Tabu Birthday: From 'Maachis' to 'Bhola', these films show the range of Tabu's acting, won National Award twice..


Tabassum Fatima Hashmi aka Tabu is one of the most brilliant actresses of Bollywood. She started her career as a child artiste opposite legendary actor Dev Anand. In her career, Tabu has done many hit Bollywood films, which apart from Hindi, includes films in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Bengali and Marathi languages.


He has won many awards for his excellent acting in his films. The actress is still winning hearts for her presence and performances on screen. Tabu has proven her acting prowess in both masala and content oriented cinema. Some of his memorable films on the occasion of birthday.

Vijay path
Tabu made her Bollywood debut as a lead actress with the film Pehla Pehla Pyar Se opposite Rishi Kapoor. However, she gained prominence with the 1994 film Vijaypath, in which Tabu was cast opposite Ajay Devgan. It was a pure masala film and the songs 'Raah Mein Unse Mulakat Ho Gayi', 'Aaye Aapka Intezaar Tha' and 'Ruk Ruk Are Baba Ruk' filmed on Tabu and Ajay became quite popular. This film was also successful at the box office.

Maachis, released in 1996, is one of the best films of Tabu's career. She won the National Award for Best Actress for her performance in the film directed by Gulzar. In this film, she was paired with Chandrachud Singh. This was Tabu's first National Award.

Chandni Bar
Chandni Bar, directed by Madhur Bhandarkar in 2001, is one of the most memorable films of Tabu's career. Tabu played the role of a bar dancer in this film. The film received National Awards in the Best Film on Social Issue, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress categories. Tabu won the second National Award of her career for this film.

Maqbool directed by Vishal Bhardwaj is also an example of Tabu's excellent acting. In the film inspired by Shakespeare's play Macbeth, Tabu played the role of the mistress of underworld don Abba Ji, Pankaj Kapur, who has an affair with Abba Ji's right hand man Maqbool i.e. Irrfan Khan. Pankaj won the National Award for Best Supporting Actor for the film.


Cheeni Kam
This film of R Balki showed the love story of a 64 year old chef and a 34 year old woman. Both these characters were Amitabh and Tabu. This film remained in the news due to its theme and excellent acting of the actors. Paresh Rawal played the role of Tabu's father in the 2007 film.

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