When we talk about style, accent and a trademark ‘wow’, the first person to come to any Bollywood lover’s mind is one name- Saif Ali Khan!
Saif Ali Khan turns 44 and on his special day, we take you down the memory lane of his beginning, his struggle and his reign in Bollywood.
The Beginning: Born to cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi and actress Sharmila Tagore, Saif Ali Khan had a lavish education. However, following his mother’s footsteps he went on to make a career in Bollywood. At the age of 23, he made his debut with the film Aashiq Awara. It was in the following year that Saif actually found recognition with the film Yeh Dillagi. Only a few films of his became successful like Main Khiladi Tu Anari, Tu Chor Main Sipahi, Tu Chor Main Sipahi.
The Struggle: After a series of flops came Hum Saath Saath Hain. Saif finally got to act in a film with reputed cast and an established production house. This brought him back into the limelight after a long while. He had to struggle quite a bit to find his place in Bollywood. Most of his films such as Dil Chahta Hain, Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein, Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein, LOC Kargil were all multistarrers.