From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Naseeruddin Shah (born 20 July 1950) is an Indian film actor and director. He is considered to be one of the finest actors of Indian cinema. In 2003, the Government of India honored him with the Padma Bhushan for his contributions towards Indian cinema. Description above from the Wikipedia article Naseeruddin Shah, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia?