Shabana Azmi Birthday Special: 6 Powerful Films Of 5 Times National Film Award Winner That Paved Way For Women Oriented Films In Hindi Cinema

The evergreen actress Shabana Azmi had pivotal roles in some of the hit and classic films of all time. Her women-oriented movies proved that women need no man to give a blockbuster movie. Today, on 5 time National Film Award winner's 70th birthday check out 6 movies that have an everlasting place in fans’ hearts.

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    The movie Arth left the audience in complete awe with its storyline and powerful performances by Shabana Azmi in the lead and Kulbhushan Kharbanda, and Smita Patil as her co-stars. Azmi won a National Film Award for Arth.(Image source:-IMBD)

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    The movie Bhavna is a tale of underprivileged women and their story of love and romance starring Shabana Azmi, Marc Zuber, and Saeed Jaffrey. The actress bagged a National Film Award for this one too.(Image source:-IMBD)

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    Mrityudand was a story of three women who struggled to raise their voices in the male-centric world starring 3 evergreen ladies of Bollywood- Shabana Azmi, Madhuri Dixit, and Ayub Khan.(Image source:-IMBD)

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    Fire starring Shabana Azmi, Nandita Das is a tale of two women who had been abandon by their husbands and how they discover a love for each other. Not many big actors have yet dealt with the topic of homosexuality but Ms Azmi did.(Image source:-IMBD)

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    The 1999 released Godmother saw Shabana Azmi play the role of Santokben Jadeja who ran a mafia in Porbandar. Azmi's powerful act help her win a National Film Award.(Image source:-IMBD)

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    Ankur was Shabana Azmi's debut film that dealt with patriarchy and casteism. The film and Azmi made such a powerful impact that the actress received her first National Film Award with her debut.(Image source:-IMBD)

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