Soha Ali Khan

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Soha Ali Khan Pataudi
Soha 2013.jpg
Khan at the screening of Mr Joe B. Carvalho in 2014
Born Soha Ali Khan Pataudi
(1978-10-04) 4 October 1978 (age 38)[1][2][3]
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
Spouse(s) Kunal Khemu (m. 2015)
Parent(s) Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi
Sharmila Tagore
Relatives Saif Ali Khan (Brother)
Kareena Kapoor (Sister-in-law)
Saba Ali Khan (Sister)
Amrita Singh (ex Sister-in-law)

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


Khan 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 older brother Saif Ali Khan is also a Bollywood actor and her elder sister, Saba Ali Khan, is a jewellery designer.

Khan attended The British School, New Delhi and studied modern history at Balliol College, Oxford and earned a Masters degree in International Relations[5] from the London School of Economics and Political Science.[6]

Khan 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.

Khan hosted the gameshow Godrej Khelo Jeeto Jiyo.[7] She also appeared in the film Mr Joe B. Carvalho.[8][9][10]

Khan with her husband Kunal Khemu.

Khan and actor Kunal Khemu got engaged in July 2014 in Paris[11] and married in Mumbai on 25 January 2015.[12]

On 30 Janunary 2017, Khan announced her book, The Perils of Being Moderately Famous,[13] which will feature a collection of humorous anecdotes about her life as a royal princess. Her debut book will be published by Penguin India and is to be released later in 2017.


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 [14]
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 [15][16][17]

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  1. ^ "Soha Ali Khan turns 34!". Rediff. 4 October 2012. Retrieved 14 May 2016. 
  2. ^ Mudi, Aparna (4 October 2014). "Soha Ali Khan turns 36". Zee News. Retrieved 14 May 2016. 
  3. ^ "Birthday Exclusive: Soha Ali Khan". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 14 May 2016. 
  4. ^ "Soha Ali Khan trolled for attending Ganpati puja, says 'going to temple doesn't make me non-Muslim'". 
  5. ^ "Mom wants me to have a regular job like others: Soha Ali Khan". NDTV Movies. 9 January 2013. Retrieved 14 May 2016. 
  6. ^ Amraf Ashraf (November 26, 2011). "Up, close and personal with Soha Ali Khan". The Hindustan Times. Retrieved February 23, 2012. 
  7. ^ Godrej Khelo Jeeto Jiyo
  8. ^ "Soha Ali Khan wears a bikini for 'Mr Joe B Carvalho'". November 16, 2013. Retrieved November 16, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Like mom Sharmila Tagore, Soha Ali Khan dons a bikini in Mr Joe B Carvalho". India Today. November 19, 2013. Retrieved November 19, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Soha carries own bikini to set". Times of India. November 19, 2013. Retrieved November 19, 2013. 
  11. ^ PTI (24 July 2014). "Soha Ali Khan, Kunal Khemu get engaged". The Hindu. Retrieved 14 May 2016. 
  12. ^ Prashar, Chandni (25 January 2015). "Soha Ali Khan Marries Kunal Khemu, Saif-Kareena Play Hosts". Retrieved 14 May 2016. 
  13. ^ "The Perils of Being Moderately Famous: Soha Ali Khan’s debut book releasing in 2017",
  14. ^ 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. 
  15. ^ "Chaarfutiya Chhokare (2013) | Movie Review, Trailers, Music Videos, Songs, Wallpapers". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 2013-05-05. 
  16. ^ "Soha Ali Khan left bruised by molestation scene | NDTV". 2012-08-13. Retrieved 2013-05-05. 
  17. ^ "Soha enacts molestation scene". 2012-08-13. Retrieved 2013-05-05. 

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