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Today we speak about pluralism...something India has always celebrated: Shabana Azmi

November 16, 2019 12:27 pm

The eight-day Kolkata International Film festival started on November 8 and concluded on Friday. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and acclaimed actress Shabana Azmi were present at the closing ceremony.

‘Artists have a way of breaking national barriers’

August 08, 2019 6:05 am

Actor Shabana Azmi on playing head of naval intelligence in Steven Spielberg’s series, Halo, and exploring varied mediums.

Shabana Azmi joins Sheer Qorma cast

July 30, 2019 2:07 pm

Shabana Azmi has joined Swara Bhasker and Divya Dutta in Faraz Ansari's upcoming directorial venture Sheer Qorma.

Nation can only develop when there is gender equality: Shabana Azmi

June 11, 2019 9:37 am

Shabana Azmi on Monday said that equal opportunities should be given to both men and women for the nation to progress. Actor Tisca Chopra, who was also present at the event, said it is important for women to come together to eradicate the gender biases.

Shabana Azmi, Deepa Mehta, Diana Penty attend screening of Huma Qureshi's Netflix show Leila

June 08, 2019 6:57 pm

Netflix series Leila, starring Huma Qureshi, had its premiere in Mumbai on Friday. In attendance were the director of the show Deepa Mehta and cast members Huma, Sanjay Suri and Arif Zakaria.

Pakistan artistes disappointed over Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar cancelling Karachi visit

February 18, 2019 11:05 am

After the Pulwama attack, Shabana Azmi said she feels weakened in her belief that people-to-people contact can force the establishment to do the right thing.

Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar cancel Karachi Arts Council event after Pulwama attack

February 15, 2019 6:53 pm

Shabana Azmi on Friday said she and her husband, Javed Akhtar, have decided not to attend Kaifi Azmi's birth centenary celebrations in Karachi in the wake of Pulwama terror attack. The couple was invited to Pakistan by the Karachi Arts Council for a two-day event.

Shabana Azmi on father Kaifi Azmi: His songs had little philosophies of life

January 15, 2019 3:38 pm

As a tribute to Kaifi Azmi, Shabana Azmi has kicked off a year-long celebration, commencing with Raag Shayari, a special evening of music and Kaifi's poetry conceived by Javed Akhtar.

Soorma screening: Sachin Tendulkar and family watch Diljit Dosanjh movie

July 12, 2018 9:55 am

Soorma screening: The makers hosted a special screening of the biopic in Mumbai. In attendance were celebrities from both Bollywood and sports fraternity. Sachin Tendulkar attended the screening along with wife Anjali Tendulkar and daughter Sara Tendulkar.

Inside Shabana Azmi's Eid party: Shilpa Shetty, Dia Mirza, Anil Kapoor and Aditi Rao Hydari in attendance

June 17, 2018 9:51 am

Shilpa Shetty Kundra, Anil Kapoor, Dia Mirza, Aditi Rao Hydari, Konkona Sensharma, Divya Dutta, Tanvi Azmi, Sandhya Mridul, Shankar Mahadevan and many more were seen at Shabana's Eid party.


Aamir Khan, Anil Kapoor, Aditi Rao Hydari and others attend Shaukat Kaifi's prayer meet

November 27, 2019 10:36 am

A host of Bollywood personalities were spotted at the prayer meet of Shaukat Kaifi, which was held on Tuesday in Mumbai.

Shabana Azmi turns 69: Rare photos of the veteran actor

September 18, 2019 12:01 pm

Shabana Azmi is celebrating her 69th birthday today. Scroll to see some of her rare photos from the Express Archive.

From Taimur, Yash's day out to Urvashi Rautela at the airport

March 15, 2018 8:24 am

Taimur Ali Khan was spotted on a day out with mommy Kareena Kapoor Khan.

Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Hrithik Roshan and Vidya Balan among others ring in Diwali at Javed Akhtar's bash

October 20, 2017 7:22 am

When Bollywood celebrities step out to celebrate, they make sure it looks like the best time ever. At Javed Akhtar's Diwali bash, celebrities came dressed in their finest and with attendees like Aamir Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Amitabh Bachchan, Shilpa Shetty, Vidya Balan and many others, this Diwali party was stars galore.

As Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma catwalk at Mijwan 2017, Kajol, Sridevi, Sushmita Sen come to watch

March 06, 2017 11:13 am

On Sunday night, SRK, Anushka Sharma walked the ramp at Mijwan 2017, organised by Shabana Azmi.

Athiya, Huma, Shabana, Manisha dolled up for the ramp

March 21, 2016 1:45 pm

Bollywood actresses Athiya Shetty, Shabana Azmi, Manisha Koirala and Huma Qureshi walked the ramp for various designers on March 20.

Sonam Kapoor, Shabana Azmi bond at Neerja's success meet

March 02, 2016 3:54 pm

The leading actress of Neerja, Sonam Kapoor looked gorgeous in a white and red suit, so did Shabana who also wore a suit to the success meet of the film.

Sonam Kapoor in Delhi, launches Neerja's biography

February 15, 2016 3:22 pm

Sonam Kapoor was at the launch of Neerja Bhanot's biography in New Delhi. The actress was smart in a red Ferragamo dress.

Shabana Azmi watches Neerja with daughter-in-law Adhuna

February 12, 2016 1:02 pm

Veteran actress Shaban Azmi was spotted with daughter-in-law Adhuna Akhtar at the screening of her latest film 'Neerja'. Adhuna was married to actor Farhan Akhtar and the couple recently announced their divorce.


Teachers are always taken for granted, says Juhi Chawla

January 11, 2016 3:09 pm

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Bollywood actress Juhi Chawla believes that though half of our lives are spent with teachers, we fail to respect them for their job.Juhi says that she never understood a teacher the way she does now after reading the script of her upcoming film 'Chalk Duster.'Juhi added that because she belongs to the entertainment industry, she feels responsible to keep the audiences entertained, however, if the film carries a subtle social message then it is an added incentive to act in the film.Chalk n Duster is an upcoming Bollywood flick which highlights the problems that teachers and students have to deal with, amidst the changing education system.Directed by Jayant Gilatar, the film is scheduled to release on January 15 2016.

Juhi believes in race of being 'cool,' people have lost themselves

January 11, 2016 3:09 pm

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Bollywood actress Juhi Chawla believes that because of changes in the education system, people are losing their identity. The actress says that whether it is education or language, people are more interested to adopt western methods rather than enhancing their own. Juhi also said that it is important for people to understand that education is just not about information, books and rote learning, but about promoting their child's interest. Juhi will be seen in an upcoming film, Chalk n Duster. The film highlights the problems that teachers and students have to deal with, amidst the changing education system.Directed by Jayant Gilatar, the film is scheduled to release on 15 January 2016.