She is the great-grand niece of legendary poet Rabindranath Tagore. Tagore made her acting debut at the age of 13 when she began shooting for auteur Satyajit Ray's "Apur Sansar" World of Apu , the last in the celebrated Apu trilogy. The film was released on May 1, All photos courtesy: mid-day archives. In the s, Sharmila Tagore's bikini shoot for a magazine cover, the first Indian actress to do so, created quite a stir. Tagore's husband, late Indian cricketing legend Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi's support put her doubts to rest.
Top 10 Bollywood Actresses in Swimming Costumes
Fishnet bikini: The hottest new trend in swimwear
Here's how her bold move defamed her reputation! Sharmila Tagore became Indian cinemas very first actress to sport a bikini on screen. Prev View Again. In-spite of having turned 72, her outstanding work in the field of cinema makes her one of the most beloved actresses till date. However, years back, the young spirited Sharmila fell into the trap of controversies so much so that her bold move almost defamed her reputation. However, the mere fact that an Indian lady had decided to shed most of her clothing was considered to be shameful and a mere publicity stunt by the vast majority.
Hot Photos of Professional Golfer Sharmila Nicollet
Account Options Sign in. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Love Beyond 22 Yards. Sourabh Mukherjee.
Never miss a great news story! Get instant notifications from Economic Times Allow Not now. In August , Tagore was the fi rst Indian actor to pose in a bikini for Filmfare magazine.