Children of former cricket captain Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, Saif Ali Khan, second left, Saba, center, Soha, right, and their mother Sharmila Tagore greet people during a prayer function in memory of Pataudi in New Delhi.
Sharmila Tagore with Kareena Kapoor watch the funeral procession of Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, in Pataudi at his ancestral palace in Pataudi on Friday. Pataudi was buried next to the grave of his father, Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi.
The body of Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi is carried by his son Saif Ali Khan during his funeral in New Delhi. The funeral procession of late former Indian cricket captain began from his home with sobbing family members, friends and several celebrities paying their last respects before his burial which will be held in Pataudi.
"A chance to see cricket on snow at 3,500m, with Kapil Dev’s Indian dozen taking on Alvin Kallicharran’s All-Star England dozen on August 15. Location: Jungfraujoch. Two of the most appealing characters of Indian cricket history, Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi and Farokh Engineer, were to umpire" — from Outlook Traveller, Sept, 2009
File Photo- Former cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi with his wife Sharmila Tagore in this file photo. Pataudi, 70, who had been hospitalized for acute lung infection, passed away in a hospital in Delhi.
FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2006 file photo, Former Indian cricket captain Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi and son Saif Ali Khan look on during a polo match in New Delhi. Pataudi died at a local hospital in New Delhi where he was being treated for a lung disease. He was 70.
Saturday 18 JuneFormer Indian cricket captain Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, who was evading arrest for almost a fortnight in connection with the poaching of a black buck, finally surrendered at a local court in Jhajjar, Haryana and was remanded to police custody for questioning. Among the seven accused in the case evading arrest, 'Tiger' is the only person to surrender and the rest are still elusive. The 65 year old "nawab' was granted bail on Monday -- but there was a bit of drama as the judge stated he had been receiving threatening calls against granting bail to him . If found guilty, Pataudi faces a jail term of up to seven years and a fine of Rs 25,000.
Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi -- Sharmila Tagore
The debonair India cricket captain first met the glamorous film star at a shoot in 1965. He is said to have wooed the Bengali beauty with roses—and an imported refrigerator. After overcoming objections from their families, they married on December 27, 1969. The perfect match between royalty and movie star is still going strong.
Sunday 22 October
Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan with Italian girlfriend Rosa and father Mansoor Ali Pataudi observe a two minute silence to
remember late hotelier and Rajya Sabha MP Lalit Suri, at the Deutsche Bank Bhopal-Pataudi Polo Trophy 2006, the
curtain raiser of the 2006 Delhi Polo season, in New Delhi.