Tabu

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Tabu

Tabassum Fatima Hashmi (born 4 November 1971), known mononymously as Tabu, is an Indian film actress. She has primarily acted in Hindi, she has also appeared in English, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Marathi and Bengali language films. She has won the National Film Award for Best Actress twice, and has received six Filmfare Awards, including a record four Critics Awards for Best Actress. She was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2011.Regarded as one of the finest actresses of India, Tabu often gets appreciation for her intense and serious portrays. Her most critically acclaimed performances were in the films Maachis (1996), Kaalapaani (1996), Virasat (1997), Kandukondain Kandukondain (2000), Hu Tu Tu (1999), Astitva (2000), Chandni Bar (2001), Maqbool (2003), Cheeni Kum (2007), Haider (2014), Drishyam (2015) and Fitoor (2016). She has also played leading and supporting roles in several commercially successful films, including her debut film as a lead actress in Coolie No.1 (1991), Vijaypath (1995) , Ninne Pelladata (1996), Saajan Chale Sasural (1996), Border (1997), Chachi 420 (1997), Biwi No.1 (1999), Hum Saath-Saath Hain (1999), Hera Pheri (2000), Fanaa (2006), Jai Ho (2014), Drishyam (2015) and Golmaal Again (2017). Her international projects include a leading role in Mira Nair's drama The Namesake (2007) and a supporting role in Ang Lee's highly successful adventure film Life of Pi (2012).

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Date of Birth:
4 November 1971
Gender:
Female
Country:
India

2018-10-05