|Wife||Ratna Pathak Shah|
|Sons||Imaad Shah, Vivaan Shah|
Naseeruddin Shah was born into a Muslim family on 20th July 1949 Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh state. He attended St. Anselm’s Ajmer, St Joseph’s College, Nainital an Aligarh Muslim University. After completion of his graduation he attended National School of Drama in Delhi. He made his film debut in 1975 through Bollywood film Nishant.
He subsequently appeared in numerous commercially successful films like The Dirty Picture co-starring Vidya Balan, Tusshar Kapoor, Emraan Hashmi and Anju Mahendru, A Wednesday! co-starring Anupam Kher, Jimmy Shergill, Aamir Bashir and Deepal Shaw, Krrish co-starring Hrithik Roshan, Rekha and Priyanka Chopra, Iqbal co-starring Shreyas Talpade, Yatin Karyekar, Girish Karnad and Prateeksha Lonkar, Sarfarosh co-starring Aamir Khan, Sonali Bendre, Mukesh Rishi and Shri Vallabh Vyas, Mohra, Aakrosh, among other films.
He also ventured into film direction in 2006 with Yun Hota To Kya Hota starring Konkona Sen Sharma, Irfan Khan, Ayesha Takia, Jimmy Shergill and Paresh Rawal. He also directed theatre plays like Ismat Chughtai, Saadat Hasan Manto etc. He also entered Hollywood films in 2003 through The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen co-starring Sean Connery, Peta Wilson, Stuart Townsend and Tony Curran.
Naseeruddin Shah / Nasiruddin family members’ names and photos
His elder brother Lieutenant General Zameeruddin Shah is a retired Indian Army officer. After retirement he served as Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University.
Actor Salim Shah is his cousin’s son.
Ex-wife and children [1 daughter]
He was married Manara Sikri when he was just 20 and the couple gave birth to a daughter named Heeba Shah, who is also an actress. After few years of marriage they separated and his wife moved to Iran with daughter.
Wife and children [2 sons]
After the death of his first wife he married Ratna Pathak Shah in 1982 and the couple gave birth to Imaad Shah and Vivaan Shah.