Saif Ali Khan is a well-known Indian actor and producer. The actor is also known as Chhote Nawab among his fans. The actor made his first Bollywood appearance in the movie Parampara in 1993. The Omkara actor is the son of former cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi and former Bollywood actor Sharmila Tagore.
Saif Ali Khan was born on August 16, 1970 in New Delhi, India. He started his schooling at Lawrence School, Sanawar. At the age of nine, he was sent to Lockers Park School at Hertfordshire, United Kingdom. He completed his graduation from Winchester College, United Kingdom.
The actor is related to the Nawabs of Pataudi from his paternal side. The ancestors of the actor are Afghans by origin. But, the actor also belongs to Bengali descent from his maternal side. Saif’s father Mansoor Ali Khan was nominal Nawab of Pataudi from 1952 to 1971. His grandfather Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi used to play cricket for England and after 1947, he was the captain of the Indian Cricket Team.
Saif Ali Khan has two sisters Soha Ali Khan and Saba Ali Khan. Soha Ali Khan is an Indian actor while Saba Ali Khan is a fashion designer. Saif tied the knot with Amrita Singh in October 1991. They were blessed with daughter Sara Ali Khan and son Ibrahim Ali Khan. The marriage did not work well and the two got divorced in 2004 and parted their ways. Later, the Agent Vinod actor married Kareena Kapoor. The duo got hitched on October 16, 2012. The couple was later blessed with a baby boy Taimur Ali Khan Pataudi.
Saif started his career with Parampara in 1993 and got his recognition from movies Yeh Dillagi and Main Khiladi Tu Anari. Finally, he got a chance to play a lead role in Being Cyrus, for which his acting skills were appreciated a lot by the audiences. However, Dil Chahta Hai was the turning point in Saif’s life. He received a lot of appreciation for his acting in the movie.
Apart from acting, Saif is also an amazing anchor and has anchored many Filmfare awards ceremonies. Saif also owns a production company named Illuminati Films. The actor produced as well as acted in Love Aaj Kal which was released in 2009. The actor will soon make a comeback to the silver screen with a revenge drama titled Laal Kaptaan, which is slated to hit theatres this year.
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