Tanuja Mukherjee Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More

Tanuja Profile

Real NameTanuja Samarth
Profession Actress
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 162 cm
in meters- 1.62 m
in feet inches- 5’ 3”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 60 kg
in pounds- 132 lbs
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourSalt & pepper
Personal Life
Date of Birth23 September 1943
Age (as in 2017)74 Years
Birth PlaceBombay, British India
Zodiac sign/Sun signLibra
Nationality Indian
HometownMumbai, India
SchoolSt Joseph's, Panchgani, India
St George's, Switzerland
CollegeDid not attend
Educational QualificationHigh School Graduate
DebutFilm: Hamari Beti (1950, as child artist)
Hamara Beti
Chhabili (1960, as adult)
Chhabili 1960
FamilyFather-Kumarsen Samarth (Director)
Mother- Shobana Samarth (Actress, director, producer)
Shobhana Samarth
Brother-Jaideep Samarth
Sister- Nutan (Actress)
Chatura, Reshma
AddressSanta Cruz, Western Mumbai, India
HobbiesReading, watching movies
ControversiesNot known
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusWidow
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot known
Husband/SpouseLt. Shomu Mukherjee (Bengali director, writer and producer)
Shomu Mukherjee
Marriage DateYear-1973
ChildrenSon- None
Daughters- Kajol (Actress)
Tanisha Mukherjee (Actress)
Tanishaa Mukerji

Tanuja Mukherjee

Some Lesser Known Facts About Tanuja Mukherjee

  • Does Tanuja Mukherjee smoke?: YesTanuja Mukherjee smoking
  • Does Tanuja Mukherjee drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Tanuja was born in a family with a filmy background. Her father was a director and mother a famous film actress. Also her elder sister Nutan was an established actress.
  • Tanuja never liked studying but had an immense interest in learning new languages. When she was studying in Switzerland, she used to write letters to her father in the German language.
  • She had to leave her school at the age of 16 and make a debut with a small role in the film Chhabili along with her elder sister since her family was facing some financial crisis.
  • Tanuja was never very serious about being on the top as a heroine but always wanted to become a fine artist. Hence she always took a potential role even if it was a supporting one.
  • Tanuja parted ways with her husband after a ten-year long marriage as there were fights every day. But she never divorced him so that they can redeem their responsibility as good parents to their children.
  • Tanuja is a chain smoker and has never been shy about this fact. She even smokes in public, which sometimes becomes objectionable.
  • She is also a social activist in Lonavala-Khandala Citizens Forum, which deals with the environmental issues of hill areas.