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Happy Birthday Naseeruddin Shah: Lesser known facts about the most respected actor

Popular actor Naseeruddin Shah turned 67 today.

Written by: India TV Entertainment Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: July 20, 2017 14:01 IST ]
Versatile actor Naseeruddin Shah

Versatile actor Naseeruddin Shah, is popular not only for his remarkable acting skills but for delivering dialogues with excellence and ease. As the actor rings in his 67th birthday today, we bring you some unknown facts about him. 

National award-winning star Naseeruddin is considered as one of the most respected actor of Indian cinema and has many awards to his credits. The actor received recognition not only for his extraordinary performances in films like in Aakrosh, Chakra, Sparsh, Iqbal but grabbed several Filmfare and national awards for these films. 


Naseeruddin did his graduation from the prestigious Aligarh Muslim University and later received acting training from National School of Drama, located in Delhi.  

Pakistani films: 

Very few know that actor Naseeruddin had also worked in Pakistani films. He had appeared in Pakistani movie titled Zinda Bhaag, which was also nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards.

Hollywood films:

A popular face in Indian cinema Naseeruddin had also appeared with Sean Connery in the film The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen in 2003.


Famous dialogues of Naseeruddin:

Naseer’s dialogue from the film Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro ‘Maine Cheer Haran Ka Idea Drop Kar Diya’ became quite popular among the movie buffs. 

India Tv - Naseeruddin Shah dialogue from his film Jaane Bhi Do YaaroNaseeruddin Shah dialogue from his film Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro

Another popular dialogue from Vidya Balan starrer film titled Ishqiya- ‘Duniya Mei Sabse Gehri Dushmani Miya Biwi Ki Hoti Hai’ also became popular among fans. 

India Tv - Naseeruddin Shah in Ishqiya Naseeruddin Shah in Ishqiya

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