Sharmila Tagore Turns 79: Celebrate the icon with her top 5 films

Join the celebration as iconic actress Sharmila Tagore turns 79, reminiscing her timeless charm through her top 5 classic films.

Sharmila Tagore Turns 79: Celebrate the icon with her top 5 films

Today marks the 79th birthday of the legendary actress, Sharmila Tagore, whose grace, talent, and timeless beauty have left an indelible mark on the Indian film industry. As fans and well-wishers shower her with love and warm wishes, let’s take a trip down memory lane to revisit five of her most iconic films that have stood the test of time.

1. Aradhana (1969):

Sharmila Tagore’s pairing with Rajesh Khanna in “Aradhana” created magic on the silver screen. The film showcased her acting prowess. It also gave us timeless melodies like “Roop Tera Mastana” that are still cherished by audiences today.

2. Amar Prem” (1972):

This film, directed by Shakti Samanta, featured Sharmila Tagore in a poignant role that tugged at the heartstrings of the audience. Her portrayal of a lonely and abandoned wife in “Amar Prem” earned her critical acclaim and remains etched in the memories of cinephiles.


3. Mausam (1975):

Directed by Gulzar, “Mausam” was a poignant love story that unfolded across different seasons. Sharmila Tagore’s nuanced performance in the film, alongside Sanjeev Kumar, showcased her versatility as an actress and earned her accolades.

4. Chupke Chupke (1975):

In this Hrishikesh Mukherjee classic, Sharmila Tagore shared the screen with Dharmendra, Amitabh Bachchan, and Jaya Bachchan. Her effortless comic timing and on-screen chemistry with the ensemble cast made “Chupke Chupke” a timeless comedy. Audiences still love the movie.

5. Satyam Shivam Sundaram” (1978):

Directed by Raj Kapoor, this film explored themes of inner beauty and true love. Sharmila Tagore’s portrayal of a woman with a disfigured face, navigating the challenges of societal norms, showcased her acting prowess and added depth to the narrative.

As Sharmila Tagore celebrates another year of her remarkable life, her contribution to Indian cinema remains unparalleled. Her legacy as an actress and her influence on generations of performers make her a true icon in the world of entertainment. Here’s wishing the evergreen beauty a joyous and fulfilling birthday!

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