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Go through the biography and movies of Naseeruddin Shah, one of the finest Indian actors. Naseeruddin Shah has excelled in both the commercial as well as art cinema.

Naseeruddin Shah

Date of Birth: July 20, 1950
Birth Place: Delhi
Height: 5' 10"
Spouse: Ratna Pathak
Daughter: Heeba Manara Shah
Debut Film: Nishaant

Naseeruddin ShahNaseeruddin Shah - Naseeruddin Shah is one of finest actors of India today. Educated at the National School of Drama, New Delhi and the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune, Naseeruddin Shah has gained fair amount of success in both off beat and commercial cinema. Naseeruddin Shah, along with Shabana Azmi and Om Puri, is the symbol of new Indian cinema. By his intense performance in "Nishant", "Manthan", "Bhumika" and "Mohan Joshi Hajir Ho", Naseeruddin Shah established himself as a multifaceted actor. Naseeruddin Shah has deep liking for theater. He has not only acted but also directed numerous English and Hindi plays. In fact, theater is Naseeruddin Shah's first love.

Naseeruddin Shah has worked with almost every noteworthy Indian filmmaker, in a number of Indian languages and played leading parts in international films such as Ismail Merchant's "The Perfect Murder", "Electric Moon" (based on a screenplay by Arundhati Roy, 1992), Kaizad Gustad's "Bombay Boys" and Mira Nair's "Monsoon Wedding". His performance as Mirza Ghalib (directed by Gulzar) in the TV series is considered as one of the landmarks of Indian TV. Besides playing serious and character roles, Naseeruddin Shah has deep liking for comic roles.

Naseeruddin Shah was born in India in 1950 and introduced, in the films, by Shyam Benegal. Other prominent movies of Naseeruddin Shah include "Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyon Aata Hai", "Jane Bhi Do Yaron", "Mandi", "Maqbool" etc.

Film Awards: Padma Bhushan 2003,
IIFA Award 2000 for Negative Role In Sarfarosh,
The Padma Shri, awarded by Indian Government (2003)
National Award 1984 for Best Actor - Paar,
Filmfare Best Actor Award 1983 - Masoom,
Filmfare Best Actor Award 1981 - Chakra,
Filmfare Best Actor Award 1980 - Aakrosh,
National Award 1979 For Best Actor - Sparsh
The Sangeet Natak Akademi Puraskar (awarded by the National Academy for Music and Drama)

Naseeruddin Shah Movies List:Naseeruddin Shah

  • 2005 The Great New Wonderful
  • 2003 The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
  • 2003 3 Deewarein
  • 2001 Monsoon Wedding
  • 2000 Bhopal Express
  • 1998 Such A Long Journey
  • 1998 Bombay Boys
  • 1990 Tridev
  • 1988 Pestonji
  • 1987 Jalwa
  • 1986 Karma
  • 1985 Mirch Masala
  • 1984 Paar
  • 1984 Mohan Joshi Haazir Ho
  • 1984 Holi
  • Naseeruddin Shah1983 Mandi
  • 1983 Ardh Satya
  • 1983 Masoom
  • 1982 An Indian Story
  • 1982 Aadharshila
  • 1981 Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyon Aata Hai
  • 1981 Aakrosh
  • 1981 Umrao Jaan
  • 1980 Bhavni Bhavai
  • 1980 Chakra
  • 1979 Sparsh
  • 1977 Bhumika
  • 1976 Manthan
  • 1975 Nishant