Sajid Ali Khan (Extensively known as Saif Ali Khan) is a famous Indian film actor and producer working in the Bollywood film industry. He was born in Pataudi’s royal family, Haryana, and Saif is the son of Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi (the late cricketer) and Sharmila Tagore (actress). He’s awarded the Padma Shri, the fourth highest Indian civilian award, and also a National Award.
|Full name:||Sajid Ali Khan|
|Nickname:||Saif Ali Khan|
|Profession:||Actor & Producer|
|Birthday:||16 August 1970|
|Birthplace:||New Delhi, India.|
|Age Now:||50 years (Update 2020)|
|Hometown:||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.|
|School:||Lawrence School, Sanawar.
Lockers Park School, Hertfordshire, UK.
|College/University:||Winchester College, United Kingdom.|
|Hobbies:||Travelling, Fishing, Playing guitar, Reading novels.|
|Net worth(approx.)||Rs. 940 Crore ($140 Million)|
Saif started his acting career with Parampara (1993). Since his debut, Saif Ali Khan has made his name one of Bollywood’s most versatile actors. Saif, to his credit, has taken part in several hit movies like Dil Chahta Hai (2001), Parineeta (2005), Omkara (2006), Race (2008), and Cocktail (2012). In addition to acting, Saif Ali Khan is also a producer.
Height Weight & Body Facts
|Height:||In inches- 5’7” inches
In Centimetre- 170cm
In meters- 1.70m
|Weight:||In kilogram- 75 kg
In pounds- 165.347 lbs
|Biceps Size:||12 inches|
Some lesser-known facts about Saif Ali Khan
- Saif Ali Khan’s grandfather, Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi, played cricket for England and India as a captain after 1947.
- Does he smoke?: (He used to smoke, but now he doesn’t smoke.)
- Does he drink alcohol?: Yes.
- Saifs cars collection: Audi R8 Spyder, Range Rover, Land Cruiser, BMW 7 Series, Lexus 470.
- His debut film Parampara (1993) was a big flop.
- Saif Ali Khan earned name and fame for his acting in the films- Yeh Dillagi and Main Khiladi Tu Anari.
- His first wife, Amrita Singh, is twelve years older than him. He tied the knot with her at the age of 21.
- His father Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, a former captain of the Indian cricket team, was the Nawab of Pataudi from 1952 to 1971.
- Saif Ali Khan is a trained guitarist and has also seen performing in some programs.
- Khan is a co-founder of a production company named Illuminati Films.
- He is an animal lover and owns two pet dogs who are his leisure time playing mates.
- Saif Ali Khan has the Nawab of Pataudi ancestry from his father’s side and the Bengali Tagore ancestry from his mother’s side.
- Saif loves to play Polo and Cricket.
Family & Relative
He finished his early schooling at The Lawrence School, Sanawar, and then went to Lockers Park School, Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom. Saif completed his graduation from Winchester College, United Kingdom.
Relationship and Affairs
Saif Ali Khan married Amrita Singh, an actress 12 years older than him, in October 1991. The relationship between Amrita and Saif’s parents didn’t work out well. But, Saif was committed to Amrita, and the couple got married. For both of them, the marriage was working out correctly, and they have got two children, a son named Ibrahim Ali Khan and a daughter named Sara Ali Khan.
But after 13 long years of conjugal life, the couple separated in 2004. Saif Ali Khan then started dating actress Kareena Kapoor, and after spending a couple of years, the duo got married in 2012, and now they are blessed with a son named Taimur Ali Khan.
Awards and Honours
|Filmfare Awards:||1994: Best Male Sensational Debut for Aashiq Awara.
2002: Best Actor as a comedian for Dil Chahta Hai.
2004: Best Supporting Actor for kal Ho Naa Ho, Filmfare Moto Look of The Year for kal Ho Naa Ho.
2005: Best Comedian for Hum Tum.
2007: Best Villain for Omkara.
|Government of India Award:||2010: Padma Shri by the Indian Government.|
|Other Awards:||2004: Star Screen Best Supporting Actor for Dil Chahta Hai.
2004: IIFA Best Actor in a Supporting role for Kal Ho Naa Ho.
2004: Style Icon Award by Samsung.
2007: Bollywood Best Villain Award for Omkara.
2008: Rajiv Gandhi Award.
Saif Ali Khan, known as Junior Pataudi, was born on August 16, 1970, in New Delhi. His father, Mansoor Ali Khan, was the Nawab of Pataudi and captain of the Indian cricket team, and his mother, Sharmila Tagore, was an actress. Saif has two sisters, Saba Ali Khan, a fashion designer, and Soha Ali Khan, a Bollywood actress.
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Under the mentorship of Yash Chopra and Umesh Mehra, Saif Ali Khan started his acting career. His first film, Parampara (1993), was a big flop, but after that, Saif delivered two consecutive blockbuster hits Yeh Dillagi and Main Khiladi Tu Anari. Both of these films earned him a lot of praise and fame, and for the latter one, he got his first nomination for Best Supporting Actor at the Filmfare Awards.
Being successful with Main Khiladi Tu Anari, Saif appeared in many movies like Aao Pyaar Karen (1994), Yaar Gaddar (1994), Ek Tha Raja (1996), Bambai Ka Babu (1996), Dil Tera Diwana (1996), Tu Chor Main Sipahi (1996), Hameshaa (1997), and Keemat: They Are Back (1998). None of the films made an impression, either critically or commercially. During this time, nothing was going well for Saif, and many believed that Saif’s career came to an end.
After delivering an of flops, Saif’s career graph started to improve when he made a remarkable comeback in films like Aarzoo (1999), Yeh Hai Mumbai Meri Jaan (1999), Kachche Dhaage (1999), and the family drama Hum Saath Saath Hain (1999) was a box-office hit of Rs.27 crores.
His next film, a comedy-drama Dil Chahta Hai (2001), was critically and commercially successful. The film, directed by Farhan Akhtar, received the National Award. This film aroused a new craze amongst the Indian youth. Saif received the Filmfare Award for The Best Comedian and the IIFA for The Best Supporting Actor for this film.
Saif then appeared in Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein (2001), Na Tum Jaano Na Hum (2002), and Darna Mana Hai (200). All of them was a massive flop at the box office. After a series of losses by his name, this actor came back successfully with Kal Ho Naa Ho, co-starring Shah Rukh Khan, and Preity Zinta.
The film stored positive reviews from the critics and was a box-office hit, and it earned Saif the IIFA Award and Zee Cine Award for the Best Supporting Actor. The romantic comedy Hum Tum was one of Saif’s best performances, which has released in 2004, and it also brought him the National Film Award for Best Actor. This film was also a huge commercial success and well-reviewed by the critics.
Saif’s career’s turning point came when he has cast in Vishal Bhardwaj’s Omkara, an Indian adaptation of William Shakespeare’s play Othello. Its film was a huge success critically and commercially.
Some other notable works of Saif are the epic drama Eklavya: The Royal Guard (2007), Siddharth Anand’s family drama Ta Ra Rum Pum, Laal Kaptaan (2019), Dil Bechara (2020).
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