She was 82 at the time of her death. Shyama's daughter Shirrin told Indian Express that the veteran actress was suffering from a lung infection, and her health deteriorated further because of that.
According to the medai reports, Shyama's funeral took place at Mumbai’s Marine Lines on Tuesday.
Shyama was one of the most beautiful actress in her time and in her carreer of more than four-decades-long career, she was seen in around 175 movies. She won the Filmfare Award Best Supporting Actress award for her performance in Sharada.
Apart from a daugher, Shyama is survived by two sons Faroukh and Rohin.