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Shabana Azmi

Shabana Azmi (Hindi: शबाना आज़मी, Urdu: شبانه عظمي) is one of the leading actresses of parallel cinema. She is a film actress as well as a social activist, and her performances in films in a variety of genres have generally earned her praises and awards including five wins of National Film Award for Best Actress. She is married to Indian poet Javed Akhtar.

Early life and background
Shabana Azmi was born in a Muslim family. Her parents are Kaifi Azmi (a renowned Indian poet) and Shaukat Azmi (a well known stage actress). Her brother, Baba Azmi...
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