Indian actresswas born on 4 November 1970. She has mainly acted in Hindi films, though she has also starred in Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Marathi, Bengali language films, as well as one American film. She has won the National Film Award for Best Actress twice, and she holds the record for the most wins of Filmfare’s Critics Award for Best Female Performer, with four.
She did small appearance in the film “Bazaar” in 1980, and later in the film Hum Naujawan (1985) at the age of fifteen. Her first role as an actress was in the Telugu film Coolie No. 1. In December 1987, Boney Kapoor launch two Big Films, Roop Ki Rani Choro Raja and Prem. In Prem, Tabu was signed opposite. The film took eight years in making. She came into prominence with her role in Vijaypath (1994) opposite for which she received the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award.