Nawazuddin Siddiqui's sister, Syama Tamshi Siddiqui, passed away today after a ghastly 8-year ordeal with cancer. As per reports when Syama was 18 she was diagnosed with breast cancer and since then she had been battling the disease.
Nawazuddin had previously stated that his sister was putting up a courageous front in battling the disease. Nawazuddin had shared a post a year ago where he had revealed about his sister's struggle. The actor had shared a heartful note previous year on his sister's birthday. A report in Hindustan Times reveals that Nawazuddin's brother Ayazuddin Siddiqui confirmed the news and mentioned that the funeral will happen on Sunday. He also added that Nawazuddin was overseas in the USA when Syama passed away.
Brother Faizuddin has been arranging to bring her mortal remains to their village Budhana. May his sister's soul rest in peace.