Shabana Azmi Best Movies
Shabana Azmi Best Movies is the collection of top bollywood movies of Shabana Azmi. Shabana Azmi is an Indian actress of film, television and theatre. Her first release, however, was Shyam Benegal’s directorial debut Ankur (1974). She went on to receive the National Film Award consecutively for three years from 1983 to 1985 for her roles in movies, Arth, Khandhar and Paar. Another film Godmother (1999) earned her another National Film Award, taking her tally to five.
Shabana Azmi Best Movie – Kisaa Kursee Kaa (1978)
Kissa Kursi Ka is a controversial Hindi movie directed by Amrit Nahata. The film was banned by the Indian Government and all prints were confiscated. The movie revolved around a corrupt and evil politician, played by Manohar Singh, trying to woo personified public, depicted as mute and helpless looking (played by Shabana Azmi.) The movie is a humorous comment over the system and the selfishness of the politicians regarded as a motion picture version of the cartoonist columns that are the most brutal taunt over the politics.
Actors – Shabana Azmi, Raj Babbar and Chaman Bagga
Director – Amrit Nahata
Shabana Azmi Best Movie – Apne Paraye (1980)
Apne Paraye is a 1980 Bollywood comedy and drama movie directed by Basu Chatterjee. Sidheshwari is the wife of an advocate in Calcutta and lives in a joint family along with her three children; her husband’s lazy and wastrel cousin, Chander; his wife, Sheila, and their two children. Sheila runs the financial affairs of this household without any question and keeps on urging her husband to find some work, after he squanders several thousand Rupees in one failed business after another.
Director – Basu Chatterjee
Shabana Azmi Best Movie – Yeh Nazdeekiyan (1982)
Yeh Nazdeekiyan is a best drama and romantic movie, directed by Vinod Pande. Sunil Verma is the head of an advertising agency, and lives with a middle-class life with his wife, Shobna. Although Sunil gets to meet many beautiful women during the course of his employment, he has never really had an affair with anyone, and kept his relationship on a professional level. That is until he meets ravishing Kiran. Sunil has an affair with Kiran, and eventually divorces Shobna.
Actors – Marc Zuber, Shabana Azmi and Parveen Babi
Director – Vinod Pande
Shabana Azmi Best Movie - Dharavi (1992)
Dharavi is critically acclaimed 1991 Hindi film, directed and written by Sudhir Mishra. Raj Karan Yadav is a scrappy taxi driver, who somehow scraps a living in the big metropolis of Bombay, driving taxi everyday. He lives in one room tenement with his wife in Dharavi, one of world’s largest slums, where the film is set.
Director – Sudhir Mishra
Shabana Azmi Best Movie - Masoom (1983)
Masoom is a 1983 Indian film and Shekhar Kapur’s first directorial venture. D.K. Malhotra lives a comfortable lifestyle with his wife, Indu, and two school-going daughters, Pinky and Minni. He works in the office of an Architect. One day while the family is relaxing, D.K. gets a phone call that results in him bringing home a young school-going boy by the name of Rahul. Indu is shocked to learn that Rahul is D.K.’s son from another woman, Bhavana, who is no more. D.K. does his best to make Rahul comfortable, but fails.
Director – Shekhar Kapur
Shabana Azmi Best Movie – Bhavna (1984)
Bhavna is a 1984 best romantic movie directed by Pravin Bhatt. Bhavna is a story of a less privileged women. A lady who was living all alone in the city met a man named Ajay Kapoor in a garden, sketching. They became friends and later on friendship turned into love. Eventually they got married, however, Kapor’s dad had not granted permission for this marriage.
Actors – Shabana Azmi, Marc Zuber and Saeed Jaffrey
Director – Pravin Bhatt
Shabana Azmi Best Movie - Patang (1994)
Actors – Shabana Azmi, Shafiq Syed and Om Puri
Director – Goutam Ghose
Shabana Azmi Best Movie - Shaque (1976)
Shaque is a best drama movie, directed by Vikas Desai and Aruna Raje. Vinod Joshi lives a middle-class existence with his wife, Meena, and a young son. He would like to improve upon his living conditions and ensure that his child enjoys life thoroughly. One day Vinod returns home in a bloodied state, and tells Meena that there has been a homicide at his place of work, and a large amount of money has been stolen. The police are called in to to investigate, and as a result a fellow-employee by the name of Subramaniam is arrested and sentenced to jail.
Director – Vikas Desai, Aruna Raje
Shabana Azmi Best Movie - Antarnaad (1991)
Actors – Girish Karnad, Shabana Azmi and Riju Bajaj
Director – Shyam Benegal
Year – 1991
Shabana Azmi Best Movie - Libaas (1988)
Director – Gulzar
Shabana Azmi Best Movie – Pestonjee (1988)
Pestonjee is a 1988 best drama and comedy movie, directed by Vijaya Mehta. Phirojshah and Pestonjee are two close friends. They attempt to do everything together, and they hope that they will marry the same day as well. Unfortunately, both go to see the same young lady, Jeroo (Shabana Azmi), and Pestonjee ends up getting married to Jeroo.
Director – Vijaya Mehta
Shabana Azmi Best Movie - Thodisi Bewafaii (1980)
Thodisi Bewafaii is a 1980 best romantic movie written and directed by Esmayeel Shroff. Arvind Kumar Choudhary is widowed, respectable and wealthy businessman, who lives with his only son, Arun, in a palatial house. He re-marries another woman, Sujata, a widow with two daughters, Veena and Seema. Arun does not respect her and refuses to even speak with her. Arun meets Neema Deshmukh and both of fall in love.
Director – Esmayeel Shroff