Some trivia on Simi Garewal as she turns a year older

Oct 17, 2013, 09:31 IST | The Centrestage Team

As Simi Garewal celebrates her birthday today, We bring you some trivia about the lady in white

>> Her family migrated to London in early 1953 when she was barely six years old.

>> In 1961, she moved back to India in order to become anactress. She was offered a small role in the English film Tarzan Goes to India (1962)

Simi Garewal

>> She is known for her work in Mera Naam Joker, Siddhartha and Karz.

>> In 1972, her nude scene in Siddhartha (1972) created a huge controversy in India and the film was not released due to censorship problems.

>> After 1972, she turned her attention to writing and direction.

>> Simi formed her own production company called Siga Arts International and produced the Hindi film Rukhsat (1988).

>> Simi Grewal usually wears her signature white clothes on TV shows and at award ceremonies, and is popularly known as The Lady in White.

>> She had an affair with the Maharaja of Jamnagar when she was 17. Later, she had a relationship with Salman Taseer, a rich Pakistani businessman. 

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