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 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 name||Sharmila Tagore|
|Nickname||Begum Ayesha Sultan|
|Place of birth||Hyderabad, India|
|Current City||Mumbai, Maharashtra|
|Date of Birth||8 December, 1944|
|Age||76 Years old|
|Colour of Hair||Dark Brown|
|Colour of Eye||Dark Brown|
|Zodiac Sign/ Sun Sign||Sagittarius|
|School name||Loreto Convert, Asansol, West Bengal and St. John’s Diocesan girls higher secondar school, Kolkata.|
|Educational Qualification||Not mentioned|
|Father’s Name||Gitindranath Tagore|
|Mother’s Name||Ira Baruah|
|Sister’s Name||Chinky Tagore and Late Tinku Tagore|
|religion||Hindu (Before Marriage) Islam (After Marriage)|
|Hobbies||Shopping, Reading Books, Musics, and Gardening.|
|Favorite Director||Satyajit Raj|
|Favorite Actor||Dharamendra, Rajesh Khanna, Shashi Kapoor, and Sanjiv Kumar|
|Favorite Destination||France and South Africa|
|Late. Husband name||Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi|
|Childrens||One son and two Daughters|
|Son’s name||Saif Ali Khan|
|Daughter’s Name||Saba Ali Khan and Soha Ali Khan|
|Debut Movies||Bengali- 1959, Apur Sansar Hindi- 1964, Kashmir Ki Kali|
|Awards||FilmfareNational film awardPadma Bhushan|
|Favorite Colour||Not Mentioned|
|Favorite Actress||Not Mentioned|
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.
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.
- Chhoti Bahu
- Amar Prem
- Raja Rani
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.
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.