Birthday Greetings to Shabana Azmi, one of the most respected actresses of Indian Cinema, who turned 69 today.

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Birthday Greetings to Shabana Azmi, one of the most respected actresses of Indian Cinema, who turned 69 today.

Sayyida Shabana Azmi is an internationally acclaimed actress of film, television, and theatre. An alumna of the Film and Television Institute of India of Pune, she made her film debut in 1974 and soon became one of the leading actresses of Parallel Cinema, a Bengali New Wave movement known for its serious content and neo-realism. Regarded as one of the finest actresses in India, Azmi’s performances in films in a variety of genres have generally earned her praise and awards, which include a record of five wins of the National Film Award for Best Actress and several international honors. She has also received four Filmfare Awards.

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