Sharmila Tagore

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Sharmila Tagore
Sharmila Tagore 3.jpg
Tagore in 2018
Born (1944-12-08) 8 December 1944 (age 75)
Hyderabad, British India
(now Telangana, India)[1]
OccupationActress
Years active1959–1984
1991–2010
Spouse(s)
Mansoor Ali Khan
(m. 1969; died 2011)
Children3 (Saif, Saba and Soha)
Family

Sharmila Tagore (born 8 December 1944), also known by her married name Ayesha Begum, is a retired Indian actress. She is known for her roles in Mausam (1975) and Abar Aranye (2003), and Viruddh (2006).

In December 2005 she was chosen as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.[2]

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.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Birthday special: Things you may not know about Sharmila Tagore". Mid Day. Retrieved 25 April 2016.
  2. "Sharmila Tagore, for UNICEF". rediff.com. 8 December 2005.
  3. "Sharmila Tagore, India's emblem at Cannes – Times of India".