Gitindranath Tagore

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Gitindranath Tagore biography, wiki, wife, daughters, siblings, family

Biography
NameGitindranath Tagore
ProfessionDeputy general manager at Elgin Mills
Famous forBeing Sharmila Tagore's father
Date of BirthNot Known
Birth PlaceKolkata, West Bengal, India
NationalityIndian
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ReligionHinduism
CasteBrahmin
Mother TongueBengali
Physical Stats
Heightin centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5ft 9in
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Family and Marriage Details
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseIra Tagore (née Baruah)
Children
Daughter(s)Sharmila Tagore
Romila Tagore Sen (Chinky Tagore Sen)
Oindrila Tagore Kundu (Tinku Tagore Kundu)
Parents
FatherKanakendranath Tagore
MotherSuramasundari Devi
Sibling(s)
Sister(s)Gouri Chaudhuri (née Tagore)
Anubha Mookerjee (née Tagore)
Shima Gupta (née Tagore)
Shukla Ray (née Tagore)
Karabi Tagore
Brother(s)Kobindra Tagore
Bhechku Tagore
Other Relative(s)
Niece(s)Jayoti Lahiri (née Chaudhuri)
Shubhra Tagore (née Mookerjee)
Sangeeta Ray
Nephew(s)Rajat Chaudhuri
Joy Gupta
Grandfather (Paternal)Gaganendranath Tagore (Painter and Cartoonist)
Granddaughter(s)Soha Ali Khan (Actress)
Saba Ali Khan (Jewellery designer)
Grandson(s)Saif Ali Khan (Actor)
Mickey Kundu
Son-in-law(s)Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi (Cricketer)
Dilip Kundu
Nikhil Sen
Brother-in-law(s)Ramendra Nath Mookerjee
Indra Kumar Gupta
Kalyan Kumar Ray
Sister-in-law(s)Manju Tagore
Mother-in-lawLatika Barua (née Tagore)
Father-in-lawJnanadabhiram Barua
Education Details
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationPost Graduate
Other Details
Food HabitVegetarian
Facts
Gitindranath Tagore was the father of famous actress Sharmila Tagore. He was born in a aristocratic Bengali Hindu Tagore family to Kanakendranath Tagore and his wife Suramasundari Devi.
He had 9 siblings: Kobindra Tagore, Bhechku Tagore, Gouri Tagore, Anubha Tagore, Shima Tagore, Shukla Tagore & Karabi Tagore. 1
Gitindranath Tagore worked as a deputy general manager at Elgin Mills owned by British India Corporation. 2
He was distantly related to the Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore as his great-grandfather Gunendranath Tagore was the first cousin of Rabindranath Tagore.
His wife, Ira Tagore (née Baruah) was also closely related to Rabindranath Tagore as her mother Latika Barua (née Tagore) was the granddaughter of Rabindranath Tagore's brother, Dwijendranath Tagore.
His father-in-law, Jnanadabhiram Barua was the first principal of Earl Law College in Guwahati (now known as Government Law College).
Gitindranath was the grandson of the noted painter and cartoonist Gaganendranath Tagore.
Eldest daughter, Sharmila Tagore is a well known actress. She got married to Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, former captain of the Indian cricket team and the titular Nawab of Pataudi on 27th December 1969. The couple had a son, Saif Ali Khan and two daughters, Soha Ali Khan and Saba Ali Khan. 3
Second daughter, Oindrila Tagore aka Tinku Tagore was the first member from the tagore family to act in a film. She played the role of 'Mini' in Tapan Sinha's movie Kabuliwala (1957). This was her only movie and she later became an international bridge player and won several national level trophies. Oindrila got married to Dilip Kundu and the couple had a son, Mickey Kundu.
Third daughter, Romila Tagore aka Chinky Tagore married Nikhil Sen, a businessman who served as chief operating officer (COO) of Britannia Industries for several years and later founded Unibic Foods. He died in November 2019. Nikhil Sen was the brother of supermodel of the 80s, Nandini Sen. 4
First sister, Gouri Chaudhuri has a son, Rajat Chaudhuri and a daughter, Jayoti Lahiri.
Second sister, Anubha Mookerjee married Ramendra Nath Mookerjee and the couple has a daughter, Shubhra Tagore.
Third sister, Shima Gupta married Indra Kumar Gupta and the couple has a son, Joy Gupta.
Fourth sister, Shukla Ray married Kalyan Kumar Ray and the couple has a daughter, Sangeeta Ray.
His brother Kobindra Tagore is married to Manju Tagore.
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  1. https://www.geni.com/people/Gitindranath-Tagore/6000000018078190655?through=2869052[]
  2. https://www.indiatvnews.com/entertainment/bollywood/sharmila-tagore-birthday-special-unknown-facts-and-rare-images-view-pics--19050.html[]
  3. https://www.ndtv.com/photos/entertainment/sharmila-tagore-elegant-and-graceful-at-70-18937#photo-243597[]
  4. https://www.unibicfoods.com/corporate.html[]