Soha Ali Khan: I was not encouraged to be an actor


So I tried that but my heart was really not in it, which is why then I started working in films. Also, they felt, like any parent, a little protective as there’s a lot of competition, insecurity and unpredictability in the film industry,” Soha told IANS over phone from Mumbai. It’s a wonderful place to study. “It was about making my parents proud and especially for my father… I wanted to make him proud. She says even though she was drawn to the acting world, there was always an emphasis on education in her family. “Ultimately, they wanted me to be happy. Soha is the youngest daughter of veteran actor Sharmila Tagore and the late Mansoon Ali Khan Pataudi. Education has always been prized in our family,” said Soha, whose mother Sharmila is related by birth to the famous Tagore family of Bengal. 2017-12-17T19:02:38+00:00″>
Published: December 17, 2017 7:02 pm

On the career front, Soha Ali Khan hopes to be back to the screen soon. “As far as acting is concerned, I wouldn’t say I was discouraged from acting but I was not encouraged to be an actor. I would like my daughter to go there too, but I wouldn’t put pressure. Having featured in films like Rang De Basanti, Tum Mile, Soha has come up with her debut book titled The Perils of Being Moderately Famous, in which she talks about how she is not “really” in the league of her family members and yet not being “entirely anonymous”. I knew he wanted me to do something more in the corporate space. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App They will be there to pick you up if you fall down,” added the actress, now a mother to a girl. “I always wanted to study. There has also been a tradition of going to the Oxford University… My grandfather, my father… So, I wanted to go there. My parents certainly felt my personality was not suited to acting in Hindi films and so I would be happier and better at doing something else. My mother’s mother had a masters degree, which was very rare at that time for a woman. “Especially in my mother’s side of the family. Related News
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On the career front, she hopes to be back to the screen soon though she is enjoying her motherhood phase. They believe in letting you go and let you live your life. She says they always wanted her to opt for something “stable” and so she gave working at Citigroup as a private banker a try. They were not ones to dictate that ‘You’re not allowed to do this, or you must do this’.