Monday, February 11, 2008

Saif Ali Khan... Biography Of Saif Ali Khan

"Saif Ali Khan" born 16 August 1970 in New Delhi, India.He is an award-winning Indian actor who stars in Bollywood films. He is the son of the Nawab of Pataudi, Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, and the actress Sharmila Tagore. His sister is also an actress Soha Ali Khan.

Saif Ali Khan made his debut in 1992 with Parampara. He had his major success with the 1994 films Main Khiladi Tu Anari and Yeh Dillagi. After starring in several box office failures throughout the 1990s, he gained acclaim and rose into prominence with his performance in Dil Chahta Hai in 2001. He was praised for his performance in Nikhil Advani's hit Kal Ho Naa Ho in 2003 with Shahrukh Khan and which won him the Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award, and won the coveted National Film Award for Best Actor for his performance in another hit Hum Tum in 2004. He then had commercial success with films like Salaam Namaste in 2005 and Ta Ra Rum Pum in 2007, and starred in numerous critically acclaimed projects such as Parineeta,which is a great bloukbustor film with new actress.and Omkara in 2006. These successes put him among the most successful actors in the industry.Now he is known as one of the bet actor in indian industry.

Family and early life:
Saif Ali Khan was born into the family of the Nawabs of Pataudi,which is very famous among India. His grandfather, Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi, was the Nawab of Pataudi as well as an accomplished cricketer who played for England and then for India as the captain of the team. His paternal grandmother was Sajida Sultan, Begum of Bhopal and his great-uncle was Pakistani general Nawabzada Sher Ali Khan Pataudi.

His father Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, like Nawab of Pataudi Sr., was not only the Nawab of Pataudi but also a former captain of the Indian cricket team. His mother, Sharmila Tagore, is avery famous Indian film actress, head of the Indian film censorship board and a relative of the Nobel laureate - Rabindranath Tagore.Saif is also distantly related to the late Nafisa Joseph through his mother. Saif Ali Khan has two sisters: Soha Ali Khan and Saba Ali Khan.

Initially Saif studied at the Lawrence School Sanawar but later attended Lockers Park Prep School. Later, he followed in his father's footsteps by attending Winchester College, a famous independent school for boys in England.

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