7 interesting facts about Tabu.

Here are some interesting facts about Tabu.

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Tabu has been one of the finest and popular Indian film actresses who has gained both critical and commercial success and after crossing the age of 50 – yes! she is fifty plus – continues to win hearts with her entertaining performances, graceful style and age defying beauty.

Tabu’s real name.

Cew actress Tabu’s full real name is Tabassum Fatima Hashmi.

Tabu’s Record award win.

Tabu holds the record for winning most Filmfare Critics Awards for best actress.

Tabu’s Family.

Tabu is the niece of legendary actress Shabana Azmi, younger sister of 80s-90s actress Farah Naaz. However the actress chooses not to talk about her family and relatives in media.

Tabu’s first film

Tabu made her film debut at the age of 11 with the movie Bazaar starring Smita Patil. It was an uncredited brief role but the first time the actress was on big screen.

Tabu’s first film as a leading actress was Telugu film Coolie No. 1 starring Venkatesh.

Tabu’s first Hindi/Bollywood films was 1994 released Pehla Pehla Pyar, but first gained attention of audience in Vijaypath with Ajay Devgan released the same year.

Tabu’s National Award winning performance.

Tabu won her first National film award for her role as a Punjabi woman in Gulzaar’s Machis, her second National Film Award came with Madhur Bhandarkar’s Chandni Bar.

Tabu’s court case.

In 1998, Tabu was also charged with poaching two blackbucks in Rajasthan – the infamous Slaman Khan and Blackbucks case.