Saif Ali Khan: Bollywood’s underrated performer

Do you really think that Saif is an underrated performer? This article might change your mind!

By Nikita Dutta

Apr 24, 2018  Updated On : May 4, 2018

Saif Ali Khan was born on 16 August 1970 to the late cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi and actress Sharmila Tagore. Besides being an actor he is also a film producer who made his debut in 1993 with Yash Chopra’s unsuccessful drama ‘Parampara’. His biggest commercial hit was in 1999 with ‘Hum Saath-Saath Hain’. After which he gave some remarkable movies like Dil Chahta Hai (2001) and Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003). 

Best 5 Movies By Saif Ali Khan:


Release Year

Box-office collection

Hum Saath-Saath Hain


82 crores INR

Dil Chahta Hai


39 crores INR

Kal Ho Naa Ho


87 crores INR

Hum Tum


42 crores INR



42.2 crores INR

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1. Hum Saath-Saath Hain-

The family melodrama film is directed and written by Sooraj R. Barjatya. The story revolves around a couple, Ram Kishen and Mamta’s family who have 3 sons, Vivek, Prem, and Vinod. Their close-knit bond is challenged when Mamta embitters her heart towards Vivek, who is her stepson, because of some misunderstandings.

2. Dil Chahta Hai- 

With Farhan Akhtar’s direction, the movie stars Aamir Khan, Akshaye Khanna, Preity Zinta, Sonali Kulkarni and Dimple Kapadia along with Saif. The movie revolves around 3 inseparable childhood friends. But life takes a turn when they fall in love and their varied approaches to relationships create tension amongst them.

3. Kal Ho Naa Ho- 

The Nikhil Advani directed movie stars Jaya Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan and Preity Zinta in lead roles along with Saif. The movie is about a depressed Introvert, Naina who falls in love with Aman. Aman teaches her how to live her life to the fullest and reunites her with her separated family. Embroiled in all this is Naina`s best friend, Rohit who conceals his love for his bestie.

4. Hum Tum- 

The movie directed by Kunal Kohli stars Rani Mukerji along with Saif. It revolves around cartoonist Karan who plays out the battle of the sexes through his animated characters which depict his relation with headstrong Rhea. Gradually, in their love-hate relationship both of them fall for each other. 

5. Omkara- 

The Shakespeare’s ‘Othello’ adapted movie is directed by Vishal Bhardwaj and stars Ajay Devgn, Vivek Oberoi, Kareena Kapoor, Konkona Sen Sharma and Bipasha Basu. The tale is based on friendship, jealousy, and betrayal in this rural setting that is truly imaginative. 

These movies will definitely prove why Saif is loved by everyone. He is among the most popular and highest paid actor in Bollywood.

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