Tabu is a National Award Winner

Tabassum Hashmi Khan better known as Tabu is a national award-winning actress of the Indian film industry. Tabu has acted in many in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Hindi and American films. She is considered as one of the finest and versatile actors working in the Indian film industry. Tabu is better known for her critically acclaimed performance rather than being successful at the box office. Tabu was born in Hyderabad and her elder sister Farha Naaz has also remained a popular actress of Indian films of her times. This versatile actress began her career at the age of fifteen with the film ‘Hum Naujawan’, where she played the daughter of Dev Anand. The film ‘Vijaypath’ where she was paired opposite Ajay Devgan won her, her first award ‘Filmfare Best Debut Female’.

The year 1996 saw Tabu’s eight releases out of which two films namely ‘Sajaan Chale Sasural’ and ‘Jeet’ became hits. Her other significant release was ‘Maachis’ where she portrayed the role of a Punjabi woman who is caught in the rise of Sikh insurgency. The film was critically acclaimed and she won her first ‘Natinal Award’ in the ‘Best Actress’ category. The film ‘Astitva’ which was directed by Mahesh Manjrekar established Tabu as a powerful and versatile actress of the country and even won the ‘Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance’. In 2001 came ‘Chadni Bar’ directed by Madhur Bhandarkar where Tabu portrayed a bar dancer. Her extraordinary performance in the movie fetched her the second ‘National Award’ in the ‘Best Actress’ category.

Deepika Padukone is “hot”

A name that is known everyone from young to old is none other than Deepika Padukone. She was born on January 5th. 1986. At this very tender age she has achieved what many cannot even dream of. This is possible only because of her dedication, discipline and determination in which she firmly believes.

This Indian model turned actress is the daughter of former World badminton Champion Prakash Padukone and mother Ujjala Padukone. She was a student of Sophia’s High School, Bangalore and she attended her high school in Delhi. From Mount Carmel College she completed her graduation. She was awarded the title of Model of the Year at the fifth annual Kingfisher Fashion Awards, for Indian models and designers. The other two trophies in her bag are the Idea Zee F Awards in 2006 – Female Model of the year (Commercial Assignments) and Fresh Face of the year.

She has been modeling for Liril soap, Dabur Lal powder Part plus shampoo and Limca and Maybelline is her first international project. This 5’ 9 beauty is the brand ambassador for Kingfisher Airlines and has featured in Kingfisher’s Swimsuit calendar 2006. She has already started her career in Bollywood and has starred as the lead actress of the blockbuster movie Om Shanti Om. She was casted opposite Shahrukh Khan and the film was directed by Farah Khan. This film has earned her immense popularity and fan following. In her personal life this model turned actor is very an introvert who loves spending time either with her family or friends.