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Shabana completes 40 years in filmdom

Shabana Azmi started her acting journey on this day in 1974 when Ankur was released and the award-winning actress thanks Shyam Bengal for her first break.

The 64-year-old took to Twitter Thursday to share her thoughts and posted: ‘My first film Ankur was released 40 years ago on 24th sep 1974. Thank u Shyam Bengal for giving me such a wonderful break (sic).’ Post Ankur, Shabana became a name to reckon with in Indian parallel cinema, thanks to her performance in films such as Shatranj Ke Khilari, Arth, Swami, Mandi, Masoom and Junoon. She was equally active in mainstream cinema with films like Fakira, Amar Akbar Anthony and Parvarish. In recent times, she has won accolades for her work in Fire, Godmother, Morning Raga and Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd.. Apart from acting, the actress is also into social work.
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