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A Bengali actress who achieved success young, Sharmila appeared in numerous Bengali Sharmila Tagore's ancestor was the noted Rabindranath Tagore. The relationship of these two industries grew stronger when cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi married Bollywood diva, Sharmila Tagore. Sharmila Tagore's maternal grandmother Latika Tagore was the granddaughter of Rabindranath Tagore's brother Dwijendranath.
Shoutindramohan Tagore —98 was one of the first Indians to have studied at the Royal Academy.
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Tagore, was a great musicologist who was awarded a Doctor of Music degree by the University of Pennsylvania in and a D. Litt Honoris Causa by Oxford University in He was proficient in both Indian and Western music.
He was honoured by the Shah of Iran with the 'Nabab Shahzada' title. He was also a playwright and Justice of the Peace. He was also a leading philanthropist of his time. Inshe married Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, a well-known cricketer and royal personage who was the captain of the Indian cricket team. She converted to Islam to marry Pataudi as Ayesha Sultana, but is usually known by her maiden name. Sir Prodyot Coomar Tagore —son of Jatindramohun Tagore, was a leading philanthropist, art collector, and photographer.
He was the first Indian member of the Royal Photographic Society. However, it was his business prowess that brought him both wealth and fame. In partnership with William Carr, he established Carr, Tagore and Companythe first equal partnership between European and Indian businessmen and the initiator of the managing agency system in India.
Debendranath Tagore founded the Brahmo religion and also started its journal Tattwabodhini Patrika.
His children continued in the Brahmo Samaj. Gunendra's sons, Gaganendra, Samarendra and Abanindra branched out but retained cordial relationship with the Jorasanko family. It became the inspiration for the Bengal Renaissance. The Brahmo Samaj cast a very wide-ranging influence on its parent Hindu society, much wider than its limited membership would ostensibly permit.
Dwijendranath Tagore — was a great scholar, poet and music composer. He wrote extensively in the newspapers and magazines of the day on literature, philosophy and religion. He was editor of "Bharati" and Tattwabodhini Patrika.
A pioneer in Bengali shorthand, he was one of the organisers of the Hindu Mela.
Earlier, he and his brother Ganendranath were among the first students to pass the Entrance Examination of Calcutta University in Even while serving in an adminsistrative job, he was a prolific writer, poet and song composer. Many of his nationalist songs are still sung.
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He was editor of "Tattwabodhini Patrika" and took an active interest in the Hindu Mela. He encouraged his wife, Jnanadanandini Devito adopt western ideas and for that purpose took her to a governor's party and also to England, something unthinkable in those days.
Like most of Debendranath's children, he had varied interests in different fields. On one hand he composed a number of "Bromhosangeets" and on the other, wrote articles on physical science which he planned to compile and edit into a textbook for school students. If his untimely death had not prevented him from completing the project, this would certainly have been the first science textbook to be written in Bengali.
He was known for his physical strength and wrestling skills. Exceptionally for the times, he insisted on a formal education for his daughters. He not only put them through school but trained them in music, arts and European languages such as French and German. It was another mark of his forward thinking that he actively sought out eligible grooms from different provinces of India for his daughters and married them off in places as far away as Uttar Pradesh and Assam.
Jyotirindranath Tagore — was a scholar, artist, music composer and theatre personality. He also translated several other books. He wrote several plays, and directed and acted in them. He composed songs that are still available in CDs. Around 2, of his paintings are in possession of Rabindra Bharati. A selection of his paintings were published in London inat the instance of Rothenstein. He was the first Asian to win a Nobel Prize, and was exceptionally talented and the most famous in the family.
Rabindranath is best remembered in history for writing what became the national anthems of the nations of India and Bangladesh and for coining the title Mahatma for Indian nationalist leader Mohandas Gandhi.
Amongst his daughters Swarnakumari Devi — was a gifted writer, editor, song-composer and social worker. She was editor of Bharati, a remarkable accomplishment in an age when very few girls went to school.
She also edited a children's magazine Balak and developed Sakhi Samiti as a means for improving the lives of women.
She was the author of several books. The artists[ edit ] After Rabindranath, the most notable in the Jorasanko family were Gaganendranath Tagore —Abanindranath Tagore —and Sunayani —who made immense contributions to Indian art. Gaganendranath was a pioneer in many ways — in adopting Indian styles of painting after training in western art, and then absorbing Japanese styles. Its influence spread across the country while it incorporated various strains of South Asian influence.
Dwijendranath's second son Sudhindranath — was a renowned author. His son Soumyendranath —74 was well known as a leftist politician. Soumyendranath was anti-Nazi and was briefly arrested in in connection with a plot to assassinate Hitler . The pair gave 6 box office blockbusters and 3 unfortunate box office flops which were critically acclaimed films.
Sharmila's pairing opposite male actors Rajesh Khanna, Dharmendra and Shashi Kapoor was loved by the audiences, though Khanna-Sharmila pair remained the most popular with both critics and audience. Nichol Sharmila Tagore is a Bengali actress, who has now achieved success in Hindi films produced by Bollywood. Sharmila Tagore's ancestor was the noted Rabindranath Tagore.
Sharmila married the famous Indian cricketer Mansoor Ali Khanand since then her marriage has been intact. Sharmila has one son and two daughters. Daughter Soha has recently entered Bollywood too. Her daughter-in-law is noted Bollywood actress, Amrita Singh.
However, Saif and Amrita have separated, with Sharmila's grandchildren remaining with their mother, Amrita, in India. Rajesh Khanna- Sharmila Tagore were paired in 9 films and 6 were super-hits and 3 were critically acclaimed but unfortunate flops and the pair appeared in a special appearance in 2 films films-Badnaam Farishte and Naseeb.
She has been appointed the new Chairperson of the Central Board of Film Certification in India, taking over from Anupam Kherwho has thus far not resigned from this position. Her father's name is Gitindranath Tagore. Her husband, Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudidied on September 22, from respiratory failure at age 70 after 41 years of marriage. They had three children. Gave birth to her third child at age 31, a daughter Soha Ali Khan on October 4, Child's father is her late husband, Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi.
Gave birth to her second child, a daughter Saba Ali Khan in Gave birth to her first child at age 23, a son Saif Ali Khan on August 16, Sharmila Tagore was 2nd highest paid Hindi actress from along-with Nanda and Waheeda Rehmaan and became the highest paid actress along-with Mumtaz from after her pair with Superstar Rajesh Khanna was appreciated with audience.