Happy Birthday Tanuja: The veteran actress started working at a young age to support her family
New Delhi: Actress Tanuja Mukherjee is celebrating her birthday today. Tanuja’s introduction today is that she is actress Kajol’s mother, but she has given some amazing performances on the big screen in her time.
Tanuja’s mother Shobana Samarth is an actress and her father is producer Kumarsen Samarth. The actress is married to Shomu Mukherjee and has two daughters, Kajol and Tanisha.
Bollywood actress Tanuja has been active in the film industry for decades. He is known for his talent and his flirtation has been seen in films. Let us tell you that Tanuja was born on September 23, 1943. Very few people know that the actress entered the cinema as a child star. He appeared in his sister Nutan’s film Hamari Petty (1950).
Tanuja made her debut as an actress at the age of 16 due to her family’s financial situation. At that time he was studying at St. George’s School in Switzerland.
Tanuja first studied at St. Joseph’s Boarding School in Panchgani, after which the actress was sent to Switzerland by her mother as she loved languages. At the same time, Tanuja befriends Tiger Pattodi’s (Mansoor Ali Khan Pattodi) sister Sabiha Pattodi.
However, Tanuja has to return home due to poor economic condition of her house. Tanuja opted for films as her mother told her to either celebrate it or work in Hindi cinema. In 1960, at the age of 16, his first film ‘Sabili’ was released. This was followed in 1962 by the film ‘Memtidi’. Tanuja has also done many Bengali movies and her name is also taken as one of the boldest actresses of Bollywood.
One of her stories became very popular during Tanuja’s debut film ‘Sabili’. In one scene of the film, the actress was supposed to cry but she smiled repeatedly. Tanuja to Kedar Sharma, I’m not in the mood to cry today. Enraged by this, Kedar Sharma beats up Tanuja. The entire team was shocked to see this. The film’s hero, Raj Kapoor, walked out slowly, and the actress got very angry, scaring the entire set.
She went crying to her mother Shobana to complain about Kedar Sharma. When Tanuja tells the whole thing, even her mother slaps her on the contrary. Because she knows her daughter’s behavior very well. Shobana takes Tanuja back to the set and tells Kedar Sharma that she is crying now, start shooting, after this Tanuja gives the perfect shot.
Kedar Sharma was considered to be one of the angriest directors of the time. He has slapped many superstars before Tanuja. Well, this room took Tanuja to new heights.