Smita Patil left indelible impression on films: Shabana Azmi

Remembering Smita Patil on her 28th death anniversary, actress-social activist Shabana Azmi said that the former co-star left a strong impact on films.

Shyam Benegal has shaped my choices: Shabana Azmi
Shyam Benegal has shaped my choices: Shabana Azmi

 On the 80th birthday of director Shyam Benegal Sunday, veteran actress-social activist Shabana Azmi says the “reluctant guru” has influenced her choices.

Essel Vision, White Feather Films to co-produce Ash starrer 'Jazbaa'

Essel Vision Productions Ltd (EVPL), the creative and production studio of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL), has announced a multi-film deal to make its foray into mainstream commercial Hindi films with Sanjay Gupta’s White Feather Films. Essel Vision, along with White Feather Films will

Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar celebrate 30th wedding anniversary
Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar celebrate 30th wedding anniversary

Bollywood couple Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar today completed 30 years of marriage. The 64-year-old veteran actress, who is Akhtar's second wife, said they are more like friends.

'A Decent Arrangement' review: So still , so lifelike...so connetable
'A Decent Arrangement' review: So still , so lifelike...so connetable

For a large part of this brief film, nothing seems to be happening. At least, nothing that we can consider dramatic enough to be considered cinematic in the acceptable sense.

We should redefine what entertainment is: Shabana Azmi
We should redefine what entertainment is: Shabana Azmi

Veteran Indian actress Shabana Azmi, who believes that art should be used as an instrument for social change, says that it is required to redefine the meaning of entertainment.

Shabana Azmi shoots at Princess Diana's family estate
Shabana Azmi shoots at Princess Diana's family estate

Being an actor can take you places, literally! Veteran Indian actress Shabana Azmi is busy shooting for a film in Althorp, where the late Princess Diana grew up.

Our audience ready to watch Indian actors talk English: Shabana Azmi
Our audience ready to watch Indian actors talk English: Shabana Azmi

Veteran actress Shabana Azmi, whose English film ‘A Decent Arrangement’ releases in India Friday, says the audience in the country is ready to accept their actors speaking in a different language and that language should never be a barrier in filmmaking.

Javed Akhtar completes 50 years in industry, Shabana happy
Javed Akhtar completes 50 years in industry, Shabana happy

As noted lyricist, poet, screenwriter Javed Akhtar clocked 50 years in the film industry today, his wife veteran actress Shabana Azmi says she looks at his incredible journey with respect.

Shabana Azmi in Bahrain as jury member
Shabana Azmi in Bahrain as jury member

 Veteran actress and activist Shabana Azmi has been chosen as a jury member for Isa Award for Service to Humanity in Bahrain.

Shabana completes 40 years in filmdom
Shabana completes 40 years in filmdom

 Shabana Azmi started her acting journey on this day in 1974 when "Ankur" was released and the award-winning actress thanks Shyam Bengal for her first break.

An actor must derive from his own experiences, says Shabana Azmi
An actor must derive from his own experiences, says Shabana Azmi

Known for her realistic portrayal of characters on the screen, seasoned actress Cabaña Zamia says and actor can enrich the character they play by drawing upon all the depth of their own experience.

When Aamina Sheikh was smitten by Shabana Azmi’s presence
When Aamina Sheikh was smitten by Shabana Azmi’s presence

Aamina Sheikh’s portrayal of the sacrificing Aiman of Zindagi’s ‘Maat’ has won her an ocean of fan following in the country.

Shabana starts work on short film on domestic violence
Shabana starts work on short film on domestic violence

 Veteran actress and social activist Shabana Azmi, who often raises her voice on gender issues, Saturday began work on a short film on domestic violence.

Shabana Azmi to be part of UK play

Veteran actress Shabana Azmi is heading to London for two months to be part of award-winning theatre company Rifco Arts` next production `Happy Birthday Sunita`.

Shabana, Javed pledge to donate organs

Veteran actress and social activist Shabana Azmi and her husband, renowned lyricist-writer Javed Akhtar, have pledged to donate their organs.

Adapting films into plays will boost theatre industry: Mahesh Bhatt

Two of Mahesh Bhatt`s films `Arth` and `Daddy` have been adapted into the play format and the filmmaker feels this move will be a stimulus for the theatre industry.

Shabana Azmi remembers Farooque Shiekh on Eid

While all are busy enjoying Eid today, veteran actress Shabana Azmi is missing actor and good friend Farooque Sheikh on the festival, who died in December last year following a cardiac arrest.

Keep all `roza` in my mother`s memory: Mahesh Bhatt

Mahesh Bhatt observes fasts during Ramadan as a tribute to his late mother and says on Eid he looks forward to "uniquely designed vegetable biryani".

Shabana Azmi launches website to honour father

Veteran actress Shabana Azmi has launched a website dedicated to her poet father Kaifi Azmi.