Born: 12 August 1995 (age 24 years),
Height: 1.63 m
Parents: Saif Ali Khan, Amrita Singh
Daughter of the Nawab of Bollywood, Saif Ali Khan, and his first wife Amrita Singh both actors of the Hindi film industry. A member of the Pataudi family, she is also the maternal granddaughter of Rukhsana Sultana and Shivinder Singh Virk.She has a younger brother, Ibrahim Ali Khan.Her half-brother, Taimur Ali Khan, is Saif’s son from his second marriage to Kareena Kapoor.Khan is of predominantly Bengali and Pathan descent on her father’s side, and of Punjabi descent on her mother’s side.
Sara Ali Khan is one of the newest actresses on the block to become a part of bollywood. After graduating from Columbia University in 2016, She ventured into acting by playing the leading lady in the 2018 films Kedarnath and Simmba. Both films were commercially successful and the former earned her the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. She appeared in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list of 2019
As a teenager, Khan struggled with her weight, and had to undergo daily workouts under a strict schedule to get fit.She was also diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome, which she ascribes as a cause for her weight gain.
Khan studied history and political science at Columbia University in New York. In 2016, she completed her graduation early, within three years, and took off the remaining one-and-a-half years for weight training, following which she returned to India.
Inspired to be Actor
When Khan was a four-year-old, she acted in an advertisement. According to Saif, the actress Aishwarya Rai proved to be her inspiration for pursuing a career in film after she saw her perform on stage at Chicago.
In 2004, when Khan was nine, her parents divorced, and Singh was granted legal guardianship of her children.
Saif was initially not allowed to see her or her brother; they have since reconciled, and, according to Saif, “are more like friends [than father and daughter]”.
Khan also shares a healthy relationship with Kapoor, her step-mother; she stated in 2018, “I would like to imbibe her professionalism in me”.