Naseeruddin Shah


  • Name : Naseeruddin Shah
  • Father's Name : Immaduddin Shah
  • Born : 20 July 1949 (age 65) Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Residence : 204, Sand Pebbles, Perry Cross Road, Bandra (West), Mumbai 400050
  • Occupation : Actor, Environmentalist
  • Wife : Ratna Pathak Shah
  • Children : Heeba Shah,Imaad Shah & Vivaan Shah

Naseeruddin Shah is an Indian film and stage actor and director, and a prominent figure in Indian parallel cinema. Shah has won numerous awards in his career, including three National Film Awards, three Filmfare Awards and an award at the Venice Film Festival. The government of India has honoured him with the Padma Shri and the Padma Bhushan awards for his contributions to Indian cinema.

Shah has acted in movies such as Nishant, Aakrosh, Sparsh, 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, etc. In the very early stages of his career he acted in the film Dil Aakhir Dil Hai directed by noted director Ismail Shroff, with Rakhi where she played the character of Naseer's elder girlfriend Kusumji. One of his most important films, Masoom (1983) was shot at St Joseph's College, Nainital.

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