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Shabana Azmi reminds people of ongoing dengue menace

Veteran actress Shabana Azmi is shocked that most people in Mumbai do not let officials of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to enter their homes in order to track dengue mosquitoes.

Sep 07, 2019, 21:01 PM IST

Shabana Azmi roots for handloom revival

Veteran actress Shabana Azmi has said she is a huge admirer of handloom work, adding that we should support the handloom industry so that we can save the dying art.

Aug 25, 2019, 08:04 AM IST

Swara Bhaskar calls Shabana Azmi, Divya Dutta her 'sources of inspiration'

Swara Bhaskar`s long-standing wish of working with Shabana Azmi and Divya Dutta has finally come true, as the actors have been roped into the case of her upcoming film `Sheer Khurma`.Thanking the film`s director Faraz Arif Ansari, Swara wrote, "It took me 10 years to share screen space with two of my most favourite sources of inspiration!"

Aug 01, 2019, 07:03 AM IST

Shabana Azmi joins cast of LGBTQ+ film 'Sheer Qorma'

Shabana will be seen as a mother in the film, which also stars Swara Bhasker and Divya Dutta.

Jul 30, 2019, 20:24 PM IST

Casting directors play big part today: Shabana Azmi

Azmi noted that casting directors, in particular, are now playing a huge part in filmmaking process.

Jul 24, 2019, 16:04 PM IST

5W1H: Anyone who criticises Govt is called anti-national, says Shabana Azmi

Renowned actor Shabana Azmi said here Saturday that these days anyone who criticises the govt is branded as anti-national. Watch full video to know more.

Jul 07, 2019, 16:58 PM IST

Anyone who criticises govt is called anti-national: Shabana

Renowned actor Shabana Azmi said here Saturday that these days anyone who criticizes the government is dubbed as anti-national.

Jul 07, 2019, 09:24 AM IST

Anyone who criticises government is branded anti-national: Shabana Azmi

Shabana Azmi, however, rued the fact that these days the atmosphere in the country is such that if you criticize the government you will be called anti-national.

Jul 07, 2019, 09:12 AM IST

After Delhi Crime, Shefali Shah to feature in another web series with Shabana Azmi

In the upcoming series, Shefali will be seen playing the role of a doctor, while Azmi will be the owner of the hospital. The two last starred in Aparna Sen's 2005 film "15 Park Avenue" but did not have any scenes together. 

Jun 25, 2019, 07:36 AM IST

Nation can only develop when there is gender equality: Shabana Azmi

Veteran actor-activist Shabana Azmi on Monday said that equal opportunities should be given to both men and women for the nation to progress. 

Jun 10, 2019, 21:03 PM IST

Acting guru Roshan Taneja dead at 87

Roshan Taneja, who trained scores of Hindi film actors including the likes of Shabana Azmi, Naseeruddin Shah, Jaya Bachchan, Anil Kapoor and Shatrughan Sinha, has died, said a family member. He was 87.

May 11, 2019, 11:30 AM IST

Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani campaigns for CPI candidate Kanhaiya Kumar in Bihar

Mevani's canvassing for Kumar, who is pitted against firebrand BJP leader Giriraj Singh is being seen as an attempt to garner Dalit support in favour of the upper caste CPI candidate in a caste-riven state like Bihar. 

Mar 29, 2019, 18:21 PM IST

Theatre is a great leveller, says Shabana Azmi

Shabana's parents are Kaifi Azmi, an Indian poet and Shaukat Azmi, a veteran Indian People's Theatre Association stage actress.

Mar 28, 2019, 12:42 PM IST

'Fire' to 'Made In Heaven': Shabana lauds change

From 1996 when her film "Fire" showcased a homosexual relationship to 2019 when a web series like "Made In Heaven" has tackled the LGBTQ subject with deft, veteran actress Shabana Azmi has witnessed a change worth applauding.

Mar 17, 2019, 13:39 PM IST

Pakistani arts community disappointed over Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar cancelling Karachi visit

After the attack, Azmi said she feels weakened in her belief that people-to-people contact can force the establishment to do the right thing.

Feb 18, 2019, 09:23 AM IST

Javed Akhtar, Shabana Azmi cancel Pakistan visit

In the wake of the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, veteran lyricist Javed Akhtar and his wife actress Shabana Azmi have decided not to attend an event in Pakistan.

Feb 15, 2019, 19:17 PM IST

Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar cancel Karachi Arts Council event after Pulwama attack

The couple was invited to Pakistan by the Karachi Arts Council for a two-day event.

Feb 15, 2019, 15:52 PM IST

Shabana Azmi down with swine flu

Noted actress Shabana Azmi has been diagnosed with swine flu during a routine check-up for cough and cold. She is recuperating in the hospital.

Feb 13, 2019, 13:36 PM IST

Shabana Azmi to star in Renuka Shahane's directorial

Actress Renuka Shahane will direct a Hindi film that will star veteran actress Shabana Azmi.

Feb 01, 2019, 18:28 PM IST