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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Tabu (born Tabassum Hashmi) is an Indian film actress. She has mainly acted in Hindi films, though she has also starred in Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Bengali language films, as well as one American film. She has won the National Film Award for Best Actress twice, and she holds the record for the most wins of Filmfare's Critics Award for Best Female Performer, with four. Despite a few exceptions, Tabu is best-known for acting in artistic, low-budget films that go on to garner more critical appreciation than substantial box office figures. Her appearances in commercially successful films were few, and her parts in these films were small, such as Border (1997), Saajan Chale Sasural (1996), Biwi No.1 and Hum Saath-Saath Hain: We Stand United (1999). Her most notable performances include Maachis (1996), Virasat (1997), Hu Tu Tu (1999), Astitva (2000), Chandni Bar (2001), Maqbool (2003) and Cheeni Kum (2007). Her leading role in Mira Nair's American film The Namesake also drew major praise. Regarded as one of the most talented Indian female actors of her generation, Tabu is known to be selective about her film roles and has once said, "I do films which move me and most of all, the unit and the director should appeal to me." She is the recipient of the 2011 Padma Shri, India's fourth-highest civilian award. Description above from the Wikipedia article Tabu (actress), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Nov 4, 1970 In Hyderabad, India
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Coolie No. 1 1991-07-12
Latest Project:
Movie Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 2021
Known For
Poster of Talvar
Poster of Urumi
Poster of Main Hoon Na
Poster of Border
Movie Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 2021
Movie Virata Parvam 2021
Movie Biwi No.1 Remake 2021
Movie Jawaani Jaaneman Ananya 2020-01-31
Movie Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo Yasu 2020-01-12
Movie Bharat Meher 2019-06-05
Movie De De Pyaar De Manjana "Manju" Rao 2019-05-17
Movie Andhadhun Simi Sinha 2018-10-05
Movie Sanju Herself (Cameo) 2018-06-29
Movie Missing Aparna Dubey a.k.a. Mrs. Dubey 2018-04-06
Series The Drama Company Herself 2017-07-16
Movie Golmaal Again Anna Mathew 2017-10-20
Series The Kapil Sharma Show Herself 2016-04-23
Movie Fitoor Begum Hazrat Jaan 2016-02-12
Series Comedy Nights Live Herself 2016-01-31
Movie Talvar Reema Kumar 2015-09-14
Movie Drishyam Inspector General Meera Deshmukh 2015-07-30
Movie Haider Ghazala Meer 2014-10-02
Series The Anupam Kher Show Herself 2014-07-06
Movie Jai Ho Geeta Agnihotri 2014-01-24
Movie David Frenny 2013-02-01
Movie David Frenny 2013-02-01
Series Comedy Nights with Kapil Herself 2013-06-22
Movie Life of Pi Gita Patel 2012-11-20
Movie Urumi Dancing woman (cameo) 2011-03-31
Movie Khuda Kasam Neetu Singh 2010-10-26
Movie Toh Baat Pakki! Rajeshwari 2010-02-18
Movie Paandurangadu 2008-05-30
Movie Pandurangadu Amrita 2008-05-30
Movie Cheeni Kum Nina Verma 2007-05-25
Movie Shock Geeta 2006-02-09
Movie The Namesake Ashima Ganguli 2006-09-02
Movie Fanaa Nafisa Ali Begum 2006-05-26
Movie Sarhad Paar Pammi 2006-11-23
Movie Silsiilay Rehana 2005-06-17
Movie Andarivadu Actress 2005-06-04
Series Coffee with Karan Herself 2004-11-19
Movie Main Hoon Na Special Appearance 2004-04-30
Movie Meenaxi: Tale of 3 Cities 2004-04-01
Movie In the Forest... Again 2003-05-03
Movie Maqbool Nimmi 2003-01-01
Movie Hawa Sanjana 2003-07-04
Movie Jaal: The Trap 2003-07-18
Movie Saathiya Savitri Rao 2002-12-20
Movie Filhaal... 2002-02-01
Movie Maa Tujhhe Salaam Captain Sonia Khanna 2002-01-01
Movie Aamdani Atthanni Kharcha Rupaiya 2001-12-21
Movie Chandni Bar Mumtaz P. Sawant 2001-09-28
Movie Cover Story 2000-01-01
Movie Hera Pheri Anuradha Shivshankar Panikar 2000-03-31
Movie Kandukondain Kandukondain Sowmya 2000-05-05
Movie Tarkieb 2000-06-23
Movie Shikari 2000-10-06
Movie Astitva Aditi Pandit 2000-10-06
Movie Snegithiye 2000-11-24
Movie Ghaath Kavita Chaudhary 2000-12-01
Movie Thakshak 1999-12-02
Movie Hum Saath Saath Hain Saadhna 1999-11-05
Movie Kohram: The Explosion 1999-08-13
Movie Biwi No.1 Lovely 1999-05-28
Movie Hu Tu Tu 1999-01-22
Movie Meri Zindagi Ek Agneepath Special Appearance 1998-01-01
Movie Aavida Maa Aavide Actress 1998-01-14
Movie 2001: Do Hazaar Ek 1998-02-20
Movie Thaayin Manikodi 1998-08-29
Movie Hanuman Anja 1998-10-28
Movie Chachi 420 Janki Paswan 1997-12-19
Movie Border Kuldip Singh's wife 1997-07-13
Movie Virasat Gehna 1997-07-06
Movie Iruvar Senthamarai 1997-01-14
Movie Darmiyaan: In Between Chitra 1997-01-01
Movie Himmat 1996-01-05
Movie Saajan Chale Sasural Divya 1996-04-11
Movie Kaalapani Parvathi 1996-04-12
Movie Jeet Tulsibai (as Tabbu) 1996-08-23
Movie Tu Chor Main Sipahi 1996-05-10
Movie Kadhal Desam Divya 1996-08-23
Movie Ninne Pelladatha Mahalakshmi/Pandu 1996-10-04
Movie Maachis Virender Kaur a.k.a. Veeran 1996-10-25
Movie Haqeeqat Sudha Ravi Malhotra 1995-12-20
Movie Sisindri Tabu 1995-09-14
Movie Saajan Ki Baahon Mein Kavita 1995-07-28
Movie Vijaypath Mohini "Mona" 1994-08-05
Movie Pehla Pehla Pyar Sapna 1994-05-06
Movie Coolie No. 1 1991-07-12