Articles about Sharmila Tagore
Sharmila Tagore, also known as Begum Ayesha Sultana Khan, is a former Indian actress born on December 8, 1944. She made her acting debut at age 14 with Satyajit Ray's widely acclaimed Bengali drama 'The World of Apu' in 1959. She has worked with Ray on numerous films, including 'Devi' (1960), 'Nayak' (1966), 'Aranyer Din Ratri' (1970), and 'Seemabaddha' (1971). Tagore made her Hindi movie debut with Shakti Samanta's romantic drama 'Kashmir Ki Kali' in 1964. Some movies which helped Tagore establish herself as a leading actress in Bollywood include 'Waqt' (1965), 'Anupama' (1966), 'An Evening in Paris' (1967), 'Aamne Saamne' (1967), 'Daag' (1973), and 'Avishkaar' (1974), among others. She was the chairperson of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) between 2004 and 2011. In 2013, the Indian Government honored Tagore with Padma Bhushan. She has won numerous accolades throughout her career, including two National Film Awards, a Filmfare Award, and the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award for her contributions to the Indian cinema.
10 May 2022Entertainment
Veteran actor Sharmila Tagore is set to return in front of the screens after 11 years in the upcoming OTT film, Gulmohar.
09 May 2022Entertainment
There cannot be a second Rabindranath Tagore.
02 May 2022Entertainment
Legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray is known for his multi-faceted talent and his evergreen creations.
02 Jul 2020Entertainment
In the aftermath of actor Sushant Singh Rajput's tragic demise, many celebrities (read star kids) are coming forward to clarify their stance on privilege and nepotism in the industry.
29 Nov 2018Entertainment
Bollywood actor Soha Ali Khan says she is excited for her niece Sara Ali Khan's acting debut in Bollywood and is hopeful that she will make a big impact with her work.
25 Sep 2018Entertainment
Known for leading a healthy lifestyle over the years, Sonu Sood has been honored with the Doctorate Degree of Taekwondo in Mumbai for outstanding contribution towards the sport.
19 Jul 2018Entertainment
It seems to be the year of the newcomers in Bollywood and debutante Janhvi Kapoor says she is excited as an audience to see fresh faces but it is unfortunate that she and Sara Ali Khan have been pitted against each other.
18 Jul 2018Entertainment
An actor, producer, and politician, the indomitable "first superstar" of Hindi cinema left us on this fateful day, six years ago.
18 Jul 2018Entertainment
Priyanka Chopra, a name that has been on India's lips for more than a decade, has now become a metaphor for excellence, worldwide.
16 Jul 2018Entertainment
Featuring magic-musicians like RD Burman, Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar, and Mohammad Rafi, influencing filmmakers like Raj Kapoor, and Shyam Benegal, and actors as big as Rajesh Khanna and Big B, the '70s was a great time for movies in India.
30 Apr 2018Entertainment
Veteran actor Sharmila Tagore recalls she had no idea about lip-syncing when a playback song was being played in her debut Hindi film.
23 Apr 2018Entertainment
A documentary film by director Sangeeta Datta on the life and works of National Award-winning auteur Rituparno Ghosh has been selected for screening at the New York Indian Film Festival.
20 Nov 2017Entertainment
The on-going row over the delayed release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's historical drama 'Padmavati' has once again brought to focus the power of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC).
25 May 2017Entertainment
The Cannes Film Festival entered its 70th anniversary this year. As usual, national media houses gushed over "mind-blowing" pictures of Aishwarya Rai, Sonam Kapoor and Deepika Padukone.