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With Saif, Soha, Sabah and Sharmila Tagore, she’ll attend a memorial dinner in honour of Tiger Pataudi hosted by an elite cricket club
Sonal Chawla (MUMBAI MIRROR; June 12, 2012)
The wedding may be a few months away. But Kareena Kapoor is set to join the Pataudis for a very special trip to London. Mirror has learnt that along with Bebo, Sharmila Tagore, Saif, Soha and Sabah will be in the city to attend a dinner hosted by the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) in memory of the patriarch Mansoor Ali Khan ‘Tiger’ Pataudi who passed away on September 22, 2011.
“The MCC is holding a very special dinner in my father’s memory at the Long Room in Lords,” Soha told Mirror, adding, “We are all going.”
The relationship between the London club and the Nawabs of Pataudi goes back a long way. While the senior Nawab of Pataudi wore MCC colours on England’s tour of Australia way back in 1932-33, his son, Tiger Pataudi, captained India at Lords in 1967. In fact, in recognition of the family’s contribution to cricket, MCC commissioned The Pataudi trophy in 2007.
And thus the family members went out of their way to attend the special memorial service held by the club. According to a source, while Saif Ali Khan who has been busy with his forthcoming film Cocktail took a few days off, sister Soha excused herself from the Saheb Biwi Gangster sequel schedule in Gujarat to attend this dinner.
What’s more, Mirror has learnt that Saif’s beau Kareena Kapoor and Soha’s boyfriend Kunal Khemu will More >