Shabana Azmi Height, Weight, Lifestyle, Personal Stats, Filmography, Awards, Biography
By Itishree Pattanaik
Jun 3, 2018
INTRODUCTION AND BIO:
Actress, Social Activist
Date of Birth
18 September 1950
Queen Mary School, Mumbai
St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai
Degree in Psychology
HEIGHT, WEIGHT, AND BODY/FIGURE MEASUREMENTS:
In Centimeters-168 cm
In meters-1.68 m
In Inches-5` 6"
In Kilograms-65 Kg
In Pounds-143 lbs
Waist Size-23 Inches
Hip Size-35 Inches
Neerja (2016) -75 Crore
Most popularly Paired With
Arth (1982) -2 Crore
A Decent Arrangement (2014) -2 Lakh
Popular Characters Played by
Rambhi in Godmother
Pooja Inder Malhotra in Arth
Nasaka Water Purifier, Ambassador for project founded by Hillary Clinton
SOCIAL LIFE, FAMILY, PETS, AND HUMANITARIAN WORK:
Father- Late Kaifi Azmi (Poet)
Mother- Shaukat Azmi (Stage Actress)
Baba Azmi (Cinematographer)
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.
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