Happy Birthday, Saif: 11 Things You Didn't Know About The Nawab Of Bollywood

Happy Birthday, Saif: 11 Things You Didn't Know About The Nawab Of Bollywood

From Main Khiladi Tu Anari to Dil Chahta Hai to Sacred Games, Saif Ali Khan has impressed generations with his charm and acting skills. The 48-year-old actor has not only made his name in Bollywood with his versatile choice of films, but he is also successfully running multiple businesses, including his production house, Illuminati Films.

On his birthday, let's not forget to appreciate all that his perfectly aligned genes have given the world: a handsome son who is a carbon copy of his father, Ibrahim, a gorgeous daughter who is all set to rule the B-town, Sara and the little cutie Taimur Ali Khan who makes headline at least thrice a week.

To celebrate his birthday, his talent and his wonderful contribution to the industry, we present to you some lesser known facts from the Kurbaan actor's life.

1. He received his big break as a single lead in Hum Tum. Earlier, he was only starring in films with multiple male-leads.   

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2. When he checks into a hotel while travelling with Kareena, they check-in as Mr and Mrs Khan. Adorbs!

3. Did you know it was Kareena who made the first move on Saif? Kareena revealed it in an interview, "He will never make the first move. I was the one who kind of pushed all the right buttons, and when I made the first move he was like, I can't believe that Kareena Kapoor is doing this. It was like an entire building crumbled on his head."

4. Saif's first wife Amrita Singh was 12 years older to him and he was married to her for 13 years.

5. He's a trained guitarist and he has performed in concerts as well.

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6. Saif Ali Khan's net worth is $150-180 million which rounds off to Rs 964-1,157 crores excluding a disputed family property in Bhopal and his annual income is close to Rs 55 crores. 

7. Hence, his luxury purchases may not surprise you. He's the owner of a Harley Davidson Iron 883 (Rs 9.23 lakh), Mercedes Benz E Class (Rs 70 lakh), Ford Mustang Shelby GT 500 (Rs 90 lakh), Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT (Rs 1.07 crores), Toyota Land Cruiser (Rs 1.29 crores), BMW 7 Series (Rs 1.32 crores), Range Rover Sports (Rs 1.97 crores), Audi R8 Spyder (Rs 2.48 crores). He has a watch collection worth at least Rs 3.3 crores. 

8. It is rumoured that Saif changes his watch thrice a day.

9. He owns a house in Gstaad, Switzerland worth Rs 33 crores and his house, Fortune Heights in Bandra West, Mumbai is worth Rs 48 crores. Also, Pataudi Palace is worth Rs 800 crores. He has more than 133 ancestral properties worth Rs 5,000 crores. 

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10. The engagement ring he gave to Kareena was about Rs 5.06 crores. 

11. That's not all, he gets a turn over of Rs 250 crores from Illuminati Films.

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12. Nawab by day and bad boy by night. Saif has made a lot of headlines for his run-ins with the law. Some of the cases include the blackbuck poaching case and assault in an upscale restaurant. He, in fact, was also involved in an assault on a photographer while shooting for Love Aaj Kal. His name has also in a couple of other illegal activities like procuring a high-end car through illegal means.  

Happy birthday Saifu, we wish you get younger and younger each passing year!  

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