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Naseeruddin Shah Profile, Age, Peak, Circle of relatives, Affairs, Biography & Extra

Naseeruddin Shah was born July 20, 1950 is an Indian film and theater actor and director in the Hindi film industry. It is remarkable in Indian parallel cinema. He has won numerous awards during his career, including three National Film Awards, three Filmfare Awards and an award at the Venice Film Festival. The Indian government has awarded him the Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan awards for his contribution to Indian cinema.

Naseeruddin Shah was born in the town of Barabanki in Uttar Pradesh to a Muslim family originally from Meerut.

Shah was educated at St. Anselm’s Ajmer and St Joseph’s College, Nainital. He graduated in arts from Aligarh Muslim University in 1971 and attended the National School of Drama in Delhi.

His older brother, Lieutenant General Zameerud-din Shah (retired) PVSM, SM, VSM, was Vice-Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University.

In the 1970s, Shah met and fell in love with Ratna Pathak, the daughter of Dina Pathak, a much respected actress. Ratna’s sister, actress Supriya Pathak, is married to actor Pankaj Kapoor, who is Shahid Kapoor’s father through his first marriage. During the 70s and 80s, Naseeruddin Shah and Ratna Pathak starred in several films including Mirch Masala and The Perfect Murder. They lived in a residential relationship for many years as Shah gathered the required mehr to divorce Manara. Shah and Pathak were finally married in 1982. By his second marriage, Shah has two sons, Imaad and Vivaan, both of whom are aspiring actors. The couple live in Mumbai with Heeba, Imaad and Vivaan.

Naseeruddin Shah Biodata and Biography


Naseeruddin Shah


Not Known



Date Of Birth

20 July 1950


71 Years (as in 2021)

Profession / Occupation

Actor, Director (Hindi)

Mother Tongue







Not Known

Zodiac Sign


Height / Weight

5′ 7” / 71kg

First Movie

Aman (1967, Hindi)

First Debut Movies

Nishant (1975, Hindi)
Tabbaliyu Neenade Magane (1977, Kannada)
Bhavni Bhavai (1980, Gujarati)
Protidan (1983, Bengali)
The Perfect Murder (1988, English)
Ponthan Mada (1994, Malayalam)
Hey Ram (2000, Tamil)
Valley of Flowers (2006, French, German)
Khuda Ke Liye (2007, Urdu)
Deool (2011, Marathi)
Amma 3D (2013, Telugu)
Zinda Bhaag (2013, Punjabi)

First Debut Director

Yun Hota to Kya Hota (2006, Hindi)

Money Factor

Not Known Net Worth: Not Known

Naseeruddin Shah Family and Relatives


Aley Mohammed Shah


Farrukh Sultan


Retd. Lt. General Zameerud-din Shah and 2 more



Marital Status



Late. Parveen Murada aka Manara Sikri (Actress)
Ratna Pathak, (Actress) (m. 1 April 1982)


Heeba Shah, Actress (Daughter from Parveen Murada)

Sons Imaad Shah, Vivaan Shah (Both Actors)
Girlfriends/ Affairs Not Known

Naseeruddin Shah Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Height in Centimetres

170 cm

Height in Meters

1.70 m

Height in Feet Inches

5′ 7”



Body Measurement


Chest Size

39 inches

Waist Size

32 inches

Biceps Size

12 inches

Eye Colour

Dark Brown

Hair Colour


Naseeruddin Shah Favorites

Favorite Colour


Favorite Actor

Mohanlal, Nedumudi Venu, Shammi Kapoor, Dara Singh, Boman Irani

Favorite Actress

Not Known
Favorite Food Not Known
Hobbies Playing Tennis, Reading
Favorite Director Neeraj Pandey, Rajkumar Hirani, Neeraj Ghaywan
Favorite Song Not Known
Favorite Movies Masaan (2015), Dil Chahta Hai (2001)
Favorite Sports Tennis
Favorite Restaurant Not Known
Favorite Destination Dubai
Favorite Car Collections Not Known

Naseeruddin Shah Education School and Colleges

Education Qualification

Graduate in Arts


St Anselm’s Ajmer, Rajasthan
St Joseph’s College, Nainital

College / University

Aligarh Muslim University, Uttar Pradesh


National School of Drama, Delhi

Naseeruddin Shah Residence and Contact Address

Birth Place

Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh, India

Home Town

Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh, India

Present Residence

Bandra (West), Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

House Address

04, Sand Pebbles, Perry Cross Road, Bandra (West), Mumbai

Phone No / Mobile No

Not Known

Email ID

Not Known


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Naseeruddin Shah Awards, Honours, Achievements

The Government of India Honours

1987: Padma Shri contributions to Indian cinema
2003: Padma Bhushan contributions to Indian cinema

National Film Award

1979: Best Actor for Sparsh
1984: Best Actor for Paar
2006: Best Supporting Actor for Iqbal

Filmfare Awards

1981: Best Actor Award for Aakrosh
1982: Best Actor Award for Chakra
1984: Best Actor Award for Masoom

IIFA Awards

2000: Excellence Performance Negative Role for Sarfarosh

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