Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi News
Saif Ali Khan: I hope it’s not some terrible person planning to make biopic on my father’s life
The actor reveals why it’s highly unlikely that he will produce or act in a potential biopic made on his father Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi’s life
Biopics on sportsperson seem to be quite the rage at the moment — what with Mary Kom and Milkha Singh’s stories already being told and Dhoni and Azhar Click here to read more
Saif Ali Khan birthday special: From novice to maverick!
The ‘fourth’ Khan turns 43 today. We take a look at his transformation from under-confident actor to maverick filmmaker
Saif Ali Khan was born on August 16, 1970 to an illustrious family. His father was the late Nawab of Pataudi, swashbuckling cricket captain Mansur Ali Khan and his mother is Sharmila Tagore, a renowned Bollywood actor and great-grandniece of Rabindranath Tagore. Saif has metamorphosed from a shy youngster to a maverick actor-producer. As he celebrates his 43rd birthday today, we take a look at his films, his personal life and his style. Click here to read more
Soha Ali Khan, happy birthday!
The Rang De Basanti actor celebrates her 34th birthday today
Born on October 4,1978, Soha Ali Khan is a popular actor, especially known for her noteworthy performance in Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra’s 2006 film Rang De Basanti with Aamir Khan in the lead role. Click here to read more
Is Saif Ali Khan more ambitious than Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan and Aamir Khan?
While the triumvirate Khan is satisfied making Rs 100-crore blockbusters, the Cocktail star has set slightly different goals professionally
When it comes to star power, we like it that the suave Saif Ali Khan doesn’t harbour any delusions. In an interview, the Cocktail star admitted that he isn’t as successful as the other, more popular Khans in the industry Click here to read more
Saif Ali Khan crowned Nawab of Pataudi
The Agent Vinod actor was coronated the 10th Nawab of Pataudi in Haryana
Today morning in an official coronation ceremony, B-town hunk Saif Ali Khan was crowned the 10th Nawab of Pataudi at the star-actor’s ancestral home. It had to be conducted after the 40-day mourning period for Mansoor Khan Pataudi was over. As a symbolic gesture the pagdi (headgear) was placed on the 41-year-old-actor’s head in the ceremony. Click here to read more
Kareena Kapoor’s wax statue to be unveiled at Madame Tussauds Blackpool
RA.One actor Kareena Kapoor’s wax statue will be unveiled at the Madame Tussauds Blackpool museum on October 27. Kareena will also inaugurate a global exhibition which will take the wax statues of Bollywood stars to six major cities around the world. Kareena’s wax statue was about to be revealed in the second week of October. But due to the demise of Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, father of Kareena’s beau Saif Ali Khan, the schedule had to be postponed. Bebo cancelled all her appointments during the time and requested the museum authorities to wait for a few days due to the tragedy. The actor’s wax avatar will now be uncovered after the release of her film RA.One. However, Kareena’s man Saif and her sis’ Karisma are busy shooting their upcoming films, Agent Vinod and Dangerous Ishq respectively, and so won’t be able to attend the function. But Bebo’s mom Babita will accompany her at the event. Other Bollywood stars who have been waxed at Madame Tussauds include Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai.
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Soha Ali Khan film ‘Soundtrack’ postponed
The film will now release on October 7
The release of Soha Ali Khan’s upcoming film Soundtrack has been delayed by a week. It will now release next Friday, October 7. While there has been no official announcement regarding the reason, the buzz is that the step was taken after Soha’s father, legendary cricketer Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, passed away. Click here to read more
Kareena Kapoor resumes work after Pataudi’s funeral
Kareena Kapoor finally returns to Mumbai this evening to resume work. The actor had flown to Delhi to attend the funeral of Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi. She lent her support to beau, Saif Ali Khan and her future family after the demise of the Nawab. Kareena who will soon be seen opposite Shahrukh Khan in RA.One had left the promotions mid way to attend the funeral. In spite of SRK assuring her that she could take her time to come back, Bebo was keen to get busy again. The actor will land in Mumbai tonight and begin work immediately. She is keen to take the burden of Agent Vinod off Saif Ali Khan’s shoulders while he is in mourning. Saif is still in Delhi and will be there for some time with his family.
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Ghazal singer Jagjit Singh hospitalised in Mumbai
Acclaimed ghazal singer Jagjit Singh was admitted to a hospital in Mumbai today after he suffered a brain haemorrhage and is in a critical state, doctors attending to him said. Doctors at the Lilavati Hospital in suburban Bandra performed a life-saving surgery on him, hospital sources said. Singh (70) is under observation and is stated to be in critical condition, they said. Bollywood is still reeling under the shock of Nawab Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi’s loss and this news has further saddened B-towners. Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur posted a message on Twitter, “Praying fr Ghazal Singer Jagjit Singh critically ill in hospital.” Actor Manoj Bajpayee expressed his concern with a tweet that said, “Jagjit Singh ji is not well. let pray for his fast recovery.” We wish the noted Ghazal singer a speedy recovery.
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Pataudi’s last journey ends with burial at ancestral village
Common people as well as many celebrities from the world of cricket, Bollywood and politics pay their last tribute to Pataudi
Former India captain, Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, who passed away on Thursday, was buried at the ancestral Pataudi village in Gurgaon district of Haryana on Friday afternoon. Click here to read more