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Tabassum Fatima Hashmi, popularly known as Tabu, is a Hindi film actress, who was awarded the Padma Shri in 2011. Born in Hyderabad in 1971, Tabu is well known for her roles in award-winning films like Chandni Bar, Maqbool and Haider. She has also acted in two Hollywood films -- The Namesake and Life of Pi. She has also acted in Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Marathi and Bengali films.