Tabu Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family & More


Biography / Wiki

She is a versatile Indian actress. She had worked in many Tamil, Telugu, Bollywood, English, Malayalam, Marathi, and Bengali Films. She is the recipient of two awards first one is Padam Shri and the National Film Awards by the Government of India.

Height / Weight / Age

She was born on 4 November 1971 (49 years old) as Tabassum Fatima Hashmi. Her weight nearly 65 kg and her height 172 cm (1.72). her physical measurement is 34-28-37.

Net Worth

She did several films across the Indian and Western industries. Earning through these films is net worth $ 5 million and charges Rs. 2 crores per film.

Education / Family

She passed her school from St. Anns High School, Hyderabad, and graduated from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai in Electronics. She belongs to the Hyderabadi Muslim Family and follower of Islam. Tabu’s father, Jamal Hashmi, was an actor and her mother, Rizwana, is a school teacher.

She has also an elder sister, Farah Naaz, who was an actress. Mohammed Ahsan, her grandfather, was a Mathematics professor and her grandmother is also an English Teacher. She is a niece of cinematographer Baba Azmi and actress Shabana Azmi.


Tabassum Fatima Hashmi

Nickname Tabu
Birth Place Nanakmatta, Rudrapur, Uttarakhand, India
Date Of Birth 4 November 1971
Age 49 years
Height In centimetres – 172 cm

In feet and inches – 5’8”

Weight In kilograms –65 kg

In pounds – 143 lbs

Eye Color  Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Profession Actress
Zodiac sign Scorpio
School St. Anns High School, Hyderabad
College St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai
Religion Islam
Nationality Indian
Home Town Hyderabad and Now Mumbai
Debut Telugu Movie – Coolie No. 1 (1991)

Bollywood Movie – Hum Naujawan(1985, as a child actor)

Fathers Name Jamal Hashmi (Actor)


Tabu's father
Tabu’s father
Mothers Name Rizwana (School teacher)


Tabu with her mother
Tabu with her mother
Brothers None
Sister Farah Naaz (Elder sister, Former actress)

Tabu with her sister
Tabu with her sister

Career / Fashion And Style

Her career started from the Telugu Film “Coolie No.1”. Tabu made her Bollywood debut in the film “Pehla Pehla Pyar”. But she got fame from the movie “Vijaypath”, with Ajay Devgn”. She begged Filmfare Award for the “Best Female Debut’ for her performance. Further, she worked in “Jeet” and “Saajan Chale Sasural.

In 1996, she got the Telugu film “NinnePelladata” which was become a blockbuster. She was appraised for her performances in films “Maachis (1996)”, “Chachi 420 (1997)”, “Virasat (1997)”, “Humm Saath Saath Hain (1999)”, “Biwi no.1 (1999)”, “Hera Pheri (2000)”, “Maqbool”, “Fanaa (2006)”, “Drishyam (2014)”, “Jai Ho (2014)”, “Golmaal Again (2017)” and “Andhadhun (2018)”. She also worked in international films like “The Namesake and “Life of Pi”.

Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband and More

She met Sanjay Kapoor on the set of the Film “Prem”. While their shooting they started dating each other. Her next film was the director and producer “ Sajid Nadiadwala” they were dated each other at that time.

After Sajid, She fell in love with Superstar Akkineni Nagarjuna but Nagarjuna was already married to, man. They dated each other for 10 years and after she did realize that he would not leave his wife for her so the relationship come to end.

Boyfriends Sanjay Kapoor,


Tabu with her ex-boyfriend Sanjay
Tabu with her ex-boyfriend Sanjay

Sajid Nadiadwala,

Tabu with her ex-boyfriend Sajid
Tabu with her ex-boyfriend Sajid

Akkineni Nagarjuna

Tabu with her ex-boyfriend Akkineni
Tabu with her ex-boyfriend Akkineni
Marital Status Unmarried
Husband None

Favorite Things

Here we provide you a list of Tabu’s favorite things.

Favorite Actors Sanjeev Kumar
Favorite Actress Salma Hayek
Favorite Social Media App Not Known
Favorite Sport Not Known
Favorite Food Samosa


Some Interesting Facts About Tabu

  • Tabu is a Pure vegetarian.
  • She has a hobby of collecting perfumes, reading Books, and writing poems
  • In spite of being an actor, she likes to live a simple life.
  • She likes to fit her body so that she goes to the gym and doing yoga daily.
  • Besides, Hindi she knows Urdu, Telugu, and English as well.
  • She hates her father why she doesn’t want to see him.
  • When she was very young, she accompanied by her elder sister Farah Naaz to an outstation for a shooting where she accused Jackie Shroff of molesting her.
  • On April 5, 2018,  she along with her co-stars of the film “Hum Saath Saath Hain”, was accused of killing blackbuck during the time of the shooting but later she was exempted from all the charges by the Jodhpur Court and Salman Khan found to be guilty and sentenced for a 5- years imprisonment.