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

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