Doğum Yeri Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh, India, 20.07.1949
Naseeruddin Shah (born 16 August 1949) is an Indian film and stage actor and director, and a prominent figure in Indian parallel cinema. Shah has won numerous awards in his career, including three National Film Awards, three Filmfare Awards and an award at the Venice Film Festival. The Government of India has honoured him with the Padma Shri and the Padma Bhushan awards for his contributions to Indian cinema. Shah has also been associated with the Pakistan film industry. His small cameo in the Pakistani movie Khuda Kay Liye gave him great appreciation from Pakistani audience which further encouraged him to do another Pakistani movie as a main lead. The movie which is called Zinda Bhaag was a great success. He is the brother of Lt. Gen. Zameer Uddin Shah (PVSM, SM, VSM) Former Deputy Chief of The Army Staff, former member Armed Forces Tribunal and the former Vice Chancellor of the Aligarh Muslim University.