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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 20 July 1950Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh, India
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Naseeruddin Shah was born on July 20, 1950 in Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh, India. He is an actor, known for The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003), A Wednesday (2008) and Monsoon Wedding (2001). He has been married to Ratna Pathak since April 1, 1982. They have three children.

Spouse (1)

Ratna Pathak (1 April 1982 - present) (3 children)

Trivia (29)

Awarded Padma Bhushan for the year 2003 by the Government of India.
Father of Imaaduddin Shah
Father of Bollywood actors Vivaan Shah and Heeba Shah.
Former brother in law to Bollywood actress Surekha Sikri.
He is a descendant of the 19th-century Afghan warlord Jan Fishan Khan.
Uncle to Bollywood/TV actor Salim Shah. Salims father is Naseers cousin.
Acted in Raj Kapoor, Hema Malini film Sapnon Ka Saudagar at the age of 18. His scene was edited out before the film released.
Father of Bollywood actress Heeba Shah.
Starred in shelved film,M.M.Enterprises,"Gehrai" (1994) Starring Naseeruddin Shah, Sunil Shetty, Anupam Kher, Raveena Tandon, Sadashiv Amrapurkar, Alok Nath, Raza Murad, Mohnish Bahl, Music by Anand-Milind,Directed by Gautam Verma.Reels:4.
Uncle to Bollywood Superstar Shahid Kapur. Nasserudin's wife Ratna Pathak sister is Supriya Pathak. Supriya's step son is Shahid Kapur.
Actress Tarla Mehta is Naseeruddin's Aunt in Law (Wife Ratna Pathak's aunt).
Starred in the shelved film Jab Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya with Chandrachur Singh and Suchitra Krishnamurthy. To be directed by Joy Augustine. This was to be Chandrachur Singh's debut film in 1991. The film was shelved after 60% of shooting.
Father in law Baldev Pathak use to stitch Rajesh Khanna's clothes. He was a very famous tailor.
Eldest brother's name is Zaheeruddin Shah.
Nephew name is Major Mohammed Ali Shah. He is a member of the Indian army. He is the son of Lt.Gen Zameeruddin Shah, presently Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University.
Was stabbed by fellow actor and classmate Rajendra Jaspal. Rajendra was envious of Nasser signing certain films which he believed should have been his. The incident occurred in the canteen of the FTII.
Feroz Khan approached him to play Fardeen Khan's father in Prem Aggan. Naseer said he admired Feroz as a actor and director but wanted a role more challenging. Naseeruddin rejected the role saying it was not strong enough. Feroz hugged Naseer and said he understood what he meant.
Had two brother's who died in infancy.
Father in law of actress, singer Saba Azaad (Married to son Imaaaduddin Shah).
Starred the shelved International movie,Channel Four's "The Leopard and The Fox"(1996). Starring Naseeruddin Shah. It was based on when Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was the prime minister of Pakistan. He was hung in 1979. A book was also written about this story.
Starred in the shelved film, Amko Movies and Bioscopewala Films International's "Masoom Gawah" (1990). Starring Naseeruddin Shah,Anita Raaj,Guddu Dhanoa,Prem Chopra,Saaed Jaffery,Satish Shah,Guddi Maharuti,Mac Mohan Bob Christo,Ankush Mohit, Music by Kalyanji Anandji, Produced by Mukund B. Anam, M.M. Baig,Praful Patel, Directed by M.M. Baig. after Naseeruddin Shah and director M.M.Baig had a fist fight over a matter , the film got shelved after the shooting was almost complete. Audio cassette's for the film were also released.
Starred in the shelved movie,Vaishnav Movietone's "Dayalu"(1990). Starring, Naseeruddin Shah, Madhavi,Suresh Oberoi,Swapna,Shahbaaz Khan,Ranjeet,Goga Kapoor,Puneet Issar,Shiva ,Mac Mohan,Adi Irani,Johnny Lever,Music by Usha Khanna, Produced by Shekhar Sinha, Directed by Nazir Herekar.
Starred in the shelved film,R.R.Pictures "Pabandi"(1990) Starring Naseeruddin Shah,Suresh Oberoi,Nilesh Malhotra,Sana,Paresh Rawal, Kulbushan Kharbanda,Alok Nath,Radha Seth, Shiva, Music by Anand Milind, Produced by Ravinder Sonu, Directed by Sunil Tiwari.
Starred in the shelved movie Veshaaka Chitra's "Ek Aur Bhishma"(1996)Starring Naseeruddin Shah, Armaan Kohli,Siddharth Ray,Tapasya,RadhaSeth. Music by Anand-Milind,Directed by Partho Ghosh. Reels:6.
Starred in the shelved movie,Waris Pictures "Tanaav"(1999) Starring Dharmendra, Naseeruddin Shah,Moushami Chatterjee,Deepti Bhatnagar,Guddu Rizvi,Divya Jaiswal,Asif Shaikh,Nishigandha Wad,Mohan Joshi Kiran Kumar,Music by Jatin Lalit, Produced by Waris Ali Rizvi, Directed by Vijay Reddy.
Starred in the shelved film,R.R.Movies "Yaaron Ka Yaar"(1995)Starring Vinod Khanna, Naseeruddin Shah, Vicky Arora, Anu Aggarwal,Somy Ali,Baba Sehgal,Suresh Oberoi,Babusha,Sadashiv Amrapurkar,Anand Balraaj,Music by Mahesh Kishor, Directed by Rakesh Kumar, Reels:13.
Living on the Edge, on Star Plus is making a definite niche for itself, thanks to anchorperson Naseeruddin Shah.(1998).
Starred in Vishesh Films shelved movie "Garam Hawa"(1995). Starring Naseeruddin Shah, Pooja Bhatt, Atul Agnihothri, Paresh Rawal. Directed by Mahesh Bhatt.
Starred in the shelved film Triple Aar Films "Ghadi" (1993). Starring Naseerudin Shah, Aditya Pancholi, Sudesh Berry. Directed by N. Chandra.

Personal Quotes (1)

(2003): I don't enjoy seeing Hindi films.

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