Shabana Azmi

‘Language belongs to a region, not a religion’

Speaking to CE about the current state of Urdu in India, Azmi said it was sad that the language was pushed into becoming a language of Muslims.

published on : 14th August 2019

Shabana Azmi joins Steven Spielberg-produced Halo

The veteran actor will be essaying Admiral Margaret Parangosky, the head of the ‘Office of Naval Intelligence’.

published on : 6th August 2019

Shabana Azmi joins Swara Bhasker, Divya Dutta in queer drama 'Sheer Qorma'

also open a much-needed dialogue about parenthood, and with not just parents of queer children but a more universal dialogue that I hope will bring a lot of love back in our universe.

published on : 31st July 2019

Casting directors play big part today: Shabana Azmi

'I feel Indian cinema is going through a phase of change because people are realising that content is king,' Veteran actress Shabana Azmi said.

published on : 25th July 2019

Digvijaya Singh links mob lynching with slow justice; Shabana Azmi says critics of government are dubbed as ani-nationals

Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh, said rising incidents of mob lynching are a result of anger among the public when it doesn't get prompt justice.

published on : 8th July 2019

Shefali Shah, Shabana Azmi to feature in medical thriller web series

The two last starred in Aparna Sen's 2005 film "15 Park Avenue" but did not have any scenes together.

published on : 24th June 2019

Farewell my friend: Shabana Azmi pays tributes to Girish Karnad

Azmi on Saturday finally opened up about her work relationship with Karnad, who died at the age of 81 at his residence in Bengaluru after prolonged illness on June 10.

published on : 15th June 2019

Shabana Azmi denies news of leaving India if Modi becomes PM

The actress took to Twitter and said that she has contempt for those who publish such fake news.

published on : 11th May 2019

Roshan Taneja, acting guru of Shabana Azmi and Naseeruddin Shah, dead at 87

He had been training talent since the 1960s, first at the Film and Television Institute of India in Pune and later at his private school in Mumbai, the Roshan Taneja School of Acting.

published on : 11th May 2019

BJP indulging in communal politics, alleges Shabana Azmi while campaigning for Kanhaiya Kumar

Actor Prakash Raj also spoke at the meeting addressed by Azmi and came down heavily on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party.

published on : 26th April 2019

Javed's name was mentioned to mislead public: Shabana Azmi Azmi on PM Modi biopic credit row

Javed Akhtar's name was mentioned in the credits of the film's trailer alongside lyricists Prasoon Joshi, Sameer, Abhendra Kumar Upadhyay, Sardaraa, Parry G and Lavraj.

published on : 25th March 2019

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.

published on : 15th February 2019

Birthday wishes pour in for veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar

From wife and veteran actor Shabana Azmi to son Farhan Akhtar to Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit, celebs took to social media to share their heartfelt greetings on the special day.

published on : 17th January 2019

Film industry should boycott IFFI over 'Padmavati' row: Shabana Azmi

Shabana Azmi wants Indian film industry to boycott the 48th International Film Festival of India in Goa to protest against the threats to the creators and casts of Padmavati. 

published on : 18th November 2017

Shabana Azmi says marriage not made in heaven in Islam, it is a contract

Ajay Devgn admitted that he had left the sets because Kapil Sharma hadn't arrived, but said he doesn't know the reason behind the comedian's absence from the shoot that day.

published on : 30th August 2017
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