Birthday Girl: Tabu turns 42!

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It was with Astitva that Tabu became the star that she is. Essaying a powerful author-backed role of a housewife who errs, Tabu was the toast of the audience while picking up the Filmfare Award (Critics Choice).

It was with Astitva that Tabu became the star that she is. Essaying a powerful author-backed role of a housewife who errs, Tabu was the toast of the audience while picking up the Filmfare Award (Critics Choice).

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As a young impressionable girl in love with a 'terrorist' Maachis was where her talent first got noticed. And she walked away with a National Award for Best Actress.

As a young impressionable girl in love with a 'terrorist' Maachis was where her talent first got noticed. And she walked away with a National Award for Best Actress.

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Madhur Bhandarkar's Chandni Bar is easily one of the best performances Tabu has given. Her stellar act got her the National Film Award for Best Actress.

Madhur Bhandarkar's Chandni Bar is easily one of the best performances Tabu has given. Her stellar act got her the National Film Award for Best Actress.

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A still from Mira Nair's The Namesake.

A still from Mira Nair's The Namesake.

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Playing the love interest to the much older Big B, Tabu stood her own against Bachchan Senior. The role in Cheeni Kum fetched her Best Actress (Critics Choice) by Filmfare.

Playing the love interest to the much older Big B, Tabu stood her own against Bachchan Senior. The role in Cheeni Kum fetched her Best Actress (Critics Choice) by Filmfare.

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Though it was Ang Lee, Suraj Sharma and Richard Parker who dominated the film, Tabu as the mother of young Pi made for a compulsive viewing.

Though it was Ang Lee, Suraj Sharma and Richard Parker who dominated the film, Tabu as the mother of young Pi made for a compulsive viewing.

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The golden girl of Indian Cinema turns a year older. A truly international star, Tabu is a veritable fount of talent. On her birthday, here's a look at some of her memorable performances. A sneak peek.

The golden girl of Indian Cinema turns a year older. A truly international star, Tabu is a veritable fount of talent. On her birthday, here's a look at some of her memorable performances. A sneak peek.

UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2013 04:44 PM IST
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