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Tabu turns 48: Decoding some of her most memorable on-screen looks

Tabu, who made her Bollywood debut in the year 1994, is known for her roles in movies like Maachis, Virasat, Andhadhun and Chachi 420. As she turns a year older, we bring you the actor's best looks.

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Tabu impressed many as Janki Paswan in the film Chachi 420, which also starred actor Kamal Haasan. In the film, Tabu is seen in a traditional look — much like her look in the picture where she is seen in a beautiful red sari with a fancy bindi and matching jewellery set. (Express archive photo)

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Tabu essayed the role of Mumtaz in the film, Chandni Bar — a film in which the actor aced her role and look. Here she is seen in a bright mid-length lehenga which has been teamed with a blouse with intricate gold work and puffy sleeves. Her look is completed with blow dried hair and matching bangles. The look is simple and effortless, and needless say, she looks gorgeous. (Express archive photo)

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Tabu's style can best be described as simple yet stylish — something she opted for in the film, Cheeni Kum. She is seen donning simple outfits in the film, yet manages to stand out. (Express Archive Photo)

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Tabu essayed the role of actor Shahid Kapoor's mother in the film, Haider — a performance she effortlessly nailed. We like how Tabu yet again keeps in basic in a shawl and loose sweater worn over a suit. (Express Archive Photo)

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Tabu shared screen space with Akshay Kumar and Suneil Shetty in the film, Hera Pheri — a performance she left many impressed with. While she is seen in traditional wear in the film, here the sctor is seen wearing a basic half-sleeves white shirt with pig tails. The pout is undoubtedly infectious! (Express Archive Photo)

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Showcasing her fashionable side, Tabu is seen wearing a golden and brown stripped halter top which features a heart cut out in this still from the film, Himmat. Her look is completed with a chunky pair of earrings and sleek straight hair.(Express Archive Photo)

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Tabu plays a military intelligence officer in the film, Maa Tujhhe Salaam. In a scene, she is seen wearing a printed bandhani red scarf along with an olive green overcoat — effortlessly teaming Western with Indian wear. (Express Archive Photo)

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A sequined blouse, encrusted headband and bracelet, Tabu looks nothing less than a princess here. She is all bling in this look from Pehla Pehla Pyaar and certainly reminds us of the present sequins trend. (Express Archive Photo)

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Tabu teams a basic orange sari with an elaborate blouse in this scene from the film, Saajan Ki Baahon Mein. We like how efforlessly she nails the sari look. (Express Archive Photo)

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Tabu looks fierce as a police officer in the film, Drishyam. We really like how neatly her hair is tied in a bun and the look is completed with classic aviators. (Photo: File)