Actor Saif Ali Khan, son of the last Nawab, Mansoor Ali Khan, is married to actress Kareena Kapoor, and Soha Ali Khan, daughter of the last Nawab is married to actor, Kunal Khemu.. This talented actor is also the 10th Nawab of the former princely state of Pataudi. He is also a producer. This national award winning actor was honored with “Padma Shri” in 2010.
Saif Ali Khan, the current Nawab of Pataudi, has a huge ancestral property in his name in Pataudi. It is said that the palace and some of the the other family properties collectivelly are reportedly valued around Rs 750 cr.
After Mansoor Ali’s death in 2011, Saif was declared the tenth Nawab of Pataudi by villagers of the state, as per norms. The title was long abolished by the government.
Saif’s paternal grandfather Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi was the eight Nawab of Pataudi. As a cricketer, Iftikhar played for England and was captain of the Indian national cricket team. Saif’s grandmother Sajida Sultan was the Begum of Bhopal and the second daughter of Hamidullah Khan, the last ruling Nawab of Bhopal.
Mansoor Ali was a famous cricketer and lead the Indian cricket team from 1962 to 1970. He was the ninth Nawab until 1971, when India abolished the titles through the 26th Amendment to the Constitution of India.