Sharmila Tagore on choosing Mansoor Ali Khan over leading men of Bollywood: ‘I knew he won’t hurt me on purpose’
Sharmila Tagore recently opened up about why she chose to marry former cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan aka Tiger Pataudi despite being around the leading men of Bollywood. It was his ‘sense of humour’ that won the heart of Kashmir Ki Kali actor and she knew that he would never “hurt me on purpose.”
While discussing her film career and all the significant moments of her life during an interview with Ladies Study Group (a book club in Kolkata), Sharmila revealed that her family was always fond of cricket and cricketers. Her mother even turned all red when someone said anything bad about former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly as well.
Recalling her first meeting with Tiger, the yesteryear beauty said, “I met him in around 1965 at somebody’s party. There we got to talk to…