Naseeruddin Shah

Actor, Film actor

1950 –

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Who is Naseeruddin Shah?

Naseeruddin Shah is an Indian film actor and director. He is widely considered to be one of the finest Indian stage and film actors. He is an influential actor of the Indian Parallel Cinema. Shah has won numerous awards in his career, including three National Film Awards, three Filmfare Awards and one Venice Film Festival. The Government of India has honoured him with both the Padma Shri and the Padma Bhushan civilian awards for his contributions to Indian cinema.

In 2013, his second Pakistani film Zinda Bhaag was selected as an official entry from Pakistan to the 86th Academy Awards in the category of Best Foreign Language Film. It also won four international awards at the MISAFF the premiere South Asian film festival of Canada before release. His contribution of works made him one of the greatest actor of Indian Cinema particularly known as Bollywood.

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Born
Jul 20, 1950
Barabanki city
Also known as
  • Naseer-ud-Din Shah
  • Nasrudin Shah
  • Nasiruddin Shah
  • Nasseruddin Shah
  • Shah, Nasseruddin
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Islam
Ethnicity
  • Indian people
Nationality
  • India
Profession
Education
  • National School of Drama
  • Aligarh Muslim University
  • Film and Television Institute of India
Lived in
  • Barabanki city

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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