Soha Ali Khan was born into a royal family. She is the daughter of
Mansoor Ali Khan
Pataudi who is the Nawab of Pataudi and former cricketer. Her mother
is an actress and the Chair of the Indian Censor Board. She is sister of actor,
Saif Ali Khan
, the famous Bollywood actor and has an elder sister
Saba Ali Khan
who designs fashion jewelry.
Her first movie in the industry was, Iti Srikanta released in 2004. It was a Bengali movie. The first Hindi movie she did was Dil Maange More. Till now she has done 25 movies. Her film
Rang De Basanti
received critical acclaim and won many awards including National award for most popular film. She won the Best Supporting Actress award for the role she played in the same movie.
Prior to acting Khan obtained a Master's Degree from the London School of Economics & Political Science - majoring in International Relations. She worked with Citibank, Ford Foundation. Before stepping into the Bollywood industry, she was a fabulous model too. She has also worked with Babita Malkani who is a famous fashion designer.
Her mother, Sharmila Tagore always wanted her daughter to become a lawyer and never imagined to see her as an actress.
Soha married her long-term partner
on 25th January 2015 in a private ceremony. She broke the news about the two marrying on micro-blogging website Twitter, she wrote “It gives me great happiness to share with you all that Kunal proposed to me in Paris with the most perfect ring in the world and I said yes”.
Soha loves painting, reading graphic novels, yoga and follows a healthy lifestyle. She also hosted a show on TV, Godrej Khelo Jeeto Jiyo.