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Spot Hema Malini, Rakhee, Zeenat Aman In Shabana Azmi’s Latest Instagram Post

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Shabana Azmi Instagram post: Veteran actor Shabana Azmi took to Instagram to share a treasure trove and wrote, “I wish I knew who the Soviets are in this picture.”

Calling the picture “iconic”, Azmi revealed the names of the famous Bollywood veterans who featured in it. Right from Hema Malini, Rakhee Gulzar, Zeenat Aman and late actors Sanjeev Kumar, it also gives us a glimpse of how a young Amjad Khan. As per Azmi’s caption, the black and white picture also features two Soviets, whom she has no clue about.

According to NDTV, the two Soviets were actress Irina Akulova and filmmaker Mikhail Ershov.

Azmi, who has won five National Awards, is currently busy shooting for filmmaker Shekhar Kapur’s film What’s Love Got To Do With It? starring alongside Hollywood star, Emma Thompson.

She has also been focusing on another international project called Halo. In January last year, the Arth actor had met with a critical accident on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway and was rushed to the MGM Hospital in Navi Mumbai. Her husband and well-known lyricist Javed Akhtar was also travelling in the car. In a social media post, the veteran actor had mentioned, “It was at this time last year that i had my near-fatal Road accident, Thank You for the prayers of well-wishers around the globe, the security personnel who rescued me, Doctors and Staff of #Kokilaben Ambani Hospital #Tina Ambani that I am left with no trace of it. Deeply grateful (sic).”

Azmi has appeared in over 120 films and a few foreign projects as well. She acted in John Schlesinger’s Madame Sousatzka, Nicholas Klotz’s The Bengali Night, in which she shared screen space with Hugh Grant, Roland Joffe’s City of Joy, Immaculate Conception, Blake Edwards’ Son of the Pink Panther, and Ismail Merchant’s In Custody.

She has been an advocate of girls’ education and upliftment through vocational training. She has served as a Goodwill Ambassador on behalf of India to the United Nations Population Fund. In 2006, she was awarded the Gandhi International Peace Award by the Gandhi Foundation in London for her efforts.

She is a recipient of  the Padma Shri, fourth-highest civilian honour in the country. Parvarish, Amar Akbar Anthony and Jwalamukhi are some of the movies the actress is widely famous for.

Feature Image Credit: Shabana Azmi/Instagram