Tabu : Net Worth, Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Wiki, Facts and Figures

Tabassum Fatima Hashmi, popularly known as Tabu, is an acclaimed Indian film actress who has left an indelible mark in the Indian film industry. The Bollywood actress Known for her versatility and exceptional acting prowess, she has graced both mainstream and independent cinema with performances that have often been described as compelling and powerful.

Early Life and Upbringing

Tabu was born on November 4, 1971, in Kolkata. Her parents divorced when she was very young, and she was raised by her mother, Rizwana, a school teacher. She completed her schooling at St. Ann’s High School in Hyderabad and later moved to Mumbai in 1983, where she studied at St. Xavier’s College.

Tabu - Early Life And Upbringing
Tabu – Early Life And Upbringing

Personal Life – Age, Zodiac Sign

Tabu - Personal Life
Tabu – Personal Life
Personal DetailsInformation
Full NameTabassum Fatima Hashmi
Alternative Names(s) (also know as)Tabbu, Tabs
Date of Birth4 November 1971 (Thursday)
Age (as of 2023)52 Years
Zodiac SignScorpio
BirthplaceHyderabad, Telangana, India
Current AddressAnukul, 2nd Floor, 7 Bungalows, Andheri West, Mumbai 400058, India
Education QualificationShe attended St. Xavier’s College for two years.
Hobbies and InterestsCollecting perfumes, Writing poems, Reading books
Languages KnownHindi, English, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam
Social Media Profiles link (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) Instagram
Wikipedia Profile linkTabu – Wikipedia
IMDb Profile linkTabu – IMDb
Website linkN/A

Physical Appearance – Height, Weight, Body Measurements

Tabu - Physical Appearance
Tabu – Physical Appearance
Physical StatsInformation
Body TypeSlim
Body Measurements (Chest – Waist – Hips)34-28-37
Height in feet, inches, cm5 feet 8 inches (Approx.)
Weight in kg, lbs65 Kgs (Approx.)
Chest36 inches
Waist32 inches
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Distinctive FeaturesHigh cheekbones, expressive eyes

Family and Relationships – Boyfriend/Husband, Affairs 

Tabu comes from a prominent family in the film industry. Her mother, Rizwana, was an actress, and her father, Jamal Hashmi, worked as a film producer. She also has a younger sister, Farah Naaz, who has also acted in films. Despite her fame, Tabu has managed to keep her personal life private. She remains unmarried and does not have any children.

Tabu had a long-lasting affair with the South Indian actor, Akkineni Nagarjuna, who was already married. This relationship raised many eyebrows and became one of the most talked-about aspects of her personal life.

Tabu - Family And Relationships
Tabu – Family And Relationships
Relationships DetailsInformation
Marital StatusUnmarried
Spouse – HusbandN/A
FatherJamal Hashmi
SiblingsFarah Naaz (elder sister)
Affairs – Boyfriend(s)Nagarjuna Akkineni, Sanjay Kapoor, Sajid Nadiadwala
Significant RelationshipsAjay Devgn (close friend)

Rise to Stardom

Tabu made her acting debut with an uncredited appearance at the age of 11 in the film Bazaar. Her first role as a leading lady was in the Telugu film Coolie No. 1 (1991) with Venkatesh. Her first Hindi film was Pehla Pehla Pyar (1994), which went unnoticed4. However, she was noticed in the film Vijaypath (1994) opposite Ajay Devgan, for which she received the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut.

Tabu - Rise To Stardom
Tabu – Rise To Stardom

Tabu – Debut Film – Hum Naujawan (1985)

Tabu - Debut Film
Tabu – Debut Film
Hum Naujawaan (1985) full movie / Dev Anand / Anupam Kher / Kiran Kumar / Tabu / Zarina wahab

Tabu – Successful Film – Andhadhun (2018)

Tabu - Successful Film
Tabu – Successful Film
AndhaDhun | Official Trailer | Tabu | Ayushmann Khurrana | Radhika Apte | 5th October

Career, Awards, and Achievements

Tabu is the recipient of numerous accolades, including two National Film Awards, seven Filmfare Awards (including a record five Critics’ Awards for Best Actress), and two Filmfare Awards from the South Indian film industry. She was awarded the Padma Shri, the fourth highest Indian civilian honor, in 2011.

Tabu -Career Awards And Achievements
Tabu – Career Awards And Achievements
Career DetailsInformation
Debut FilmHum Naujawan (1985)
Notable RolesMaachis (1996), Virasat (1997), Hu Tu Tu (1999), Astitva (2000), Chandni Bar (2001), Maqbool (2003), Cheeni Kum (2007)
Recent Films – New MoviesBhool Bhulaiyaa 2 (2022)
Upcoming FilmsJawaani Jaaneman 2
Popular Television SeriesBazaar (1987), Chimanrao Gundyabhau (1991), Jeevan Rekha (1999), 24: India (2013)
Awards and AchievementsNational Film Award for Best Actress for Maachis (1996) and Chandni Bar (2001), Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance for Virasat (1997), Hu Tu Tu (1999), and Astitva (2000), 
Endorsements/Brand CollaborationsPonds, Lux, Snickers, Tanishq, Clinic Plus, Ariel
Philanthropy/Charity WorkUNICEF India Ambassador, Save the Children India, PlanetRead
Professional AssociationsIndian Film Industry, Hollywood Film Industry
Training and EducationGraduate from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai
Production CompanyN/A
Box Office Success – Hit MoviesBorder (1997), Saajan Chale Sasural (1996), Biwi No.1 and Hum Saath-Saath Hain: We Stand United (1999)
Critical Acclaim MoviesMaachis (1996), Virasat (1997), Hu Tu Tu (1999), Astitva (2000), Chandni Bar (2001), Maqbool (2003), Cheeni Kum (2007)

Assets and Finances – Net Worth

Tabu - Assets And Finances
Tabu – Assets And Finances
Financial ProfileInformation
Total Net Worth$7 Million (52 Crore INR)
Per Movie ChargesRs. 2 to 4 Crore approx
Per Endorsement ChargesRs. 1 Crore
Sponsorship DealsN/A
Business VenturesN/A
Real Estate HoldingsN/A
Luxury Items/Properties OwnedN/A
Cars CollectionAudi,BMW

Top 5 Best Films – Tabu

Film NameYear of ReleaseCharacter Played
Chandni Bar2001Mumtaz
Cheeni Kum2007Nina Verma
Haider2014Ghazala Meer

Controversies – Tabu

  • Tabu was accused of allegedly molesting by Jackie Shroff during a location shoot in Mauritius.
  • She was involved in a long-lasting affair with the South Indian actor, Akkineni Nagarjuna, who was already married.
  • During the filming of Hum Saath Saath Hain, along with co-stars Salman Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, and Neelam Kothari, Tabu was charged with the poaching of two blackbucks on the outskirts of Kankani village in Jodhpur district, Rajasthan.
  • Tabu was accused of abandoning her father.
  • She was blamed by Ajay Devgn for her singlehood.
Tabu - Controversies
Tabu – Controversies

Interesting Facts – Tabu

  • Tabu is the niece of veteran actress Shabana Azmi.
  • She never experiments with her hair. They have been in a similar style and color since she started acting.
  • Tabu is a pure vegetarian.
  • She made her first appearance as a child artist when she was just ten years old.
  • Tabu’s Bollywood debut film took eight years to complete.
  • She is a fitness freak; she regularly practices Yoga and goes to the gym.
Tabu - Interesting Facts
Tabu – Interesting Facts

Tabu’s journey in the film industry is a testament to her talent, versatility, and dedication. Her performances have not only entertained audiences but also brought to light various societal issues. As she continues to charm us with her performances, we look forward to seeing more of her exceptional work in the future.

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