I will continue to work hard: Shabana Azmi
"I am very very happy for being selected for the award. The sense of responsibility has increased. The work that I have been doing with grit and determination has to be kept going. I would continue to work hard," Shabana told PTI.
Having appeared in over 120 Hindi films in both mainstream and independent streams, the 61-year-old has also acted in several foreign projects. She is best known for her performances in films like `Ankur`, `Nishant`, `Swami`, `Arth`, `Masoom`, `Bhavna` `Godmother` and `Fire`.
Azmi has won four National Awards, for `Ankur` (1974), `Arth` (1981), `Khandhar` (1983), `Paar` (1984) and `Godmother` (1999). In addition to acting, Azmi is also a social and women`s rights activist.