Shabana Azmi is a celebrated Indian actress and women’s rights activist who has over the decades starred in over a hundred Hindi films, including 1974's Ankur, 1982's Arth and 1999's Godmother. In 2013, she portrayed the character Abhilasha Grewal on the popular Indian TV drama series 24. She is regarded as one of the greatest Indian actresses of all time.
She was born to actress Shaukat Azmi and renowned poet Kaifi Azmi. She got married to screenwriter and poet Javed Akhtar in 1984.
Throughout her career, she has received a string of national and international awards, including several National Film Awards and Filmfare Awards.
In 2012, the Government of India honored her with the country's third-highest civilian award the Padma Bhushan.
She never had children of her own.
is a famous Indian actress,
who was born on
September 18, 1950. As a person born on this date, Shabana Azmi is listed in our database as the 18th
most popular celebrity for the day (September 18) and the 37th most popular for the year (1950).
People born on September 18
fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin.
Shabana Azmi is the 443rd most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Shabana Azmi's birthday, Shabana Azmi is the 206th most famous Indian and ranks 8th in famous people born in New Delhi, India.
In general, Shabana Azmi ranks as the 5148th
most popular famous person, and the 874th most popular actress of all time.
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