The beautiful refreshing face, unmeasurable talent and 5 feet 6 inches tall babe's real name is Aka Tabassum born on 4th November. Mother and fathers names are "Rizwana " and "Jamal Hashmi".Her Sister "Farha" is a well known bollywood actress. Tabu started her film career as a child artiste for Dev Anand’s Hum Naujawan and since she wasn’t the lead actress, Tabu gained little mileage from it. The first film she signed on as lead actress was 'Prem', but finally, 'Pehla Pehla Pyar' released first and launched her as leading lady.
Tabu!! In the many movies that Tabu has appeared, one of the most noticeable things is that she wears little or no make-up. This particular trait is not visible among many other actresses of Bollywood. With every film Tabu, has been growing as an actress. Apart from doing Hindi films, Tabu has also worked in a Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam. She wins National Award for 'Maachis' (1997) Critis Award for 'Virasat' (Filmfare - 1998)