Sharmila Tagore

Bengal beauty, and former Kashmir Ki Kali Sharmila Tagore has decided to foray in politics, making another milestone in a distinguished career spanning five decades.

By (A R Modak, by email)

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Published: Tue 30 Oct 2012, 8:28 PM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 12:48 PM

The past year has been a rather tumultuous year for Tagore. She lost her husband, former Indian cricket captain Mansoor Ali Khan, her famous co-star Rajesh Khanna, and Yash Choprha (the director who gave her two powerful roles in Waqt and Daag). Yet, her son Saif Ali Khan’s marriage to the Bollywood A-lister Kareena Kapoor was a joyous occasion for her.

And now the granddaughter of a Nobel Laureate will hopefully grace the corridors of the parliament in the same style that she graced the silver screen!

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