Shabana Azmi Says, Marriage Not A Disqualification In Bollywoodby The Daily Eye Team April 10 2017, 12:40 pm Estimated Reading Time: 0 mins, 30 secs
She has been married for over three decades to veteran lyricist Javed Akhtar and has essayed powerful roles in Bollywood in her 44-year journey. Acclaimed performer and social activist Shabana Azmi doesn't see marriage as a 'disqualification' for female actors in the Hindi film industry. 'I think it is a very old way of thinking that marriage is detrimental to the careers of female actors. This is no longer the case... To say that marriage is a disqualification for parts, I do not agree with it,' Shabana told IANS over phone from Mumbai.