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List of the best Shabana Azmi movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Shabana Azmi's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Shabana Azmi movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Shabana Azmi movies will be at the top of the list. Shabana Azmi has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Shabana Azmi movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Shabana Azmi films to end the squabble once and for all.

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List contains films like Bhavna and Khandhar.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Shabana Azmi movies?" and "What are the greatest Shabana Azmi roles of all time?"

Shabana Azmi has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Satyajit Ray and Dev Anand.

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Mandi Naseeruddin Shah, Amrish Puri, Om Puri Mandi is a 1983 Urdu movie starring Shabana Azmi. The film is a satirical comedy on politics and prostitution, and stars Shabana Azmi, Naseeruddin Shah and Smita Patil. Based on a classic Urdu ...more

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Masoom Naseeruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi, Urmila Matondkar Masoom is a 1983 Indian drama film and directorial debut of critically acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapur. An adaptation of Man, Woman and Child, 1980 novel by Erich Segal. the film is a ...more

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Arth Gulshan Grover, Shabana Azmi, Smita Patil Arth is a 1982 film directed by Mahesh Bhatt, starring Shabana Azmi, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Smita Patil, Raj Kiran and Rohini Hattangadi. It features a memorable soundtrack by Ghazal duo, Jagjit ...more

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Thodisi Bewafaii Rajesh Khanna, Shreeram Lagoo, Shabana Azmi Thodisi Bewafaii is a 1980 Hindi movie written and directed by Esmayeel Shroff. The film stars Rajesh Khanna, Shabana Azmi and Padmini Kohlapure. The music is by Khayyam.

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Earth Aamir Khan, Gulshan Grover, Shabana Azmi Earth is a 1998 Indian period drama film directed by Deepa Mehta. It is based upon Bapsi Sidhwa's novel, Cracking India,. Earth is the second installment of Mehta's Elements trilogy. It was ...more

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The Chess Players The Chess Players is a genre painting of 1876 by American artist Thomas Eakins.

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Dus Kahaniyaan Sanjay Dutt, Vidya Balan, Anupam Kher Dus Kahaniyaan is a 2007 anthology Indian film comprising ten short films telling ten different stories which are directed by a host of six directors. Some of the stories have twisted ending and ...more

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Fire Shabana Azmi, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Nandita Das Fire is a 1996 Indian-Canadian romantic drama film written and directed by Deepa Mehta and starring Shabana Azmi and Nandita Das. It is the first installment of Mehta's Elements trilogy; it is ...more

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Karm Rajesh Khanna, nm2147526, Shabana Azmi Karm is a 1977 Hindi movie produced and directed by B. R. Chopra. The film stars Rajesh Khanna, Vidya Sinha and Shabana Azmi. The music is by R. D. Burman.The film was successful at box office.

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Namkeen Sharmila Tagore, Shabana Azmi, Sanjeev Kumar Namkeen, 1982 Hindi film, directed by Gulzar, with Sharmila Tagore, Sanjeev Kumar, Shabana Azmi and Waheeda Rehman as leads. It was yet another movie by Gulzar made on some very sensitive but ...more

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Junoon Naseeruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi, Shashi Kapoor Junoon is a critically acclaimed and award-winning 1978 Indian Hindi language film produced by Shashi Kapoor and directed by Shyam Benegal. The film is based on Ruskin Bond's fictional novella, ...more

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Umrao Jaan Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Sunil Shetty Umrao Jaan is a Bollywood film about the famous courtesan of the title. Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai stars in the lead roles. The film is directed by J. P. Dutta and also stars Shabana ...more

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Om Shanti Om Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone, Shah Rukh Khan Om Shanti Om is a 2007 Indian romantic-thriller film directed and choreographed by Farah Khan. It stars Shah Rukh Khan and debutant Deepika Padukone in the lead roles while Arjun Rampal, Shreyas ...more

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In Custody Om Puri, Shabana Azmi, Shashi Kapoor In Custody/Muhafiz is a film by Merchant Ivory Productions. It was directed by Ismail Merchant, with a screenplay by Anita Desai and Shahrukh Husain. It is based upon Desai's 1984 Booker Prize ...more

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The Seedling Shabana Azmi, Dalip Tahil, Anant Nag Ankur is an Indian colour film of 1974. It was the first feature film directed by Shyam Benegal and the debut of Indian actors Shabana Azmi and Anant Nag. Anant Nag was introduced in Ankur by ...more

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Hum Paanch Anil Kapoor, Mithun Chakraborty, Naseeruddin Shah Hum Paanch is a 1980 Hindi language film directed by Bapu and produced by Boney Kapoor. The film features a huge all-star cast including Sanjeev Kumar, Shabana Azmi, Mithun Chakraborty, ...more

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It's a Wonderful Afterlife Sally Hawkins, Shabana Azmi, Sendhil Ramamurthy It's a Wonderful Afterlife is a 2010 British comedy film directed by Gurinder Chadha. The screenplay centres on an Indian mother whose obsession with marrying off her daughter leads her into the ...more

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Side Streets Rosario Dawson, Jennifer Esposito, Valeria Golino Side Streets is a 1998 Merchant Ivory film directed by Tony Gerber. The film features Valeria Golino, Shashi Kapoor, Shabana Azmi, Miho Nikaido, Art Malik, Victor Argo, Rosario Dawson, and ...more

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Avtaar Sachin Pilgaonkar, Rajesh Khanna, Gulshan Grover Avtaar is a 1983 movie starring Rajesh Khanna and Shabana Azmi. It was directed by Mohan Kumar, and the music was by Laxmikant Pyarelal. Rajesh Khanna did achieve success from Amardeep and Prem ...more

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Amar Akbar Anthony Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor, Shabana Azmi Amar Akbar Anthony is a 1977 Bollywood action comedy film with a lost and found theme, about three brothers separated during their childhood who grew up in three homes, adopting three religions. ...more

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Parvarish Amitabh Bachchan, Kader Khan, Shabana Azmi Parvarish is a 1977 Hindi crime drama film directed by Manmohan Desai. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan and Vinod Khanna as two brothers playing oneupmanship, because one brother believes he is ...more

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Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. Dia Mirza, Shabana Azmi, Arjun Rampal Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. is a 2007 Bollywood comedy drama film. It is produced by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani through Excel Entertainment and has marked the debut of Reema Kagti as a ...more

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Fakira nm2147526, Aruna Irani, Shabana Azmi Fakira is a 1976 Hindi movie produced by N.N. Sippy and directed by C.P. Dixit. The film stars Shashi Kapoor, Shabana Azmi, Asrani, Aruna Irani, Danny Denzongpa, Asit Sen, Ramesh Deo, Madan Puri ...more

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Ek Din Achanak Shreeram Lagoo, Shabana Azmi, Aparna Sen Ek Din Achanak is a 1989 art film directed by Mrinal Sen, based on a Bengali novel, Beej by Ramapada Chowdhury.

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Sparsh Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri, Shabana Azmi Sparsh is a 1980 Indian Hindi feature film directed by Sai Paranjpye. It stars Naseeruddin Shah and Shabana Azmi playing the characters of a visually impaired principal and a sighted teacher in ...more

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Hari-Bhari: Fertility Shabana Azmi, Nandita Das, Rajit Kapur Hari-Bhari is 2000 Hindi film by Shyam Benegal, starring Shabana Azmi, Rajit Kapur, Rajeshwari Sachdev, Surekha Sikri and Nandita Das in lead roles. The film revolves around the story of five ...more

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15 Park Avenue Rahul Bose, Shabana Azmi, Waheeda Rehman 15 Park Avenue is a 2005 National Film Award winning English-language Indian film directed by Aparna Sen.

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Ek Doctor Ki Maut Irrfan Khan, Shabana Azmi, Pankaj Kapur Ek Doctor Ki Maut is a 1990 award winning film by noted Bengali director Tapan Sinha, which depicts the ostracism, bureaucratic negligence, reprimand and insult of a doctor and his research, ...more

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Paar Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri, Shabana Azmi Paar is a 1984 Hindi movie directed by Goutam Ghose. The film stars Shabana Azmi, Naseeruddin Shah and Om Puri. Naseeruddin Shah won a Volpi Cup for his role as Naurangia. The film was based on ...more

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City of Joy Patrick Swayze, Om Puri, Shabana Azmi City of Joy is a 1992 drama film directed by Roland Joffé, with a screenplay by Mark Medoff. It is based upon the novel of the same name by Dominique Lapierre, which looks at poverty in ...more

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Antarnaad Om Puri, Shabana Azmi, Girish Karnad Antarnaad was a 1991 Hindi film made by Shyam Benegal, based on the Swadhyay Movement by Pandurang Shastri Athavale.

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Saaz Aruna Irani, Shabana Azmi, Zakir Hussain Saaz is a Hindi movie produced and directed by Sai Paranjpye and released in 1998, starring Aruna Irani and Shabana Azmi in lead roles. The plot is allegedly based on the life of legendary ...more

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Sati Shabana Azmi, Kali Bannerjee, Ajit Bandyopadhyay Sati is a Bengali film released in 1989 written and directed by Aparna Sen. Based on a story by Kamal Kumar Majumdar, the film is about mute orphan girl who is married to a Banyan tree because ...more

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Son of the Pink Panther Claudia Cardinale, Roberto Benigni, Shabana Azmi Son of the Pink Panther is the ninth entry in the The Pink Panther film series. Directed by Blake Edwards, it stars Roberto Benigni as Inspector Clouseau's illegitimate son. Also in this film ...more

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Ishq Ishq Ishq Shabana Azmi, Dev Anand, Iftekhar Ishq Ishq Ishq is 1974 Indian Hindi film produced, directed by and starring Dev Anand along with Zeenat Aman, Kabir Bedi, and Shabana Azmi.

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Sorry Bhai! Shabana Azmi, Chitrangada Singh, Boman Irani Sorry Bhai is a Bollywood film starring Shabana Azmi, Boman Irani, Sanjay Suri, Sharman Joshi and Chitrangada Singh. It was directed by Onir and released on 28 November 2008.

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The Chess Players Richard Attenborough, Amitabh Bachchan, Shabana Azmi Shatranj Ke Khilari is a 1977 Indian film by Bengali director Satyajit Ray, based on Munshi Premchand's short story of the same name. Amjad Khan plays the role of Wajid Ali Shah, King of Awadh, ...more

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Waterborne Jenna Dewan, Lindsay Price, Shabana Azmi Waterborne is a 2005 independent film by Indian American film maker Ben Rekhi about the fates of three different groups of people after a terrorist attack pollutes the water supply of Los ...more

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Nishant Naseeruddin Shah, Amrish Puri, Shabana Azmi Nishant is a 1975 Hindi drama film directed by Shyam Benegal, based on an original screenplay by noted playwright Vijay Tendulkar, with dialogues by Satyadev Dubey. The film stars Shabana Azmi, ...more

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Mrityudand Madhuri Dixit, Om Puri, Shabana Azmi Death Sentence is a 1997 drama film directed by Prakash Jha.

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Genesis Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri, Shabana Azmi Genesis is a 1986 Hindi-language film directed by Mrinal Sen. The film stars Shabana Azmi, Naseeruddin Shah and Om Puri. It was entered into the 1986 Cannes Film Festival.

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Khamosh Naseeruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi, Amol Palekar Khamosh is 1985 Indian thriller directed and produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra. The film starred Naseerudin Shah, Shabana Azmi, Amol Palekar, Soni Razdan, Pankaj Kapoor and other actors. The film ...more

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Main Azaad Hoon Amitabh Bachchan, Sachin Khedekar, Anupam Kher Main Azaad Hoon is a 1989 Hindi film, an Indian adaptation of 1941 Frank Capra film, Meet John Doe by Javed Akhtar about an opportunistic journalist who concocts a fictitious man in a fictitious ...more

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Disha Om Puri, Nana Patekar, Shabana Azmi Disha was a 1990 Hindi directed by Sai Paranjpye, based on the plight of immigrant workers in urban India, and starring Shabana Azmi, Nana Patekar, Om Puri in lead roles. The film was a part of ...more

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Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyoon Aata Hai Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri, Shabana Azmi Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyoon Aata Hai is an 1980 Bollywood film directed by Saeed Akhtar Mirza based on his own story. The film starred Naseeruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi and Smita Patil as leads It ...more

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Midnight's Children Shriya Saran, Anupam Kher, Charles Dance Midnight's Children is a 2012 British-Canadian film adaptation of Salman Rushdie's 1981 novel of the same name. The film features an ensemble cast of Satya Bhabha, Shriya Saran, Siddharth ...more

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Susman Om Puri, Shabana Azmi, Kulbhushan Kharbanda Susman is a 1987 Hindi film directed by Shyam Benegal. The film highlighted the struggle of rural handloom weavers in the wake of rapid industrialization. The film was selected for the Indian ...more

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Ek Baar Kaho Anil Kapoor, Shabana Azmi, Madan Puri Ek Baar Kaho is a 1980 Hindi language film produced for Rajshri Productions by Tarachand Barjatya and directed by Lekh Tandon. This romance and family drama stars Navin Nischol and Shabana Azmi ...more

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Ek Hi Bhool Rekha, nm2147526, Shabana Azmi Ek Hi Bhool is a 1981 Indian Bollywood film directed by T. Rama Rao. The film stars Jeetendra and Rekha in leading roles. Shabana Azmi makes a special appearance. Is a remake of 1981 film Mouna ...more

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The Reluctant Fundamentalist Kate Hudson, Liev Schreiber, Kiefer Sutherland The Reluctant Fundamentalist is a 2012 thriller film written by Mohsin Hamid, Ami Boghani and William Wheeler and directed by Mira Nair.