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Happy birthday Naseeruddin Shah Lesser known facts about the veteran actor

Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah is celebrating his 69th birthday on Friday. The national award winning actor was born in Uttar Pradesh’s Barabanki and has been awarded with several awards. He has also been awarded with Padam Shree and Padam Vibhushan. On the occasion of his birthday, let us take a look at some of the less known facts about the legendary actor.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 20 July 2018, 11:22:02 AM
Happy birthday Naseeruddin Shah

Happy birthday Naseeruddin Shah

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Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah is celebrating his 69th birthday on Friday. The national award winning actor was born in Uttar Pradesh’s Barabanki and has been awarded with several awards. He has also been awarded with Padam Shree and Padam Vibhushan. On the occasion of his birthday, let us take a look at some of the less known facts about the legendary actor.
Happy birthday Naseeruddin Shah

Happy birthday Naseeruddin Shah

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His father was an administrative officer and his elder brother was a vice chancellor in Aligarh Muslim University.
Happy birthday Naseeruddin Shah

Happy birthday Naseeruddin Shah

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Shah did his schooling from St Anselm School in Ajmer and St Joseph College in Nainital. He did graduation in Arts from Aligarh Muslim University and National School of Drama. He was also a part of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII).
Happy birthday Naseeruddin Shah

Happy birthday Naseeruddin Shah

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He began his Bollywood career with Shyam Benegal’s 1975 flick ‘Nishant’ but he came to limelight with 1980’s ‘Hum Paanch’ but tasted success with ‘Masoom’.
Happy birthday Naseeruddin Shah

Happy birthday Naseeruddin Shah

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After that, he never looked back and acted in some of the great films of Indian cinema such as Ishqiya, Mohra, A Wednesday, Sarfarosh, Izajat and Krrish.
Happy birthday Naseeruddin Shah

Happy birthday Naseeruddin Shah

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His first wife was Manara Sikri who was 15 years elder than him and he was just 20. It was not first marriage for Manara and she was also a mother of a child which is why Naseer’s parents never accepted her. After the death of his first wife, Naseer married actress Ratna Pathak.