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Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi and Sharmila Tagore’s daughter, Saba Ali Khan had chosen a life away from the glamour world. But just like her star family, Saba too enjoys immense stardom with more than 39K followers on her social media account. It is very rare to see Saba in parties and get-togethers as she had preferred to stay away from the limelight, but now, thanks to social media, we often get to see her pictures with her loved ones.
A few days back, Saba had taken to her IG handle and had shared a beautiful throwback picture of her parents, Sharmila Tagore and Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi to wish her fans on Ramadan. In the picture, Sharmila had looked gorgeous as always, while Mansoor had looked dapper while the two posed for a beautiful picture. Along with the picture, Saba had written, “Ramadan Mubarak...and Shubho Noboborsho to everyone! It's not one or the other... We don't have to choose. Faith is personal and life is a celebration. We are all #unique.”
On May 30, 2021, Saba Ali Khan took to her IG handle and shared an unseen throwback picture of Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi and Sharmila Tagore from one of their holidays. With her arms curled up to Mansoor, Sharmila looked stunning as she smiled for the camera, whereas he looked handsome as always. Sharing the beautiful picture of her parents from her archives, Saba called them the best parents. She captioned the vintage picture as “Two Great people.... Who were simply meant to be. The BEST parents.”
Saba never misses a chance to treat us with adorable pictures of her family. On March 4, 2021, Saba had taken to her Instagram handle and had shared the monochrome wedding picture of her parents, Mansoor Ali Khan and Sharmila Tagore. She had captioned the picture as "Remembrance! Parents Wedding day. A wedding. I definitely didn't attend! But I wish I had Mahshallah."
Coming back to Sharmila Tagore and Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi's epic love story, the duo had tied the knot in the year 1969, and their wedding was talked about in the entire nation. However, did you know that before tying the knot, Sharmila had put forward a special condition to marry Mansoor? Yes, according to media reports, Shamila had asked Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi to hit a hat-trick of sixes in a match to which the legendary cricketer had agreed. And rest as they say, is history!
After the death of her father, Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi in 2011, Saba was named as the custodian of the royal trust of Bhopal. She, as mutawalli of Aukaf-e-Shahi Trust, takes care of the properties in Bhopal and Saudi Arabia, worth Rs. 1000 crore. While Saif had taken the Nawab of Pataudi title after their father’s death, Saba had chosen to be the Chief Trustee of the Bhopal Trust. She is the first woman in the country to be the head of Auqaf-e-Shahi since the end of the princely era. Other than this, she also looks after her mother’s Rs. 2700 crore worth property.
Aren’t Sharmila Tagore and Masoor Ali Khan Pataudi looking stunning together?
The Pataudi Palace, also known as Ibrahim Kothi, was passed on from the last ruling Nawab, Iftikhar Ali Khan to his son, Mansoor Ali Khan, who was the last recognized titular Nawab. The Pataudi Palace is now held by actor, Saif Ali Khan, son of Mansoor Ali Khan and SharmilaRead More