November 04 : Tabu is celebrating her 50th birthday today. The veteran actress, who played Saeeda Bai in Mira Nair’s A Suitable Boy, is flooded with good wishes from her fans, who admire her work.
The actress, who has created a niche career in Bollywood, has been remembered by her film fraternity celebs as well. Taking to her Instagram handle, Farah Khan Kunder shared a throwback picture, wherein the choreographer-director can be seen with the birthday girl. Farah met Tabu the first time during the shooting of Viraasat in 1995. Along with the picture, Farah penned a heartfelt message, “Hum Saath Saath Hain! The first time I met her in 1995 at the shooting of Viraasat, and it was as if we were old friends who knew each other since childhood.. n its bn exactly like that 25 yrs later.. Happy birthday my tabdi.. @tabutiful i lov u n I always let u go coz I know ul always cm back #syaaaliiiii
Tabu has received raves for her performance as the courtesan in Netflix’ A Suitable Boy, who was wooed by Ishaan Khatter. The actress has kept herself away from the mainstream Bollywood films and have created a niche place for herself in Bollywood films.
In the last few years, during her forties, Tabu has bagged prize roles in films like Haider, Andhadhun, Drishyam, and De De Pyaar De, and received rave reviews from critics. Her best work in her 20s and 30s include Astitiva, Chaandni Bar, Maqbool, Maachis, The Namesake, and others.