Bollywood Veteran Shabana Azmi was honoured with the Taj Enlighten
Tareef Award for her outstanding contribution to Hindi Cinema.
Shabana Azmi, who was humbled with the gesture expressed that
she is honoured to receive the award which before her were already
given to distinguished luminaries, whom she looks up to. She says
thanks from the bottom of her heart for honouring her with such a
The actress received the award at the function held at the
Cinemax Theatre on Sunday. Brook Bond Taj Mahal with the Enlighten
Film Society chose the actress as the perfect contender for the
award. The Taj Enlighten Tareef Award screened some of the best
films of the veteran like Ankur, Ek Doctor Ki Maut, Godmother,
Dharavi and Fire every Sunday at Cinemax Versova from
September 5 onwards.
Earlier this award was honoured to director Mrinal Sen,
Screenplay writer and lyricist Javed Akhtar (husband of Shabana
Azmi), and Bollywood veteran Amitabh Bachchan.