Nawab Saif Ali Khan!

Mumbai, October 31: Film actor Saif Ali Khan was made the tenth nawab of Pataudi on Monday in a pagdiceremony at his ancestral property Pataudi, little ahead of Gurgaon.

The ceremony saw people of nearby villages thronging the Pataudi palace. The ceremony was attended by Saif’s mother Sharmila Tagore and sisters Soha Ali Khan and Sabah Ali Khan. The Chief Minister of Haryana, Bhupinder Singh Hooda also graced the event.

Son of former cricketer Mansur Ali Khan, Saif inherited the title after his father’s demise in September this year.

Heads of 52 villages organized a symbolic coronation ceremony, in which, a headgear (turban) was placed on Saif`s head as a mark of respect.

-Agencies