SHABANA AZMI

SHABANA AZMI  

Date of Birth:   18-Sep-50

Birth Place:  New Delhi, India

Description:  Shabana Azmi is an Indian actress of film, television and theatre. An alumna of the Film and Television Institute of India of Pune, she made her film debut in 1974 and soon became one of the leading actresses of parallel cinema, an Indian New Wave movement known for its serious content and neo-realism. Regarded as one of the finest actresses in India, Azmi's performances in films in a variety of genres have generally earned her praise and awards, which include a record of five wins of the National Film Award for Best Actress and several international honours. She has also received four Filmfare Awards. Azmi has appeared in over 120 Hindi films in both mainstream and independent cinema, and since 1988 she has acted in several foreign projects. In addition to acting, Azmi is a social and women's rights activist, a Godwill Ambassador of the United Nations Population Fund (UNPFA), and a member of the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian parliament. She is married to Indian poet and screenwriter Javed Akhtar. Sourced from Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shabana_Azmi)

Videos

  • Grand Opening Of Prithvi Festival 2015
  • Shabana Azmi’s Classy Holi Bash!
  • Anil Kapoor Promoting '24'
  • Akshay Kumar Speaks To Media On Rajesh Khanna's Demise
  • Gulshan Grover At The DVD Launch Of 'I Am Kalam'
  • Jaya Bachchan Pays Her Condolences To Bhupen Hazarika
  • Shabana Azmi Respects Deepti Naval's work
  • Glamorous Grand Finale Of The Lakme Fashion Week

Photos

SHABANA IN NEWS

Shabana Azmi wins 'Women Leaders in India' award

Shabana Azmi wins 'Women Leaders in India' award

18-04-2013

The ‘Women Leaders in India’ Awards instituted by II Global, has become an integral part of the Indian business calendar, celebrating the remarkable achievements of successful women leaders, entrepreneurs and professionals. The event saw the presence of celebrities like Shalini Singh, Ekta Jain, Manisha Kelkar and Chandi Perera with Shabana Azmi being awarded for her outstanding contribution in the social sphere. The awards recognize and honour every woman who has been a trusted guide, influential mentor or strategic executive in the successful turnaround of her company to a growth story. A big congrats to Shabana Azmi for adding another feather in her cap!


Nikhil Advani and eight beauties

Nikhil Advani and eight beauties

17-10-2011

In Salaam-e-Ishq he brought together six couples as the leading pair. And now, he is back again with eight leading ladies from the different eras of Bollywood. Nikhil Advani is all set to direct a women-centric movie that depicts the contemporary woman of today’s India. And for this he has cast a bevy of divas.  Shabana Azmi, Dimple Kapadia, Madhuri Dixit, Karisma Kapoor, Rani Mukherji, Preity Zinta, Deepika Padukone and Genelia D’Souza. Wow, now that’s an awesome ensemble any Bollywood fan would love to see. A source revealed that Nikhil started talking to Madhuri about this project quite a while ago, when she was still in the US. Madhuri was pretty excited to be working with her Mrityudand co-star Shabana Azmi and Dimple Kapadia, with whom she worked in Ram Lakhan. This movie depicts women from all age groups. Madhuri, Shabana and Dimple form the first generation; Karisma, the second; Rani and Preity will form the third generation and Deepika and Genelia will form the last. Though the industry is abuzz with speculations about Nikhil’s dedication to Indian divas, the director himself is tight-lipped about it. “It’s too early to talk about this project. I’m at present scripting the film”, said he. Shall we assume that he is designing the script keeping the said divas in mind?


Must Watch

News

Sonu Nigam in deep controversies for his tweets!
The Sonu Nigam controversy has been trending ever since he had tweeted about the loudspeaker and azaan. On April 17, Sonu Nigam tweeted – “God bless everyone. I'm not a Muslim and I have to be woken up by the Azaan in the morning. When will this forced religiousness end in India” Undoubtedly, India is a very sensitive country, especially religi...
Whats cooking, good looking?
The new raw and a very handsome actor, the son of Anil Kapoor, Harshvardhan Kapoor made is debut with Mirzya. He's one of the most fine actors of today's time. Although, Mirzya didn't do quite well at the box office... He still seems to have made a significant place for himself in Bollywood. On the other hand, we've seen this new beauty with excellent screen presence in Mahenjo Daro, opposite H...
Kudos to Kareena Kapoors reply!
Off lately, Mira Rajput spoke about her journey from her pregnancy till now, as a mother. During the interview, she gave a debatable and an offensive statement to the media about the working parents. She said something on the lines of being proud as a house-wife, as she gets to see her child grow each day. Whereas, working parents don't have time and treat their babies like puppies. Now that al...
© Copyright 2015 FILMS OF INDIA