SHARMILA TAGORE WIKI BIOGRAPHY
Hindi cinema gave birth to the brilliant actress Sharmila Tagore who was also known well in Bengali cinema. She is also known as Begum Ayesha Sultana who is born on 8 December 1944. She has done impeccable work in the industry and enjoys her popularity of being best actress in late 90’s. She has received two National Film Awards and two Filmfare Awards for her performances. She led the Indian Film Censor Board from October 2004 till March 2011. UNICEF choose her Goodwill Ambassador in Nov’2005. She was one of the International Competition’s Jury Members at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival. In 2013, she was awarded Padma Bhushan by the Government of India.
SHARMILA TAGORE FAMILY PROFILE
The daughter of Gitindranath Tagore, Sharmila Tagore was born in Hyderabad, India. Her father was a general manager in the British India Corporation, by his wife Ira Tagore (née Barua). , While her mother came from an Assamese family, her father belonged to a Bengali family, and both of them were distantly related to the Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore. Even for the matter of fact, She is more closely related to Rabindranath Tagore through her mother:
SHARMILA TAGORE PROFESSIONAL LINE
She has achieved a lot throughout her life and was one the International Competition’s Jury Member at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival. She began her career as an actress in Satyajit Ray’s 1959 Bengali film Apur Sansar (The World of Apu), as the ill-fated bride of the title character.. Samanta cast her in An Evening in Paris (1967), in which she became the first Indian actress to appear in a bikini. Due to this, She was portrayed as somewhat of a sex symbol in Hindi films. She also posed in a bikini for the glossy Filmfare magazine in 1968., she expressed concerns about the increased use of bikinis in Indian films when she became chairperson of the Central Board of Film Certification 36 years later
Samanta later teamed up Tagore with Rajesh Khanna for movies such as Aradhana (1969) and Amar Prem (1972). Other directors paired them together in Safar (1970), Daag (1973), and Maalik (1972). Their pair gave 7 box office hits– Aradhana, Safar, Amar Prem, Chhoti Bahu, Daag, “Raja Rani” and Avishkaar..The film Raja Rani did well at the box office and taking into consideration as per the review which was made in 2014 by the Hindu newspaper. The film would have grossed more than 100 crores. She starred in Gulzar’s 1975 film, Mausam and won the National Film Award for Best Actress. She was the highest paid Bollywood actress from 1970 to 1976 along with Mumtaz. He number of movies seems o be endless including starred opposite to Dharmendra in Devar (1966), Anupama (1966), Mere Hamdam Mere Dost (1968), Satyakam (1969), Yakeen (1969), Chupke Chupke (1975) and Ek Mahal Ho Sapno Ka (1975); Amitabh Bachchan in Faraar (1975); Sanjeev Kumar in Mausam (1975), and Besharam (1978); and Naseeruddin Shah in the Bengali film Mangaldeep (1991).
Recently,She walked as a showstopper in 2017 for Designer Rohini Gugnani at India Runway Week
SHARMILA TAGORE LOVE LIFE
Ali Khan Pataudi, the Nawab of Pataudi married Sharmila Tagore who was former captain of the Indian cricket team, in a Nikah ceremony held on 27 December 1969. Due to inter-religion marriage,She converted to Islam upon marriage and changed her name to Begum Ayesha Sultana Khan. They had three children: Saif Ali Khan, a Bollywood actor, Saba Ali Khana jewellery designer, and Soha Ali Khan,a Bollywood actress and TV personality. After the death of Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi at age 70, on 22 September 2011.In November 2012 she wrote to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) asking for the upcoming series between India and England to be recognised as the Pataudi Trophy which was commissioned by the MCC in 2007. The Indian board responded saying that England’s Test series in India are contested for the Anthony de Mello Trophy, in honour of the cricket administrator and co-founder of the BCCI.
SHARMILA TAGORE BIOGRAPHY/WIKI
|DATE OF BIRTH||8th dec, 1944|
|HEIGHT||5 feet 6 inches|
|HOBBIES||Dancing, acting, music|
|Daughters||Jhanvi Kapoor & Khushi Kapoor|