Sharmila Tagore Biography, Age, Profession and Career, family, Net worth and more

In this article I am going to share about the most iconic actress or mother of very famous actor Saif Ali Khan, her name is Sharmila Tagore. 

Here I will share all the possible available information about her so scroll below and start reading. Very first let’s begin with her short intro.

Who is Sharmila Tagore?

Sharmila Tagore

Sharmila Tagore is a very famous actress of her time and also she is the mother of very famous Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan. 

A few years ago she received the third-highest civilian award which is Padma Bhushan because of her contribution to cinema. 

Sharmila Tagore Age

She was born in Hyderabad, India on the 8th of December, in 1944. But she spent her few years in Bengal and from where she completes her schooling.

Real and full nameSharmila Tagore
NicknameBegum Ayesha Sultan
Profession/ OccupationActress
NationalityIndian
GenderFemale
Place of birthHyderabad, India
Current CityMumbai, Maharashtra
Date of Birth8 December, 1944
Age76 Years old
Colour of HairDark Brown
Colour of EyeDark Brown
Height162 CM
Weight55 Kilograms
Zodiac Sign/ Sun SignSagittarius
School nameLoreto Convert, Asansol, West Bengal and St. John’s Diocesan girls higher secondar school, Kolkata.
Collage/ UniversityNo
Educational QualificationNot mentioned
Father’s NameGitindranath Tagore
Mother’s NameIra Baruah
SiblingsTwo sisters
Sister’s NameChinky Tagore and Late Tinku Tagore
religionHindu (Before Marriage) Islam (After Marriage)
HobbiesShopping, Reading Books, Musics, and Gardening.
Favorite DirectorSatyajit Raj
Favorite ActorDharamendra, Rajesh Khanna, Shashi Kapoor, and Sanjiv Kumar
Favorite DestinationFrance and South Africa
Martial StatusWidow
Late. Husband nameMansoor Ali Khan Pataudi
ChildrensOne son and two Daughters
Son’s nameSaif Ali Khan
Daughter’s NameSaba Ali Khan and Soha Ali Khan
Debut MoviesBengali- 1959, Apur Sansar Hindi- 1964, Kashmir Ki Kali
AwardsFilmfareNational film awardPadma Bhushan
Favorite ColourNot Mentioned
Favorite ActressNot Mentioned
Smoke?No
Drink?Not mentioned
Sharmila Tagore

As per the current year, she is currently 76 years old, and soon this year in December, she will turn or celebrate her 77th of birthday.

Career and Profession

She did not complete her primary and secondary level education because she was not interested in studies or she was also not good at studies that’s why she left studies at just the age of 13 and started her career in Cinema.

Sharmila Tagore

In 1959 she made her debut in cinema with the Bengali movie named ‘Apur Sansar’ and this movie was directed by the ‘Satyajit Ray’. 

Then in 1964 Sharmila Tagore made her Bollywood debut with the Hindi movie named “Kashmir ki kali” which was directed by the Shakti Samantha.

Below I am sharing her Hits with RAJESH KHANNA.

  • Safar
  • Aradhana
  • Chhoti Bahu
  • Amar Prem
  • Raja Rani
  • Daag
  • Avishkaar

That’s was her hits with legendry Rajesh Khanna now let’s see her hits with superstar Dharmendra:

  •  Anupama, 1966
  • Devar, 1966
  • Satyakam, 1969
  • Mere Hamdam Mere Dost, 1968
  • Yakeen, 1969
  • Chupke-Chupke, 1975
  • Ek Mahal Sapno Ka, 1975
  • Sunny, 1984

That was her hits with superstar Dharmendra along with this she was among highest paid actress of 70s.

Sharmila Tagore was also chosen for the goodwill ambassador of UNICEF.

Family Background

She belongs to the brahmin Hindu family but before marriage, she converted herself into Islam. Her parent’s name is Gitindranath Tagore (Father) and Ira Baruah (Mother). 

Her Sister’s name is Chinky Tagore and Late Tinku Tagore. Later in 1969 on 27 December, she got married to former Indian captain and Nawab of Pataudi “Mansoor Ali Khan”. A few years ago in 2011 on 22 September he died. 

Sharmila Tagore has three children in which one is very famous Bollywood actor named Saif Ali Khan who marries to Kareena Kapoor but before he married to Amrita Singh.

Saif Ali Khan has two sister’s whose name is Saba and Soha Ali Khan. 

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