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|Naseeruddin Shah is an Indian film and theater actor and director, and a leading figure in Indian cinema.Shah has won numerous awards over the course of his career, including three National Film Awards, three Filmfare Awards and an award at the Venice Film Festival. The government of India has awarded him the Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan awards for his contributions to Indian cinema.Shah also played in Pakistani films.
Shah was born into a Muslim family in Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh, India, as one of three sons of Aley Mohammed Shah and his wife Farrukh Sultan. He is a descendant of an Afghan Sayyid warlord Jan-Fishan Khan of the 19th century, who participated in the first Anglo-Afghan war and helped the British in the next Indian rebellion of 1857.Shah was educated at Ajmer and St Joseph of St. Anselm College, Nainital. He graduated in arts from Aligarh Musulmane University in 1971 and attended the National Drama School of Delhi. His older brother, General Zameerud-Din Shah PVSM, SM, VSM, was Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University, whose son Mohommed Ali Shah is an actor. Shah's nephew, Salim Shah, is also a television and film actor
Profile ( Personal Info)
|Real Name||:||Naseeruddin Shah|
|Age||:||72 years in (2022)|
|Date of Birth||:||20 July 1949|
|Eye Color||:||Dark Brown|
|Born In||:||Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Height in Feet Inches||:||5’ 7”|
Wife / Spouse / Partner Photos Details
|Wife||:||Late Parveen Murada aka Manara Sikri, Actress
Ratna Pathak, Actress
Children Photos Details
|Son||:||Imaad Shah, Vivaan Shah (Both Actors)|
|Daughter||:||Heeba Shah, Actress (Daughter from first wife)|
Father - Brother - Mother - Sister -Relatives (Family Photos)
|Father||:||Aley Mohammed Shah|
|Brother||:||Retd. Lt. General Zameerud-din Shah and 2 more|
|Hobbies||:||Playing Tennis, Reading|
|Favorite Movie||:||Bollywood: Masaan (2015), Dil Chahta Hai (2001)|
|Favorite Actor||:||Mohanlal, Nedumudi Venu, Shammi Kapoor, Dara Singh, Boman Irani|
Qualification ( Education, School and College )
|School||:||St. Anselm's Ajmer, Rajasthan
St Joseph's College, Nainital
|College/ University||:||Aligarh Muslim University, Uttar Pradesh
National School of Drama, Delhi
|Educational and Qualification||:||Graduate in Arts|
Shah has played in such films as Nishant, Aakrosh, Sparch, Mirch Masala, Albert Pinto Ko Gussa, Kyon Ata Hai, Trikal, Bhavni Bhavai, Junoon, Mandi, Mohan Joshi Hazir Ho !, Ardh Satya, Katha, Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro, And Jalwa. to name a few.Shah became active in the Bollywood cinema with the movie Hum Paanch.
In 1982, he played in the film Dil Aakhir Dil Hai directed by Ismail Shroff, in front of Rakhee. One of his most important films, Masoom, was published in 1983 and was shot at St Joseph's College in Nainital. His next big hit in mainstream films was the multi-starr Karma movie of 1986 where he played alongside veteran Dilip Kumar. The main roles for films such as Ijaazat (1987), Jalwa (1988) and Hero Hiralal (1989) followed.
In 1988, he played against his wife Ratna Pathak as Inspector Ghote, the fictional detective for H. R. F. Keating's novels in The Merchant-Ivory The Perfect Murder.
He has also appeared in several multi-starred Bollywood films, such as Ghulami (1985), Tridev (1989) and Vishwatma (1992). In 1994, he acted like the villain of Mohra, his 100th film as an actor. He made an incursion into Malayalam cinema the same year, through the drama acclaimed by V. V. Chandran's critics, Ponthan Mada. The film depicts the irrational connection of a feudal serf and a colonial owner. He firmly believed that the distinction between art and commercial films had greatly diminished, especially with the directors of commercial films.
In 2000, his dream of playing Mahatma Gandhi was realized when he played Gandhi in Hey Ram, acclaimed by Kamal Hassan's critics, who focused on the assassination of Gandhi from the attacker's point of view. Shah was critically acclaimed as Mohit, the drunken coach of a deaf and dumb boy in Iqbal, written especially by Vipul K Rawal with Shah. [Citation needed] Shah was commended for his roles in the 1999 Aamir Khan-starrer Sarfarosh, where he played Gulfam Hassan - a ghazal singer and a terrorist brain - and in a Neeraj Pandey's Wednesday (2008), acclaimed by criticism.
Naseeruddin Shah gives concerts with his theater troupe in New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Lahore. He has directed plays written by Lavender Kumar, Ismat Chughtai and Saadat Hasan Manto.
His first feature, Yun Hota To Kya Hota, was released in 2006. It features several established actors such as Konkona Sen Sharma, Paresh Rawal, Irrfan Khan, newcomer Ayesha Takia, his son Imaad Shah and his old friend Ravi Baswani.
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