Sharmila Tagore On Marriage With Mansoor Ali Khan : Veteran Bollywood actress and two-time National Film Award winner Sharmila Tagore recently spoke about her inter-caste marriage with late Indian cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi. Had talked openly. The actress, who married the Nawab of Pataudi in 1968, in a recent conversation with Twinkle Khanna for Tweak India, discussed the challenges faced by her family due to their different religious backgrounds. She revealed that her family even received threats that they would be shot if she married Mansoor.
Sharmila-Mansoor had to face many challenges during their marriage
Sharmila revealed, “Everyone in my family, my uncles, my cousins, all of them The marriage took place in Bengali and all of them in Tiger’s family were married from their own community. So Tiger and I were the only ones and we had announced to our respective families that we were getting married, at that time I was working and he was playing cricket, so we didn’t really know what the background was. .
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The venue of Sharmila-Mansoor’s wedding had to be changed at the last moment
Discussing about her marriage and the challenges faced by her, Sharmila Tagore further mentioned that her family Initially the marriage was arranged in Fort William, Kolkata. This option was chosen due to concerns about the potential risks and other issues associated with their intercaste marriage. However, Fort William backed out at the last moment because some of the groom’s relatives had army connections. Then he had to quickly find an alternative venue which was a big house of some ambassador friends.