Saif Ali Khan WikiSaif Ali Khan is one of the most prospering bollywood actor working in Indian film industry. He has established a successful career in Hindi films. He made his acting debut in 1992 with Yash Chopra's movie 'Parampara'. He succeeded in his career after doing films like Salaam Namaste, Race, Parineeta and Omkara. He was last seen with the 'Dabangg' girl Sonakshi Sinha in the movie 'Bullet Raja'. Saif will soon play a lawyer in Nikhil Advani's yet untitled film. His next role as a lawyer will probably break his image of a conventional hero.
BiographySaif was born on 16 February 1970 as Sajid Ali Khan to Late Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi of Nawab family and Sharmila Tagore. His father was the Nawab of 'Pataudi' and also the former captain of Indian cricket team. His mother is also an acclaimed Bollywood actress and the head of Indian Film Censorship Board. Saif has two sisters, Saba Ali Khan and Soha Ali Khan who are also involved with acting in Bollywood films.
Education/QualificationSaif Ali attended the Lawrence School, Sanawer. Later he attended Lockers Park School, Hertfordshire. For higher education he went to the same college where his father studied, Winchester College independent school for boys in United Kingdom.
Personal ProfileName : Saif Ali khan
Nickname : Saifu, Chote Nawab, Nawab Saab and Nawab of Pataudi
Birth Name : Sajid Ali Khan
Date Of Birth : 16 August 1970
Age : 43 years
Height : 5'7"
Weight : 80 Kg
Zodiac sign : Leo
Place of Birth : New Delhi, India
Occupation : Actor, Producer, model, Tv presenter
Ethnicity : Asian/Indian
Marital Status : Married
Spouse : Kareena Kapoor
Son : Ibrahim Ali Khan
Daughter : Sara Ali Khan
Latest NewsReports says that Saif Ali Khan is toying with the idea of remaking the 1969 Rajesh Khanna and Sharmila Tagore starrer Aradhna, as he's a huge fan of his mother's film.
MarriageSaif got married to former actress Amrita Singh in October 1991. They have two children daughter Sara Ali Khan (September 1993) and son Ibrahim Ali Khan (March 2001). After thirteen years of marriage the couple got divorced in 2004. Both the kids live with their mother. Then, he dated Rosa Catalano for 3 years, a Swiss model he met in Kenya but then broke off.
After that, Saif has been dating Kareena Kapoor since October 2007. On 16 October 2012, Saif and Kareena did court marriage.
CareerSaif has been in the star cast of various movies like Aashiq Awara and more; Yeh Dillagi proved to be his first major hit. Since then he has enjoyed many box office hits like Kal Ho Na Ho with Shah Rukh Khan, Hum Tum opposite Rani Mukerji, Main Khiladi Tu Anari, Imtihaan, Kachche Dhaage, Kya Kehna opposite Preity Zinta and Hum Saath-Saath Hain. He has also played a negative character in the movie 'Ek Hasina Thi'.
In 2008, Khan for the first very time starred in the thriller movie Race opposite Bipasha Basu. Saif also lended his voice for Yash Raj Films animated movie 'Roadside Romeo'. He then was featured opposite his lady love Kareena Kapoor in action thriller Agent Vinod and Karan Johar's Kurbaan in which he played the role of a terrorist. His recent ones include Cocktail, Go Goa Gone and Race 2. Khan has set up his own production company named Illuminati Films, along with Dinesh Vijan. The company's first release was marked by the romantic comedy Love Aaj Kal directed by Imtiaz Ali.
In PhantomPhantom is an upcoming post counter-terrorism drama film directed by Kabir Khan and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala. It stars Saif Ali Khan and Katrina Kaif in lead. They have been casted for the roles of secret agents, even Saif has reportedly learnt Kurdish for his role. He is currently shooting action sequences in Vancouver. In these stunts Saif will be seen coming out of his comfort zone and defining new levels.
In HumshakalsHumshakals is co-produced by Fox Star Studios and Pooja Entertainment. Sajid Khan has directed the film starring Riteish Deshmukh, Ram Kapoor, Bipasha Basu, Esha Gupta and Tamannaah Bhatia alongwith Saif Ali Khan. Saif has not only seen speaking Gujarati, but he has also added a comic twist in the film.
Family BackgroundFather's Name : Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi
Mother's Name : Sharmila Tagore
Sisters : Saba Ali Khan and Soha Ali Khan
Grand Father : Iftikhar Ali Khan
Children : Sara Ali Khan and Ibrahim Ali Khan
FavoritesFavorite Color: Black
Favorite Food: Butter Chicken with Nan, Fried Bhindi
Favorite Actress: Her Mom Sharmila Tagore
Favorite Place: London
Favorite Perfume: Chanel
Favorite Cuisine: Chinese
Popular Movies2009 Love Aaj Kal
2013 Race 2
2013 Bombay Talkies
2013 Go Goa Gone
2013 Bullet Raja
Upcoming Movies2014 Happy Ending