Tabu has appeared in more than 90 films and her range has her compared with Meryl Streep. Photo: @tabufans/InstagramTabu has appeared in more than 90 films and her range has her compared with Meryl Streep. Photo: @tabufans/Instagram
Tabu has appeared in more than 90 films and her range has her compared with Meryl Streep. Photo: @tabufans/Instagram

Why Tabu is the Meryl Streep of Indian cinema – from Andhadhun to Jai Ho, Bharat and Life of Pi, 5 ways the Bollywood actress never stays still

From appearing in Vijaypath’s 1994 hit song Ruk Ruk Ruk to playing courtesan Saeeda Bai in the BBC’s new adaptation of Vikram Seth’s novel A Suitable Boy, 49-year-old Tabu has eschewed Bollywood conventions to carve out a laudable career, strafing from independent productions to mainstream movies

Topic |   Asian cinema: Bollywood
Tabu has appeared in more than 90 films and her range has her compared with Meryl Streep. Photo: @tabufans/InstagramTabu has appeared in more than 90 films and her range has her compared with Meryl Streep. Photo: @tabufans/Instagram
Tabu has appeared in more than 90 films and her range has her compared with Meryl Streep. Photo: @tabufans/Instagram
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