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Name Tabu (I)
Sex Female
Date Of Birth Wednesday, November 4, 1970
Biography Tabu is an Indian film actress. She has mainly acted in Hindi films, though she has also starred in Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Marathi and Bengali language films, as well as one American film. She has won the National Film Award for Best Actress twice, and she holds the record for the most wins of Filmfare's Critics Award for Best Female Performer, with four. Despite a few exceptions, Tabu is best known for acting in artistic, low-budget films that go on to garner more critical appreciation than substantial box office figures. Her appearances in commercially successful films were few, and her parts in these films were small, such as Border (1997), Saajan Chale Sasural (1996) (1996), Biwi No. 1 (1999) and Hum Saath-Saath Hain: We Stand United (1999) (1999). Her most notable performances include Maachis (1996) (1996), Virasat (1997) (1997), Hu Tu Tu (1999) (1999), Astitva (2000) (2000), Chandni Bar (2001) (2001), Maqbool (2003) (2003) and Cheeni Kum (2007) (2007). Her leading role in Mira Nair's American film The Namesake (2006) also drew major praise.Regarded as one of the most talented Indian female actors of her generation, Tabu is known to be selective about her film roles. She was awarded the Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian award, in 2011 by the Government of India for her contributions towards the arts.
Original Name Tabassum Hashmi
Birth Place Hyderabad, India
Height 5' 8'' (1.74 m)
Parent Daughter of Jamal Hashmi and Rizwana
Movies of Tabu (I)

Om Shanti Om
as Herself

Cheeni Kum
as Nina Verma

Sarhad Paar
as Pammi

Phir Hera Pheri
as Anuradha S. Panikar

Fanaa
as Dr. Malini Tyagi

Bhagmati
as Bhagmati

Silsiilay
as Rehana

Jaal: The Trap
as Neha Pandit

Hawa
as Sanjana

Khanjar
as Shilpa

Saathiya
as Savitri

Filhaal...
as Rewa Singh

Maa Tujhhe Salaam
as Captain Sonia Khanna

Chandni Bar
as Mumtaz P. Sawant

Dil Ne Phir Yaad Kiya
as Roshni Batra

Ghaath
as playback singer

Ghaath
as Kavita Chaudhary

Shikari
as Suman

Astitva
as Aditi Pandit

Tarkieb
as Roshni Choubey

Hera Pheri
as Anuradha Shivshankar Panikar
 
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