Being Sharmila Tagore


Legendary leading lady Sharmila Tagore went from making her debut in iconic award-winning Bengali film Apur Sansar (1959) as a child to becoming one of the greatest leading ladies in Indian cinema history. The actress also became a symbol of girl power by playing characters ahead of their time, smashing glass ceilings and making the Hindi film heroine sexier. A successful career saw the pin-up mix smaller art films with commercial blockbusters. She has also been a strong role model, became part of a royal family after marrying Mansur Ali Khan, the Nawab of Pataudi, and is the mother of…

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