Most Iconic Bollywood Actress
One of the Iconic Bollywood Actress Sharmila Tagore born a Hindu at 8 December 1946, and that remained her faith until she married Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi.She established herself as a popular Hindi film actress with Shakti Samanta s Kashmir Ki Kali with Shammi Kapoor in 1964. Samanta again cast her in many more hit films, notably An Evening in Paris (1967), again with Shammi, the first appearance in a bikini of an Indian actress which not only shocked conservative Indian audiences but also set off a wave of bikini clad actresses carried forward by Parveen Babi, Zeenat Aman and Dimple Kapadia but established Tagore s role as somewhat of a sex symbol in Bollywood Wearing a bikini put her name in the Indian press as one of Bollywood s ten hottest actresses of all time.She has won National Film Awards and Filmfare Awards for her performances. She has led the Indian Film Censor Board from October 2004 till March 2011. She is best remembered for her 9 films opposite Rajesh Khanna.