Baby Boy for the House of Pataudi: Saif & Kareena name him Taimur Ali Khan

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Baby Boy Born to Chotay Nawab Saif Ali Khan Pataudi and Bollywood royal Kareena Kapoor Khan

The scion of the royal house of Patuadi, Nawab Saif Ali Khan, who is better known in his avatar as the Bollywood star Saif Ali Khan, has been blessed with a second son this morning, the first with his wife Kareena Kapoor Khan, also one of Bollywood’s most renowned actors. Saif and Kareena, teasingly referred to as Saifeena were married in October, 2012.

Saif Kareena

Saif and Kareena in royal finery from the House of Pataudi and Bhopal
Saif and Kareena in royal finery from the House of Pataudi and Bhopal
Nawab Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi with wife Sharmila Tagore
Nawab Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi with wife Sharmila Tagore

Saif Ali Khan’s son Taimur Ali Khan’s royal antecedents connect to Patuadi, one of Muslim India’s small but renowned royal states, his grandfather is Nawab Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi or Tiger Pataudi as he was known in cricketing circles was an Indian cricketer and captain of the Indian cricket team. Mansoor Ali Khan’s father Iftikhar Ali Khan Patuadi was also a cricketer and his mother Sajida Sultan (Saif’s grandmother) was one of the last Begums of Bhopal, the second daughter of Nawab Hamidullah Khan, the last ruling Nawab of Bhopal, which was one of the largest royal Muslim states in undivided India.

Begum Sajida Sultan of Bhopal and also the Begum of Pataudi
Begum Sajida Sultan of Bhopal and also the Begum of Pataudi

 

Nawab Iftikhar Ali Khan Bahadur, the Nawab of Patuadi at the National Portrait Gallery in London
Nawab Iftikhar Ali Khan Bahadur, the Nawab of Patuadi at the National Portrait Gallery in London
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