Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore says she never expected that two of her children, Saif Ali Khan and Soha Ali Khan will take up acting as a profession. Sharmila is mother to three, Saif, Soha and Saba from her late husband Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi.
"We (Mansoor and I) thought that she (Soha) would follow an
academic career. Earlier she was working with Ford Foundation in
the developmental field and after that she started working with
Citibank. Then we thought maybe she has changed her mind.
"But then she started showing interest towards working in films
and her first film was a Bengali film, which I was quite happy
being a Bengali," Sharmila told reporters at an event by Clinic
Plus to celebrate Mothers' Day.
She says as parents, they were always supportive of their
"We didn't expect Saif also to go into the films because both of
them were kept away from films completely. But films is what they
chose and we were supportive," she added.
Soha made her acting debut in 2004 and she was last seen in
Mr. Joe B. Carvalho this year, while Saif, who is a
National Award winner, made his acting debut in 1992 with Yash
Currently, he has the upcoming films Humshakals and
Happy Ending in his kitty.
Click the pictures of the event Sharmila and Soha
Soha Ali Khan
Soha Ali Khan was looking dashing in her blue outfit with
Sharmila Tagore Addressing The Media
Sharmila Tagore spoke to media after the event.
Sharmila And Soha
Sharmila Tagore and her daughter Soha Ali Khan unveiling in the
Sharmila And Soha Happy
Both mother and daughter pose for the shutterhogs.
Sharmila Tagore who rocked Bollywood in 80's is still looking so