Tabu

Tabu

Tabu is an Indian film actress. She has primarily acted in Hindi films, and has also appeared in English, Telugu, Tamil, 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 Award for Best Actress. She was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2011.

Tabu is best known for playing protagonists in films that garner more critical appreciation than substantial box office figures. Her most critically acclaimed performances were in the films Maachis , Virasat , Hu Tu Tu , Astitva , Chandni Bar , Maqbool , Cheeni Kum , and Haider . She has also played leading and supporting roles in several commercially successful films, including Saajan Chale Sasural , Border , Biwi No.1 , Hum Saath-Saath Hain , Fanaa , and Jai Ho . Her international projects include a leading role in Mira Nair’s drama The Namesake and a supporting role in Ang Lee’s highly successful adventure film Life of Pi .

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Name Tabu
Real Name
DOB 04/11/1971
Place of Birth Hyderabad
Complexion Fair
Hair color Dark Brown
Eye color Dark Brown
Nationality Indian
Religion Muslim
School St. Anns high school, Hyderabad
College St. Xavier’s College,Mumbai
Height 5’9”
Birth Sign Scorpio
Hobbies Listening Music
Professional
Occupation Actress,Model
Active from 1982
Debut movie Bazaar (Hindi)
Known For Kadhal Desam,Iruvar,Kandukondain Kandukondain
Awards National Film Award for Best Actress – Maachis (1996),Chandni Bar (2001)
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Home Town Mumbai
Parents Jamal Hashmi – Rizwana
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Relative Shabana Azmi (Aunt)
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