Shabana Azmi born on 18 September 1950 in Azamgarh to Kaifi Azmi and Shaukat Kaifi. She is a citizen of India. Shabana Azmi was educated at St. Xavier's College, Mumbai, Film and Television Institute of India and University of Mumbai.
Shabana Azmi plays voice. She is an Indian actress known for her work on Ankur, Amar Akbar Anthony, Swami, Arth, Masoom, Libaas, Fire, Godmother, Morning Raga, 15 Park Avenue and Neerja.
Shabana Azmi has had one spouse: Javed Akhtar. She has one sibling Baba Azmi.
Shabana Azmi has worked as a film actor, stage actor, singer, public figure, politician and actor. She has has won Padma Bhushan, Padma Shri in arts, Gandhi International Peace Award, National Film Award for Best Actress, Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award and Filmfare Award for Best Actress.
Shabana Azmi has held the position of member of the Rajya Sabha.