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Shabana Azmi

'Just Chill': Shabana Azmi Asks Trolls To Relax After Javed Akhtar's Jibe At Shashi Tharoor's Hindi

Sep 08, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

On Monday, Javed Akhtar had poked fun at Shashi Tharoor's Hindi, after the latter had posted a video of himself singing a popular Kishore Kumar song.

Shabana Azmi Watched Cate Blanchett’s Performance In Shekhar Kapur’s ‘Elizabeth’ To Prepare For Aisan Daulat’s Role In ‘The Empire’

Aug 31, 2021 Samarth Goyal

In an exclusive conversation with Outlook, veteran actor Shabana Azmi talks about the ‘backhanded compliments’ she has received from her niece for playing the role of Aisan Daulat in the recently released Disney+Hotsar series, ‘The Empire’, and how Javed Akhtar’s ‘happiness’ after having watched the show is her ‘biggest validation’.

Actor Shabana Azmi Accuses Alcohol Delivery Platform Of Cheating Her; Shares Details

In a Twitter post, the 70-year-old actor claimed that she was conned by Living Liquidz after she placed an order at the platform but didn't receive it.

Naseeruddin Shah, Javed Akhtar Among Others Condemn French Church Attack

Nov 01, 2020 PTI

Over 130 prominent Indian personalities signed a statement, ‘unequivocally’ condemning the Church attack in France’s Nice.

'Mee Raqsam' Beautifully Portrays Unity In Diversity

Baba Azmi and Shabana Azmi have told a powerful human interest story that can be the story of any poor aspiring family in India. And 'Mee Raqsam' is also a tribute to Kaifi Azmi from his children.

20 January, 2020

Javed Akhtar Gives Updates On Shabana Azmi’s Health

Outlook Web Bureau

Actor Shabana Azmi who was injured last Saturday is doing fine now, Says Javed Akhtar

18 January, 2020

Shabana Azmi Injured In Road Accident On Mumbai-Pune Expressway, Rushed To Hospital


The accident took place near Khalapur, over 60 km from Mumbai, when the car in which Shabana Azmi was traveling rammed into a truck

23 November, 2019

Shabana Azmi's Mother Shaukat Kaifi Passes Away at 93


Shaukat Kaifi and her husband were leading lights of the Indian People's Theatre Association (IPTA) and the Progressive Writers Association (IWA)

27 August, 2019

Bollywood Showstoppers From The Lakme Fashion Week 2019

Outlook Web Bureau

Let’s have a look at the slew of celebrity showstoppers at the Lakme Fashion Week 2019

11 May, 2019

Never Said 'Will Leave Country If Modi Becomes PM Again': Shabana Azmi Condemns Fake News

Outlook Web Bureau

'I've never said this and I have no intentions of leaving the country. This is where I was born and this is where I'll die. I have nothing but contempt for The Fake News Brigade,' Shabana Azmi said.

10 April, 2019

Saeed Akhtar Mirza’s Cult Classic ‘Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyu Aata’ To Be Rekindled On Big Screen

Prachi Pinglay-Plumber

Soumitra Ranade is set to re-create the masterpiece of Saeed Akhtar Mirza, ‘Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyu Aata Hai’, which starred Naseeruddin Shah, Sahabana Azmi and Smita Patil. The remake will star the multifaceted actors, Manav Kaul and Nandita Das.

22 March, 2019

I Am Shocked To Find My Name On Poster of 'PM Narendra Modi': Javed Akhtar

Outlook Web Bureau

Veteran lyricist Javed Akhtar on Friday said he has not written any song for Vivek Oberoi-starrer 'PM Narendra Modi' and he is shocked to find his name in the credits of the film's trailer.

15 February, 2019

Bollywood Condemns Death Of CRPF Jawans Killed In Pulwama Terror Attack

Outlook Web Bureau

Bollywood celebrities such as Akshay Kumar, Ranveer Singh, Priyanka Chopra and others expressed shock over the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama that killed 40 CRPF personnel on Thursday.

17 January, 2019

Birthday Wishes Pour In As Veteran Writer-Lyricist Javed Akhtar Turns 74

Outlook Web Bureau

Bollywood celebrities extended their warm wishes for legendary writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar who is celebrating his 74th birthday on Thursday.

18 September, 2018

Rekha, Shabana Azmi, Imtiaz Ali, Nawazuddin Siddiqui Attend The Special Screening Of 'Manto'

Outlook Web Bureau

Bollywood’s crème de la crème, Rekha, Imtiaz Ali, Deepti Naval, Shabana Azmi and others attended a special screening of Nandita Das’s film ‘Manto’ starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui

25 November, 2017

Country Is Witnessing Hyper-Nationalism Today, Something To Be Alarmed About: Shabana Azmi

Outlook Web Bureau

Azmi reiterated her support to "Padmavati" director Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who along with actor Deepika Padukone have received death threats over the film.

18 November, 2017

Padmavati Row: Shabana Azmi Urges Film Fraternity To Boycott Goa Film Fest

Outlook Web Bureau

"Smriti Irani is preparing IFFI dats possible only bcoz the Indian Film Industry brings such acclaim to it but keeps quiet about Padmavati!"

18 November, 2017

Padmavati: This Is Exactly Like Congress Celebrating IFFI After Safdar Hashmi's Murder In 1989, Says Shabana Azmi

Outlook Web Bureau

Calling it 'cultural annihilation, the actress urged film industry to boycott the International Film Festival of India.

Photo Gallery

A security personnel cuts the sleeve of a candidate's cloth for security purposes during the Rajasthan Eligibility Examination for Teachers (REET), in Ajmer.

PTI Photo

Indian Air Force aircrafts perform during an air show in Srinagar.

AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan

Union Information & Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur inspects the Zojila Tunnel in Ladakh.

PTI Photo

Karnataka Pradesh Youth Congress workers take part in a cycle rally to protest against the hike in fuel and LPG prices, in Bengaluru.

PTI Photo

Indian Air Force aircrafts perform during an air show in Srinagar.

AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan

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Caste Your Vote: Why A Caste Census Could Radically Change India’s Political Map

Opposition parties unite for implementation of a long-standing demand. Will the Modi Government bite the bullet?


A Tulsi Plant, Unworn Sandals, A Mat, Brooms…Hathras Memories In A Post-Truth World

There is no need to contextualise Hathras. It is a standalone story. A warning, a trigger, a tragedy.

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A Tulsi Plant, Unworn Sandals, A Mat, Brooms…Hathras Memories In A Post-Truth World


Congress Bowls A Caste Googly: A Dalit Sikh As Chief Minister Of Punjab Ahead Of State Polls

A Dalit Sikh CM from the neglected Puad region is a smart move, queering the pitch for the grand old party’s rivals.

Amandeep Sandhu
Congress Bowls A Caste Googly: A Dalit Sikh As Chief Minister Of Punjab Ahead Of State Polls


Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu