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October 13, 2015

Verve’s Power Women: Shabana Azmi

Text by Zaral Shah. Image Courtesy: Getty Images

Known as much for raising her voice against injustice as she is for her versatility as an actor

Shabana Azmi
64, Passionate Crusader

The versatile actor showcased her gentler side as she walked down the ramp at the Lakmé Fashion Week earlier this year. And spearheaded Manish Malhotra’s Legacy Mijwan 2015 for the empowerment of the village in Uttar Pradesh. A steadfast social activist and former Rajya Sabha member, she has won a record-breaking number of National Film Awards for Best Actress. Currently, she is wrapping up a British TV drama Capital, based on a bestselling novel of the same name by John Lanchester. She is also engaged in a pivotal performance in Jazbaa, starring Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Irrfan Khan.

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