The skillful Nawab of Pataudi is critically acclaimed for his outstanding performances in movies like Dil Chahta Hai, Kal Ho Na Ho, Hum Tum, and Omkara. Here's a conglomeration of all the things you need to know about Saif Ali Khan.
His acting skills were well appreciated from the beginning, as he received the Filmfare Male Debut Award for his first 1993 movie Aashiq Awara. The stylish actor then went on to do a few other films like Hum Saath Saath Hai and Kachche Dhage that didn't quite seem to put him in the spotlight. Finally, he was back in action and under the glare of the paparazzi with the huge success of the Dil Chahta Hai. From then on Saif was successful in offering the industry commercially successful films like Salaam Namastey, Kal Ho Na Ho and Hum Tum. His role in the film Omkara is considered as his best performance by far as he received several awards for his role, 'Langda Tyagi'; including the Filmfare Best Villain Award and the Star Screen Award Best Villian among other prestigious award titles. His recent films like Love Aaj Kal and Cocktail offered the audience an acceptably entertaining performance.
Family and Love Life
Son of cricketer and the last Nawab of Pataudi, Mansoor Ali Khan and Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore, this actor comes from an affluent family. He was first married to actress Amrita Singh in 1991 and they parted ways thirteen years later. Their children Sara and Ibrahim now live with their mother. We all were surprised with the news of his relationship with Kareena Kapoor, who is now his wife. It was a little difficult for fans in the beginning since they loved the adorable match of Kareena with her ex-flame Shahid Kapoor. But now, the starry couple is considered as the Brad and Angelina of Bollywood and is more than accepted by fans.
Things you ought to know
1. He broke her nose?
In the year 2012, Saif was dining with his near and dear ones, including Kareena Kapoor at a well known restaurant in Mumbai. The hotel management seemed to be bothered by their loud conversations and kept requesting them to keep it low. The actor, in a fit of rage allegedly assaulted the people who complained. This included a woman that suffered from a fractured nose and an elderly man. Saif was then arrested for his behavior.
2. He's a rockstar!
Apart from his phenomenal acting skills, Saif also shares a deep passion for music. He happens to be an amazing guitarist. He has actively been a part of several stage performances and concerts showing off his skills in music for various bands.
3.Smoking is not Saif..
The actor suffered from a minor heart attack in the year 2007. Interestingly, also see him act in a small part of the movie Darna Mana Hai. In this particular part of the story, we see that Saif checks into a hotel who's owner (played by actor Boman Irani) is strictly against smoking and puts a gun to his head when he is caught sneaking out for a smoke.
Better in time
The handsome actor gets better every year. The 43 year old actor seems to be leaving newbies behind with his impeccable style sense and his unfaltering charm. Every year, he only gets better, giving us fresh performances and keeping up to his image as one of the greatest style icons in Bollywood.
We can only wait and see if Saif rises up to the likes of Big-B in the years to come. What would we call him then? Super S?