Address: Anukul, 2nd Floor, 7 Bungalows, Andheri (W), Mumbai 400058
Date of Birth: 4th November, 1971
Height: 5′ 6″
Family: Father – Jamal Hashmi, Mother – Rizwana, Sister – Farha (Actress)
Hobbies: Reading, writing poems
Debut Film: Prem (1995)
Tabu alias Tabassum Azmi started her film career as a child artiste for Dev Anand’s Hum Naujawan. The first film she signed on as lead actress was ‘Prem’, but ‘Pehla Pehla Pyar’ released first and launched her as leading lady. With every film Tabu, has been growing as an actress. Apart from doing Hindi films, Tabu has also worked in a Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam.
Tabu actually reached the audience as the ‘Ruk ruk’ girl in Vijaypath. She was also lucky to catch Gulzar’s eye. A couple of meaningful roles in his films, mainly Maachis, and she was an actress to reckon with. Priyadarshan’s Viraasat and Kamal Haasan’s Chachi 420 saw her excelling as an actress.