Today is the Bollywood 60th birthday of Bollywood actress Amrita Singh is actor Saif Ali Khan’s first wife and the mother of Sara Ali Khan. There was a time when Amrita was one of the leading ladies of the film industry. But at a very young age of 34, the actress tied the knot with Saif Ali Khan which later got ended. Check out some of the lesser-known facts about Amrita Singh’s life:
Born to a Sikh family, Amrita Singh is the daughter of Rukhsana Sultana (political activist) and army officer Shivinder Singh Virk.
Renowned novelist late Khushwant Singh is Amrita Singh’s uncle.
Amrita was was a belly dancer before making her entry in the film industry.
The actress made her Bollywood debut with Betaab in 1983 opposite Sunny Deol. The film was a huge success.
Saif Ali Khan was at an initial stage of his career while Amrita was an established actress when they first met each other on Rahul Rawli’s film set. The young actor was smitten by Amrita Singh as soon as he saw her. At that time, .
In October 1991, they tied the knot in a lavish ceremony. Although, Amrita’s parents were never happy with her decision to marry a 2 year younger man, who was yet to find his place in the industry.
Amrita Singh even converted her religion to Islam to marry Saif.
Amrita Singh and Saif Ali Khan had two children together, Sara Ali Khan and Ibrahim Ali Khan.
After a 13 years of togetherness, Amrita and Saif got separated in the year 2004.
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