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Shabana Azmi Biography

Birth Place:
Hyderabad, India

Fast Facts

  • A five-time winner of the National Film Award for Best Actress - more than anybody else
  • Received the Filmfare Best Actress Award four times, out of a total of 12 nominations
  • Received the Pamda Shri, India's fourth highest civilian award, in 1988
  • Member of the National Integration Council since 1989
  • A social activist, most notably active in fighting AIDS and for child survival


  • 2016Stardust Awards-Best Supporting Actress: nominated
  • 2006Global India Film Awards-Best Supporting Actress: nominated
  • 2004Zee Cine Awards-Best Actress in a Supporting Role: winner