Monday, March 14, 2011

Soha Ali Khan (Hindi: सोहा अली खान)

Born on October 4, 1978 in New Delhi, India
Soha Ali Khan (Hindi: सोहा अली खान) is an Indian actress .

Soha Ali Khan was born into the family of nawabs of Pataudi. Her father, Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, the current nawab, is a former captain of the Indian cricket team. Her mother, Sharmila Tagore, is a noted film actress, and a distant relative of the nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore. Her brother, Saif Ali Khan is also a Bollywood actor . She is dating Siddharth a popular and predominant hero in Down South especially in Telugu movies. Soha is seeing him from the time of Rang De Basanti

Before embarking upon her film career, Soha worked for the Ford Foundation and Citibank. She is involved in a range of activities outside the acting world, including serving on the Advisory Board for a new project of the public entrepreneur group, Res Publica. She has also recently modeled for the spring-summer collection of Globus, an Indian chain of boutiques.

Soha made her acting debut with the Bollywood production Dil Maange More (2004), where she shared credits with Shahid Kapoor and two other leading ladies(Ayesha Takia and Tulip joshi).She has since received critical acclaim for her performances in the Bengali film Antar Mahal (2005) and Rang De Basanti (2006). Her latest release Khoya Khoya Chand (Sudhir Mishra)(2007) though did not do well at the boxoffice, earned her critical acclaim.


* 2007:Star's Sabsey Favourite Nayi Heroine
* 2007:GIFA Best Supporting Actress for Rang De Basanti
* 2007:IIFA Best Supporting Actress Award for Rang De Basanti

She was born in Mumbai and at the age of six shifted to delhi. She studied at British School and use to study hard to get good marks. She enjoyed sports and theatre. Then she did her under graduate at Oxford and master's at London School of Economics in International Relations. Studying abroad has given her international outlook and understand and be tolerant towards other cultures

While studying she know exactly that she wanted to be in films in terms of career. She know if started acting before accomplishing her academy, then it wouldn't be possible for her to go back to studying. Her parents had the typical normal parental concerns about joining the films. When she was 12, she meant to play the child in Mira Nair's "Mississippi Masala" and taken two months leave from school also. But couldn't do the film because she had to get braces

Year Film Role Other notes
2004 Iti Srikanta Kamallata
2004 Dil Maange More Neha
2005 Pyaar Mein Twist Ria
2005 Shaadi No. 1 Sonia
2005 Antar Mahal Jasomati
006 Rang De Basanti Sonia Winner IIFA Best Supporting Actress Award
2006 Ahista Ahista Megha
2007 Khoya Khoya
Chand Nikhat
2008 Mumbai Meri Jaan Rupali Joshi
2008 Airport Filming
2008 Dil Kabaddi Mita Releasing on December 5, 2008
2009 Dhoondte Reh Jaoge Filming
2009 Tera Kya Hoga Johnny Filming
2009 99 Filming

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