Neelima Azeem

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Neelima Azeem
Neelima-Azeem.jpg
Azeem in 2013
Born (1958-12-02) 2 December 1958 (age 59)
New Delhi, India
OccupationTV Actress
Years active1989–present
Spouse(s)Pankaj Kapur (1979-1984, div.)
Rajesh Khattar (1990-2001, div.)
Raza Ali Khan (2004-2009, div.)
ChildrenShahid Kapoor
Ishaan Khatter

Neelima Azeem (born 30 December 1958) is an Indian TV actress [1][2]. Azeem is the mother of actors Shahid Kapoor and Ishaan Khatter.

Early life and family[edit]

Neelima Azeem was born on 2 December 1958, Delhi. Her father Anwar Azeem was a Blitz journalist and Urdu writer.

Azeem trained under Pandit Birju Maharaj[3][2] and Munna Shukla[4].

Azeem was married to TV actor Pankaj Kapur from 1979. They have a son, actor Shahid Kapoor. Azeem and Pankaj Kapur divorced in 1984. After the divorce Shahid lived with his mother and his maternal grandparents, in New Delhi. Azeem moved to Mumbai when Shahid Kapoor was 10 years old.

Azeem married actor Rajesh Khattar in 1990. They have a son, actor Ishaan Khatter. Azeem and Rajesh Khattar divorced in 2001.

Career[edit]

Azeem appears in both Hindi-language movies as well as television series. Phir Wahi Talash, Amrapali, The Sword of Tipu Sultan and Junoon are her popular television serials. In 2014, she performed at the PanchTatva annual Kathak festival organized by Kathak legend Pandit Birju Maharaj's Kalashram at Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan Campus in Mumbai[3].

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2018 The Illegal Mummy [5]
2018 Blackmail (2018 film) Dolly's mother
2017 Sthir Guru of belarusian girl learning Kathak Short film
Screened at the 2017 Berlin Short Film Festival[6]
2017 Majaz- Ae Gham-e-Dil Kya Karun Nabi
2016 Alif (2016 film) Zahara Premièred in the Indian International Film Festival of Queensland
2013 Dehraadun Diary Mrs Thakur, Vishesh's mother
2012 Future To Bright Hai Ji Romila Motwani [7]
2008 Yaari Mere Yaar Ki
2007 Just Married (2007 film) Ritika's Aunty
2003 Ishq Vishk Mrs. Mathur, Rajiv's mother
2003 Hum Hai Pyar Mein [8]
2000 Kaala Mandir [9]
1997 Itihaas Naveli
1996 Hahakar Ragini [10]
1996 Chhota Sa Ghar Agni [11]
1994 Aaja Re O Sajna [12]
1993 Dil Apna Preet Parai Neelima [13]
1992 Karm Yodha Sameer's sister [14]
1992 Nagin Aur Lootere Neelam
1991 Sadak Chanda
1990 Salim Langde Pe Mat Ro Mumtaz

Television[edit]

Year Show Character Channel Notes
2010 Dhoondh Legi Manzil Humein STAR One [15]
2007 Aek Chabhi Hai Padoss Mein Devyani Star Plus [16]
2007 Dhoom Machaao Dhoom Disney Channel India [15]
2003 Kashmeer Munira Bhatt Star Plus
2002 Amrapali Doordarshan [17]
1998 Saans Ajit's estranged wife Star Plus
1996 Hina [18]
1994 Shanti Iravati DD National
1994 Junoon Doordarshan
1993 Zameen Aasmaan Doordarshan
1993 Bible Ki Kahaniyan Rebecca DD National
1992 Talaash Doordarshan [15]
1990 The Sword of Tipu Sultan Mumtaz DD National
1990 Titli Shalini Doordarshan Tele film
1989 Phir Wahi Talash Shehnaz Doordarshan

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Neelima Azeem back to stage after 40 years".
  2. ^ a b "Meet Shahid Kapoor Family".
  3. ^ a b "Neelima Azeem back to stage after 40 years".
  4. ^ "Neelima Azeem". veethi.com.
  5. ^ "imdb The Illegal'".
  6. ^ "'Berlin Short Film Festival".
  7. ^ "imdb Future To Bright Hai Ji".
  8. ^ "imdb Hum Hai Pyar Mein".
  9. ^ "imdb Kaala Mandir".
  10. ^ "imdb Hahakar".
  11. ^ "imdb Chhota Sa Ghar".
  12. ^ "imdb Aaja Re O Sajna".
  13. ^ "imdb Dil Apna Preet Parai".
  14. ^ "imdb Karm Yodha".
  15. ^ a b c "The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Dehradun Plus". www.tribuneindia.com.
  16. ^ "Neelima Azeem returns to TV serials - Times of India".
  17. ^ "Another historical serial on DD". The Hindu. 15 July 2002. Retrieved 24 February 2014.
  18. ^ "Hina (TV Series 1996–1997)".

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