His Grandfather Iftikaar Ali Khan Pataudi was the Nawab Of Pataudi as well as an Accomplished Cricketer who first played for the England Team and then for the Indian Team as the Captain. Saif is also linked in connection with Nafisa Joseph. Saif ad completed his studies from Winchester College at England. He married to Indian Actress Amrita Singh in October 1991 but unfortunately got separated in 2004. Saif has two children's, one daughter named Sara Khan and one son named as Ibrahim Khan. Both these children are currently living with mother Amrita Sign.
Saif made his debut with the film ‘Parampara’ and then ‘Aashiq Awara’ in 1993 but his important role and Acting talent was realized in the film ‘Yeh Dillagi’ casting with Akshay Kumar and Kajol in 1994. This film was Saifs first hit film in his Starting career. He then had Innumerable Moderate hits film with many Action and Thriller Sequence seen in film ‘Main Khiladi Tu Anari’ in 1994, ‘Surakshaa’ in 1995, ‘Ek Tha Raja’ in 1996, ‘Hameshaa’ in 1997, ‘Keemat’ in 1998’, ‘Kachche Dhaage’ in 1999 and ‘Hum Saath –Saath Hain’ in 1999, ‘Kya Kehna’ in 2000 and ‘Love Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega’ in 2001. His Acting career had gone through many ups and downs until he was casted in Farhaan Akhtar’s ‘Dil Chahta Hai’ Super – Duper hit film in 2001.
This successful film established Saif as One of the Most Bankable Stars in the Industry. He Kept his hardwork and performance with a Comic Eligible Bachelor in the Yash Raj Memorable films ‘Kal Ho Na Ho’ in 2003, a manipulative Gangster in ‘Ek Hasina Thi’ in 2004 and a light- hearted cartoonist in Kunal Kohli’s ‘Hum Tum’ in 2004, Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s ‘Parineeta’ in 2005 and once again Yash Raj Production film ‘Salaam Namaste’ in 2005. These film resulted success in both, commercially as well as personally in Saif ‘s life. Especially, he got critically acclaims for his performance in Hum Tum and received the National Film Award for Best Actor for ‘Hum Tum’.
And viewing Commercially Parineeta and Salaam Namaste both these films were also great hits in India as well as Overseas. In 2006 Saif played a leading role in the offbeat English film Being Cyrus and bagged out his fans with enormous acclaim for his performance in villainous role in his latest movie released ‘Omkara’ which is an adaption of ‘Othello’. Saif had joined a group of many Bollywood Co-stars on a world tour performing in “Temptations 2004” which resulted a successful programme. In this Tour Saif Ali Khan was accompanied by Stars like Shahrukh Khan, Arjun Rampal, Preeti Zinta, Rani Mukherjee and Priyanka Chopra.
Saif will be seen in Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s next film Eklavya: The Royal Guard. This film shares a real life relation of mother Sharmila Tagore and son Saif Ali Khan after the film Aashiq Awara (’91).
Saif Ali Khan was honored his first Award at Filmfare Best Debut award for his debut film ‘Aashiq Awara’ in 1993. But his next award had waited him for 8 continuous years and finally in 2001 where he received four different Awards in all Award Functions like at Filmfare Awards for Best Comedian Award for the film ‘Dil Chahta Hai’, at Zee Cine Awards For Best Actor in a Supporting Role for ‘Dil Chahta Hai’, at Sansui Awards For Best Actor in a Comic Role for ‘Dil Chahta Hai’ and at last at IIFA Awards for Best Supporting Actor Award for ‘Dil Chahta Hai’.
Then in 2003 he was awarded for ‘Kal Ho Na Ho’ at Filmfare Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, IIFA Awards for Best Supporting Role – Male Award, Sansui Award for Best Supporting Actor, Star Screen Award for Best Supporting Actor and Finally at Zee Cine Awards for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. In 2004 he had was Awarded for his next Blockbuster film ‘Hum Tum’ at Filmfare Awards for Best Comedian Award. He received National Film Award for Best Actor for the film ‘Hum Tum’ in 2005.