Name: Shabana Azmi
Original birth name: Shabana azmi
Also known as: FIRE fame Shabana azmi
Date of Birth: September 18th, 1950
Place of Birth: New Delhi, India
Trade mark: her naturalistic acting
Category: actress, social worker
Height: 5 feet 4 inches
Weight: 56 kilos
Parents: born to Indian poet Kaifi azmi and stage actress Shaukat Azmi
Siblings: has a younger brother named Baba, who is a cinematographer
Married/ relationship: married to Javed Akhtar on December 9th, 1984
Got popular: when she acted in a lesbian scene in the movie FIRE with co actress Nandita Das
Debut film: Ankur-1974
Top Movies: Fire, Ankur, Arth, Khandhar, Paar, God Mother, Mandi,
Awards- won 4 national awards and 4 film fare awards
Education: graduated in Psychology from St. Xavier’s college and then pursued an acting course from Film and Television institute of India.
Hobbies: writing a bit of poems, doing her daily chores, cooking, listening to melodious tunes.
Favorites: loves her husband’s and her father’s poems
Actress Shabana Azmi was always interested in theatre work, which earned her film offers as well. The actress started her debut in acting field, with the movie ANKUR which was a Shyam benegal project. The actress was seen in the role of a village belly girl, working as a servant maid and falling in love with a college student.
After working in many off beat films, actress Shabana azmi worked as lonely homemaker Radha, who gets into a lesbian relationship with her sister in law. She was in the news headlines, for acting in the movie. But the actress escaped anything controversial, by saying that she was just acting according to the directors go.
Shabana azmi has acted in more than 100 films, which includes mainstream cinema and parallel cinema roles as well.