She first shot to fame upon winning India's leading prize for best actress, the National Award, for her role in MAACHIS (1997), which was shortly followed by the Critics Award for VIRASAT (1998). She won the National Award again for the critically acclaimed film from indie filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar, CHANDNI BAR (2001), where she plays a poor Muslim girl who finds herself in a busy metropolis and is forced to become a bar dancer to make ends meet. Recent films include MAQBOOL with Khan and SILSILAY.
Tabu is stunning but is best loved for the absence of vanity in her acting. She is also reputed to be a director's actor and has repeatedly broken the mold during her prolific career. Her upcoming films are FANAAH and CHEENI KUM (co-starring Amitabh Bachchan).
|November 4, 1970 (53)
|5' 8½" (1m74) How tall is Tabu compared to you?