Soha Ali Khan was born on October 4, 1978 in
New Delhi, India, into the family of the nawabs of Pataudi. She studied
History at Balliol College, Oxford University and has a Masters in
International Relations from the London School of Economics. Soha Ali Khan's
mom, dad and brother are superfamous celebrities. She's the daughter of "Sharmila
Tagore" famous hindi actress of 60's and 70's and "Tiger Pataudi" well known
Indian cricketer. And Saif Ali Khan's sister. And now it's time for this
talented and stunning girl to make a mark.
Soha made her acting debut with the Bollywood production Dil Maange More,
where she shared credits with Shahid Kapoor and two other leading ladies.
Starting off weakly, she has since received critical acclaim for her
performances in the Bengali film Antar Mahal and Rang De Basanti. She has
been brought up in liberal way, where ever to travel, think and have friends
she wants. She was quite a hyperactive child. Very friendly and outgoing
always running from one place to another. But never bothered about
appearances. She didn't wear too much jewellery nor was colour coordinated.
Soha Ali Khan, however, wants things to be different. She prefers staying
alone in Mumbai, managing her own affairs. Her first steps into the film
industry are behind her, but she knows she has a long way to go. The actress
spoke to Syed Firdaus Ashraf about the release of her latest Bengali film,
Antarmahal and a few other issues.
When Soha Ali Khan lights up the marquee, her mother's famed dimples et al,
the world will inevitably watch out for the Tagore talent to unfold. And
should Sharmila's legacy to Soha include some of that legendary screen
sparkle, then Soha's got little to worry about. Soha's just starting out on
the road her mother has made her own.
While studying she know exactly that she wanted to be in films in terms of
career. She know if started acting before accomplishing her academy, then it
wouldn't be possible for her to go back to studying. Her parents had the
typical normal parental concerns about joining the films. When she was 12,
she meant to play the child in Mira Nair's Mississippi Masala and taken two
months leave from school also. But couldn't do the film because she had to
She had also worked with Citibank and an NGO to get experience which help
her when she finally starts acting.
2007 - Cash (film)
2007 - Khoya Khoya Chand
2007 - Dus Kahaniyaan
2006 - Ahista Ahista
2006 - Rang De Basanti
2005 - Antar Mahal
2005 - Shaadi No. 1
2005 - Pyaar Mein Twist
2004 - Dil Maange More
2004 - Iti Srikanta