Soha Ali Khan

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Soha Ali Khan Khemu
Soha Ali Khan at the Shaadi By Marriott fashion show (04) (cropped).jpg
Khan at Marriott fashion show in 2018
Soha Ali Khan

(1978-10-04) 4 October 1978 (age 41)
New Delhi, NCR, India
Alma materThe British School, New Delhi
University of Oxford
London School of Economics and Political Science
Years active2004–present
Kunal Khemu (m. 2015)
Parent(s)Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi
Sharmila Tagore
RelativesSee Pataudi family and Tagore family

Soha Ali Khan (born 4 October 1978) is an Indian film actress, known primarily for her work in the Hindi film industry, although she has also acted in Bengali and English-language films


Khan with her husband, Kunal Khemu

Soha Ali Khan was born on 4 October 1978.[1] She is the youngest daughter of actress Sharmila Tagore and of Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, the 9th nawab of Pataudi. Both her father and paternal grandfather, Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi, are former captains of the Indian cricket team. Her elder brother Saif Ali Khan is also a Bollywood actor and her elder sister, Saba Ali Khan, is a jewellery designer.

Soha attended The British School, New Delhi and studied modern history at Balliol College, Oxford and earned a Masters degree in International Relations[2] from the London School of Economics and Political Science.[3]

Soha made her acting debut with the Bollywood film Dil Maange More (2004). She performed in the Bengali film Antar Mahal (2005) and Rang De Basanti (2006). She appeared in Khoya Khoya Chand and in the 2009 film 99. Her next release was Tum Mile opposite Emraan Hashmi.

Soha hosted the game show Godrej Khelo Jeeto Jiyo.[4] She also appeared in the film Mr Joe B. Carvalho.[5]

Khan and actor Kunal Khemu got engaged in July 2014 in Paris[6] and married in Mumbai on 25 January 2015.[7] She gave birth to their daughter on 29 September 2017.[8]

Khan's debut book, The Perils of Being Moderately Famous, which features a collection of humorous anecdotes about her life as a royal princess, was published in 2017.[9]


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 Stand By Me
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
2013 War Chod Na Yaar Ruth Dutta Hindi [10]
2014 Mr Joe B. Carvalho ShantiPriya Phadnis Hindi
2014 Chaarfutiya Chhokare Neha Tandon Hindi
2016 31st October Tejinder Kaur Hindi
2016 Ghayal Once Again Rhea Hindi [11][12][13]
2018 Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster 3 Ranjana Hindi [14]

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  1. ^ "Soha Ali Khan khemu turns 34!". Rediff. 4 October 2012. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Mom wants me to have a regular job like others: Soha Ali Khan". NDTV Movies. 9 January 2013. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  3. ^ "Soha Ali Khan: I Would Like My Daughter to Go to the Oxford University". News18. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  4. ^ Godrej Khelo Jeeto Jiyo
  5. ^ "Soha Ali Khan wears a bikini for 'Mr Joe B Carvalho'". 16 November 2013. Retrieved 16 November 2013.
  6. ^ PTI (24 July 2014). "Soha Ali Khan, Kunal Khemu get engaged". The Hindu. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  7. ^ Prashar, Chandni (25 January 2015). "Soha Ali Khan Marries Kunal Khemu, Saif-Kareena Play Hosts". Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  8. ^ "Soha Ali Khan, Neha Dhupia post adorable pics on Inaaya Naumi Kemmu's first birthday. See here". Retrieved 29 September 2018.
  9. ^ "Soha Ali Khan's debut book launched at a starry evening - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  10. ^ IANS 22 May 2013, 05.43PM IST (22 May 2013). "Soha finishes Delhi schedule for 'War Chhod Na Yaar'". The Times of India. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  11. ^ "Chaarfutiya Chhokare (2013) | Movie Review, Trailers, Music Videos, Songs, Wallpapers". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 5 May 2013.
  12. ^ "Soha Ali Khan left bruised by molestation scene | NDTV". 13 August 2012. Retrieved 5 May 2013.
  13. ^ "Soha enacts molestation scene". 13 August 2012. Retrieved 5 May 2013.
  14. ^ Singh, Mohnish (3 October 2017). "Soha Ali Khan to resume work in December with Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3! - Eastern Eye". Eastern Eye. Retrieved 4 October 2017.

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