On Dad Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi's Death Anniversary, Soha Ali Khan Shares An Emotional Note

Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, one of the greatest cricket captains India has produced, died at the age of 70 in New Delhi in 2011

On Dad Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi's Death Anniversary, Soha Ali Khan Shares An Emotional Note

Soha Ali Khan shared this photo. (Image courtesy: sakpataudi)

Highlights

  • Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi died at the age of 70
  • Soha shared a black and white photograph of the cricket legend
  • The picture features Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi smiling with all his heart
New Delhi:

On dad Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi's death anniversary, Soha Ali Khan poured her heart out in an emotional Instagram post on Tuesday. Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, one of the greatest cricket captains India has produced, died at the age of 70 in New Delhi on September, 2011. Sharing a throwback black and white photograph of the cricket legend, the actress wrote: "To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die." The photograph features Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi smiling with all his heart. He was fondly called "Tiger" by his colleagues and fans for his outstanding cricket skills. He was the eighth nawab of Pataudi.

Take a look at Soha Ali Khan's post for her father Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi:

Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi died after battling a lung infection. He was regarded as one of the finest Indian captains - he played 46 Tests for the country and smashed six centuries and 16 fifties in his career. He even set a world record by becoming the youngest Test captain of the Indian Cricket Team. He was 21 then.

Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi married actress Sharmila Tagore in 1969. The couple welcomed son, actor Saif Ali Khan, in 1970, daughter Saba, who is now a jewellery designer, in 1976 and Soha Ali Khan in 1978.

Saif Ali Khan has featured in films like Omkara, Hum Tum, Kal Ho Naa Ho, Dil Chahta Hai, Parineeta and Agent Vinod. He is married to actress Kareena Kapoor.

Soha Ali Khan married actor Kunal Kemmu in 2015 after dating for a few years. She has starred in movies such as Pyaar Mein Twist, Rang De Basanti, Khoya Khoya Chand, Mumbai Meri Jaan, Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge, Tum Mile and Tera Kya Hoga Johnny.