new Delhi: Actor born on 20 July 1950 in Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh Naseeruddin Shah Life is not less than a roller coaster. If filmmakers wish, they can make different award-winning films by picking up some very interesting stories of their lives. In 2020, he is celebrating his 70th birthday. On this occasion, know some very special stories of the life of senior Bollywood actor Naseeruddin Shah.
Harry Potter’s offer was received
Everyone must have heard the name of the film Harry Potter! After the death of actor Richard Harris, who played Albus Dumbledore in Harry Potter, the makers wanted Naseeruddin to play the character. He felt that only Naseer would be able to do justice to that character and hence he wanted to audition him. However, Naseer was not very enthusiastic about that role and hence he also refused to audition.
Friend tried to kill
Naseeruddin and Om Puri’s friendship was very deep. Once, all the friends were sitting in the canteen of Film Institute of Pune, when one of his friends attacked Naseer. He was very angry that all the good characters are being offered to Naseeruddin Shah. At that time, Om Puri immediately saved his life by taking him to the hospital.
Married at age 19
While studying at Aligarh Muslim University, 19-year-old Naseeruddin fell in love with a 34-year-old Pakistani woman, Parveen. The two also got married in 1969. After that Naseeruddin got admission in the National School of Drama .. and this relationship ended in just 10 months. They both also have a daughter named ‘Heeba Shah’, who has been seen in many films.
Language was not barrier
There are only a few actors in Hindi cinema, who were able to celebrate their success in Bollywood as well as in regional cinema. Naseer never let the language come in the way of his talent. Naseeruddin Shah has always tried to establish his dominance in Hindi films as well as in Tamil, Kannada, Bangla, Urdu and English film industry.
Love life is awesome
Naseeruddin Shah married actress Ratna Pathak Shah in 1982. Before that, both of them had been in live in relationship. Both of them worked together in films like Mirch Masala and The Perfect Murder. Ratna also loved theater like Naseer. They both have two sons, Imad and Vivaan.
Active in addition to films
There is no shortage of talent inside actor Naseeruddin Shah. Naseeruddin, who has worked in more than 100 films, has also tried his hand in direction. In 2006, he directed a film called ‘Yun Hota Kya Hota Hota’. Irrfan Khan and Konkona Sen Sharma were in important roles in it. He has also directed many plays successfully. Not only this, Shah has also written his autobiography titled ‘And Give One Day’.
Awarded so many awards
Naseeruddin Shah, who wrote the success story, has been awarded with many honors. He has been awarded Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan for his contribution in the field of art. He has also received the National Award 3 times. Naseeruddin Shah received special prominence from films like Sparsh, Sarfarosh, Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron, A Wednesday, and Masoom.