Sharmila Tagore on sporting a bikini: "It was an unconventional choice," says actress
Sharmila Tagore sportingly wore a bikini for a Filmfare magazine shoot and here's how she feels about it, read on.
Sharmila Tagore was one of the boldest and gorgeous actresses of her time. She is still evergreen and had many successful films under her belt.
Apart from her film career, the actress is remembered for her bold choices and unconventional attitude towards fashion and films.
Sharmila Tagore became India’s first leading actress to wear a two-piece bikini for a magazine during the early years of her career. She posed in a black and white bikini for Filmfare magazine cover and in a recent online chat with Film Companion she revealed its story.
"People don't let me forget that shoot, I don't know what was the whole hush-hush about I think I looked nice. It was the photographer who was shyer than me. I looked great and my choices have been always very unconventional and free," she said.
Reportedly, it was her idea to pose in a bikini for the cover shoot. She revealed that the photographer was puzzled when she showed him the bikini he said, "Are you sure about this."
In some of the shots, he even asked her to cover her body. She even said that she was always excited and happy to do things in life and filled with curiosity.