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

National Award winning actor Shabana Azmi, who is known for her work in Indian Parallel cinema turns 68 today.

FP Staff September 18, 2018 16:44:42 IST
Shabana Azmi played Laxmi in Shyam Benegal's <em>Ankur</em> (1974) for which she won a National Award for Best Actress. YouTube
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Shabana Azmi played Laxmi in Shyam Benegal's <em>Ankur</em> (1974) for which she won a National Award for Best Actress. YouTube
In <em>Sparsh</em> opposite Naseeruddin Shah (1998). YouTube
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In <em>Sparsh</em> opposite Naseeruddin Shah (1998). YouTube
In Deepa Mehta's <em>Fire</em> (1996), she played Radha opposite Nandita Das' Sita. Twitter @peatreebojangle
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In Deepa Mehta's <em>Fire</em> (1996), she played Radha opposite Nandita Das' Sita. Twitter @peatreebojangle
Azmi performance in Mahesh Bhatt's <em>Arth</em> (1982) earned her a National Award for Best Actress
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Azmi performance in Mahesh Bhatt's <em>Arth</em> (1982) earned her a National Award for Best Actress
In Shekhar Kapur's <em>Masoom</em> (1983) opposite Naseeruddin Shah
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In Shekhar Kapur's <em>Masoom</em> (1983) opposite Naseeruddin Shah
She played Neerja Bhanot's (Sonam Kapoor) mother in <em>Neerja</em> (2016) for which she received Best Supporting Actress at Filmfare Awards
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She played Neerja Bhanot's (Sonam Kapoor) mother in <em>Neerja</em> (2016) for which she received Best Supporting Actress at Filmfare Awards