|Born:||September 18, 1950|
New Delhi, India
Biography and career[edit | edit source]
Shabana Azmi was born in New Delhi, India to poet and lyricist Kaifi Azmi and actress Shaukat Azmi.
Azmi has often worked with filmmakers such as Deepa Mehta and appeared in films such as City of Joy (1992), Fire (1996), Earth (1998), Daughters of this Century (2001), Waterborne (2005, with Jon Gries), 15 Park Avenue (2005), The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2012, with Kiefer Sutherland) and Midnight's Children.
Azmi is married to acclaimed writer Javed Akhtar.
24 credits[edit | edit source]
Selected filmography[edit | edit source]
- The Wishing Tree (2017)
- The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2012)
- Umrao Jaan (2006)
- The Web of the Witch (2002)
- Mrityudand: The Death Sentence (1997)
- Adharm (1992)
- Mr. X (1987)
- Gangvaa (1984)
- Hum Paanch (1980)
- The Chess Players (1977)
- Ankur: The Seedling (1974)
- The Good Karma Hospital (2018)
- Next of Kin (2018)