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Karan Johar wraps up his piece of heart, Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani, with a grand bash
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Karan Johar wraps up his piece of heart, Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani, with a grand bash

The filmmaker shared a video where Dharmendra, Ranveer Singh, Shabana Azmi, and Alia Bhatt (virtually) were having a gala time at the wrap-up bash.

Shabana Azmi on Deepika Padukone-Ranveer Singh as showstoppers at the Mijwan fashion show and more
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Shabana Azmi on Deepika Padukone-Ranveer Singh as showstoppers at the Mijwan fashion show and more

In an exclusive conversation with Firstpost, Shabana Azmi speaks about this year’s fashion show in Mijwan, Ranveer Singh-Deepika Padukone as showstoppers and more.

Deepika and Ranveer represent glamour and power: Shabana Azmi
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Deepika and Ranveer represent glamour and power: Shabana Azmi

Shabana Azmi is hosting Mijwan Couture Fashion Show in clothes designed by Manish Malhotra on 29th July. Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone are going to be the showstoppers!

Shabana Azmi dismisses her reported marriage plans with Sanjeev Kumar as absolute nonsense
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Shabana Azmi dismisses her reported marriage plans with Sanjeev Kumar as absolute nonsense

According to the disappointingly low-angle biography, The Actor We All Loved, Shabana Azmi was yet another colleague whom Sanjeev Kumar wanted to marry.

PT Usha, Ilaiyaraaja nominated to Rajya Sabha: Why celebrities are picked and how they have fared?
Politics

PT Usha, Ilaiyaraaja nominated to Rajya Sabha: Why celebrities are picked and how they have fared?

Of the 250 members of Rajya Sabha, 12 are nominated by the President from the fields of literature, science, arts, sports or social service. This ensures that the nation receives the services of its most distinguished persons without them having to contest elections

She Season 2: Is Aaditi Pohankar the best contemporary actress since Shabana Azmi?
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She Season 2: Is Aaditi Pohankar the best contemporary actress since Shabana Azmi?

Aaditi Pohankar peels off layer after layer of Bhumi’s inhibition in Imtiaz Ali's She season 2.

Cannes 2022: What is Deepika Padukone’s qualification to judge world cinema?
Bollywood

Cannes 2022: What is Deepika Padukone’s qualification to judge world cinema?

Deepika Padukone's conduct at Cannes Film Festival worked wonderfully on the visual level. The cerebral left much to be desired, feels Subhash K Jha

Kaifi Azmi death anniversary: Remembering poet's beautiful creations
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Kaifi Azmi death anniversary: Remembering poet's beautiful creations

On Kaifi Azmi's death anniversary, let's have a look at some of his beautiful creations.

Shabana Azmi recalls father Kaifi Azmi: 'There is not a single moment when I don’t feel his presence'
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Shabana Azmi recalls father Kaifi Azmi: 'There is not a single moment when I don’t feel his presence'

Shabana Azmi recalls the life-altering moment when her father Kaifi Azmi left for heavenly abode: 'Every minute is indelibly printed in my heart and mind'

What do Kartik Aaryan, Tovino Thomas, Sridevi, Shabana Azmi and Shah Rukh Khan have in common?
Bollywood

What do Kartik Aaryan, Tovino Thomas, Sridevi, Shabana Azmi and Shah Rukh Khan have in common?

In Bollywood, we have seen several stars portraying the role of a journalist by giving their own emotional and realistic touch.

Halo review: Epic in design, Xbox video game adaptation is sharp and intriguing
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Halo review: Epic in design, Xbox video game adaptation is sharp and intriguing

Halo has sharp and alert cast members, none more so than our Shabana Azmi whose killing looks could finish off an entire galaxy of aggressive aliens

Shabana Azmi on her first colour-blind character in Halo: Diversity and inclusion are very important to cinema now
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Shabana Azmi on her first colour-blind character in Halo: Diversity and inclusion are very important to cinema now

"Nowadays, I see cinema, particularly the crew, as a microcosm of world cinema," says Shabana Azmi, who plays her first colour-blind role in Halo after a career of 34 years as an actor in the West.

Shabana Azmi's Mijwan Welfare Society launches home container science lab for school dropouts in Mijwan
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Shabana Azmi's Mijwan Welfare Society launches home container science lab for school dropouts in Mijwan

The Lab, curated in a container, is constructed and furnished to serve as a fully-functional science lab for the girl children Mijwan.

Five female artists who stole our hearts with their performance
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Five female artists who stole our hearts with their performance

Subhash K Jha picks five performances by female heroes he loves to love

On Soumitra Chatterjee's birth anniversary, Sharmila Tagore, Sandip Ray remember actor's 'ineradicable legacy'
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On Soumitra Chatterjee's birth anniversary, Sharmila Tagore, Sandip Ray remember actor's 'ineradicable legacy'

Sharmila Tagore who co-starred in Soumitra Chatterjee’s several films, including Apur Sansar and Devi, says she doesn’t know of anyone as erudite as him: "He could talk about any subject under the sun"

Shabana Azmi on father Kaifi Azmi's 103rd birth anniversary: 'I remember him with celebration, not sorrow'
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Shabana Azmi on father Kaifi Azmi's 103rd birth anniversary: 'I remember him with celebration, not sorrow'

“When Abba passed away, I realised nothing prepares you for the loss of a Nothing! I was completely devastated. But now, years later, I feel his spirit envelopes me like the air I breathe," says Shabana Azmi.

After Arth and Woh Lamhe, Mahesh Bhatt and Parveen Babi's rocky relationship finds another life in Ranjish Hi Sahi
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After Arth and Woh Lamhe, Mahesh Bhatt and Parveen Babi's rocky relationship finds another life in Ranjish Hi Sahi

Ranjish Hi Sahi stars Tahir Raj Bhasin as Shankar [modelled on Mahesh Bhatt], Amala Paul as Amna Parvez [modelled on Parveen Babi], and Amrita Puri as Anju, Shankar's wife.

Shabana Azmi on being busy through the pandemic, experiments with OTT, future projects and more
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Shabana Azmi on being busy through the pandemic, experiments with OTT, future projects and more

Shabana Azmi on looking back at her career: "I was trained to look for truth in performance and have once in a while managed to achieve it when the script and the director are great"

Flashback | Shabana Azmi remembers Smita Patil: She was a microcosm of India, full of contradictions
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Flashback | Shabana Azmi remembers Smita Patil: She was a microcosm of India, full of contradictions

"Smita Patil was a microcosm of India: traditional and modern, strong and fragile, confident and vulnerable. I think it's these contradictions that were both her strength and her weakness," says Shabana Azmi.

On 86th birthday, Dharmendra looks back at life so far: Grateful a Punjab boy with no connections was able to make it
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On 86th birthday, Dharmendra looks back at life so far: Grateful a Punjab boy with no connections was able to make it

"Both Shabana Azmi and Jaya Bachchan are among the best actresses of Indian cinema. I have to be on my toes working with them," says Dharmendra on starring with his contemporaries in Karan Johar's Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani.