Sign : Scorpio
Birthday : Dec 08, 1944
Sharmila Tagore (now Begum Ayesha Sultana) (born 8 December 1944) is an Indian film actress. 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. In December 2005 she was chosen as an UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. In 2013, she was awarded Padma Bhushan by the Government of India.
Tagore was born in Hyderabad State to Ira Baruah, an Assamese and Gitindranath Tagore, a Bengali.
Tagore's mother, Ira Baruah, was the daughter of J Baruah, the founder Principal of Earl Law College (now Government Law College) in Guwahati and her grandfather Gunabhiram Baruah led the fight against the tradition of child marriage and worked for promotion of widow marriage and women education in Assam. Tagore's maternal grandmother Latika Tagore was the granddaughter of Rabindranath Tagore's brother, Dwijendranath Tagore.
Tagore's father Gitindranath Tagore, was then deputy general manager of the East India Company owner of Elgin Mills. Her father was the son of Kanakendranath Tagore. Her great grand father was the actor and artist Gaganendranath Tagore  and great grand uncle the painter Abanindranath Tagore. One of Tagore's very early paternal ancestors was an uncle to the poet and Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore.
Tagore's was the eldest child and has two sisters, late Oindrila Kunda [Tinku Tagore] and Romila Tagore [Chinky]. Tinku was an international bridge player and also acted in the role of Mini, the child star in Tapan Sinha's cinema Kabuliwala of 1957.
Tagore attended St. John's Diocesan Girls' Higher Secondary School and Loreto Convent, Asansol. Tagore did not continue her education and quit studies due to attendance requirements at the college.