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Saif Ali Khan on Yash Chopra – He saved my career by giving me a chance in his multistarrer movies

Posted in Movies with tags , , , , , , , , , on September 29, 2017 by saifalikhanonline

Yash Chopra’s movies defined Romance in Bollywood and his movies led to the breakthrough of many actors including Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Juhi Chawla, Anushka Sharma just to name a few.

One such actor who started his journey with a Yash Chopra movie Saif Ali Khan when he starred in the filmmaker’s directorial Parampara alongside Aamir Khan. Though the drama was not a hit, Saif and Yash Ji would go on to collaborate in movies like Yeh Dillagi, Hum Tum, Salaam Namaste, Ta Ra Rum Pum, Tashan and Roadside Romeo.

As today marks Yash Ji’s birth anniversary, Saif spoke candidly about the legendary filmmaker and the fond memories he shared with him. The actor said, “I loved Yash Ji! I must have been close to him than any other filmmaker. He saved my career by giving me a chance in his multistarrer and standing by me. We would have very funny chats. He was so young at heart and it was always heartwarming to see him every time. His filmmaking style was unique and relaxed and absolutely everyone on set adored him.”

Saif continued, “We would all shoot like a family and sing songs in the bus in Switzerland. He would just stop the bus sometimes and say, ‘Ok, let’s do this scene here!’ Or later say, ‘Ok Saif, let’s do your song cut here.’ This way a lot of work would get done. He was the last of the movie Moguls! With his departure, an era ended.”

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Saif Ali Khan’s 8 Most Unforgettable On-Screen Characters

Posted in Saif Ali Khan with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on August 16, 2016 by saifalikhanonline

To celebrate Khan’s birthday, we list all of his roles that show him at the peak of his groovy personality.

Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan turns 46 on August 16. In a film career that spans 24 years and 60 movies, Khan has managed to rise to the top and become a fan favorite.

The actor stems from royalty as his father, late cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan, was the Nawab of Pataudi. In a November 2011 ceremony, Khan was crowned with this title. His mother, Sharmila Tagore, will go down in history as one of the most beautiful and talented actresses of our time. Clearly, all this royalty and talent has rubbed off on him and all of the cool characters he has played in the last few years.

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From the archive: Saif Ali Khan in Salaam Namaste

Posted in Photos with tags , , , on June 27, 2016 by saifalikhanonline

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Why Bollywood needs to make more movies like Saif Ali Khan’s Salaam Namaste?

Posted in Movies with tags , , , , on June 13, 2016 by saifalikhanonline

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We all know we don’t fight villains in that large scale in our real lives. Rather we battle our insecurities, desires, expectations.

Those were the days of Salaam Namaste, when we were in love with Amber and Nikki. The couple who were poles apart, didn’t like each other initially but found love in a hopeless place and went on to share a place of their own only to part ways and find love in each other all over again. The movie which introduced the concept of Live-In relationships to dining tables in India.

Preity Zinta and Saif Ali Khan starrer Salaam Namaste went onto become cult classic now and is loved for it’s story line and a perfect portrayal of live-in relationship eliminating “Oh! How can you even think about it?” or “Our society would never accept it.” Live In relationships are still not much talked about and rather kept under wraps by the couple. But this is reality now, marriages are breaking because of incompatibility and insecurities. Live-In is the way to initially go about and in these times we need movies which can mirror the realities on the silver screen.

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Hit pair reunited on screen: Saif Ali Khan and Preity Zinta

Posted in Movies with tags , , , , , , , , , , on August 1, 2015 by saifalikhanonline

After the break: ‘Happy Ending’ (2014)
Lowdown: The dimpled actress did a cameo in the Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK film as one of Saif’s many ex-girlfriends. An excited Preity even tweeted pictures of them together on the sets, saying: “Cannot believe That the first time we shot together was 16 years ago ! Unbelievable.” The first time that they were paired opposite each other was for ‘Kya Kehna’ (2000) and the last was ‘Salaam Namaste’ — call it sheer coincidence, but both the films had Saif impregnating Preity by accident. On their latest collaboration, Saif had said, “She is a dear friend. She was at my wedding with Kareena (Kapoor). She even took me to the hospital once, when I fell off a bike and nearly killed myself! We go way back. I am very happy to have acted with her again. We have a screen history that helps the role and it’s very cool of her to do a special part for us in the film.”

Saif Ali Khan Special this week on Mastiii

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9 times when Saif Ali Khan was confused in love

Posted in Movies with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on November 16, 2014 by saifalikhanonline

Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan may have failed to make a mark in other genres but no one can beat our nawab in rom-coms. Playing a Casanova or a flirt or a confused lover on-screen is Saif’s forte. Despite doing copious rom-coms, he remains one of the prominent actors of this genre and still swaying our hearts with this image. While he is gearing up for HAPPY ENDING, let’s have a run through on nine of his films, when Saif turned Aashiq Awara:

HAPPY ENDING: After trying his hand with other genres, Saif is back to what he does best with this flick. Though he dates quite a few girls, Saif has a hard luck in love. Also starring Ileana D’cruz, Kalki Koechlin, Govinda HAPPY ENDING is set to release November 21, 2014.

LOVE AAJ KAL: Saif and Deepika play modern day couple, who are happy living together but do not believe in tying the knots. Saif plays a carefree, cool guy, who treats matters of heart without passion and doesn’t believe in old tradition of love.

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