Says a source, "Earlier, Zayed used to be a chain-smoker, puffing away constantly. But that changed after he observed that whenever he tried to cuddle Zidaan after a smoke, his baby made a fuss and cried.
He would just refuse to go into papa's arms no matter how Zayed tried. Zayed was obviously tortured by this rebuff and soon figured out that Zidaan didn't like the smoke smell which clung to Zayed.
After that, the Mission Istaanbul hero gave up smoking. He has been heard telling friends and co-actors that spending time with his baby is more precious than smoking. Zayed has also started feeling healthier after he's stopped puffing the cancer stick."
Zayed Khan is away in the Bahamas shooting for Blue but his sister Farah Aqueel Ali confirms, "Yes. Zayed has given up smoking completely. I am not sure whether it is for his baby or not. Anyway, he was never a chain smoker. He'd smoke at nights especially after partying but all that is over now."