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Naseeruddin Shah Birthday Special 5 unknown facts about the veteran actor

Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah is celebrating his 67th birthday today. National Award winning actor is considered as one of the most respected actor in Indian cinema. He has played many powerful characters, whether it is negative role or any other. Acted in more than 100 films, he began his directorial career in 2006 with ‘Yun Hota Toh Kya Hota’. On the occasion of his birthday, we bring down some of the unknown facts about him. Here’re 5 unknown facts about the veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah:

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 20 July 2017, 03:52:11 PM
Naseeruddin Shah Birthday Special: 5 unknown facts about the veteran actor

Naseeruddin Shah Birthday Special: 5 unknown facts about the veteran actor

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Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah is celebrating his 67th birthday today. National Award winning actor is considered as one of the most respected actor in Indian cinema. He has played many powerful characters, whether it is negative role or any other. Acted in more than 100 films, he began his directorial career in 2006 with ‘Yun Hota Toh Kya Hota’. On the occasion of his birthday, we bring down some of the unknown facts about him.

Here’re 5 unknown facts about the veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah: 

Naseeruddin Shah Birthday Special: 5 unknown facts about the veteran actor

Naseeruddin Shah Birthday Special: 5 unknown facts about the veteran actor

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He started his acting at the age 14, he performed Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice play along with his school friends.

Naseeruddin Shah Birthday Special: 5 unknown facts about the veteran actor

Naseeruddin Shah Birthday Special: 5 unknown facts about the veteran actor

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He has appeared in Pakistani film ‘ZInda Bhaag’, which was also nominated Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards.

Naseeruddin Shah Birthday Special: 5 unknown facts about the veteran actor

Naseeruddin Shah Birthday Special: 5 unknown facts about the veteran actor

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Naseeruddin Shah has been honoured with Padma Shri in 1987 and Padma Bhushan in 2003.

Naseeruddin Shah Birthday Special: 5 unknown facts about the veteran actor

Naseeruddin Shah Birthday Special: 5 unknown facts about the veteran actor

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He has an illustrious career of more than 50 years.

Naseeruddin Shah Birthday Special: 5 unknown facts about the veteran actor

Naseeruddin Shah Birthday Special: 5 unknown facts about the veteran actor

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He first directed a movie in 2006, titled Yun Hota to Kya Hota which features Irrfan Khan and Konkana Sen Sharma.