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Tabu is a Actor Indian born on 4 november 1970 at Hyderabad (Inde)

Tabu

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Birth name Tabassum Hashmi
Nationality Inde
Birth 4 november 1970 (48 years) at Hyderabad (Inde)
Awards Padma Shri, Filmfare Awards, Filmfare Awards South

Tabu (born Tabassum Fatima Hashmi on 4 November 1971) is an Indian film actress. She has primarily acted in Hindi films, and has also appeared in English, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Marathi and Bengali language films. She has won the National Film Award for Best Actress twice, and has received seven Filmfare Awards, including a record four Critics Award for Best Actress. She was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2011.

Tabu is best known for playing protagonists in films that garner more critical appreciation than substantial box office figures. Her most critically acclaimed performances were in the films Maachis (1996), Virasat (1997), Hu Tu Tu (1999), Astitva (2000), Chandni Bar (2001), Maqbool (2003), Cheeni Kum (2007), and Haider (2014). She has also played leading and supporting roles in several commercially successful films, including Saajan Chale Sasural (1996), Border (1997), Biwi No.1 (1999), Hum Saath-Saath Hain (1999), Fanaa (2006), and Jai Ho (2014). Her international projects include a leading role in Mira Nair's drama The Namesake (2007) and a supporting role in Ang Lee's highly successful adventure film Life of Pi (2012).

Tabu is regarded as one of the most accomplished actresses in India. She is reluctant to discuss her personal life in the media, which has led to her being labelled a recluse.

Biography

She is a life member of International Club of Asian Academy of Film and Television, Noida.

In 1998, Tabu was charged with poaching two blackbuck in Kankani during the filming of Hum Saath Saath Hain along with co-stars Salman Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Karishma Kapoor, Sonali Bendre and Neelam Kothari.

A lower court charged her with the others under the Wildlife Act and the IPC. She had filed a revision petition before a sessions court which discharged her of Section 51 (causing harm to wildlife) of Wildlife Act and both of 147 (punishment for rioting) and 149 (unlawful assembly of persons) of the Indian Penal Code.

The Rajasthan state government then filed a revision petition before the Rajasthan high court which again added Section 149 against her, which it had dropped. In December 2012, the Jodhpur court summoned her along with all the accused for commencement of the trial with the revised charges on 4 February 2013.

Best films

Life of Pi (2012)
(Actress)

Usually with

Amrish Puri
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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Tabu (85 films)

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Actress

Talvar
Talvar (2015)
, 2h12
Directed by Meghna Gulzar
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Irrfan Khan, Tabu, Konkona Sen Sharma, Neeraj Kabi, Avika Gor, Prakash Belawadi
Roles Reema Kumar
Rating81% 4.0984254.0984254.0984254.0984254.098425
The film starts off with an introduction of Inspector Ashwin Kumar at the annual function of India's premier police investigating agency, the Central Department of Investigation (CDI). At the function (1 April 2008), his senior officers hand him over a double murder case. The film then goes into a flashback of events leading to the murders.
Jai Ho
Jai Ho (2014)

Directed by Sohail Khan
Genres Drama, Action
Actors Salman Khan, Govinda, Danny Denzongpa, Tabu, Ashish Chowdhry, Lara Dutta
Roles Geeta Agnihotri
Rating52% 2.6004952.6004952.6004952.6004952.600495
Jai Ho est un remake du film telugu Stalin lui-même fortement inspiré du film américain Un monde meilleur.Jai (Salman Khan) est un mécanicien qui vient en aide à tous ceux qui en ont besoin. Frappé par l’égoïsme des gens, il souhaite mettre en place une chaîne d’entraide. Parallèlement, en aidant les plus faibles, il se met à dos des gens de plus en plus puissants, jusque dans les hautes sphères de l’état.
Jai Ho
Jai Ho (2014)
, 2h22
Directed by Sohail Khan
Genres Drama, Action
Actors Salman Khan, Sana Khan, Daisy Shah, Tabu, Daisy Shah, Ashmit Patel
Roles Geeta Agnihotri
Rating52% 2.6004952.6004952.6004952.6004952.600495
Jai Agnihotri (Salman Khan), an ex-army officer, is passionate about helping people and overcomes criminals single-handedly. He was a major in the Indian Army, but was suspended because of a disciplinary action after he ignored the orders of the high command and went ahead to rescue a bunch of children from terrorists. He now lives with his mother (Nadira Babbar) as well as his sister Geeta (Tabu), both of who are not on speaking terms with each other since Geeta married a Muslim man against her mother's wish.
Haider
Haider (2014)
, 2h40
Directed by Vishal Bhardwaj
Origin Inde
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime, Romance
Themes Films about families, Films about music and musicians, Films about terrorism, Théâtre, Musical films, Political films, Films based on plays, Films based on works by William Shakespeare, Bollywood, Films about royalty
Actors Shahid Kapoor, Shraddha Kapooor, Irrfan Khan, Tabu, Kay Kay Menon, Ashish Vidyarthi
Roles Ghazala Meer
Rating80% 4.048454.048454.048454.048454.04845
In 1995, during the Kashmir conflict, Hilaal Meer, a doctor, agrees to perform an appendectomy on the leader of a pro-separatist group. To avoid detection, he performs the surgery at his house, much to the chagrin of his wife Ghazala, who questions his allegiance. The following day, during a military raid, Hilaal is accused of harbouring terrorists. A shootout ensues at his home, during which the leader of the separatist group is killed and Hilaal is taken away for questioning. The doctor's house is bombed subsequently to kill any other militant hiding inside. Several days later, Hilaal and Ghazala's son, Haider, returns from his university to seek answers about his father's disappearance. Upon arrival, he is shocked to find his mother singing and laughing along with her brother-in-law, Khurram. Unable to understand his mother's behaviour, he begins searching for his father in various police stations and detention camps with the help of his fiancee Arshia, a journalist.
David
David (2013)
, 2h40
Directed by Bejoy Nambiar
Genres Drama, Action, Crime, Romance
Actors Vikram, Jiiva, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Tabu, Lara Dutta, Vinay Virmani
Roles Frenny
Rating61% 3.099973.099973.099973.099973.09997
The story revolves around the lives of three Davids in three different parts of the world in three different eras.
David
David (2013)
, 1h58
Directed by Bejoy Nambiar
Genres Drama, Action, Crime, Romance
Actors Vikram, Jiiva, Tabu, Lara Dutta, Isha Sharvani, Nishan
Roles Frenny
Rating61% 3.099973.099973.099973.099973.09997
The story is about two Davids living in different parts of India whose lives eventually come together in a twist of events.
Life of Pi
Life of Pi (2012)
, 2h5
Directed by Ang Lee
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes L'adolescence, Films about animals, Films about education, Films about children, La fin du monde, Seafaring films, Films about religion, Transport films, Mise en scène d'un tigre, Mise en scène d'un mammifère, Suricate, Films about school violence, Disaster films, Films about seafaring accidents or incidents
Actors Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Ayush Tandon, Tabu, Adil Hussain, Rafe Spall
Roles Gita Patel
Rating78% 3.9450253.9450253.9450253.9450253.945025
In Canada, novelist Yann Martel meets Pi Patel, an Indian immigrant with some knowledge from Pi's late father's friend, known to Pi as "Mamaji", for a good book. Pi tells Yann his life story.
Urumi
Urumi (2011)
, 2h40
Directed by Santosh Sivan
Genres Drama, War, Fantasy, Action
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films
Actors Prithviraj Sukumaran, Prabhu Deva, Arya, Genelia D'Souza, Nithya Menen, Vidya Balan
Roles Dancing woman (cameo)
Rating69% 3.4962853.4962853.4962853.4962853.496285
From the executives of Nirvana Group, Krishna Das (Prithviraj Sukumaran) learns that his ancestral property in Kerala, leased out to a non-governmental organisation (NGO) by his late-grandfather, is rich in minerals and is free to be sold as the lease period has expired. The multinational mining company [Nirvana Group] offers him a large sum of money as advance. The NGO currently runs a tribal school in the land property, which is situated inside the Kannadi Forest Range. When Krishna Das and his friend Thanseer (Prabhu Deva) reach the plot, they are kidnapped by the local tribal men to a cave deep in the forest. Krishna Das meets their chief Thangachan (Arya) in the cave. Thangachan explains to him that he is the descendant of certain Chirakkal Kelu Nayanar.
Khuda Kasam
Directed by K.C Bokadia
Actors Sunny Deol, Tabu, Farida Jalal, Govind Namdev, Ashish Vidyarthi, Mukesh Rishi

Sunny Deol plays Hussain, an honest Muslim truck driver who is forced to take on the system when he is falsely implicated in a crime. Neetu Singh (Tabu) is a police officer who is investigating the murder of the Chief Minister. While investigating the murder she falls prey to some criminal who play mind games with her. What happens next is revealed at the climax. The movie has political and social theme as its backdrop.
Toh Baat Pakki!, 2h2
Directed by Kedar Shinde
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Tabu, Sharman Joshi, Vatsal Sheth, Yuvika Chaudhary, Ayub Khan, Upasana Singh Bharadwaj
Roles Rajeshwari
Rating53% 2.668392.668392.668392.668392.66839
The film is focused on Rajeshwari Saxena (Tabu), a clever middle-class woman who is married to Surinder Saxena (Ayub Khan). She is currently looking for a groom for her sister Nisha (Yuvika Chaudhary), who she wants to get married to a rich, successful boy. She happens to meet Rahul (Sharman Joshi) while grocery shopping. He is studying to be an engineer and is also a Saxena. Grabbing the opportunity, she offers him a room in her house. There, Rahul chances to meet Nisha, Rajeshwari's sister. They fall in love,(pushed by Rajeshwari) and Rahul agrees to marry Nisha.
Dil Bole Hadippa!, 2h28
Origin Inde
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Films about sexuality, Sports films, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, Cricket films, Musical films, Bollywood, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Cross-dressing in film
Actors Shahid Kapoor, Rani Mukherjee, Anupam Kher, Dalip Tahil, Rakhi Sawant, Sherlyn Chopra
Roles Parimal's Wife
Rating46% 2.3064752.3064752.3064752.3064752.306475
Veera (Rani Mukerji) is a young woman who lives in a small village but dreams of playing cricket in the big league, being extremely talented in the game. Veera works in a nautanki and dances with the star performer, Shanno (Rakhi Sawant), an arrogant and conceited woman.
Paandurangadu, 2h36
Directed by K. Raghavendra Rao
Actors Nandamuri Balakrishna, Sneha, Mohan Babu, Tabu, K. Viswanath, Suhasini Maniratnam
Roles Amrutha
Rating52% 2.604812.604812.604812.604812.60481
Pundarika Ranganathudu (Nandamuri Balakrishna) is a follower of Lord Krishna (Nandamuri Balakrishna) but for the wrong reasons and does not listen to his father (K.Vishwanath) and his mother. He does all the mischievous things that Lord Krishna did in his reign. Once when his family members ask him to marry he leaves his village and runs away. After his family members perform a yagnam he comes back to his village. In the neighboring village Lakshmi (Sneha) is a big devotee of Lord Krishna. One night Lord Krishna appears in her dreams and asks her to marry Pundarika. So Lakshmi's father approaches Pundarika but he refuses. Later, after some persuasion from Lakshmi, Pundarika accepts the marriage. Meanwhile a dancer Amrutha (Tabu) comes to their village. Pundarika is mesmerized by her beauty and gets into a relationship with her. He offers all the gold in his house to her. But, after the marriage, he stops visiting Amrutha. Knowing this Amrutha's mother calls Pundarika for a meal and serves kala kuta rasayanam, which makes him violent at a small sound and grabs all his wealth. Then he lands in an unknown place where he kicks a saint (Mohan Babu) and is cursed. The rest of the film is about how Pundarika returns backs to his family and becomes a devotee of Lord Krishna.
Raakilipattu
Directed by Priyadarshan
Themes Feminist films, Political films, Buddy films
Actors Jyothika, Tabu, Sharbani Mukherji, Lakshmi Narayan, K. P. A. C. Lalitha, Major Ravi
Roles Gayathri Varma

Josephine (Jyothika), her best friend Radhika (Sharbani Mukherjee) and their friends are pranksters in a ladies' college. Like other college girls, they sing songs, break rules and wreak havoc. They also have a grudge against Gita, another girl from the college.
Cheeni Kum
Cheeni Kum (2007)
, 2h20
Directed by R. Balakrishnan
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama, Romance
Actors Amitabh Bachchan, Tabu, Paresh Rawal, Zohra Sehgal, Swini Khara, Alexx O'Nell
Roles Nina Verma
Rating67% 3.397573.397573.397573.397573.39757
Cheeni Kum focuses on Buddhadev Gupta (Amitabh Bachchan). Buddhadev is the 64-year-old chef and owner of London's top Indian restaurant, Spice 6. He lives with his 85-year-old mother (Zohra Sehgal) and his only friend and confidante is his 9-year-old neighbour, Sexy (Swini Khara) who is diagnosed with cancer and been to the hospital seven times. Buddhadev Gupta is an arrogant, ego-centric, pompous man with a singular passion in life — cooking. He is a confirmed bachelor who has never been in love until 34-year-old Nina Verma (Tabu) walks into his restaurant and his life. Nina is a beautiful and charming Indian woman. Cool, calm, quiet, always smiling but independent and strong willed. The two extreme in age, character and attitude, meet and against all odds, fall in love. They decide to get married and like any Indian man, Buddhadev respectfully comes to ask Nina's father, Omprakash Verma (Paresh Rawal), who is a true Gandhian living in Delhi, for her hand. The main problem here is the Buddhadev is older than Nina's father. Omprakash is horrified when Buddhadev asks his daughter's hand and intentionally refuses, he attempts to commit suicide by starving himself to death. Buddha explained to him why he loved Nina and what kind of father is he keeping Nina single for 34 years. He left them with his mother and is horrified when Sexy's father (Vinay Jain) calls him and said that Sexy just died. Omprakash finally realises his mistake and let Nina go after Buddhadev and with his in-laws family, he let them go to London to his restaurant. He bonds with Omprakash when he tells him he got tickets to the cricket match.