Brace yourself, as Bollycurry brings to you ... another CITS! This one features the talented Soha Ali Khan
was born on October 4, 1978 to a princely family of Pataudi. Her
father, Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, was the former Indian cricket team
captain, along with his father, Ifthikar Ali Khan Pataudi. Mansoor is
also the current Nawab
, meaning provincial governor.
mother is the acclaimed yesteryear actress, Sharmila Tagore. The gal
also has two sib
lings - her brother Saif Ali Khan is a renown actor, and
her sister Saba Ali Khan is a jewelery designer.
Soha went to
The British School in New Delhi and then completed her education at
Balliol College, Oxford and earned a Masters degree in International
Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science. The
multi-talented Soha, among her many pursuits, has modeled for the
Spring-Summer collection of Globus - an Indian chain of boutiques.
Her entry into B-Town was with Shahid Kapoor's film Dil Maange More
In 2005, she appeared in a Bengali film called Antar Mahal
which earned her plenty of recognition for her performance. Then came Rang De Basanti
in 2006, quickly followed by Khoya Khoya Chand.
Her 2009 film 99
became a commercial success, garnering her much attention and acclaim.
Hot off heels of that movie came Tum Mile
Emraan Hashmi. Despite the height of the music of the mentioned film,
the film itself did not fare too well at the box office. Apart from
these, Soha has also starred in films such as Pyaar Mein Twist, Shaadi No.1, Mumbai Meri Jaan, Dil Kabaddi
and many more!
Did you know...
- Before entering the film industry, she worked at Ford Foundation and Citibank.
- She served on the Advisory Board for a new project of the public entrepreneur group, Res Publica.
- She is also known as Soha Sultana Khan.
Watch out for Soha's next film, Mumbai Cutting and tune in to our next week's CITS where we put the spotlight on her brother, Saif Ali Khan!
Editor: Lola & Jenifer