Sharmila Tagore Biography, Age, Height, Family & More

Sharmila Tagore Biography, Age, Height, Family & More

Sharmila Tagore (born 8 December 1944), also known by her married name Ayesha Begum, is a former Indian film actress, known for her works in Hindi cinema as well as in Bengali films. She was considered as one of the Best Actresses of her time and has received two National Film Awards for her performances in the films Mausam (1975) and Abar Aranye (2003), and two Filmfare Awards, a Best Actress award for Aradhana (1969) and a Lifetime Achievement Award for her contributions to the cinema. Tagore holds the record of being the eldest person to have ever been nominated in the Best Actress category at Filmfare for the drama Viruddh (2006), at the age of 61.

Tagore led the Indian Film Censor Board from October 2004 till March 2011. In December 2005 she was chosen as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. 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.

Tagore 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. She later appeared in Shakti Samanta’s Kashmir Ki Kali in 1964. Samanta cast her in many more films, including An Evening in Paris (1967), in which she became the first Indian actress to appear in a bikini, which established Tagore as somewhat of a sex symbol in Hindi films. She also posed in a bikini for the glossy Filmfare magazine in 1966. But, when Begum Ayesha Sultana was the chairperson of the Central Board of Film Certification 36 years later, she expressed concerns about the increased use of bikinis in Indian films.

Profession(s)Actress
Height (Approx)in centimeters- 162 cm
in meters- 1.62 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 4”
Weight (approx)in Kilograms- 55 kg
in Pounds- 121 lbs
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorDark Brown
  
Personal Life———–
Date of Birth8 December 1944
Age (as in 2020) 76 Years
Birthplace/BornHyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Zodiac signSagittarius
NationalityIndian
HometownHyderabad, Telangana, India
School• Loreto Convent, Asansol, West Bengal, India,
• St. John’s Diocesan Girls’ Higher Secondary School, Kolkata
DebutBengali FilmApur Sansar (The World of Apu) (1959)
Hindi Film
Kashmir Ki Kali (1964)
FamilyFatherGitindranath Tagore
Mother
Ira Baruah
Brother
None
Sisters
late Oindrila Kunda (Tinku Tagore), Romila Sen (Chinky Tagore)
Religion• Hinduism (by birth)
• Islam (converted to Islam just before her marriage)
HobbiesShopping, Gardening, Reading Books, and Listening to music
Awards, Honors, Achievements• Filmfare Award for Best Actress for the film Aradhana (1970)
• National Film Award for Best Actress for the film Mausam (1975)
• Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award (1998)
• National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for the film Abar Aranye (2003)
• Honoured with Padma Bhushan by the Government of India (2013)
• Lifetime Achievement Award by PHD Chamber of Commerce (2017)
Sharmila TAGORE - Festival de Cannes 2020
Boys Affairs and More———-
Marital StatusWidow
Affairs/BoyfriendsMansoor Ali Khan Pataudi (Cricketer)
Husband/SpouseMansoor Ali Khan Pataudi (Cricketer)
ChildrenSon– Saif Ali Khan (Actor)
Daughters– Saba Ali Khan and Soha Ali Khan (Actress)
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Favorite Things———-
Favorite Food(S)Bengali
Favorite Actor(S)Sanjeev Kumar, Shashi Kapoor, Rajesh Khanna, Dharmendra
Favorite MusicianBegum Akhtar
Favorite RestaurantBukhara, Delhi
Favorite Destination(S)France, South Africa
HusbandMansoor Ali Khan Pataudi (Cricketer)

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