Soha Ali Khan

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Soha Ali Khan
Soha 2013.jpg
Khan at the screening of Mr Joe B. Carvalho, 2014.
Born Soha Ali Khan Pataudi
(1978-10-04) 4 October 1978 (age 36)
New Delhi, India
Alma mater

The British School, New Delhi University of Oxford

London School of Economics and Political Science
Occupation Actress
Years active 2004–present
Partner(s) Kunal Khemu(engaged)
Parents Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi
Sharmila Tagore
Relatives Saif Ali Khan (Brother)
Kareena Kapoor (Sister-in-law)
Saba Ali Khan (Sister)
Khan with her Fiancée Kunal Khemu.

Soha Ali Khan (born Soha Ali Khan Pataudi on 4 October 1978) is a Bollywood actress best known for her role of Sonia in Rang De Basanti (2006) for which she won IIFA Awards for Best Supporting Actress and GIFA Awards for Best Supporting Actress. She is daughter of Mansoor Ali Khan and Sharmila Tagore, a Bengali Indian film actress and a member of Bengal's Tagore family. She is the sister of Saif Ali Khan.

Early and personal life[edit]

Khan is the youngest daughter of actress Sharmila Tagore and Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi. Her older brother Saif Ali Khan is also a Bollywood actor and her older sister, Saba Ali Khan, is a jewellery designer. Both her father[1] and paternal grandfather, Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi, are former captains of the Indian cricket team.

Khan attended The British School, New Delhi and studied modern history at Balliol College, Oxford and earned a Masters degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science.[2]

Khan and actor Kunal Khemu got engaged in July 2014.[3]


Before embarking upon her film career, Khan worked for Ford Foundation and Citibank.

Khan made her acting debut with the Bollywood film Dil Maange More (2004). She performances in the Bengali films Antar Mahal (2005) and Rang De Basanti (2006). She appeared in Khoya Khoya Chand and in the 2009 film 99, which was a critical and commercial success and her performance was acclaimed. Her next release was Tum Mile opposite Emraan Hashmi.

Khan hosted Godrej Khelo Jeeto Jiyo.[4] Khan appeared in the film Mr Joe B. Carvalho.[5][6][7]

She is a life member of International Film And Television Club of Asian Academy of Film & Television.

She has also awarded Hyderabad Women of the Decade Achievers Awards, ASSOCHAM Ladies League for Being a Nobel Ambassador for Women's Empowerment.


Year Film Role Language References
2004 Iti Srikanta Kamallata Bengali
2004 Dil Maange More Neha Hindi
2005 Pyaar Mein Twist Riya Arya Hindi
2005 Shaadi No. 1 Sonia Hindi
2005 Antarmahal Jasomati Bengali
2006 Rang De Basanti Sonia Hindi
2006 Ahista Ahista Megha Joshi Hindi
2007 Khoya Khoya Chand Nikhat Hindi
2007 Chaurahen Ira English
2008 Mumbai Meri Jaan Rupali Joshi Hindi
2008 Dil Kabaddi Mita Hindi
2009 Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge Neha Chattopadhayay Hindi
2009 99 Pooja Hindi
2009 Tum Mile Sanjana Hindi
2009 Meridian Lines Sameera Hindi / English
2009 Life Goes On Diya Banerjee English
2010 Mumbai Cutting Hindi
2010 Tera Kya Hoga Johnny Preeti Hindi
2011 Soundtrack Gauri Hindi
2012 Midnight's Children Jamila English
2013 Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster Returns Ranjana Hindi
2013 Go Goa Gone Hardiks's ex Hindi Special Appearance
2013 War Chod Na Yaar Ruth Dutta Hindi [8]
2014 Mr Joe B. Carvalho ShantiPriya Phadnis Hindi
2014 Chaarfutiya Chhokare Neha Tandon Hindi [9][10][11]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Tiger on final journey to Pataudi". Indiavision news. Sep 23, 2011. 
  2. ^ Amraf Ashraf (November 26, 2011). "Up, close and personal with Soha Ali Khan". The Hindustan Times. Retrieved February 23, 2012. 
  3. ^
  4. ^ Godrej Khelo Jeeto Jiyo
  5. ^ "Soha Ali Khan wears a bikini for 'Mr Joe B Carvalho'". November 16, 2013. Retrieved November 16, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Like mom Sharmila Tagore, Soha Ali Khan dons a bikini in Mr Joe B Carvalho". India Today. November 19, 2013. Retrieved November 19, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Soha carries own bikini to set". Times of India. November 19, 2013. Retrieved November 19, 2013. 
  8. ^ IANS May 22, 2013, 05.43PM IST (2013-05-22). "Soha finishes Delhi schedule for 'War Chhod Na Yaar'". The Times of India. Retrieved 2013-05-31. 
  9. ^ "Chaarfutiya Chhokare (2013) | Movie Review, Trailers, Music Videos, Songs, Wallpapers". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 2013-05-05. 
  10. ^ "Soha Ali Khan left bruised by molestation scene | NDTV". 2012-08-13. Retrieved 2013-05-05. 
  11. ^ "Soha enacts molestation scene". 2012-08-13. Retrieved 2013-05-05. 

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