Shabana Azmi started her film career in 1973 with Shyam Benegal’s film Ankur. This film was quite successful at that time.
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Shabana Azmi… is one such Bollywood actress who adapts herself to every role to the best of her ability. He has played many roles in Hindi cinema till now. He is still active in films. Apart from being an actress, she has also been a member of the Rajya Sabha. Apart from this he is also associated with social work. Shabana Azmi is the wife of veteran Bollywood writer, lyricist Javed Akhtar. Today is Shabana Azmi’s birthday and on her birthday we are going to tell you some aspects related to her life, which you hardly know.
Shabana Azmi’s mother was also an artist
Shabana Azmi’s father was Kaifi Azmi, who was a famous poet and poet. Although his mother’s name was Shaukat Azmi, who was an Indian theater artist. Shabana Azmi also has a brother named Baba Azmi. Bollywood actresses Tabu and Farah Naaz are his nieces. Shabana Azmi chose her career only because of the legacy she got from her mother. Shabana Azmi did her primary education from Queen Mary School, Mumbai. He graduated in Psychology. He did his graduation from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai. Also Shabana Azmi has done acting course from FTII Pune.
Shabana Azmi married Javed Akhtar
Shabana Azmi is married to veteran Bollywood writer and lyricist Javed Akhtar. Javed Akhtar was already married, but he started falling for Shabana Azmi. This inclination turned into love, after which he divorced Honey Irani and married Shabana Azmi.
His first film ‘Ankur’ came in 1973.
Shabana Azmi started her film career in 1973 with Shyam Benegal’s film Ankur. This film was quite successful at that time. Shabana Azmi managed to make her place in Bollywood because of this film. She also received the National Award for Best Actress for her debut film. After this film, she was awarded the National Award for Best Actress from 1983 to 1985. And the films for which he received this award are ‘Artha’, ‘Khandhar’ and ‘Paar’.
Stand out from the crowd
Even then, Shabana Azmi proved herself apart from the crowd. On one side was the glamorous actress, on the other was the extraordinary actress Shabana Azmi. Shabana Azmi has done many films in her film career including ‘Artha’, ‘Nishant’, ‘Ankur’, ‘Sparsh’, ‘Mandi’, ‘Masoom’ and ‘Pestan Ji’. He also acted in many films, which are still loved by people today.
Nandita came into controversy after the kissing scene with Das
He was also in controversy for his shaved head and kiss scene with Nandita Das in the film ‘Fire’. In 1993, Nelson Mandela kissed Shabana Azmi on the cheek during his visit to India, sparking a controversy.
Won National Award for Best Actress 5 times
Shabana Azmi has worked in more than 100 films in her career so far, for which she received the National Award for Best Actress 5 times and the Filmfare Award 4 times. In addition, he was awarded an honorary doctorate in arts by Chancellor Brandon Foster of Leeds Metropolitan University, Yorkshire.