Shabana Azmi opens up about rivalry with Smita Patil, says, ‘I did say some uncharitable things about her which I regret’ – Times of India

April 16, 2023

Actress Shabana Azmi Azmi and Smita Patil worked together in the award-winning 1982 film ‘Arth’, and were immediately pitted against each other.In an interview with a news portal, Shabana admitted that the reports about them being at odds weren’t entirely fictitious and that she did indeed consider Smita a ‘rival’. Eloborating further, Shabana said that […]

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Shabana Azmi reveals Mithun Chakraborty was insecure about his jutting teeth and dark skin: My mother made him drop his inhibitions – Times of India

April 15, 2023

Veteran actor Mithun Chakraborty emerged as one of the biggest superstars in the 1980s. He is still remembered as the grand dance master thanks to his 1982 film Disco Dancer. He has done more than 350 films and won several accolades in his acting career. But did you know that Mithun had serious insecurities about […]

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Shabana Azmi opens up on falling in love with Javed Akhtar while he was married, reveals it was a ‘very, very, very tough period’ – Times of India

April 3, 2023

Actor Shabana Azmi and lyricist-writer Javed Akhtar got married in 1984 and have been together for almost four decades. However, it hasn’t been the most smooth sailing for the duo, since Javed Akhtar was married to actor Honey Irani when the duo first fell in love. Not only that, he also had two kids, namely […]

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Manoj Bajpayee recalls wife Shabana Raza telling him, ‘The way you have upset people, your career should have ended a long time ago’ – Times of India

March 29, 2023

Manoj Bajpayee has made a mark in the Hindi film industry with his stellar performances for nearly three decades now. Though he had given several hits in his acting career, Manoj said that his wife and former actress Shabana Raza felt it was miraculous he survived in the industry for so long despite upsetting a […]

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Mahesh Bhatt reveals Shabana Azmi did ‘Arth’ for free, brought clothes for Smita Patil and herself – Times of India

March 22, 2023

Mahesh Bhatt delivered a heart wrenching narrative with ‘Arth’, which detailed extra-marital affairs and emotions that were rarely witnessed on the big screen. Shabana Azmi, Smita Patil and Kulbhushan Kharbanda delivered iconic acts, which continue to tug at heartstrings even today. In a recent interview, Mahesh Bhatt walked down memory lane and showered love on […]

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Shabana Azmi reveals the magic trick that Javed Akhtar taught her for a long lasting relationship – See inside – Times of India

March 22, 2023

While one is a legendary actress, the other is a legendary writer and lyricist – Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar‘s marriage seems like a match made in heaven. The couple is married for over forty years now and share a great friendship which has kept their married life beautiful all through. But they’ve also had […]

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Shabana Azmi skipped Karan Johar’s Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani wrap party for Satish Kaushik – Times of India

March 14, 2023

With the last song of Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani having been shot in Kashmir the entire shooting of the film is now over. Karan Johar had a wrap-up party earlier this week where the entire cast and crew of the film was present.There was one conspicuous absence. Shabana Azmi who plays a pivotal […]

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Javed Akhtar recalls being mistaken for Gulzar at the airport, reveals he decided to play along – Times of India

January 12, 2023

Javed Akhtar and Gulzar are two of the most prolific writers and poets in the country. The fantastic duo, who share a great camaraderie with each other are both equally brilliant in their own right and while there is no physical resemblance between the two, people still tend to mistake one for the other, as […]

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Shabana Azmi on Farhan Akhtar: It’s time for him to get back to direction- Exclusive – Times of India

January 9, 2023

Shabana Azmi is a very proud mother. She dotes on birthday boy Farhan Akhtar and can’t wait to see him get back to direction. “I think Farhan was brilliant as an actor in Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. I don’t think I’ve seen a more natural performance since Balraj Sahni in Garam Hawa. Farhan owned the body […]

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Shabana Azmi, Paresh Rawal, Anupam Kher, Sharmila Tagore, Urmila Matondkar, Anees Bazmee reveal their favourite Dilip Kumar films – Times of India

December 11, 2022

Today is Dilip Kumar’s 100th birth anniversary and ETimes has spoke to Bollywood stars about their favourite films of the Thespian. Shabana Azmi names Gunga Jumna, Devdas, Mughal-E-Azam and Shakti as her favourite films of Dilip Kumar. Shabana adds, “Dilip Kumar was way ahead of his times. He was a complete actor. He could do […]

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