Saif Ali Khan is one of the most renowned faces of the Bollywood industry and is known to have played multiple roles – comic, villain, romantic, etc. What makes his life more interesting is that he keeps low-key and does not like to be in limelight. He is an avid reader and has a huge collection of books at his residence. What’s more – he comes from a royal family of Pataudi.
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Saif Ali Khan Ancestry
Is Saif Ali Khan an Afghan?
Saif Ali Khan is an Indian but he does have Afghan roots. He is the 9th descendant of Faiz Talab Khan, the first Nawab of Pataudi, who was an ethnic Pashtun from Kandahar, Afghanistan.
Why is Saif Ali Khan called a nawab?
Saif Ali Khan belongs to the nawab (ruler, prince) family that governed Pataudi. Hence, he is called a nawab.
Is Saif Ali Khan a Bengali?
Saif Ali Khan’s mother Sharmila Tagore is a Bengali. Hence, Saif indeed is half Bengali.
Is Saif Ali Khan a Mughal?
No, Saif Ali Khan has no Mughal connection.
How is Saif related to Bhopal?
Saif Ali Khan’s grandmother Nawab Begum Sajida Sultan was the daughter of the Nawab of Bhopal, Hamidullah Khan.
Does Saif Ali Khan rule Pataudi?
Saif Ali Khan is a titular Nawab and does not rule Pataudi like his ancestors used to do.
Does Saif Ali Khan live in Pataudi Palace?
Pataudi Palace is not the permanent residence of Saif Ali Khan. However, he does visit the palace with his family especially during winters.
Is Saif Ali Khan a nawab of Bhopal?
No, Saif Ali Khan is the nawab of Pataudi in Gurgaon district of North India.
Saif Ali Khan Family
Who is Saif Ali Khan’s great grandfather?
Saif Ali Khan’s great grandfather is Muhammad Ibrahim Ali Khan Siddiqui Pataudi.
Who is Saif Ali Khan’s grandfather?
Saif Ali Khan’s grandfather is Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi.
Who is Saif Ali Khan’s father?
Saif Ali Khan’s father is Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, also knows as MAK Pataudi and Tiger Pataudi.
Who is Saif Ali Khan’s mother?
Saif Ali Khan’s mother is Sharmila Tagore.
Who are Saif Ali Khan’s sisters?
Saif Ali Khan has two sisters – actress Soha Ali Khan and jewellery designer Saba Ali Khan.
How many children does Saif have?
Saif Ali Khan has 4 children – Sara Ali Khan, Ibrahim Ali Khan, Taimur Ali Khan and Jehangir Ali Khan.
Does Saif Ali Khan have a brother?
No, Saif Ali Khan does not have any brothers.
Saif Ali Khan Marriage
When did Saif Ali Khan get married?
Saif Ali Khan’s first marriage was with Amrita Singh in October 1991. His second marriage post divorce was with Kareena Kapoor in October 2012.
At what age did Saif marry his first wife Amrita Singh?
Saif married Amrita when he was 21 years 2 months old.
How old was Amrita Singh when she married Saif Ali Khan?
Amrita Singh was 33 years 8 months old when she married Saif.
When did Saif and Amrita part ways?
Saif and Amrita separated in 2004.
Why did Saif and Amrita split?
According to Saif, it was Amrita’s constant insulting of Khan family that led to this. However, according to Amrita, divorce was a result of Saif’s growing closeness to Italian actress Rosa Catalano
How much alimony did Saif give Amrita?
Saif paid an upfront alimony of INR 5 crores to Amrita. Additionally, he also paid INR 1 lakh every month until Ibrahim turned 18.
How many marriages has Saif Ali Khan had?
Saif has had two marriages. One with Amrita Singh (1991-2004) and other with Kareena Kapoor (2012).
How old was Kareena when she married Saif?
Kareena Kapoor was 32 years 1 month old when she married Saif.
Did Kareena attend Saif’s first wedding in October 1991?
Yes, Kareena attended the wedding with the whole Kapoor family. She was 11 years old then.
What is the age difference between Saif and Kareena?
Saif is 10 years 1 month elder to Kareena.
Saif Ali Khan Movies
Which is Saif Ali Khan’s first movie?
Saif Ali Khan’s first movie is Parampara which released on 14th May 1993.
Which are some of Saif Ali Khan’s best movies?
Some of the best movies of Saif Ali Khan are Tanhaji (2020), Dil Chahta Hai (2001), Kal Ho Na Ho (2003), Omkara (2006), Race (2008).
How much does Saif Ali Khan charge for a movie?
Saif Ali Khan charges anywhere between INR 3 crores to INR 11 crores depending on the role and budget of the movie.
Saif Ali Khan Physical Features
What is Saif Ali Khan’s height?
Saif Ali Khan measures 1.73 m or 173 cm or 5 feet 8 inches in height.
Is Kareena Kapoor taller than husband Saif Ali Khan?
No. Kareena Kapoor measures 1.63 m or 173 cm or 5 feet 4 inches in height. She is 4 inches shorter than Saif.
Does Saif Ali Khan have tattoos?
Yes, Saif Ali Khan does have tattoos on his left hand. One is a design and other has ‘Kareena’ inscribed in Devanagari script.
What is the colour of Saif Ali Khan’s eyes?
Saif Ali Khan’s eyes are brown in colour.
Does Saif Ali Khan use Instagram?
No, Saif Ali Khan does not use Instagram.
Why is Saif Ali Khan not on instagram?
Saif Ali Khan calls social media a dangerous place and has stayed away from it on insistence of Kareena Kapoor.
Who is Saif Ali Khan’s manager?
Saif’s current manager is not known. However, Zahid Khan was his manager until February 2014.
What is the net worth of Saif Ali Khan?
Saif Ali Khan’s net worth is INR 1,120 crores.
Which type of Muslim is he – Shia or Sunni?
Saif Ali Khan is a Sunni Muslim.
Is Saif Ali Khan religious?
In a latest interview, Saif said he in secular and doesn’t give too much emphasis on religion. In fact, he is spiritual.
Where does Saif Ali Khan live?
Saif Ali Khan lives in Bandra locality of Mumbai suburbs.
Can Saif Ali Khan play the guitar?
Yes, Saif Ali Khan can play the guitar.
How educated is Saif Ali Khan?
Saif Ali Khan completed his graduation from Winchester College in the UK.
Is Saif Ali Khan a businessman?
Yes, Saif Ali Khan runs a clothing line ‘House of Pataudi’.
What is Saif Ali Khan’s real name?
Saif Ali Khan’s real name is Sajid Ali Khan.