Shabana Azmi Height, Weight, Lifestyle, Personal Stats, Filmography, Awards, Biography

By Itishree Pattanaik

Jun 3, 2018

INTRODUCTION AND BIO:

Name

Shabana  Azmi

Nickname

Coco

Profession

Actress, Social Activist

Age

68 Years

Date of Birth

18 September 1950

Birthplace

Hyderabad, India

Nationality

Indian

Zodiac sign

Virgo

Signature

School

Queen Mary School, Mumbai

College

St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai

Education

Degree in Psychology

HEIGHT, WEIGHT, AND BODY/FIGURE MEASUREMENTS:

Height

In Centimeters-168 cm

In meters-1.68 m

In Inches-5` 6"

Weight

In Kilograms-65 Kg

In Pounds-143 lbs

Body Measurements

Bra Size-34B

Waist Size-23 Inches

Hip Size-35 Inches

Shoe Size

8 Inches

Eye Colour

Black

Hair Colour

Black

MOVIE STATS:

Debut Film

Ankur (1974)

Highest Grossing

Neerja (2016) -75 Crore

Most popularly Paired With

Naseeruddin Shah

Biggest Hit

Arth (1982) -2 Crore

Biggest Flop

A Decent Arrangement (2014) -2 Lakh

Popular Characters Played by

Rambhi in Godmother

Pooja Inder Malhotra in Arth

Brand Endorsements

Nasaka Water Purifier, Ambassador for project founded by Hillary Clinton

SOCIAL LIFE, FAMILY, PETS, AND HUMANITARIAN WORK:

Parents

Father- Late Kaifi Azmi (Poet)

Mother- Shaukat Azmi (Stage Actress)

Brother

Baba Azmi (Cinematographer)

Sister

N/A

Relatives

Farah Khan

Sajid Khan

Saiyami Kher

Tabu

Friends

Naseeruddin Shah

Lillete Dubey

Charity and associations

1. Azmi has been a committed social activist, active in supporting child survival and fighting AIDS and injustice in real life.

2. She has participated in several plays and demonstrations denouncing communalism. In 1989, along with Swami Agnivesh and Asghar Ali Engineer, she undertook a four-day march for communal harmony from New Delhi to Meerut.

3. She has advocated are slum dwellers, displaced Kashmiri Pandit migrants and victims of the earthquake at Latur (Maharashtra, India).

4. The 1993 Mumbai riots appalled her and she emerged as a forceful critic of religious extremism. After the 11 September 2001 attacks, she opposed the advice of the grand mufti of Jama Masjid calling upon the Muslims of India to join the people of Afghanistan in their fight by retorting that the leader  go there alone.

5. She has campaigned against ostracism of victims of AIDS. A small film clip issued by the Government of India depicts an HIV positive child cuddled in her arms and saying: "She does not need your rejection, she needs your love". In a Bengali film named Meghla Akash she played the role of a physician treating AIDS patients.

6. She has also given her voice to an HIV/AIDS education animated software tutorial created by the nonprofit organisation TeachAIDs.

7. She talks extensively about her social activism in a 2-hour interview for Harvard Business School`s Creating Emerging Markets project.

PERSONAL STATS:

Religion

Islam

Address

702, Sagar Samrat, Greenfields, Juhu, Mumbai, India

Hobbies

Travelling, music, movies and reading

LIFESTYLE:

House

Mumbai, India

Cars and bikes

Mercedes Benz

Pets

N/A

FAVOURITE THINGS:

Favourite food and cuisine

Hyderabadi biryani

Favourite beverage

N/A

Favourite actors

Shashi Kapoor

Amitabh Bachchan

 

Dev Anand       

   

Favourite actresses

Madhubala                      

         

Nargis

   

Favourite films

Mughal-e-Azam           

Favourite song

N/A

Favourite singer

N/A

Favourite musician

N/A

Favourite colours

Red, Blue and Black

Favourite sport

N/A

Favourite perfume

N/A

Favourite sportsman

N/A

Favourite book

Chokher Bali


Favourite co-stars

Naseeruddin Shah

Favourite hotel

N/A

Favourite holiday destination

New York and London

Favourite designer

Manish Malhotra

Favourite vehicle

N/A

Favourite brand

N/A

WEALTH:

Net worth

$3 Million

Salary

N/A

RELATIONSHIPS:

Marital Relationships

Married- Javed Akhtar (Poet, lyricist, scriptwriter)

Past relationship

Shekhar Kapur (Filmmaker)

Extramarital

N/A

Children

Son- Farhan Akhtar (steps-son)

Daughter -Zoya Akhtar(steps- Daughter)

5 INTERESTING UNKNOWN FACTS:

1. She acted in more than 100 films and has won 5  National Award and 4 Filmfare Award for Best Actress

2. Bollywood actresses Tabu and Farah Naaz are her nieces.

3. She has been an pro-active socialist and supported slum dwellers, displaced Kashmiri Pandit migrants and victims of the earthquake at Latur, Maharashtra.

4. She did a 4 day long march for communal harmony from New Delhi to Meerut in 1989.

5. She was privileged with the Honorary Doctorate in Art by Chancellor of the University Brandan Foster by the Leeds Metropolitan University in Yorkshire.

5 FAMOUS QUOTES:

1. I find it very frightening to be called an icon.

2. The trick of enjoying life is to accept your age. Don’t fight the years, grow with them.

3. It’s exciting that Indians are here to raise funds for the Pakistan (earthquake) victims.

4. Being dusky was okay and being black was indeed beautiful.

5. While I was doing an Ankur, I was also doing an Amar Akbar Anthony, so I never had any problems slipping in and out of both.

5 MOST POPULAR DIALOGUES:

1. Zindagi bhi ajeeb hai na ... jab aap jeena chahte hai, toh jeene nahi deti ... aur jab jeene ki sari khwaish chhod dete hai, tab kehti hai jeeyo –Honeymoon Travels Pvt Ltd

2. Jism ki maut insaan ki maut nahi hoti –Main Azaad Hoon

3. Jab aulad ki zindagi ka sawaal ho ... toh maa din aur raat nahi dekhti –Muqaddar Ka Badshaah

4.Sharafat se baat karo taaki main tumhe sharafat se jawaab de sakon -Fakira

5. Koi rishta pakka nahi hota ... maut aati hai toh pakke se pakka rishta bhi kachi maati ki tarah toot jaata hai -Godmother

CONTROVERSIES:

1. Her shaved head and kissing scene with Nandita Das in the movie Fire.                                       

2. Kissed on cheek by Nelson Mandela on his visit to India in 1993 arised controversy.

3. Had a social networking war with the makers of I Don’t Love You because of the words of song Ishq ki maa ki.

4. Criticized remarks by Naseeruddin Shah after he called Farhan Akhtar`s performance `fake` in Bhaag Milkha Bhaag.

DIET PLAN AND WORKOUT:

Work out type

N/A

Diet type

N/A

PERSONAL HABITS:

Smokes or not

No

Illness

No

Other Businesses

No

AWARDS:

Filmfare Awards:

Year

Category

Film

1978

Best Actress

Swami

1984

Arth

1985

Bhavna

2006

Lifetime Achievement Award

-

2017

Best Supporting Actress

Neerja

Other Awards:

Year

Award

1988

Padma Shri

Yash Bhartiya Award

1994

Rajiv Gandhi Award for "Excellence of Secularism

1999

Mumbai Academy of the Moving Image

Significant Contribution to Indian Cinema

2012

Padma Bhushan




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