Tanvi Azmi Recalls Her Rebellion After Her Marriage to Baba Azmi, the 'Brahmin Girl Married to a Muslim' - Latest Global News

Tanvi Azmi Recalls Her Rebellion After Her Marriage to Baba Azmi, the ‘Brahmin Girl Married to a Muslim’

Bollywood actress Tanvi Azmi has been a part of the film industry since 1985 and has always exuded a strong attitude on screen. Despite being a famous face in Bollywood, the actress has never been influenced by glitz and glamour. Tanvi impressed everyone with her most impressive performance as Ranveer Singh’s mother in the film. Bajirao Mastani. Her most recent appearance was in the Amazon Prime web series. Dil, Dosti, dilemmain which she played the role of Anushka Sen’s grandmother and there were often several differences between the two.

Tanvi Azmi thinks about her intercaste marriage with Baba Azmi

In a recent conversation with The Indian Express, Tanvi Azmi opened up about her personal life and revealed that she was rebellious as a child. Recalling the exact moment she started becoming a rebel, the actress revealed that marrying her husband Baba Azmi sent shockwaves across Mumbai. She stressed that her inter-caste marriage was a shock to people and added:

“I was an obedient child and then something happened… I always had some rebellious blood in me, but it was asleep. However, there came a point where I rebelled, and how! It happened when I got married and it was a lot. I felt like the whole of Mumbai had erupted because a Brahmin girl from Maharashtra married a Muslim man, and for many it was like the end of the world. For me the rebellion started and it continued, it just never went away.”

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Tanvi Azmi talks about the pressure of coming from a family of achievers

For the unversed, Tanvi Azmi belongs to a family of achievers as she is the daughter-in-law of poet-lyricist Kaifi Azmi and actress Shaukat Azmi. Furthermore, she is the sister-in-law of Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar. However, Tanvi never succumbed to the pressure of coming from such a prestigious household. She talked about it and said:

“It feels great to be part of such a family, but it has never intimidated me. I never felt like I had to achieve what others had achieved. This is their journey. I’m happy with my trip as long as I get good and varied work. My focus and concern are work that challenges me. My focus was never on this person in my family doing this much or this much. We all have our strengths and weaknesses, so I have never compared myself to anyone or felt inferior because of the high achievers in my family. I am very proud of each and every one of them.”


Tanvi Azmi recalls her childhood memories with her grandparents

Tanvi further opened up about her childhood and revealed that she grew up in a joint family and was spoiled by her grandparents. Talking about her love and affection for her grandfather, she revealed that she was the apple of his eye. The actress said:

“I grew up in a joint family and know what it feels like to have so many people around you all the time. So it felt like a very familiar environment. I really miss my grandfather, who spoiled me to no end, and I thought men treated women like that. I was the apple of his eye, he carried me until I was 8 years old. Today’s children will not experience something like that, especially in an urban society where parents do not send their children away to live with their grandparents.”

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On this note, Tanvi further compared her childhood with that of today’s children and revealed that she feels a great sense of loss for them. She added that children today use cell phones and social media more, while she used to spend her Sundays planting trees, cleaning streets and doing physical activity. Tanvi said:

“I feel a great sense of loss for the children of today. You can’t have simple conversations. Today you have the world in the palm of your hand. So how come it’s all about Instagram and social media, right? What happens if it suddenly disappears? What will you do then? As children, we went planting trees, cleaning the streets and doing physical activities every Sunday, but I don’t see that anymore.”

On the work front, Tanvi Azmi was seen in the show, The matter is legal.

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