Shabana Azmi through the years.

 Shabana Azmi turns 70 today, and the delightful septuagenarian looks similarly as brilliant and brimming with life as when she previously made her introduction in the style business in 1974. Also, despite the fact that we have been wonderment motivated by the dazzling driving woman, social dissident and designated individual from Rajya Sabha, there are as yet numerous things that are obscure about her. Here's taking a gander at some obscure realities and uncommon photographs of the entertainer on her 70th birthday celebration. 

Shabana Azmi with her folks Kaifi Azmi and mother Shaukat Azmi.

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Shabana was conceived on September 18, 1950 to Urdu Poet and researcher Kaifi Azmi and stage entertainer Shaukat Azmi in Hyderabad, presently Telangana. In the wake of making her imprint as a debutante, Shabana before long settled herself as the main woman of equal film in India, a formerly unexplored region. After nearly 46 years and endless commitments to Bollywood, Shabana Azmi is the paragon of effortlessness, design and balance in the film, TV and entertainment business universe of India.

A youthful Shabana in customary Kashmiri clothing

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Regularly known as the ‘original diva’ of the entertainment world, Shabana has enlivened innumerable ages of design and has even added to social activism, proceeding to turn into a Goodwill Ambassador of the United Nations Population Fund. She is additionally the leader of the Mijwan Welfare Organization, which was established by her dad in 1993. Shabana has the yearly Mijwan style show that sees works of eminent planners like Manish Malhotra being swaggered down the slope on A-rundown Bollywood stars including Deepika Padukone, Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, among others.

Shabana Azmi and Shekhar Kapur on the arrangements of Libaas (1988)

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Azmi was named at eleven years old by Ali Sardar Jafri. Her folks used to call her Munni.

Shabana originates from a significant dingy family, with her sibling being a cinematographer, her sister in law an entertainer, and Bollywood’s generalization crushing sovereign, Tabu, who happens to be her niece.

Shabana from her displaying days

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Throughout her profession in Bollywood, Shabana has acted in more than 100 Hindi movies, in standard and Parallel Cinema. A significant number of her movies have gotten global consideration including at the Norwegian Film Institute, the Smithsonian Institution and the American Film Institute.

Shabana in saree and gazing out window (stills from motion pictures)

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A few of the unfamiliar movies that she has showed up in have won global recognition, including John Schlesinger’s Madame Sousatzka, Nicholas Klotz’s Bengali Night, Roland Joffe’s City of Joy, Channel 4’s Immaculate Conception, Blake Edwards’ Son of the Pink Panther, and Ismail Merchant’s In Custody.

Shabana from her displaying day

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She has a record of five National film grants for Best Actress, and five Filmfare grants in her collection, also a few global distinctions too. Shabana has likewise been granted the Padma Shri in 1988 and the Padma Bhushan in 2012 by the Government of India.

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