October 31st, 2011
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Saif Ali Khan crowned as Nawab of Pataudi

saif-the-nawabHyderabad: Saif Ali Khan has been formally crowned as the Nawab of Pataudi inheriting his late father Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi’s title. Saif is the 10th Nawab of the erstwhile principality. The official coronation ceremony took place on Monday after the forty-day mourning period for Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi was over. Saif’s sister Saba was made the patron of the body that manages religious and charitable endowments of the erstwhile princely state.

Pataudi, whose mother was the daughter of the last Nawab of Bhopal, Hamidullah Khan, was born in Bhopal and was the mutawalli (patron) of the Auqaf-e-Shahi.


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