Saif sworn in as the Nawab of Pataudi

Saif Ali Khan has been crowned the 10th Nawab of Pataudi with a padgi ceremony that took place athis ancestral palace in Pataudi, Haryana. The village head tied turban around Saif’s head and concluded the ceremony. Villagers thronged at the Pataudi palace to watch the padgi ceremony. Saif inherited the title after the demise of his father Nawab Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi.  

Saif’s mother Sharmila Tagore, two sisters Saba Ali Khan and Soha Ali Khan graced the occasion. Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda was also present.

His sister Saba Ali Khan, patron of the Auqaf-e-Shahi or the body managing informed that he would be sworn as the Nawab of Pataudi once the 40 days of mourning are over.