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Tiger Pataudi News

  • | April 15th, 2014

    Sharmila Tagore denies rumours about settlement of family dispute!

    Sharmila Tagore denies rumours about settlement of family dispute!

    It was rumoured that Sharmila Tagore reached Bhopal on Sunday in order to settle the family property dispute but the veteran actor denied the news
    After the death of Begum Sajida Sultan, the last Begum of Bhopal, cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan aka Tiger Pataudi, actor Sharmila Tagore’s late husband and Saif Ali Khan’s father was recognised as the head of the royal house. Since then, his sisters, Saleha and Sabiha, have been fighting for a share in their ancestral property. It was speculated that Sharmila Tagore visited Bhopal recently to settle the dispute. Click here to read more

  • | October 19th, 2011

    Soha Ali Khan: It’s difficult to accept dad’s death

    Soha Ali Khan: It’s difficult to accept dad’s death

    It is difficult for cricket legend Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi’s family to accept his death, Bollywood actor and his daughter Soha Ali Khan said Wednesday. “I recall him with a lot of love. There is still a lot of disbelief at the moment that he is no more. It is difficult for me and my family,” Soha told reporters on the sidelines of a programme organised by coffee chain Cafe Coffee Day and ITC’s stationery brand ITC Classmate. When asked about the love and support that has poured in from all over the world after the death of Tiger Pataudi, Soha said: “My family and I really appreciate the love and support that we have received from all over India and the world. We thank everyone for standing by us in this difficult moment.” Pataudi, who led India in 40 Test matches, died September 22 following a lung infection.
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  • | October 4th, 2011

    Happy Birthday, Soha Ali Khan!

    Happy Birthday, Soha Ali Khan!


    The actor, unfortunately, will have a quiet birthday this year because of the sad demise of her father Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi
    Soha Ali Khan’s new film Soundtrack will release this Friday. She plays a hearing-impaired character for the first time in her career in this film. The release of the film had been postponed after Tiger Pataudi passed away. Click here to read more

  • | September 23rd, 2011

    Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan’s wedding plans postponed indefinitely

    Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan’s wedding plans postponed indefinitely

    The marriage was apparently set to be organised at the Pataudi family palace and was meant to be a grand affair. But the untimely death of Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi changed things
    Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor had already postponed their wedding plans to mid-February on learning about Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi’s health status. But on Thursday as Sr Pataudi passed away, the wedding got postponed indefinitely. A source close to the couple said that the family has decided to have no celebrations for a year at least. The marriage was apparently set to be organised at the Pataudi family palace and was meant to be a grand affair. But the untimely death of Tiger Pataudi changed things. Click here to read more

  • | September 23rd, 2011

    Saif Ali Khan’s Agent Vinod dedicated to Nawab Pataudi?

    Saif Ali Khan’s Agent Vinod dedicated to Nawab Pataudi?

    We heard that a shattered Saif Ali Khan might be dedicating his solo home production Agent Vinod to his late father Nawab Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi. Sources close to actor said, “Saif is really upset since he wanted his father to watch his film, as he always believed that his parents were his best critics”. Saif and his production team now plan to dedicate Agent Vinod to his late father, fondly known as Tiger. “Saif is also planning to pay a tribute to the legendary cricket star in his film,” we heard. Meanwhile, it seems Kareena too has planned to postpone her script narration and dress rehearsals of Heroine with Madhur Bhandarkar. Pataudi’s daughter, Soha Ali Khan has also postponed the promotional plans of her forthcoming film Soundtrack.
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  • | September 23rd, 2011

    Shahrukh Khan remembers Pataudi as friend’s friend

    Shahrukh Khan remembers Pataudi as friend’s friend

    Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan says he had “huge attachment” to Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi who died Thursday, and remembers the Indian cricket legend as a “friend’s friend”. “The news of Pataudi sir is very saddening. He was an iconic figure. I have met him and known him very closely. Since the time I was young, I have had huge attachment to him. He was a gentleman and a friend’s friend,” Shah Rukh told reporters in Gurgaon. He was speaking on the sidelines of the Global Indian Music Awards (GIMA). Pataudi died after battling a lung infection for about a month. The former Indian captain, 70, is survived by his wife, actress Sharmila Tagore, and three children, daughters Soha and Saba and son Saif Ali Khan. “I will definitely go and meet the family,” the 45-year-old star said. “I am close to Saif and Soha.”
    Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi and Sharmila Tagore: a love storyClick here to read more

  • | September 22nd, 2011

    Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi passes away

    Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi passes away

    Former Indian cricket captain Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, who was hospitalised for acute lung infection, passed away on Thursday evening. Actor Amitabh Bachchan posted a message on Twitter saying, “Sad news .. Tiger Pataudi passes away .. !!!” Earlier in the day, Neeraj Jain, senior consultant and chairman of pulmonolgy (chest medicine) at Sir Gangaram Hospital in central Delhi said, “His condition has deteriorated since Wednesday and he is unable to maintain his oxygen level in spite of maximum treatment. He continues to remain in the ICU (intensive care unit).” Pataudi, 70, was admitted to the hospital in August with acute lung infection. The condition does not allow normal passage of oxygen to both the lungs. The patient breathes out more carbon dioxide during infection. He is survived by actor-wife Sharmila Tagore, son Saif Ali Khan and daughters Saba and Soha Ali Khan.
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  • | September 22nd, 2011

    Saif Ali Khan’s father hospitalised

    Saif Ali Khan’s father hospitalised

    Veteran cricketer and Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan’s father Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi has been admitted to a hospital in Delhi. He is suffering from a lung infection. Son Saif Ali Khan rushed to Delhi on Friday morning. The condition of Pataudi is improving now. Saif was present in the capital along with his mother Sharmila Tagore. The actor confirmed the news to a tabloid saying, “Yes, I am in Delhi. My dad is in the hospital but he is stable now. He has a lung infection.” The doctors however are yet to decide on the discharge date. We wish the Sr Nawab a speedy recovery.
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