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Sharmila Tagore
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Tagore in 2018
Born 8 December 1944 (1944-12-08) (age 76)
Hyderabad, British India
(now Telangana, India)
Occupation Actress
Years active 1959–1984
1991–2010
Spouse(s)
Mansoor Ali Khan
(m. 1969; died 2011)
Children 3 (Saif, Saba and Soha)
Family
  • Tagore family
  • Pataudi 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.

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.


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