to take place on Sunday.

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Nawazuddin Siddiqui was last seen in a family movie titled Motichoor Chaknachoor alongside Athiya Shetty. It did not do well at the box office but was loved by fans. Nawaz will be seen in a romantic drama titled Bole Chudiyan too. In Bole Chudiyan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui will be seen opposite Tamannaah.

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