Veteran beauty Sharmila Tagore has enthralled Dhaka city at an event held on Saturday(15th July).
Descendant of Rabindranath Tagore, has been a fan favorite of Bangladeshi people for years. Seeing the silver screen legend directly just soared their love and admiration for her.
Held at Bashundhara International Convention City, the event hosting Sharmila Tagore was enlightened as soon as the actress entered the stage. Her acting and conversation enthralled the surrounding immediately.
The event was organized on the occasion of 21st anniversary of ATN Bangla.
The actress, who is now more than seventy, is still as graceful and evergreen as her debut days. Admitting that she feels pride belonging to the Tagore family, she said, “Rabi Tagore died three years before I was born, so I could not have direct contact with him. I have heard many stories from my mother though.”
Around 8:30 PM, singer Shithi Saha took the stage. Sharmila Tagore’s songs were being enacted and danced on the stage by performers. Popular small screen actress Tarin danced with the tunes of ‘Adho Alo Chaya te, Kichu Bhalobasha te’. Sharmila Tagore enjoyed the rendition sitting at the first row.
Expressing her feelings, Sharmila said in Bangla, “Dhaka is one of my favorites. I have my roots in Bangladesh, so the connection is unique. Our history and politics divided us, but that did not anyhow affect my affection. Our language and arts is one and inseparable. No wonder I feel so close to this country.”
Talking about the recent restlessness in the film industry, she said, “I wish to witness more cultural exchanges between our countries. I want joint-production films to be made. The restriction of borders should not be an interruption to our creative selves.”
The show also hosted music entity Jeet Gannguly who rocked the stage later.
Notably Sharmila Tagore, a renowned persona, is an Indian film actress known for her works predominantly in Hindi cinema. She has received two National Film Awards and two Filmfare Awards for her performances.