Sharmila Tagore has been one of the best actresses of her time. Sharmila has given many great movies in her career. She even today she has millions of fans. At the same time, in the 1960s, Sharmila was embroiled in controversy for posing in a bikini for a film magazine. During an interview, the actress revealed how her then-boyfriend Mansoor Ali Khan, aka Tiger Pataudi, reacted to her bikini controversy.
Sharmila Tagore opened up about her bikini controversy in an interview with Barkha Dutt. The veteran actress had said that at that time she was traveling to Tiger Pataudi, so she had sent him a telegram telling him about the controversy. After this, Pataudi wrote in response to this: ‘You must look very good.’ This was a great support for the actress from her.
The veteran actress also revealed that after her bikini shoot, director Shakti Samant called her and asked to meet her. It is said that he was concerned that the actress would now step into the role of a vampire in the movies.
Sharmila Tagore also revealed that she kept doing things that people couldn’t understand. He also said that at that time a clear line was drawn between the heroine and the vampire. Helen, who played a lot of negative roles in those days, had complete freedom to wear whatever she wanted, but the heroines didn’t have that freedom.
Talking about the work front, Sharmila will be seen in the web series, ‘Gulmohar’ after a hiatus of 11 years. The show stars Manoj Bajpayee, Suraj Sharma, Amol Palekar and many more. It will premiere on the Disney Plus Hot Star OTT platform starting March 3.