Veteran Bollywood actress Shabana Azmi, who started her film journey in 1974, is celebrating her 69th birthday on 18th September. Shabana, who has the ability to play almost every kind of character beautifully on screen, has been awarded many accolades for her phenomenal body of work. From National Award to Padma Shri, the actress has bagged all the top honours and rightfully so. Born into a Muslim family in Hyderabad, Shabana's father was a poet and mother actress. This is the reason that she has always been a creative person.
Shabana Azmi, who made her Bollywood debut with the film Ankur, won the National Award for her acting in her first movie. Not just acting, Shabana also loves writing and has been vocal about her opinions and thoughts through her social media platforms. On her 69th birthday, let’s go down memory lane and have a look at some unseen pictures of the beautiful actress.
Talking about this picture, Shabana wrote, "May 1986. 5 day hungerstrike with @anandpatwardhan Gurubai Bhaskar, Hamza and me. We stayed on the footpath in Cuffe Parade but succeeded in getting SB Chavan Govt to give 31/2 acres of land for Sanjay Gandhi Nagar as per Govt policy."
69-year-old Shabana has won the National Award for Best Actress for her performance in the films 'Ankur', 'Earth', 'Kandhar', 'Paar' and 'Godmother'.
Shabana Azmi organises a poetry event on her father Kaifi Azmi's 99th birth anniversary
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