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Upcoming projects for Saif Ali Khan

Posted in Saif Ali Khan with tags , , , , , , , , , on November 16, 2014 by saifalikhanonline

The first trailer clicked in a very big way and the audience can’t wait for Happy Ending to release. But leading man of the film Saif Ali Khan has many more films lined up. In April next year, he will be seen in Kabir Khan’s next Phantom also featuring Katrina Kaif. Ask him about his future projects and he replies, “As producers, we (Dinesh Vijan and I) are keen on a sequel to Go Goa Gone. We are also working with Saket Chaudhary on developing something. He has a really nice idea and it should fall in place soon. I think we should be working on scripts and that takes time. So Go Goa Gone 2 and Saket’s film are two possibilities. As an actor, I am looking at working with Sujoy Ghosh, on a remake and his version of Suspect X. We are still working on the script as we want to surprise people who think they have read the book or know the story.”

‘Happy Ending is a Spoof on Romcoms’ : Saif Ali Khan

Posted in Saif Ali Khan with tags , , , , , , on November 16, 2014 by saifalikhanonline

In his career spanning over two decades, Saif Ali Khan has found his niche in the genre of romcoms. While he has had an Omkara or Being Cyrus, Saif has been a part of quite a few romantic comedies like Kal Ho Na Ho, Hum Tum, Love Aaj Kal and Cocktail. After trying his hand at a zombie comedy (Go Goa Gone), heartland masala (Bullet Raja) and slapstick comedy (Humshakals), the actor is back to romcoms with Happy Ending.

“What made Happy Ending interesting for me was how well written the characters are and their relationships with each other,” Saif explains, adding, “There is an obsessive ex (Kalki) who you can’t figure out if you are or aren’t in a relationship with; Ranvir (Shorey) plays a henpecked husband; and Ileana is a writer who is very competitive and thinks like a man.” He describes Happy Ending as “a spoof on romcoms”. “That is what makes it unlike other romcoms.”

The film pairs Saif with Govinda and their sensibilities couldn’t be more different. “We are two very different planets. It was hysterical to work with him. Through the shoot, I think, we just kept trying to figure each other out. His ease in front of the camera is just something else.”

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Saif Ali Khan rubbishes news of not wanting to work with SRK

Posted in Saif Ali Khan with tags , , , , , on November 13, 2014 by saifalikhanonline

There have been news that Saif Ali Khan doesn’t want to work with Shah Rukh Khan again.But this piece of news is far from the truth.

Saif rubbishes the news and says, “This is bullshit.I have loved working with Srk whenever I have,Filmfare Awards hosting,Kal Ho Na Ho,temptations tours,Seagrams ad. He is an amazing guy, he was also one of the few people at my wedding from the industry. I look up to him and he had influenced a lot of my thoughts on set.

What I meant was I don’t see myself doing a film with him unless I have a really interesting role .and most of the films he does revolve around him and rightly so.

I’m upset at the reporting of this as I have a lot of respect for Shah Rukh.I have worked with him and I know what his contribution is invaluable.

Saif Ali Khan told Govinda: I can’t believe I am dancing with you

Posted in Saif Ali Khan with tags , , , , , , , , , on November 12, 2014 by saifalikhanonline

On the face of it, when you see Govinda and Saif Ali Khan together, you would wonder how they would have communicated with each other during the shoot of ‘Happy Ending’. And much as against what one would expect, they actually got along really well.

Talking to us, Saif said, “The beautiful part of the industry is that so many people can get success by not being similar and by not being from one code or one school of thinking. Rather than sound like Govinda to be friends with him, I understood that he would understand me better if I was myself. And so, I was always myself and he gets it. I respect him for what he does really well. Once, while dancing with him, I told him, ‘I can’t believe I am dancing with you.’ Recently, he asked me, ‘What time do you wake up?’ I told him, ’7am.’ I hope he believed me as genuinely, I have become very good with time now.”

Saif Ali Khan talks about his daughter’s decision to get into films and why he won’t allow it for now…

Posted in Saif Ali Khan with tags , , , , on November 12, 2014 by saifalikhanonline

Every few months, there is news that Sara, Saif Ali Khan’s daughter with ex-wife Amrita Singh, is getting ready to make her Bollywood debut. It’s natural for her to want to be an actress, or at least have an interest in the field, given that both her parents are actors, so is her grandmom Sharmila Tagore Pataudi and her aunt Soha Ali Khan. And if that wasn’t enough, then coming in close contact with the diva Kareena Kapoor would have definitely aroused the dormant acting genes in her.

Amrita has denied that her daughter is gearing up for acting debut. Not that either she or Saif are the kind of parents to have a problem with Sara getting into films.

Says Saif, “Of course, I won’t have any problem. It is a wonderful profession. But I would have a problem with her leaving the college and getting into movies. She is currently studying in her second year at Columbia University. One day, she messaged me saying she wants to join movies. It was a slightly strangely-worded message but I replied, ‘Yes, but after college.’ Then there was some silence. Obviously, she doesn’t know what she is saying. Some days, she wants to be a lawyer, someday a doctor, then one day she told me she wants to work at the White House… Nobody leaves Columbia University! Anyone in the world would give their left arm to go to an Ivy League university. I wish someone would have told her that I would have her shot if she even thinks about leaving college. This degree is your only passport — from the husband that beats you to a country that collapses economically, you can survive everything. She can get a job anywhere in the world. It would be foolish of her to leave that to act. She can do that after she completes her education. She can’t throw this to be stuck working in one profession. That is limiting yourself.”

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Saif Ali Khan: Tiger Pataudi Would Curse Me if we Made a Film on Him

Posted in Saif Ali Khan with tags , , , , , , on November 12, 2014 by saifalikhanonline

Actor-producer Saif Ali Khan, who once showed his interest of making a biopic on his late father Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, says the cricket star was so handsome that nobody can play his role.

“It’s such a good story as he used to tell me such interesting things. But, we can’t make a Bollywood film because if we put a song in this, he would curse me for this. Nobody can do his acting and he was so handsome that nobody can play his role,” Saif told reporters in a group interview.

“…I don’t have too many footage. I have pictures and if you look at his black and white footage, you will know why we are not making his film because he was so handsome,” he added.

The 44-year-old is currently busy promoting his forthcoming film “Happy Ending”.

Directed by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK, the film also features Govinda, Kalki Koechlin and Ranvir Shorey. It is slated for Nov 21 release.

Saif Ali Khan re-acquires a part of Pataudi Palace since he was unhappy with its upkeep

Posted in Saif Ali Khan with tags , , , , on November 11, 2014 by saifalikhanonline

A part of the Pataudi Palace has been re-possessed by actor Saif Ali Khan from a private hospitality major that used to run it as a luxury heritage hotel.

His father, Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi had leased it out to the hotel group but when he visited the place, he was not quite impressed with its upkeep. It was at this ancient structure that Saif was crowned the 10th Nawab of Pataudi in 2011. His wedding reception was also held there in October, 2012.

Now Saif has ended the lease agreement with the hotel and has started the renovation process. Confirming the story, Sharmila Tagore says, “The lease period was over and we did not renew it. It is in the process of being cleaned up right now.” In the past, the palace has been rented out for multiple film shoots, one of the famous ones being the song Main Yahan Hoon from Veer-Zaara featuring Shah Rukh Khan and Preity Zinta. Other films that were shot there include The Rising: Ballad of Mangal Pandey, Raanjhana and Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. It is located just 66 kilometers from Delhi.

Will the palace be open to visitors again after the renovation? Tagore says in a non-committal tone, “You will have to ask Saif. I don’t know about it.” –

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