Tabu's real name is Tabassum Hashmi
In the 1985 film 'Hum Naujawan', she played the role of Dev Anand's daughter
As a child artist, Tabu made a brief appearance in a 1980 film titled 'Bazaar'
Tabu's first proper role as an actress was in the Telugu flick 'Coolie No.1', which had Venkatesh as her co-star
Tabu's first lead role in Bollywood was in the 1994 film 'Pehla Pehla Pyaar', which starred Rishi Kapoor
The actress has won two National Awards, for 'Maachis' and 'Chandni Bar'
One of Tabu's earlier films 'Prem', opposite Sanjay Kapoor, took eight years in the making
In 2000, Tabu and Aishwarya Rai starred in the Tamil film 'Kandukondain Kandukondain', which also featured Mammootty and Ajith Kumar