08 Dec 2019
Nawazuddin Siddiqui's sister passes away at 26, after battling cancer
In a tragic incident, actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui's sister Syama Tamshi Siddiqui passed away on Saturday, after losing a long battle with cancer. She was 26 years old.
Reportedly, Syama had been suffering from breast cancer since age 18.
She breathed her last at a hospital in Pune, the Siddiqui family confirmed.
May her soul rest in peace.
Syama's funeral to take place in ancestral village Budhana
Syama's last rites will be held on Sunday at the family's ancestral village Budhana (Muzaffarnagar district) in Uttar Pradesh.
Last year in October, he had revealed her sister's cancer diagnosis and opened up about her condition.
You can read the post here
My sister ws diagnosed of advanced stage #breastcancer @ 18— Nawazuddin Siddiqui (@Nawazuddin_S) October 13, 2018
bt it ws her will power courage dat made her stand agnst all d odds
she turns 25 2day still fighting
M thankful 2 Dr.@koppiker @Lalehbusheri13 fr motivating her
m rly grateful 2 @resulp Sir fr introducng me 2 dem pic.twitter.com/xHsBK8uJDP
So sorry about your loss, actor Karanvir Bohra tweeted
I'm so so so sorry to hear about your loss @Nawazuddin_S Bhai 😢— Karanvir Bohra 🇮🇳 (@KVBohra) December 7, 2019
My heartfelt condolences to you and the family... God bless her soul 🙏
"Her will power and courage...," Nawazuddin had written
Sharing a picture with Syama on her 25th birthday, Nawazuddin had penned a touching post, writing, "My sister was diagnosed of advanced stage breast cancer but it was her will power and courage that made her stand against all the odds. She is still fighting."