Guwahati: There is no doubt that Saif Ali Khan is one of the most Charming actors of Bollywood. The actor has always been in the headline for some or the other reasons. Be it his unique sense of humour or choosing a variety of roles. Chhote Nawab has gained a huge fan following throughout his career. As per reports Saif along with Kareena Taimur, Jeh is headed to the Maldives for birthday celebrations.
As much as he is famous for his casanova roles, there are still a handful of films that made him stand out with his iconic characters. As Saif Ali Khan celebrates his 51st birthday, we bring you his most iconic films which proves his metal in the craft.
Released in 2005 the movie featured saif in a typical casanova which has been done till death by a lot of A-listers. However, the way Saif plays such kind of roles there’s hardly anybody in eyes of fans who can reach that mark. Not just people loved him in Hum Tum but this role also won him a National award for acting.
In this Vishal Bhardwaj film hosting a pool of fantastic actors like Konkona Sen Sharma, Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor and Bipasha Basu; Saif could be seen delivering a power-packed performance as the villain ‘Langda Tyagi’. While the Shakespeare adaptation won several accolades, Saif was honoured with many awards for his incredible acting.
DIL CHAHTA HAI
After a short not-so-good professional phase, Saif rose to prominence with Farhan Akhtar’s Dil Chahta Hai in 2001. The movie was a commercial success and opened to rave reviews. It had a fantastic star cast headlined by Aamir Khan, Akshay Khanna, Dimple Kapadia and Preity Zinta, besides Saif. The latter’s comic timing was highly appreciated.
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Saif once again hit a sixer with his smashing performance in this Imtiaz Ali romcom opposite Deepika Padukone. He won the award as best actor in the leading role. With a refreshing storyline, engaging screenplay and lovely songs, the movie was a huge success, both commercially and critically.
This was an epic historical action film starring Kajol, Ajay andSaif. The birthday boy’s arresting performance as Aurangzeb’s royal guard (Udaybhan Singh) fetched him Best Supporting Actor Award in Filmfare. The film was screened at 78th Golden Globe Awards as the Best Foreign Film.
Netflix’s web series Sacred Games won a million hearts and one of the premium reasons is Saif’s role as Sartaj Singh. The show went on to become one of the biggest hits of the Hindi language on OTT platforms. As much as viewers Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s character, they equally admired Saif’s role as a cop in this crime thriller.
Released in 2018 the dark comedy was directed by Akshat Verma. Saif plays the role of a cancer patient (Rileen) who just has few days left of his life. He tries to make the most out of his days by living his life to the fullest and taking drugs. The entire movie is based on Rileen’s hallucination due to LSD.
One of the most underrated films of Saif Being Cyrus is a black comedy directed by Homi Adajania. The film revolves around a dysfunctional Parsi family and Saif’s unconventional role was very well received by the critics.