Soha Ali Khan Khemu is an Indian film actress, known primarily for her work in the Hindi film industry, although she has also acted in Bengali and English-language films. She has won a number of awards, including the Best Supporting Actress award for her role in ‘Rang De Basanti‘.
Soha Ali Khan was born on October 4, 1978, in New Delhi, India. She is the youngest daughter of actress Sharmila Tagore and of Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, the 9th Nawab of Pataudi. Both her father and paternal grandfather, Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi, are former captains of the Indian cricket team. Her older brother Saif Ali Khan is also a Bollywood actor and her elder sister, Saba Ali Khan, is a jewellery designer. Actress Kareena Kapoor & Amrita Singh are the relatives of Soha.
Soha belongs to a filmy family background as her mom Sharmila Tagore is a former Bollywood actress. Her mother, grand-niece of renowned Rabindranath Tagore, converted to Islam after the marriage and has changed her name to Begum Ayesha Sultana. Shoha’s father tragically passed away on September 22, 2011, due to chronic lung infection at the age of 70.
Soha attended The British School, New Delhi and studied modern history at Balliol College, Oxford and earned a Masters degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Soha made her acting debut with the Bollywood film Dil Maange More (2004). She performed in the Bengali film Antar Mahal (2005) and Rang De Basanti (2006). She appeared in Khoya Khoya Chand and in the 2009 film 99. Her next release was Tum Mile opposite Emraan Hashmi.
Soha worked in a couple of giant companies like Citi Bank before entering into Bollywood.
Soha Ali Khan & Kunal Khemu get married on January 25, 2015, in Delhi. She announced her pregnancy in April 2017 and gave birth to their daughter on 29th September 2017. On 30 January 2017, Khan announced her book, The Perils of Being Moderately Famous, which will feature a collection of humorous anecdotes about her life as a royal princess. Her debut book will be published by Penguin India and is to be released later in 2017.
- Full Name: Soha Ali Khan
- Nickname: Soha
- Born: October 4, 1978
- Birth Place: Delhi, India
- Star Sign: Libra
- Profession: Actress
- Religion: Islam
- Spouse (s): Kunal Khemu
- Parent(s): Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi; Sharmila Tagore