Padma Shri awardee actress Shabana Azmi wants all children in the country to be fully vaccinated. With the last week of April being celebrated as the World Immunisation Week, Shabana took to her social media account to spread awareness about vaccination and wants children to be immune as they "deserve to survive and thrive". "Close to 89 lakh Indian children are not fully vaccinated. Let's fully immunize every child in India.Vaccines work. Increasing immunization access, community awareness is key to fighting vaccine-preventableBollywood | April 25, 2017
Veteran actress Shabana Azmi has praised Sonam Kapoor as she got a special mention at the 64th National Film Awards for her portrayal of slain air hostess, Neerja Bhanot, in Neerja. The 66-year-old actress, who essayed the role of Bhanot's mother in the movie, said she is glad to see the Raanjhanaa star's growth as an artiste and that the prestigious honour will motivate her to do better work. "Sonam is like my own bachcha. To see her growthEntertainment | April 13, 2017
Actress Shabana Azmi ditched her private car and travelled by the metro instead in order to avoid peak-hour traffic snarls here. “Travelling by Delhi Metro from airport to make it in time for an urgent appointment! Its SUPERB.. clean,” Azmi posted on Twitter alongside a photograph. The 66-year-old actress later shared an update that she successfully made it to an appointment on time and praised the metro services for helping her do that. “Hey guys! Appointment done. Would never haveEntertainment | April 6, 2017
She has been married for over three decades to veteran lyricist Javed Akhtar and has essayed powerful roles in Bollywood in her 44-year journey. Acclaimed performer and social activist Shabana Azmi doesn't see marriage as a "disqualification" for female actors in the Hindi film industry. "I think it is a very old way of thinking that marriage is detrimental to the careers of female actors. This is no longer the case... To say that marriage is a disqualificationEntertainment | April 2, 2017
Veteran actress and social activist Shabana Azmi says change should be reflected through mainstream cinema as films are a vital medium of communication. "Films are a very important medium of communication and I do think if change is to happen in society, then it must be reflected in mainstream cinema because if you are only going to talk about different characters within the parallel cinema or independent cinema, then you are preaching to the already converted," Shabana told over phone fromInterviews | March 30, 2017
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