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Shabana Azmi Wiki Biography, Age, Height, Family, Career & more.

Shabana Kaifi Azmi commonly known as Shabana Azmi is a Indian Actress. She was born in Hyderabad, India.

Shabana Azmi made her film debut with the movie Ankur 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. 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.

Shabana Azmi is quite popular on social media. She has around 3M followers on Twitter. Besides Twitter she is also very popular on Instagram. She has around 110K followers on Instagram.

Real NameShabana Azmi
Nick NameShabana
Date Of BirthSeptember 18, 1950
Birth PlaceHyderabad, India
Career Start1974

Shabana Azmi Age, Height, Weight

Shabana Azmi’s age is 70 years. Shabana’s height is 5 feet 6 inches and weight 65 kg. Her eye and hair colour is Black.

Shabana Azmi Family

Shabana Azmi was born on September 18, 1950 in Hyderabad, Indi a. Her father’s name is Kaifi Azmi and he was a poet. Her mother’s name is Shaukat Azmi who was a stage actress. Her brother’s name is Baba Azmi and he is a cinematographer.

Shabana Azmi Married Life & Boyfriend

Shabana Azmi is Married. She is married to writer Javed Akhtar. The couple got married in 1984. They were also in relationship before affair. Shabana also had an affair with filmmaker Shekhar Kapur.

Some Interesting and Unknown Facts About Shabana Azmi

  • Shabana Azmi did her schooling from Queen Mary School, Mumbai and has a degree in Psychology from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai.
  • After completion of her formal education she joined Film and Television Institute of India, Pune.
  • Shabana began her career at an age of 24. She made her film debut with the movie Ankur in 1974.
  • She has been a pro-active socialist and supported slum dwellers, displaced Kashmiri Pandit migrants and victims of the earthquake at Latur, Maharashtra.
  • Azmi did a 4 days long march for communal harmony from New Delhi to Meerut in 1989.
  • Bollywood actresses Tabu and Farah Naaz are her nieces.
  • She acted in more than 100 films and has won 5 National Award and 4 Filmfare Award for Best Actress.
  • She was privileged with the Honorary Doctorate in Art by Chancellor of the University Brandan Foster by the Leeds Metropolitan University in Yorkshire.
  • Shabana made her television entry in 2013 through Hindi serial “24” aired on Colors channel.

Favourite Things

  • Shabana Azmi’s favourite actors are Shashi Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Dev Anand.
  • Her favourite actresses are Madhubala, Nargis
  • Shabana’s favourite movie is Mughal-e-Azam.
  • She like to visit New York and London.
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Shabana Azmi’s Salary and Net Worth

Shabana Azmi has a net worth of $24 Million USD. Her income source is mainly her Acting.

Hobbies, Interests

Shabana Azmi is very fond of Acting. She likes to eat Hyderabadi Biryani. Shabana also likes Reading and her favourite book is Chokher Bali.

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