On Shabana Azmi's 68th birthday, a look at her best performances from Ankur to Neerja

FP Staff

Sep,18 2018 16:44 42 IST

1/6 Shabana Azmi played Laxmi in Shyam Benegal's <em>Ankur</em> (1974) for which she won a National Award for Best Actress. YouTube

Shabana Azmi played Laxmi in Shyam Benegal's Ankur (1974) for which she won a National Award for Best Actress. YouTube

2/6 In <em>Sparsh</em> opposite Naseeruddin Shah (1998). YouTube

In Sparsh opposite Naseeruddin Shah (1998). YouTube

3/6 In Deepa Mehta's <em>Fire</em> (1996), she played Radha opposite Nandita Das' Sita. Twitter @peatreebojangle

In Deepa Mehta's Fire (1996), she played Radha opposite Nandita Das' Sita. Twitter @peatreebojangle

4/6 Azmi performance in Mahesh Bhatt's <em>Arth</em> (1982) earned her a National Award for Best Actress

Azmi performance in Mahesh Bhatt's Arth (1982) earned her a National Award for Best Actress

5/6 In Shekhar Kapur's <em>Masoom</em> (1983) opposite Naseeruddin Shah

In Shekhar Kapur's Masoom (1983) opposite Naseeruddin Shah

6/6 She played Neerja Bhanot's (Sonam Kapoor) mother in <em>Neerja</em> (2016) for which she received Best Supporting Actress at Filmfare Awards

She played Neerja Bhanot's (Sonam Kapoor) mother in Neerja (2016) for which she received Best Supporting Actress at Filmfare Awards