Saif Ali Khan Biography

Saif Ali Khan Name: Saif Ali Khan
Nickname: Saifu
Date of birth: 16 August 1970
Height: 5'8
Star Sign: Leo
Debut Movie: Aashiq Awara

Saif Ali Khan belongs to the family of the Nawabs of Pataudi, Haryana. He is fondly called Chhote Nawab. His father Mansoor Ali Khan was Nawab of Pataudi, and a famous cricketer who captioned India.

He mother Sharmila Tagore, is the famous Bollywood heroine of 60s & 70s. Saif has two sisters, Saba and Soha. Soha also acts in films. Saif was born in New Delhi and attended the Lawrence School, Sanawar, and later the Locker�s Park Prep School to complete his basic education.

He completed his graduation from Winchester College, UK. Saif entered films in the year 1992 with movie Parampara. He also played a role in Aashiq Awara in 1993.

He did the lead role in Yeh Dillagi in 1994, a super hit film at the box office.

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After that, Saif figured in many successful films. He acted in multi-starrer Main Khiladi Tu Anari, Imtihaan (1995), Kachche Dhaage (1999) and Hum Saath-Saath Hain (1999), Kya Kehna, (2000).

All these movies were super hit at the box office and Saif�s acting was praised by the audience. His movies such as; Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein, Na Tum Jaano Na Hum, Hum Sath Sath Hain and Darna Mana Hai, were average films.

Saif Ali Khan He got huge recognition through multi-starrer film, �Kal Ho Naa Ho� directed by Nikhil Advani. This film was commercially very successful and Saif became a megastar after that. His other successful movie was �Salaam Namaste� produced by Yash Chopra in 2005. Saif Ali Khan did a negative role in Omkara where he acted as a village don.

Saif Ali Khan won numerous awards for his fabulous acting. He won National Film Award for Best Actor, Filmfare Best Comedian Awards, Filmfare Best Male Debut Award, Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award, Filmfare Best Villain Award and Rajiv Gandhi Award for Achievement in Films.

Government of India has honoured him with Padma Shri. Saif has a sporty and elegant personality. He has done many ad films and launched many brands. He has been the brand ambassador to several products.

Looking at his personal life, Saif Ali Khan was married to actress Amrita Singh and has a son, Ibrahim Ali Khan, and a daughter, Sara Ali Khan. Their relationship soured after thirteen years of marriage and couple divorced in 2004.

Saif married again in 2012 having Nikaah with actress Kareena Kapoor. The greatest quality of Saif Ali Khan is he has proved himself through the dint of his hard work. He never rested on his family laurels or backing to get recognition in film industry.

Saif Ali Khan Latest News

Divided in Love, Rishi-Ranbir are united in their hate of media (Bollywood Spotlight)

    Updated On : Feb 24,2018   12:08 pm
Rishi Kapoor and his son Ranbir don't see eye to eye on any issue. Both father and son have told me that the relationship is, at best, troubled and unfulfilled, and that father and son communicate through Neetu Kapoor. View More..

'Sacred Games' first look highlights intense, gripping storyline

    Updated On : Feb 23,2018   7:04 pm
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Actor Saif Ali Khan as a gun-toting police officer with blood splashed over his face, actress Radhika Apte with a perplexed look and actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui staring at his reflection in the mirror -- the first look of Netflix original series "Sacred Games" highlights different facets of the story. View More..

I enjoy directing more than acting: Jugal Hansraj

    Updated On : Feb 05,2018   3:22 pm
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) He made his acting debut as a child in "Masoom", and went to do projects like "Papa Kahte Hain" and "Mohabbatein" before getting into direction. Jugal Hansraj says he enjoys directing more than acting, and wants to bring out the world of his self-authored children's book "Cross Connection - The Big Circus Adventure" on the big screen via an animated film. View More..

Hope to work for another two decades in industry: Kareena

    Updated On : Feb 05,2018   11:48 am
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan, who is looking her best self nowadays after shedding all the extra weight after the birth of her son Taimur, says her journey in the film industry has been enriching and she would like to work another two decades in Bollywood. View More..

Kareena was amazed: Saif Ali Khan on LFW walk

    Updated On : Feb 04,2018   11:56 am
Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) Actor Saif Ali Khan, who walked as a showstopper for designers Shantanu and Nikhil at Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Summer/ Resort 2018, says that his wife Kareena Kapoor Khan was amazed to hear about his plans. View More..

There's hunger to do things that are different: Diana Penty

    Updated On : Jan 20,2018   11:34 am
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) She will be seen in an action-packed avatar in "Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran", and will be revisiting the "Happy Bhag Jayegi" universe for the sequel. Actress Diana Penty says she wants to explore different genres, but would refrain from doing anything "drastic". View More..

I chase my characters, not my actors: Abhishek Kapoor

    Updated On : Jan 18,2018   7:44 pm
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Abhishek Kapoor successfully launched Farhan Akhtar and Sushant Singh Rajput as film actors. The director, whose next movie "Kedarnath" will mark Sara Ali Khan's debut, says he chases his characters instead of actors. View More..

'Kaalakaandi' is trippy, enjoyable and revealing (IANS Review, Rating: ***)

    Updated On : Jan 13,2018   12:38 am
Starring: Saif Ali Khan, Akshay Oberoi, Ishita Talwar, Sobhita Dhulipala, Kunal Roy Kapoor, Vijay Raaz, Deepak Dobriyal, Shivam Patil, Shernaaz Treasurywala, Nary Singh, writtenA and directed by Akshat Varma. View More..

New faces ready to take over Bollywood in 2018

    Updated On : Jan 12,2018   2:14 pm
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) From star children like Sara Ali Khan and Janhvi Kapoor to television stars like Ankita Lokhande and Mouni Roy and newcomers like Banita Sandhu -- there are a lot of fresh faces who are going to begin their Bollywood innings this year. View More..

'Kaalakaandi': Black humour hard sold (IANS Review, Rating: **1/2)

    Updated On : Jan 12,2018   11:32 am
Film: "Kaalakaandi"; Director: Akshat Verma; Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Sobhita Dhulipala, Akshay Oberoi, Isha Talwar, Deepak Dobriyal, Vijay Raaz, Kunaal Roy Kapur, Shenaz Treasurywala, Amyra Dastur, Neil Bhoopalam, Shivam Patil; Rating: **1/2 View More..

Didn't feel the connect with 'Race 3' role, says Saif

    Updated On : Jan 10,2018   10:04 pm
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Actor Saif Ali Khan says he was offered a role in the third installment of the "Race" franchise, but didn't take it up because he didn't feel the connection with the part he was offered. View More..

'Kedarnath' feels like my own film is releasing: Saif

    Updated On : Jan 10,2018   6:24 pm
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Actor Saif Ali Khan says he is as "scared" about his daughter Sara's debut movie "Kedarnath" as he is about the release of his own films. View More..

Kareena has many adorable qualities: Saif Ali Khan

    Updated On : Jan 09,2018   11:02 am
Mumbai, Jan 9 (IANS) Actor Saif Ali Khan says that his wife Kareena Kapoor Khan has many adorable qualities. View More..

New actors made fashion a more relatable conversation: Designer Priyanka Modi

    Updated On : Dec 28,2017   12:54 pm
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Designer Priyanka Modi feels that in a film fanatic country like India, it is obvious that the most "venerable fashion icons" comes from films. She also feels that newer crop of actors made fashion a more relevant and relatable conversation in today's time. View More..

Producer Prernaa Arora at loggerheads with director Of Sara Khan's debut

    Updated On : Dec 23,2017   4:24 pm
Mumbai, Dec 23 (IANS) "Kedarnath", the love story featuring Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singhs daughter Sara Khan with Sushant Singh Rajput, seems to be embroiled in a war of nerves between it's director and producer. View More..

Expectations vs reality: Bollywood films that fell flat (2017 in Retrospect)

    Updated On : Dec 22,2017   12:54 pm
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Big names, extravagant budgets, picturesque locales and brilliant promotions -- and yet, insufficient box office collections. The Year 2017 has been a mixed bag for stars like Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Kangana Ranaut and Ranbir Kapoor. View More..

Nikkhil Advani thankful to Chitrangda

    Updated On : Dec 19,2017   3:00 pm
Mumbai, Dec 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Nikkhil Advani is thankful to actress Chitrangda for coming on board for the Saif Ali Khan starrer "Baazaar". View More..

Film industry faces new low with high tide of controversies (2017 In Retrospect)

    Updated On : Dec 19,2017   12:06 pm
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Whether it was the protest against filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmavati" that resulted in the film's release date being pushed to uncertainty, actress Kangana Ranaut tagging filmmaker Karan Johar as a "flagbearer of nepotism" or singer Sonu Nigam facing a backlash for calling azaan "forced religiousness" -- Bollywood had enough controversies grabbing headlines in 2017. View More..

Saif keen to pen comedy, horror or political satire

    Updated On : Dec 13,2017   2:42 pm
Mumbai, Dec 13 (IANS) Actor Saif Ali Khan, whose sister Soha Ali Khan has debuted as an author, says he would like to write something in the comedy, horror or political satire space. View More..

Release dates change depending on films: Saif

    Updated On : Dec 07,2017   7:08 pm
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Actor Saif Ali Khan says release dates of movies change depending on certain films. View More..