Posted by: Nibandh Vinod
Last update: 04 Nov 2023, 07:00 IST
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TABU: Bollywood diva Tabu is considered one of the most versatile Indian actresses of her generation. He has worked mainly in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu films, although he has also starred in Malayalam, Marathi and Bengali films, as well as an American film. The diva always leaves the audience spellbound with her impressive performance, which is hard to beat.
She is better known for playing compelling characters in low-budget arthouse films that garner more critical acclaim than major box office figures, with few exceptions. Tabu’s first known role was in Dev Anand’s Hum Naujawan as a teenager.
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Tabu has won the National Award for Best Actress twice. The Drishyam 2 actress holds the record for most Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress wins. In 2011, the Government of India also awarded her the Padma Shri for her contribution to the arts.
On Tabu’s 52nd birthday, here are the actress’ recent and upcoming films that must be on your watchlist:
Directed by Vishal Bharadwaj’s son Aasmaan Bharadwaj, the film has Tabu, Arjun Kapoor, Radhika Madan, Naseeruddin Shah, Konkona Sen Sharma, Shardul Bhardwaj and Kumud Mishra in lead roles. Kuttey is produced by Vishal Bhardwaj, Ankur Garg, Luv Ranjan and Rekha Bhardwaj under the banner of Luv Films and Vishal Bhardwaj Films and presented by Gulshan Kumar and Bhushan Kumar’s T Series.
Bholaa is a Hindi remake of the 2019 Tamil blockbuster Kaithi. Directed by Ajay Devgn, the film features a talented cast including Tabu, Deepak Dobriyal, Sanjay Mishra, Gajraj Rao and Vineet Kumar in lead roles. The film centers around a man who, after being released from prison after a decade, faces many challenges and dangerous situations on his way to meet his daughter.
Starring Tabu, Ali Fazal and Wamiqa Gabbi, Khufiya is a soft and powerful neo-noir spy thriller that explores the world of espionage, but with subtlety, realism and a few slips. Written and directed by Vishal Bhardwaj, the film released on October 5 and is based on Amar Bhushan’s spy novel Escape to Nowhere.
Auron Mein Kahan Dum Tha! (2023)
Ajay Devgn and Tabu are back again with a romantic drama titled Auron Mein Kahan Dum Tha! Helmed by Neeraj Pandey, the film is Ajay Devgn and Tabu’s tenth film which showcases a unique musical love story spanning 20 years and set between 2002 and 2023. The film also stars Jimmy Shergill in a key role .
The Crew (2024)
Produced by Rhea Kapoor and Ekta Kapoor, ‘The Crew’ is an upcoming film that depicts the struggles of three hard-working women whose destiny leads to some unwarranted situations and they end up getting caught in a web of lies. The comedy entertainer stars Kareena Kapoor Khan, Tabu, Kriti Sanon and Diljit Dosanjh in lead roles.
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