The award for the best blast-from-the-past moment goes to Shabana Azmi. The veteran actress has shared a major throwback from the 70s. The still features Shabana Azmi and Neetu Kapoor sharing a candid moment on the sets of Manmohan Desai’s Parvarish, which was released in 1977. The film also starred Amitabh Bachchan, Vinod Khanna, Shammi Kapoor and Amjad Khan in key roles. Shabana Azmi, at the time of sharing the image, said that Neetu Kapoor sent it to her. She wrote, “Neetu Singh sent this to me – a still from Manmohan Desai’s Parvarish – a film we both had a blast doing.” Soon, the comments section was flooded with red hearts and fire emojis. Zoya Akhtar was among the first to drop a comment under the post. She shared a blush face emoji. Actress Sandhya Mridul wrote, “A film that for me confirmed that I wanted to be 1. Vinod Khanna and 2. an actor.” Actress Divya Dutta wrote, “ You look stunning.” Actor Kanwaljit Singh dropped a red heart under the post.
Before this, Shabana Azmi shared a throwback gold featuring Naseeruddin Shah and her mother late Shaukat Kaifi. In the pic, the veteran actor is seen offering a memento to Shaukat Kaifi. Sharing the pic, Shabana Azmi wrote, “Turned up on my phone! Naseer with mum.”
On the occasion of World Theatre Day, Shabana Azmi shared a black-and-white picture from her theatre days at college. Along with it, she wrote, “ #Love in Paris War In Kutch a play written by Shakti Parmar. At St Xavier’s College, Farouque Shaikh and myself with other college mates. World Theatre Day.”
Shabana Azmi will be next seen in Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani. The film, which marks Karan Johar’s return as a director, also stars Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Jaya Bachchan and Dharmendra in key roles. Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani will be released on July 28.