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Saif Ali Khan opens about his relationship with his parents and the ups and downs in his career

Saif Ali Khan in a recent interview got candid about his early life, his relationship with father Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi and mother Sharmila Tagore and also about the ups and downs in his career.

Saif Ali Khan who was recently seen in Laal Kaptaan, in a special segment with a leading daily didn’t hold back while talking about his struggles, be it his relationship with his parents, his career or his early life, Saif candidly spoke about the ups and downs on his life. Saif also revealed how he was scared that there was nothing that interested him. 

Talking about his relationship with his parents Sacred Games actor said, “So I went to a really academic, school — the oldest in England — Winchester. The idea [of being there] was obvious. You go to Oxford [or a similar place] thereafter. That hadn’t worked out. I was in the black books of my parents, what with Delhi, partying and Ghungroo. I was getting scared. Because there was nothing I was interested in.”

His first job was in an advertising agency as his father had sent him there to get a job because he kept parting a lot. He revealed his first job in Ghunghroo was fantastic. His father put him in a bus to the ad agency in Sunder Nagar and his job at the agency was to make religious calendars for Birlas. The revealed that the only creative call was to put Lord Vishnu in October, or November. And stated that he soon lost interest in this job.

Further talking about his upbringing he said, “Honestly the way my upbringing was, the kind of life I’d had, or lack of confidence — I wasn’t a cinematic figure, in terms of being shot in photos. I was effeminate, coy, shy, unsure, worst qualities for a actor in Bombay.”

Saif on the work front has completed filming for Jawaani Jaaneman in London alongside newcomer Alaia F and Tabu. He will also be seen in Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior playing the role of the antagonist. The film also stars Ajay Devgn and Kajol.

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