Sharmila Tagore returns to acting after a decade, making digital debut with ‘Gulmohar’

Sharmila's innings is starting on the OTT platform.

Jalpana Mohanty
Jalpana Mohanty

Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore of Hindi cinema has returned to the acting world after almost 13 years. The upcoming film titled Gulmohar will be streamed on Disney Plus Hotstar. This is also Sharmila Tagore’s first film to appear on OTT.

Gulmohar will feature capable actors like Amol Palekar and Manoj Bajpayee in key roles along with Sharmila Tagore. Gulmohar will be streamed on the platform on 3 March. The first look of the film has been released. Gulmohar is a family drama depicting the Batra family’s story. Gulmohar is a family drama
Life of Pi fame Suraj Sharma and Simran also play important roles. Director Rahul Chittela has also co-written the film with Arpita Mukherjee. Regarding his character, Manoj Bajpayee said that he has not played such a role before. In Gulmohar, viewers will witness love, care, and ease. The film explores the bonds of relationships. Director Rahul Chittela expressed hope that the film will liked by the audience.

Daughters supported their mother

Soha Ali Khan and Saba Ali Khan expressed happiness over Sharmila Tagore’s digital debut. While sharing the poster, Soha wrote – I am very excited about this. Saba wrote – Waiting to see it. Sharmila Tagore, who has spent over six decades in the Indian film industry, was last in the 2010 film Break. Directed by Danish Aslam, Deepika Padukone, and Imran Khan played lead roles in the film.

Sharmila Tagore returns to acting after 13 years

Sharmila played the role of Deepika’s mother. She has been very selective in her career. That’s why there are many gaps in his filmography. Most of his films are included in the memorable and popular films of Hindi cinema. Sharmila Tagore made her acting debut in 1959 with Satyajit Ray’s film Apur Sansar. He made his debut in Hindi films with Kashmir Ki Kali in 1964. Sharmila was very active in films in the seventies and eighties. After the nineties and the new century, her activism in films decreased, but after 2010 she went completely away from films. Now in the era of OTT, Sharmila Tagore has once again returned to show her performance.

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