Tabu (born on November 4, 1970) is an Indian actress.
Largely considered one of the Indian film industry's best actresses working today, Tabu "Tabassum Hashmi" (born in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh) has won the coveted National Film Award for Best Actress twice - once for Maachis (1996) and most recently for Chandni Bar (2002). She has also won three statuettes in the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance category for Virasat (1997), Hu Tu Tu (1999), and Astitva (2000) respectively and in 1995 she was awarded with the Filmfare Best Debut Award.
Tabu Profile -
- Name : Tabu
- Birth Name : Tabassum Hashmi
- Birth Date : November 4, 1970
- Birth Place : Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
- Height : 5' 6"
- Nationality : Indian
- Profession : Actress
- Father : Jamal Hashmi
- Mother : Rizwana
- Sister : Farha (Actress)
- Aunt : Shabana Azmi
- Favourite Dish : Pineapple ice-cream
Tabu Awards and Achievements -
Awards of the International Indian Film Academy
2002: Won Popular Award for Actress in a Leading Role for: Chandni Bar (2001)
Zee Cine Awards
2002: Won Popular Award for Best Actress for: Chandni Bar (2001)
National Film Awards, India
2002: Won Silver Lotus Award for Best Actress for: Chandni Bar (2001)
1997 Won Silver Lotus Award for Best Actress for: Maachis (1996)
Screen Weekly Awards
2001: Won Screen Award for Best Actress for: Astitva (2000)
2001: Won Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Critics for: Astitva (2000)
2000: Won Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Critics for: Hu Tu Tu (1999)
1998: Won Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Critics for: Virasat (1997)
1995: Won Filmfare Award for Best Newcomer
Debut Film: Hum Naujawan
Famous Movies: Bhagmati, Silsiilay, Andarivaadu, Meenaxi: Tale of 3 Cities,
Maqbool, Jaal: The Trap, Hawa, Khanjar: The Knife, Abar Aranye, Saathiya,
Zindagi Khoobsoorat Hai, Filhaal, Maa Tujhhe Salaam, Aamdani Atthanni Kharcha
Rupaiya, Chandni Bar, Dil Ne Phir Yaad Kiya, Ghaath, Astitva, Shikari, Dil Pe
Mat Le Yaar, Tarkieb, Kandukondain Kandukondain, Hera Pheri, Biwi No. 2, Cover
Story, Snegithiye, Thakshak, Biwi No. 1, Hu Tu Tu, Hum Saath-Saath Hain: We
Stand United, Kohram: The Explosion, Hanuman, 2001, Aavida Maa Aavide, Chachi
420, Iruvar, Border, Darmiyan, Virasat, Maachis, Ninne Pelladatha, Jeet, Tu Chor
Main Sipahi, Himmat, Kadhal Desam, Kala Pani, Saajan Chale Sasural, Haqeeqat,
Sisindri, Saajan Ki Baahon Mein, Prem, Vijaypath, Pehla Pehla Pyaar, Coolie No.
1, Hum Naujawan, Luck by Chance, Fanaa, Sarhad Paar, The Namesake.