Zohra Sehgal : Who is she? Early Life, Age, Awards, Family, Quotes and rare photos

Zohra Sehgal : Who is she?

Sahibzaadi Begum Zohra Mumtazullah Khan , popularly known as Zohra Sehgal was an iconic Indian actress. She also happened to be one of the country’s first female actresses who brought laurels to India on an international platform 

Early Life of Zohra Sehgal

Zohra Sehgal has devoted her life for the well being of artists and for humanity. She was born on April 27th, 1912 in Uttar Pradesh and breathed her last at her New Delhi residence while she was 102 years of age, on July 10th, 2014. 

She started as a dancer and her skills brought enough charisma and fame. She was in the troupe of Choreographer Uday Shankar. This was the time, where she has also enrolled in a prestigious school in Germany to earn ballet and went to international tours with Uday Shankar. She has been a renowned dancer with international fame. As right from 1935 to 1943, she had the credit of being the leading dancer with the troupe where her performance was well appreciated across the countries such as Japan and USA.

Age of Zohra Sehgal

Zohra Sehgal crossed a little over 100 years and she was of 102 years, while she breathed her last. She has lived her life and her smiles in various photos present in the online world speaks about her satisfaction and zeal with which she has been spending her long life. 

Awards of Zohra Sehgal

Google Doodle remembers the iconic Indian actress Zohra Sehgal by paying tribute to her in her own personalized way. Yes, Google Doodle featured her on Tuesday as the search engine showed her in the dancing mode, as it was her magnificent skills which gave her enough recognition this day in 1946. Yes, her movie “Neecha Nagar” bagged the highest and prestigious honor something which the whole India was, is and will feel proud of, namely ‘the Palme d’Or prize’

The captivating dancing mode was created by Parvati Pillai who is a guest artist associated with Google. 

Google also left a note written personally for the lady which has brought laurels to Indians in an International arena where it described her as being one of the country’s first female actors to have brought world recognition internationally. 

Zohra Sehgal’s contribution to Bollywood has been sky-high. Yes, her latest contribution to the film “Saawariya” directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali in 2007 has been another addition to her contribution. She has also been featured in blockbusters such as “Cheeni Kum”, “Dil Se”, “Hum dil de Chuke Sanam” etc 

While she was having proud moments towards bagging different awards in the form of Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan etc, it was India which was feeling even prouder for her as her immense contribution to the Indian Bollywood industry has been immense and she has started her career at an early age and there has been no looking back. 

Family of Zohra Sehgal

Zohra Sehgal found the man of her dreams in the form of Kameshwar Sehgal and they tied the knot on August 1942 where they were blessed with two children. She will be in the hearts of everyone as she has proven that how a lady with firm determination and hopes can achieve great miles. Yes, her flying career is the proof of how one can score the deserving position not only in India, but also gather prouder moments in the International arena with hardwork and determination. She has been a great hardworker who had enough belief in her work and how she is going to lead her life. She has also been a family woman and a mother of two. She has shown the world about how she has beautifully don different roles as a mother, wife and of course as a heartthrob of millions. 

Zohra Sehgal quotes

Zohra Sehgal is a lady who inspires everyone that hardwork can take one to places and there is no substitute to the same. Yes,  there’s no one who can achieve the highest position in terms of getting awards without struggle. She is equally no exception as well. 

One of the quotes which create an inspiring attribute in us has been well articulated by the lady herself, where she says:-

“Life’s been tough, but I am tougher. I beat life at its own game”

Yes, the above quote is fully appropriate which as per her life, she has shows that how life struggles can be overpowered with firm determination. 

Yes, we may term her to be lucky enough to get paid for the hardwork she has done and that’s why Google Doodle remembers her and pays tribute to her for being an extra ordinary woman who brought fame to India while being in the global land. Yes, that’s how she has nurtured herself and it has been her years of selfless struggle and hours of practice which have borne the fruits for her. 

She ‘was’, ‘is’ and ‘will’ always be in the hearts and minds of Indians. 

She has lived her life and India proudly remembers her. 

It is hoped that Google Doodle will continue to pay tribute to her for another 100 years.

Thanks to Google, the whole gets another chance to remember her and there is no denying on that front. 

Zohra Sehgal rare photos

Internet is abundant with rare photos of Zohra Sehgal where each and every single image does the talking. Yes, her life as an artist is well depicted by most of the photos where we get a sneak peak about her life as a whole. Various photos belong to her childhood and her beauty even at an old age truly speaks about she has kept herself fully charismatic through all walks of life. 

Big Loss for Bollywood Industry

Indian Bollywood industry has certainly lost a gem with her passing and there can’t be a substitute ever of her stature. She has also proved how being modest helped her to scale the heights of success where she never felt the need to be too dramatic or trying to show-off either for her fans or her team.

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