Shabana Azmi Biography, Accident News, Health Updates, Age, Husband, Children, Family

Shabana Azmi is an Indian Actress and a social activist. She is known for acting in movies, television, and Theatres. She has won 5 National Film Award for Best Actress, 5 Filmfare Awards and several international honors. Shabana was honored among “women in cinema” at the 30th International Film Festival of India. In 1988, she awarded with Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan in 2012 by the government of India.

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Actress Shabana Azmi is a brilliant actress and a social and women’s rights activist. She has set a bar in both fields by doing a phenomenal job. Shabana is a Goodwill Ambassador of the United Nations Population Fund.

Shabana has acted in more than 120 Hindi and Bengali Movies. Besides Indian cinema, she has acted in several foreign projects.

Marriage of Shabana Azmi with Javed Akhtar: Firstly, Shabana Azmi was engaged to Benjamin Gilani in the late 1970s. But they canceled to continue this relationship. Shabana Azmi is the second wife of Javed Akhtar.

The first wife of Javed Akhtar was Bollywood Scriptwriter Honey Irani and have two kids i.e. Farhan Akhtar and Zoya Akhtar. Javed Akhtar divorced his first wife to get marry Shabana Azmi. The parents of Shabana objected for marrying a married man having two children.

Shabana Azmi Birthday, Age, Family, Father, Mother, Husband, Children

Actress Shabana Azmi was born on 18th September 1950 in Hyderabad, India. She will turn 70 years old in the year 2020. Her father Kaifi Azmi was an Indian Poet and Mother Shaukat Azmi was a theatre actress. The parents of Shabana Azmi were members of the Communist Party of India. She has one brother, Baba Azmi, who is a cinematographer and her sister-in-law Tanvi Azmi is also an actress. Bollywood actresses Tabbu and Farah Naaz are her nieces.

Actress Shabana Azmi Education: She did her schooling from Queen Mary School, Mumbai. After that, she went to St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai for pursuing a graduate degree in Psychology. Thereafter, she pursued a course in acting at the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune.

Shabana Azmi Movies, Awards, Honors

National Film Awards for Best Actress for the movies:

Ankur(1975), Arth(1983), Khandhar(1984), Paar(1985), Godmother(1999)

Filmfare Awards for the movies:

Swami(1978), Arth, Bhavna(1985), Neerja(2017), Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award(2006)

International Awards for the movies:
  • Best Actress Award for Libas in North Korea in 1993, for Gautam Ghose’s Patang at the Taorima Arte Festival in Italy in 1994.
  • Silver Hugo Award for Best Actress for Fire at the Chicago International Film Festival in 1996.
  • Outstanding Actress in a Feature Film, for Fire in L.A. Outfest in 1996.
Other Awards
  • Azmi won the award for Best Actress (Hindi) at the Bengal Film Journalists’ Association Awards (BFJA) for Ankur in 1975, Paar in 1984, Ek Pal in 1987, and Godmother in 1999. She won the Best Supporting Actress (Hindi) award for Tehzeeb in 2003.
  • Star Screen Award Best Supporting Actress for Mrityudand in 1998.
  • Zee Cine Award Best Actor in a Supporting Role- Female for Tehzeeb in 2004.
  • Star Screen Awards – Best Performance in an Indian Film in English for Morning Raga in 2005.

Shabana Azmi Honors and Recognitions

She has got many honors and recognitions for being an actress and social activist. A few Shabana Azmi Honors are mentioned below:

  • Padma Shri from the Government of India in 1988.
  • Yash Bhartiya Award by the Government of Uttar Pradesh in 1988.
  • Padma Bhushan by the Government of India in 2012.
  • Power Brands awarded Shabana Azmi the Bharatiya Manavata Vikas Puraskar in 2018.
  • The President of India gave her a nominated (unelected) membership of the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of parliament.

Shabana Azmi Accident News and Health Updates

Accident of Shabana Azmi

On 19th January 2020, Shabana Azmi met with an accident. The car and truck accident took place around 3:30 pm near Khalapur, 60 Kms from Mumbai. She was traveling in a Tata Safari. Her husband Javed Akhtar was also traveling in another car, following by the Tata Safari. She got seriously injured in the accident and Javed Akhtar is fine. Both were coming back from the 75th Birthday Bash Celebration of Javed Akhtar.

Police have filed a complaint against the driver of Shabana Azmi for Rash Driving. His driver has got minor injuries.

She was immediately admitted to the Mahatama Gandhi Mission Medical College & Hospital at Kamothe, Navi Mumbai for treatment. Later, Shabana shifted to the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Andheri for further treatment.

Shabana Azmi Health Updates

As per Doctors, the condition of Shabana Azmi is stable. Dr. (Lt.Gen.) K.R. Salgotra said that they have taken X-rays, a CT scan, ultrasound and conducted other tests on her. She has suffered head injuries, the neck and cervical spine, face and right eye. She was conscious and speaking and her vital parameters were normal.

Dr. Shetty at the Kokilaben Ambani Hospital said Azmi’s health condition is “stable”. “Azmi is recuperating. She is stable and under observation. No surgery or operation was performed during the night, she is undergoing medical treatment.”

The family members, friends, and close relatives are coming to the hospital to meet Shabana Azmi. May she get well soon!

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How old is Shabana Azmi?

Shabana Azmi is 70 Years old as in 2020. Her date of birth is 18th September 1950.

Who is the husband of Shaban Azmi?

Javed Akhtar (lyricist, poet and Bollywood scriptwriter) is the husband of Shabana Azmi.

What the accident date of Shabana Azmi?

On 19th January 2020, Shabana Azmi met with an accident. The car and truck accident took place around 3:30 pm near Khalapur, 60 Kms from Mumbai. She was traveling in a Tata Safari. Her husband Javed Akhtar was also traveling in another car, following by the Tata Safari. She got seriously injured in this accident. They were returning from the birthday party of Javed Akhtar.

Is Shabana Azmi dead or alive?

Shabana Azmi is not dead. She is alive and recovered after her accident on 19th January 2020.

How is Shabana Azmi after the accident?

The condition of Shabana Azmi is stable. She has been discharged from the hospital and currently, she is resting at home.

How many children have Shabana Azmi?

Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar have two children – Farhan Akhtar and Zoya Akhtar. But they are from the first wife of Javed Akhtar.

Is Shabana Azmi related to Tabu?

Bollywood actresses Tabbu and Farah Naaz are her nieces.

What is the net worth of Shabana Azmi?

The estimated net worth of Shabana Azmi is $ 3 million.

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