Happy Birthday Tabu: Haider To Andhadhun, 5 Films That Prove She Is Powerhouse Of Talent

Happy Birthday Tabu: Haider to Andhadhun, 5 Films That Prove She Is Powerhouse Of Talent

Tabu has been ruling millions of hearts across the globe for more than three decades now. From playing the role of a submissive homemaker in the film Chachi 420, a daring police inspector in Drishyam to a cheating wife in the thriller Andhdhun, Tabu surely knows how to win her audience with her mind-boggling performances and script choices. She has won the National Film Award for Best Actress twice, and has received six Filmfare Awards, including a record for Critics Awards for Best Actress. She has also been awarded with the Padma Shri, which is the fourth highest civilian honour of the country. As Tabu celebrates her 48th birthday today, here are some of the best films of the actress that you just can’t afford to miss:

Happy Birthday Tabu: Haider to Andhadhun, 5 Films That Prove She Is Powerhouse Of Talent

Maachis (1996): Maachis proved to be an important film for the actress and she made her mark for herself in Bollywood film industry. She received the National Filmfare Award for Best Actress for the film. Maachis was a political thriller film, directed by Gulzar. It portrays the circumstances and life of a girl surrounding the rise of the Sikh insurgency in Punjab in the 1980s. (Image: File Photo)

Happy Birthday Tabu: Haider to Andhadhun, 5 Films That Prove She Is Powerhouse Of Talent

Chandni Bar (2001): Directed by Madhur Bhandarkar, the film depicts the gritty life of the Mumbai underworld, prostitution etc. Tabu’s performance as a bar dancer, Mumtaz Ali won a lot of appreciation from the audience. (Image: Screengrab from YouTube)

Happy Birthday Tabu: Haider to Andhadhun, 5 Films That Prove She Is Powerhouse Of Talent

Haider (2014): Tabu essayed the role of actor Shahid Kapoor's mother in the film, Haider - a performance she effortlessly nailed. Directed by Vishal Bharadwaj, Haider is the Indian adaptation of Shakespeare’s Hamlet. (Image: File Photo)

Happy Birthday Tabu: Haider to Andhadhun, 5 Films That Prove She Is Powerhouse Of Talent

Drishyam (2015): Tabu’s role as a fierce police officer in Drishyam captured millions of hearts. The audience had also called Tabu a ‘badass superstar’ for her terrific performance. (Image: File Photo)

Happy Birthday Tabu: Haider to Andhadhun, 5 Films That Prove She Is Powerhouse Of Talent

Andhdhun (2018): Tabu, who played the role of a cheating wife Simi in the thriller, did complete justice to her character. Andhadhun is a thriller which revolves around a blind pianist (played by Ayushmann Khurrana) who must report a murder that he witnessed. The film turned out to be the sleeper hit of 2018. (Image: File Photo)

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