Flashback Friday: Here’s a blushing Sharmila Tagore when Mansoor Ali Khan put a ring on her finger

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The love story of Mansoor Ali Khan, aka Tiger Pataudi, and Sharmila Tagore is nothing in need of a Bollywood movie, full with all of the dramatic twists and turns and, in fact, the grand proposal in Paris. Recently, daughter Saba Pataudi took to Instagram and shared some stunning throwback footage of the couple.

In one of many pictures, Mansoor is seen placing a ring on Sharmila’s finger and the latter is all hearts as she appears to be like down blushing. The duo received married in 1969. Sharmila had earlier revealed that Mansoor introduced their marriage even earlier than proposing to her. According to a report by India Today, she had stated, “We went to fulfill Amma and there he introduced that he and I’ve determined to marry. He didn’t inform me however he introduced it there. He later proposed formally in Paris.”

The couple met in 1965 at a social gathering the place they first interacted with one another. Talking about their non secular distinction, Sharmila Tagore stated in an interview with Tehelka, “When we determined to get married, we didn’t even know the phrases secular or communal. We have been within the throes of younger love. We didn’t know what the fuss round us was all about. We weren’t conscious of the bigger ramifications as a result of for us, the world started and ended with one another.”

At that point, Mansoor Ali Khan was the youngest captain of the Indian cricket staff and Sharmila Tagore was a reigning star in Bollywood. Their love story was the discuss of the city. The couple has three kids, Saif Ali Khan, Soha Ali Khan and Saba Pataudi.


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