Shabana Azmi Turns 60!
Actress par excellence Shabana Azmi turns 60 today! Born on 18 September 1950, Shabana is one of the famous artists to make her mark in variety of film genres.
The actress looked elated as she entered her 60th year last night after the first screening of her play ‘Seven’ on the concluding day of a three-day conference on women’s issues and rights in New Delhi.
Speaking about the play the lady said,“I started my career with Ankur that also touched on a woman’s issue. Now 36 years later, I’ve featured in a play that is a collation of powerful voices of women who have struggled against all odds to reach leadership positions. It’s a happy coincidence!”
On being asked about her feeling to touch the 60th year,the mature Shabana proudly countered,“I do, and I wouldn’t want to be 30 or 40. Life must be marked by changes and my view of relationships and the world today is that of a mature, mellow mind.”
The actress also revealed that her mother was superstitious about celebrating her birthday as Shabana’s older brother died a week before his first birthday .But then preparing for the big bash,the actress said, “But I had a big bash when I turned 50, it was like a three-day wedding.”