Tanvi Azmi

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Tanvi Azmi
Tanvi Azmi.jpg
Tanvi Azmi at Maee Film Bash
Born 9 November[1]
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actress

Tanvi Azmi is an Indian film and television actress.

Early life[edit]

Tanvi was born to Marathi-Hindi actress Usha Kiran and Dr. Manohar Kher.[2]


Azmi met with success over her portrayal of a troubled doctor in the tele-series, Jeevanrekha (Lifeline). She has also acted in television. Tanvi has acted in number of Marathi and Hindi films and Marathi tele serials. She first appeared in a young widow in telefilm Rao Saheb (1986) directed by Vijaya Mehta.[2][3] She also acted opposite Mammootty, in Malayalam film Vidheyan (The Servile, 1993), directed by Adoor Gopalakrishnan.[4]

She received a nomination for Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in film Akele Hum Akele Tum (1995).[5]

In 2014, she was roped in for the Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Bajirao Mastani. She was supposed to play the role of Radhabai who is the mother of the protagonist. She had to go bald for her role in the movie. [6]

Personal life[edit]

She is married to Baba Azmi, cinematographer and brother of Shabana Azmi, thus connected with the Akhtar-Azmi film family.[5]



  1. ^ "Happy Birthday to Manav, Shalini, Payal, Malhar, Pankaj and Tanvi". Telly Chakkar. 9 November 2012. Retrieved 25 January 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Festive rise - Raghuvir Yadav and Tanvi Azmi: New-comers on the firmament of Indian stars". India Today. 15 February 1987. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  3. ^ M. L. Dhawan (23 June 2002). "ON THE SANDS OF TIME — 1986 The year of thought-provoking films". The Tribune. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Vidheyan" (pdf). Press Information Bureau. Retrieved 24 January 2014. .
  5. ^ a b "Baba,Tanvi Azmi to adopt caretaker’s kids". Times of India. 22 February 2012. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  6. ^ http://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/screen/tanvi-azmi-goes-bald-for-bajirao-mastani/

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