Shabana Azmi Biography, Age, Height, Family & More

Shabana Azmi Biography, Age, Height, Family & More

Shabana Azmi (born 18 September 1950) is an Indian actress of film, television and theatre. The daughter of poet Kaifi Azmi and stage actress Shaukat Azmi, she is an alumna of Film and Television Institute of India of Pune. Azmi made her film debut in 1974 and soon became one of the leading actresses of Parallel cinema, a new-wave movement known for its serious content and neorealism and received government patronage during the times. 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 five Filmfare Awards, and was honoured among “women in cinema” at the 30th International Film Festival of India. In 1988, the Government of India awarded her with Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honour of the country.

Azmi has appeared in over 120 Hindi and Bengali films in both mainstream and independent cinema, and since 1988, she has acted in several foreign projects. Several of her films have been cited as a form of progressivism which portrays Indian society, its customs and traditions. In addition to acting, Azmi is a social and women’s rights activist. She is married to poet and screenwriter Javed Akhtar. She is a Goodwill Ambassador of the United Nations Population Fund (UNPFA). In appreciation of Azmi’s life and works, the President of India gave her a nominated (unelected) membership of the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of parliament.

Profession(s)Actress, Social Activist
NicknameCoco
Height (Approx)in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in Feet Inches- 5′ 6″
Weight (approx)in kilograms- 65 kg
in pounds- 143 lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
  
Personal Life———–
Date of Birth18 September 1950
Age (as in 2020) 70 Years
Birthplace/BornHyderabad, India
Zodiac signVirgo
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai, India
SchoolQueen Mary School, Mumbai
CollegeSt. Xavier’s College, Mumbai
Educational QualificationDegree in Psychology
DebutFilm– Ankur (1974)
FamilyFatherLate Kaifi Azmi (Poet)
Mother
Shaukat Azmi (Stage Actress)
Sister
N/A
Brother
Baba Azmi (Cinematographer)
ReligionIslam
Address702, Sagar Samrat, Greenfields, Juhu, Mumbai, India
HobbiesTravelling, Listening to Music, Watchign Movies, Reading
Boys Affairs and More———-
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsShekhar Kapur (Filmmaker)
Javed Akhtar (Writer)
Husband/SpouseJaved Akhtar (m. 1984-present)
  
Favorite Things———-
Favorite Food(S)Hyderabadi Biryani
Favorite Actor(S)Shashi Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Dev Anand
Favorite ActressesMadhubala, Nargis
Favorite Film(S)Mughal-e-Azam
Favorite Book(S)Chokher Bali
Favorite ColorRed, Blue, Black
Favorite Destination(S)New York and London
HusbandJaved Akhtar (m. 1984-present)

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