Ali Merchant does a Shahjehan!
It's been nearly a year of
togetherness for Ali Merchant and Sara Khan and the deeply-in-love
couple are constantly surprising each other with gifts- Ali last bought
Sara a Pug. This time, he has gone all out. He is set to launch a
building firm on their name.
Ali confirms the news, saying, "Yes, I'll be launching a new building
firm called 'Al-Sara' in Neral, which is in Matheran. My dad's in the
construction business and that's how I thought of doing something like
The actor wants to branch out from just doing television and that is
how he decided on this business venture. He explains, "After doing
three shows, I got bored and I wanted to do something different and
refreshing. My dad too wasn't well and I wanted to take a break from
television. So, I started with this."
Merchant says that he has shown that land to his girlfriend Sara and
she is too excited about the project. He tells us, "When I told Sara
about this, she was very excited… she started screaming and jumping all
around. She was more excited and elated when she saw the place. She
But how will he manage working on Al-Sara with the pressure and long
hours that come with shooting for a daily? Ali says, "I'll manage it
anyhow. I'll try to concentrate on both."
More about his construction plans, he says, "We own a lot of land in
that area and I have to make a trip there soon. I've decided to build
some residential buildings there where they'll be named as Alsara 1,
Alsara 2 and so on…"
Asked about his dream house, Ali says, "It'll be a huge house with
large windows and a very big balcony. I'll sit with Sara for unlimited
time in the balcony and right in front of us will be the sea. I should
be able to just open the door and walk out directly to the sea."