Sharmila Tagore (Bengali: শর্মিলা ঠাকুর Shormila Ṭhakur) (now known as Begum Ayesha Sultana) is a Indian film actress from Bengal. She has won several National Film Awards and Filmfare Awards for her performances.
She has lead the Indian Film Censor Board. In December 2005 she was chosen as an UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.
Born in a Bengali Brahmo family in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India, Sharmila Tagore is the daughter of Gitindranath Tagore who was then Dy. General Manager of the British India Company owner of Elgin Mills...