Those filmmakers and co-stars fortunate enough to know her closely, still share anecdotes and instances to this day which stand testament to her influential, inspiring yet short-lived contribution to cinema
Veteran actress Shabana Azmi turned 65 today. Bollywood actresses like Priyanka Chopra, Dia Mirza and Huma Qureshi took to microblogging site Twitter to wish her birthday and say that she is an inspiration to them. Ms Azmimade her debut in 1974 and has since then appeared in over 120 Hindi and Bengali films
Shabana Azmi said that roles are becoming substantial for women and are being written for all age groups
Actress and social activist Shabana Azmi, who turned 64 today, will co-incidentally spend the day rehearsing for her play Happy Birthday Sunita.
Shabana Azmi, in an exclusive conversation with NDTV, said that the youth needs role models. The actress will soon be seen in Neerja. "50 percent of our country is under the age of 25. I feel that the youth needs role models. And I think Neerja will provide that," said Shabana Azmi.