Tabu is considered by critics to be one of the finest actors we have in Bollywood today. She has received several accolades and awards for her contribution to Indian cinema. She has established herself as one of the leading actresses in the industry. She has also been a part of several critically acclaimed international projects as well. Read on to know more about her movies that were inspired by novels:
Maqbool was an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s tragic novel, Macbeth. It was directed by Vishal Bhardwaj and starred Tabu and Irrfan Khan in lead roles. The film failed to perform well at the box office but the team of Maqbool won critical acclaim for their contribution to the film. The film was also a part of several international film festivals including the Toronto International Film Festival and the Cannes Film Festival.
Fitoor was based on Charles Dicken’s famous novel, Great Expectations. Directed by Abhishek Kapoor, the film starred Tabu, Aditya Roy Kapur and Katrina Kaif in lead roles. The film failed to fare well at the box office. However, Tabu’s performance in the film garnered her acclaim from many film critics. The soundtrack of the film received much love from the audience as well.
Life of Pi was based on Yann Martel's 2001 best-selling novel of the same name. The film was directed by Ang Lee. The film starred Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Rafe Spall, Tabu and Adil Hussain in lead roles. The film received praise from the audience and even went on to win several awards that year including Best Picture at the Academy Awards that year.
The Namesake starred Irrfan Khan, Tabu, Kal Penn and Sahira Nair in lead roles. However, the film traced the story Irrfan Khan and Tabu and how their lives change after they get married and move to a different country. The film was based on Jhumpa Lahiri's novel of the same name. The movie opened to positive reviews, especially from the American audience.
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