Tabu : Biography
The beautiful refreshing face, unmeasurable talent and 5'6" tall babe's real name is "Aka Tabassum" born on 4th November. Mother and fathers names are "Rizwana " and "Jamal Hashmi". Her Sister "Farha" is a well known bollywood actress. Tabu started her film career as a child artiste for Dev Anandís Hum Naujawan and since she wasnít the lead actress, Tabu gained little mileage from it. The 1st film she signed on as lead actress was Prem, but finally, Pehla Pehla Pyar released first and launched her as leading lady.
Tabu actually reached the audience as the "Ruk ruk ruk" girl in Vijaypath. In the many movies that Tabu has appeared, one of the most noticeable things is that she wears little or no make-up. This particular trait is not visible among many other actresses of Bollywood. With every film Tabu, has been growing as an actress. Apart from doing Hindi films, Tabu has also worked in a Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam. She wins National Award for Maachis (1997), Critis Award for Virasat (Filmfare - 1998). Tabu always likes to attempt characters very different from mainstream like her portrayal of a bar girl in Chandni Bar.
Silsiilay ( Tabu, Bhumika Chawla, Riya Sen, Celina Jaitley, Rahul Bose, Jimmy Shergill, Ashmit Patel),
Meenaxi ( Tabu, Raghuvir Yadav),
Maqbool ( Irfaan Khan, Tabu, Pankaj Kapur, Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri),
Jaal: The Trap ( Sunny Deol, Tabu, Reema Sen),
Hawa ( Tabu),
Filhaal ( Tabu, Sushmita Sen, Sanjay Suri, Palash Sen),
Maa Tujhhe Salaam ( Sunny Deol, Tinu Verma, Arbaaz Khan, Tabu),
Aamdani Atthani Kharcha Rupaiya ( Govinda, Juhi Chawla, Chandrachur Singh, Tabu),
Border ( Sunny Deol, Akshaye Khanna, Sunil Shetty, Jackie Shroff, Pooja Bhatt, Tabu),
Chandni Bar ( Tabu, Atul Kulkarni),
Ghaath ( Manoj Bajpai, Tabu),
Dil Pe Mat Le Yaar ( Manoj Bajpai, Tabu),
Astitva ( Tabu),
Chachi 420 ( Kamal Haasan, Tabu, Amrish Puri),
Hum Saath Saath Hain ( Salman Khan, Sonali Bendre, Saif Ali Khan, Karisma Kapoor, Tabu, Mohnish Behl, Neelam),
Biwi No.1 ( Salman Khan, Karisma Kapoor, Sushmita Sen, Anil Kapoor, Tabu, Saif Ali Khan),
Hera-Pheri ( Akshay Kumar, Sunil Shetty, Tabu, Paresh Rawal),
Kohram ( Amitabh Bachchan, Nana Patekar, Danny Denzongpa, Jackie Shroff, Tabu),
Takshak ( Ajay Devgan, Tabu, Rahul Bose),
Tarkieb ( Nana Patekar, Tabu).