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Shabana Azmi’s Mijwan Welfare Society steps up the Covid work

Legendary Urdu poet Kaifi Azmi founded an NGO the Mijwan Welfare Society (MWS) in 1993. 28 years…
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Shabana Azmi, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Sharib Hashmi, Iqbal Khan, Fardeen Khan on the subdued festivity for Eid

It’s a very low-key Eid this year for Bollywood with most of the fraternity choosing to forego the…
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Mother’s Day: 5 Unusual on-screen moms

A few years ago when Anil Kapoor was younger, he had announced a desi version of the 2003 Mark…
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Shabana Azmi on staying safe & sane during Covid

The mighty Shabana Azmi shot an entire web series for Steven Spielberg in Budapest and a feature…
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Shabana Azmi joins hands with Vanessa Redgrave, Pedro Almodovar, Emma Thompson, Ralph Fiennes, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jude Law, Shekhar Kapur to petition President Putin about Alexey Navalny

Forever the fiery activist, Shabana Azmi has joined hands with 7 other iconic film personalities…
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5 Finest films on inequality & the ‘Great’ Indian caste system

1. Sujata (1959): Inspired directly by Dr Ambedkar’s treatise on the abolishment of the caste…
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Shabana Azmi remembers Shashi Kapoor on his birthday

Shabana Azmi remembers Shashi Kapoor on his birthday
Shabana Azmi self-admittedly learnt a lot about life and cinema from Shashi kapoor and his lovely…
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Javed Akhtar – Shabana Azmi bowled over by Alia Bhatt’s performance in Gangubai Kathiawadi

Javed Akhtar - Shabana Azmi bowled over by Alia Bhatt’s performance in Gangubai Kathiawadi
It seems the teaser of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Gangubai Kathiawadi has made inroads far and wide.…
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International Women’s Day: Has the status of women in society & cinema changed? Bollywood’s women speak

International Women’s Day Has the status of women in society & cinema changed Bollywood’s women speak
Shabana Azmi: “India is country that lives in several centuries simultaneously. And so it is with…
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Emma Thompson wraps Shekhar Kapur’s next, Shabana Azmi says she will cherish the wonderful times

Emma Thompson wraps Shekhar Kapur's next, Shabana Azmi says she will cherish the wonderful times
Back in November 2020, it was reported that Hollywood actresses Emma Thompson, Lily James, Shazad…
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