Articles about Shabana Azmi
Shabana Azmi is an Indian actress born on September 18, 1950. Her first theatrical release was Shyam Benegal's directorial debut 'Ankur' (1974). She won the National Film Award for Best Actress consecutively for three years from 1983 to 1985 for her roles in 'Arth', 'Khandhar', and 'Paar'. Some of her notable movies are Shyam Benegal's 'Nishant' (1975), 'Junoon' (1978), 'Susman' (1978), Satyajit Ray's 'Shatranj Ke Khilari (The Chess Players)', Mrinal Sen's 'Khandhar', 'Ek Din Achanak', Saeed Mirza's 'Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyon Aata Hai', Sai Paranjpye's 'Sparsh' and 'Disha', Gautam Ghose's 'Paar', Aparna Sen's 'Picnic', and Vinay Shukla's 'Godmother'. She debuted on the small screen with a soap opera named 'Anupama.' Her role as Radha in Deepta Mehta's experimental film 'Fire' (1996) won her the Silver Hugo Award for Best Actress at the 32nd Chicago Film Festival and Jury Award for Best Actress at Outfest, Los Angeles. Azmi is married to poet and screenwriter Javed Akhtar and serves as the Goodwill Ambassador of the United Nations Population Fund (UNPFA).
24 Apr 2022Entertainment
Karan Johar has confirmed his much-anticipated directorial Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani is on the right track even after going under production.
04 Feb 2022Entertainment
It's the season of weddings in Bollywood and the next couple to tie the knot is actor/director/producer Farhan Akhtar and anchor/model Shibani Dandekar.
01 Feb 2022Entertainment
Veteran actor Shabana Azmi took to her social media handles late on Monday to announce that she has tested positive for the dangerous COVID-19.
18 Sep 2021Entertainment
Veteran actress Shabana Azmi turned 71 today.
20 Aug 2021Entertainment
Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar is back to the director's chair with his upcoming romantic comedy-drama, Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani.
16 Aug 2021Entertainment
A trust named after renowned film critic and director Chidananda Dasgupta is set to celebrate his birth centenary year in November with screenings, memorial lectures, and exhibitions of his works.
03 Aug 2021Entertainment
Kunal Kapoor, who is awaiting the release of his digital debut The Empire, has ventured into production.
29 Jul 2021Entertainment
Filmmaker Nikkhil Advani's next is The Empire, "India's first-ever digital magnum opus" and an upcoming Disney+ Hotstar series.
23 Jun 2021Entertainment
Filmmaker Faraz Arif Ansari's Sheer Qorma, a love story between two queer women, is set to be screened at the Indian Film Festival Stuttgart.
31 Oct 2020Entertainment
The last time Netflix concocted horror drama with a social issue, it gave us the enchanting Bulbbul. So, I put my faith in Kaali Khuhi, the streamer's latest offering in this department.
27 Oct 2020Entertainment
The year 2020 is a horror story in itself. To be honest, the ongoing pandemic sometimes feels like a real-life zombie apocalypse.
16 Jul 2020Entertainment
After a bit of a wait-and-watch period, Netflix has announced a slew of Indian original movies and shows to be released in the coming months.
04 Jun 2020Entertainment
Legendary film director and screenwriter Basu Chatterjee, known for his realistic and groundbreaking movies such as Rajnigandha, Chitchor, Baton Baton Mein, and Ek Ruka Hua Faisla, passed away on Thursday in Mumbai, due to age-related ailments. He was 90 years old.
04 May 2020Entertainment
I For India, the country's largest fundraiser concert for COVID-19 pandemic, raised Rs. 3.5 crore last night.
30 Apr 2020Entertainment
We all have our distinct set of vivid memories from Rishi Kapoor's rich filmography.
01 Apr 2020Entertainment
Beauty with brains Urvashi Rautela has done it again!
26 Feb 2020Entertainment
Days after the release of Ayushmann Khurrana's Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan, one of mainstream Bollywood's first movies to portray homosexual romance, the trailer of Divya Dutta and Swara Bhasker-starrer Sheer Qorma is out.
19 Feb 2020Entertainment
In her latest attack, Kangana Ranaut's sister Rangoli Chandel has claimed that poet/lyricist Javed Akhtar once threatened Kangana Ranaut and asked her to apologize to fellow actor Hrithik Roshan, who the actress infamously had a spat with.
04 Feb 2020Entertainment
Popular rapper and singer Badshah (real name: Aditya Prateek Singh Sisodia) has met with a road accident in Ludhiana (Punjab), according to reports.
20 Jan 2020Entertainment
Veteran actress Shabana Azmi, who is currently admitted in the ICU at Mumbai's Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, is under sedation but coherent and talking normally, shared film producer Boney Kapoor, who visited her at the hospital.
19 Jan 2020Entertainment
The news of veteran actress Shabana Azmi getting critically injured in a major road accident on Saturday afternoon has sent a shockwave throughout the country.
19 Jan 2020Entertainment
A police complaint has been filed against veteran actress Shabana Azmi's driver after the car that the two were traveling in met with a major accident on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway on Saturday afternoon.
18 Jan 2020Entertainment
In a tragic incident, veteran actress Shabana Azmi on Saturday met with a car accident on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway. Shabana (69) has reportedly sustained critical injuries.
15 Jan 2020Entertainment
National Award-winning actress Divya Dutta is one of the most talented and versatile actresses working today in Bollywood.
06 Jan 2020Politics
Last night, the Centre organized a special dinner with Bollywood celebrities as part of its outreach program for the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act.
18 Nov 2019Entertainment
Karan Johar, Boney Kapoor, and Shabana Azmi were among several Bollywood personalities who arrived at renowned fashion designer Manish Malhotra's residence in Mumbai this morning, to attend the last rites of his father.
07 Aug 2019Entertainment
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stalwart and former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj passed away yesterday night in AIIMS, Delhi, due to a heart attack. She was 67.
06 Aug 2019Entertainment
Shabana Azmi has been roped in for the highly-anticipated Showtime web-series Halo, which will be produced by Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment.
24 May 2019India
Ace filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is worried for his daughter after she received rape threats from someone who claimed to be Prime Minister Narendra Modi's follower.
23 May 2019Politics
Bollywood actor Swara Bhasker is known for never shying away from voicing her political opinions on Twitter.
26 Apr 2019Politics
On Thursday, veteran actress Shabana Azmi campaigned for CPI candidate Kanhaiya Kumar in Begusarai, where she accused BJP of inciting communal tensions.
18 Feb 2019India
In wake of horrendous Pulwama attack, the Cine Workers Association on Monday announced a complete ban on Pakistani actors and artists.
13 Feb 2019Entertainment
National-award winning actress Shabana Azmi has been diagnosed with swine flu recently.
15 Oct 2018Entertainment
Bollywood's #MeToo is now a burning issue, and actress Kangana Ranaut has been pretty vocal about it.
18 Sep 2018Entertainment
As you turn 68 today, I can mention 68 (or even more) reasons why I love you. But these reasons are not because you're a star.
15 Aug 2018Entertainment
It's been 72 years since we got Independence from the oppressing British Raj. Today is the perfect day to remember the heroes who made this possible and watch patriotic movies.
02 Aug 2018Entertainment
Superstars are often accused of charging exorbitant money for working in a movie, but Aamir Khan says he has a different model.
20 Apr 2018Entertainment
Be it in movies, interviews, or events, Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone never cease to amaze the audience with their chemistry.