About Naseeruddin Shah

Birth Name: Naseeruddin Shah

Naseeruddin Shah is considered to be one of the finest actors of Indian cinema. In 2003, the Government of India honored him with the Padma Bhushan for his contributions towards Indian Cinema.

Date of Birth: 20 July 1950

Biography:

Naseeruddin Shah was born on in Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh, India. He did his schooling from St Anselm in Ajmer. He has a graduation in Arts from the Aligarh Muslim University and later joined the National School of Drama, Delhi.

Naseeruddin Shah has acted in movies such as Nishant, Aakrosh, Sparsh, Mirch Masala, Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyon Ata Hai, Trikal, Bhavni Bhavai, Junoon, Mandi, Mohan Joshi Hazir Ho!, Ardh Satya, Katha, Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro, etc.

He became active in mainstream Bollywood cinema with the 1980 film Hum Paanch. His next major success in mainstream films was the 1986 multi-starrer film Karma where he acted alongside veteran Dilip Kumar. Starring roles for films such as, Ijaazat (1987), Jalwa (1988) and Hero Hiralal (1988) followed. In 1988 he played opposite his wife Ratna Pathak as Inspector Ghote.

He has acted in several multi-starrer Bollywood films as well, such as, Ghulami (1985), Tridev (1989) and Vishwatma (1992). In 1994, he acted as the villain in Mohra, his 100th film as an actor.

He also worked in a critically acclaimed film "A Wednesday"(2008).

He also made his Pakistani film debut in the critically acclaimed and controversial film Khuda Ke Liye by Shoaib Mansoor where he played a short cameo.

Personal Life:

Naseeruddin married actress Ratna Pathak in 1982. They have three children Heeba, Imaad and Vivan.

Filmography:

As as actor

    Dedh Ishqiya (2012) (To Go On Floor) The Dirty Picture (November 24, 2011) (Under Production) My Friend Pinto (October 2011) (Under Production) That Girl In Yellow Boots (September 2, 2011) (Completed) Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (July 15, 2011) (Released) ... Salman Habib 7 Khoon Maaf (February 18, 2011) (Released) ... Modhusudhon Tarafdar Exchange Offer (2011) (Under Production) Maximum (2011) (To Go On Floor) Shoonya (2011) (Under Production) Department (2011) (Under Production) Sunglass (2011) (Under Production) Chargesheet (2011) (Under Production) Nidar - The Fearless (2011) (Post-Production) Chaalis Chauraasi (2011) (Under Production) The Coffinmaker (2011) (Under Production) Allah Ke Banday (November 26, 2010) (Released) ... Warden Peepli [Live] (August 13, 2010) (Released) ... Salim Kidwai Red Alert - The War Within (July 9, 2010) (Released) ... Naga Raajneeti (June 4, 2010) (Released) ... Bhaskar Sanyal Ishqiya (January 29, 2010) (Released) ... Khalujan Bolo Raam (December 31, 2009) (Released) ... Dr. N.S. Negi Firaaq (March 20, 2009) (Released) ... Khan Sahab Barah Aana (March 13, 2009) (Released) ... Shukla Maharathi (December 5, 2008) (Released) ... Jaisingh Adenwalla Shoot On Sight (October 17, 2008) (Released) ... Tariq Ali A Wednesday ! (September 5, 2008) (Released) ... No Name. No Face. Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na (July 4, 2008) (Released) ... Amar Singh Rathore'S Father Mere Baap Pehle Aap (June 13, 2008) (Released) ... Nirmal Kapoor Khuda Kay Liye (April 4, 2008) (Released) Mithya (February 8, 2008) (Released) ... Gavde Bombay To Bangkok (January 18, 2008) (Released) ... (Special Appearance) Dus Kahaniyaan (December 7, 2007) (Released) Mane (The Dwelling) (March 31, 2007) (Released) Parzania (January 26, 2007) (Released) ... Cyrus Bbd (2007) (To Go On Floor) Omkara (July 28, 2006) (Released) ... Bhaisaab Yun Hota Toh Kya Hota (July 21, 2006) (Released) ... Narrator Krrish (June 23, 2006) (Released) ... Dr. Siddhant Arya Banaras - A Mystic Love Story (April 6, 2006) (Released) ... Babaji Being Cyrus (March 24, 2006) (Released) ... Dinshaw Sethna Mixed Doubles (February 10, 2006) (Released) ... Malti'S Father Home Delivery (December 2, 2005) (Released) ... Appearance In Home Delivery Music Video Main, Meri Patni Aur Woh (October 7, 2005) (Released) ... Voice Over Iqbal (August 26, 2005) (Released) ... Mohit Paheli (June 24, 2005) (Released) ... Voice Of The Male Puppet Asambhav (July 23, 2004) (Released) ... Sameer 'Sam' Hans Main Hoon Na (April 30, 2004) (Released) ... Brig. Shekhar Sharma Maqbool (January 30, 2004) (Released) ... Inspector Purohit Teen Deewarein (August 1, 2003) (Released) ... Ishaan Mirza Guru Mahaaguru (December 13, 2002) (Released) Encounter - The Killing (August 9, 2002) (Released) ... Inspector Sam Bharucha Moksha: Salvation (November 30, 2001) (Released) ... Dean Monsoon Wedding (November 30, 2001) (Released) ... Lalit Verma Kasam (October 12, 2001) (Released) ... Mangal Singh Mujhe Meri Biwi Se Bachaao (June 29, 2001) (Released) ... Anand Gaja Gamini (December 1, 2000) (Released) ... Leonardo Da Vinci Hey! Ram (February 18, 2000) (Released) ... Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi Bhopal Express (December 2, 1999) (Released) ... Bashir Sarfarosh (April 30, 1999) (Released) ... Gulfam Hassan Bombay Boys (December 25, 1998) (Released) ... Don Mastana China Gate (November 27, 1998) (Released) ... Maj. Sarfaraz Khan Sar Utha Ke Jiyo (September 25, 1998) (Released) Dandnayak (April 17, 1998) (Released) ... Inspector Vishal Yeh Aashiqui Meri (January 16, 1998) (Released) ... Himself Dhoondhte Reh Jaoge (1998) (Released) ... Tiger Daava (July 18, 1997) (Released) ... Bhishma Lahu Ke Do Rang (March 21, 1997) (Released) ... Bharat Shrivastav Agni Chakra (February 26, 1997) (Released) ... Insp. Satpal Triyacharittar (1997) (Released) Chahat (June 21, 1996) (Released) ... Ajay Narang Rajkumar (March 22, 1996) (Released) ... Man Singh/Surjan Singh Himmat (January 5, 1996) (Released) Takkar (July 14, 1995) (Released) ... Inspector D'Costa Naajayaz (March 17, 1995) (Released) ... Raj Solanki Drohkaal (1995) (Released) ... DCP Abbas Lodhi Mohra (July 1, 1994) (Released) ... Mr. Jindal Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa (February 25, 1994) (Released) ... Father Briganza Bedardi (November 12, 1993) (Released) ... Nirbhay Saxena Sir (July 9, 1993) (Released) ... Professor Amar Verma Hasti (May 21, 1993) (Released) ... Vishal Lootere (April 2, 1993) (Released) ... Sikandar Game (1993) (Released) ... Vikram Tahalka (August 7, 1992) (Released) Chamatkar (July 8, 1992) (Released) ... Amar Kumar Alias Marco Panaah (February 14, 1992) (Released) Vishwatma (January 24, 1992) (Released) ... Inspector Surya Pratap Singh Electric Moon (1992) (Released) ... Goswani Lakshman Rekha (December 27, 1991) (Released) ... Amar Sharma Shikari (April 12, 1991) (Released) ... Fakir Sau Crore (1991) (Released) Ek Ghar (1991) (Released) Sitam (1991) (Released) Chor Pe Mor (August 3, 1990) (Released) Police Public (May 11, 1990) (Released) ... Inspector Mahar Singh Grewal Rihaee (1990) (Released) ... Mansukh Tridev (July 7, 1989) (Released) ... Jay Singh Khoj (1989) (Released) ... Inspector Balbir Malamaal (November 25, 1988) (Released) Hero Hiralal (October 21, 1988) (Released) ... Hero Hiralal Zulm Ko Jala Doonga (June 10, 1988) (Released) Trikaal (1988) (Released) ... Ruiz Pereira (The Narrator In 1985) The Perfect Murder (1988) (Released) ... Inspector Ghote Pestonjee (1988) (Released) ... Pirojshah Pithawala Ijaazat (1988) (Released) ... Mahinder Mirch Masala (February 18, 1987) (Released) ... Subedar Yeh Woh Manzil To Nahin (1987) (Released) ... Trivedi, The Maan Maryada (1987) (Released) Jalwa (1987) (Released) ... Inspector Kapil Karma (August 8, 1986) (Released) ... Khairuddin Kisti Shart (February 21, 1986) (Released) ... Vikram/Devendra Ek Pal (1986) (Released) ... Ved Hazarika Khamosh (1986) (Released) ... CBI Inspector Gulami (June 28, 1985) (Released) ... Sultan Singh Apna Jahan (1985) (Released) ... Anil Sahani Lorie (1985) (Released) ... Vicky Bahu Ki Awaaz (1985) (Released) Surkhiyaan (1985) (Released) Misaal (1985) (Released) Paar (1985) (Released) ... Naurangia Aaghat (1985) (Released) ... Rustom Patel Khandhar (June 8, 1984) (Released) ... Subhash Holi (1984) (Released) ... Proffessor Singh Party (1984) (Released) ... Amrit Mohan Joshi Hazir Ho (1984) (Released) ... Malkani Sparsh (1984) (Released) ... Anirudh Parmar Ardh Satya (November 18, 1983) (Released) ... Mike Lobo Haadsa (September 30, 1983) (Released) Jane Bhi Do Yaaron (August 12, 1983) (Released) ... Vinod Chopra Woh Saat Din (June 23, 1983) (Released) ... Dr. Anand Masoom (1983) (Released) ... D.K. Malhotra (DK) Mandi (1983) (Released) ... Tungrus Katha (1983) (Released) ... Rajaram Purshotam Joshi Bezubaan (December 24, 1982) (Released) ... Shivnath Swami Dada (December 3, 1982) (Released) ... Aslam The Butcher Dil Akhir Dil Hai (1982) (Released) ... Vimal Mehta Aadharshila (1982) (Released) ... Ajay Pyara Dost (1982) (Released) Bazaar (1982) (Released) ... Salim Tajurba (October 9, 1981) (Released) Chakra (April 17, 1981) (Released) ... Lukka Hum Panch (January 9, 1981) (Released) ... Suraj Kanhaiya (January 4, 1981) (Released) Beqasoor (1981) (Released) Umrao Jaan (1981) (Released) ... Gauhar Mirza Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyon Ata Hai (1981) (Released) ... Albert Pinto Saza E Maut (1981) (Released) Aakrosh (1980) (Released) ... Bhaskar Kulkarni Khwab (1980) (Released) Junoon (1979) (Released) ... Javed'S Brother-In-Law Shaayad (1979) (Released) Sunayana (1979) (Released) ... Rajoo Godhuli (1979) (Released) Bhumika (November 11, 1977) (Released) ... Sunil Verma Manthan (1977) (Released) ... Bhola
  1. Nishant (September 6, 1975) (Released) ... Vishwam (Zamindar'S Brother)

Director

Yun Hota Toh Kya Hota (July 21, 2006) (Released)

Playback Singer

Vishwatma (January 24, 1992) (Released)

Tridev (July 7, 1989) (Released)

Special Thanks

Malamaal Weekly (March 10, 2006) (Released)

Awards:

Civilian Awards

Winner: Padma Shri India's fourth highest civilian award (1987)

Winner: Padma Bhushan India's Third highest civilian award (2003)

National Film Award

Winner: National Film Award for Best Actor Sparsh (1979)

Winner: National Film Award for Best Actor Paar (1984)

Winner: National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor Iqbal (2006)

Filmfare Award

Winner: Best Actor Award Aakrosh (1981)

Winner: Best Actor Award Chakra (1982)

Winner: Best Actor Award Masoom (1984)

Nominated: Best Supporting Actor Award Sir (1993)

Nominated: Best Villain Award Mohra (1995)

Nominated: Best Supporting Actor Award Naajayaz (1996)

Nominated: Best Villain Award Chaahat (1998)

Nominated: Best Supporting Actor Award Naajayaz (1996)

Nominated: Best Villain Award Sarfarosh (2000)

Nominated: Best Villain Award Krrish (2007)

Nominated: Best Actor Award A Wednesday (2008)

Venice Film Festival

Winner: The Volpi Cup (Award for Best Actor) Paar(1984)

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