Amrita Singh SLAMS Saif Ali Khan for his comments on daughter Sara Ali Khan's debut

Amrita Singh gets upset with Saif Ali Khan's comment on daughter Sara Ali Khan's debut movie.
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Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh's daughter Sara Ali Khan's Bollywood debut has been grabbing headlines for months now. While initially, Sara's debut was to happen under Karan Johar's banner Dharma Productions, recently, it was announced that she would finally step into Bollywood with Abhishek Kapoor's Kedarnath with Sushant Singh Rajput.
 
When Saif was asked about his daughter's debut in an interview recently, he expressed his nervousness over Sara choosing acting as a career.
 
Now, it seems Saif's comment hasn't gone down well with his ex-wife Amrita Singh. Reportedly, she was livid about what Saif said and thought of it as a damaging statement. She called him up and slammed for the comment.
 
A source in the know informed the daily, "She told him it was an irresponsible thing to say considering Sara is about to embark on a film career.” The insider adds, “Saif didn’t want to be dragged into an argument, so he mumbled that he was ‘quoted out of context’ and calmed down his former wife."
 
Interestingly, after that phone call, Saif at another press conference did the damage control. He said that his statements were taken out of context. "I love my daughter, support her and I think her choice is great. Of course, she is an actress, she belongs to a family of artistes, which is great, but I am still a little concerned for her as it is an unsure profession. Because I love her, I worry for her. That’s all I am saying. Is that clear? People write things like, ‘He doesn’t know what he is saying. He doesn’t know his mind.’ I find that annoying," explained Saif.
 
 

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There's way too much drama about her debut! Dear Amrita, nobody cares about whether your daughter becomes an actor or goes into any other profession. If she wasn't Saif's daughter, she'd be where she belongs - nowhere.

This site is full of moral police force. Why she married him, where her career was, her financial status then etc. Folks should worry about their moral compass first and fix it.

People really take it out of context. Is Amrita cribbing over her marriage to him or cribbing over what she thinks damages their child's career. It is latter folks. Stop analyzing decision she made to marry him.

Man Amrita's such a dominating woman.. just relax and let the man say what he wants.. he's her father he means well.. I think Sara should do both the SSR movie and the Dharma movie..

Karena was 30 when she decided to marry Saif, she was mature enough to know what she wants from marriage. But how old Saif was when he married Amrita? He was barely 20. You can compare a 20 year boy with a 30 year woman? Who wants to marry a 20 years old boy who still has no clue about marriage and its responsibilities? Amrita was above 30, she was mature enough to understand marriage with a young boy leads to nowhere, if she decided to marry him, she can't complain about it now, after 20 years.

AMRITA'S career was going nowhere and she was broke. SHE saw an opportunity for quick money and a title and felt she could mold the young and naive Saif to be her slave but he grew up, realized he didn't want to be used and got the hell outta there but because of the children, he's rightfully still paying child support but to continue paying Amrita to still sit on her fat a*s all day and create difficulty for the whole family while both he and his wife works?? That's NOT fair. She's also pissed over the solidity of his marriage with Bebo and the beautiful baby it produced.

Saif wasn't a baby to not know the responsibilities of marriage. Also Kareena was still immature even if she was 30 when she got married to Saif.

Its funny how people refer the age gap between saif and amrita as problematic but are cool with same age gap (almost) between saif and kareena

Karena was 30 when she decided to marry Saif, she was mature enough to know what she wants from marriage. But how old Saif was when he married Amrita? He was barely 20. You can compare a 20 year boy with a 30 year woman? Who wants to marry a 20 years old boy who still has no clue about marriage and its responsibilities? Amrita was above 30, she was mature enough to understand marriage with a young boy leads to nowhere, if she decided to marry him, she can't complain about it now, after 20 years.

Saif wasn't a baby to not know the responsibilities of marriage. Also Kareena was still immature even if she was 30 when she got married to Saif.

Saif wasn't a baby to not know the responsibilities of marriage. Also Kareena was still immature even if she was 30 when she got married to Saif. PV please post

Taimur's mummy is killing Sara's career

You are too blind to see the reality Fortunately Kareena never interfered in Saif's kids decisions. She has always said that they already have a great mother and she is just friend with them. Your hatred made you blind.

Saif is almost 14 years younger than Amrita. I remember when they got married, I was a small kid then (I am same age as Kareena). My mum and padosi mausis etc were gossiping about this 'scandalous' marriage , how she married a boy, how Sharmila was pissed etc. Saif entered the movies himself, he was not forced. Initially he was considered quite clownish and was not taken seriously. He played second fiddle to Akshay a lot. Its only after Dil Chahta Hai, Hum Tum etc he established himself as a leading man proper.So, he struggled quite a bit initially. I don't think he was financially that well off in the beginning. May be he came from an affluent family, but I doubt he had in his possession much cash. He was a young immature father trying to get a foothold in BW, I am not surprised Amrita who was done with her career when her kids came along was the primary care taker . It was definitely a mismatch because of age, so no one is really to blame here. Sara seduced by Bollywood is quite understandable. With just a bachelor degree in (possibly) non-STEM subject and internship experience(perhaps), her starting salary in NYC will be less than $30,000/yr (for real). Compare that to the crores of rupees, the designer outfits, the designer life, the fancy apartments, cars etc a Bollywood career can buy! No wonder she is back there. Look at Sonam, even without any talent whatsoever , she survived for a decade already and has the fancy life that goes with it. Star kids go places if they even have an ounce of talent, they get sooo many chances and the money that comes with it.

"Slams." She hasn't said anything publicly and a private phone call is being discussed. First that biased Katrina-Ranbir article where he "mansplained" her (should have been titled "when Katrina was rude and obnoxious to RK") and now this. You're on a roll today.

Saif has been pulling a Bebo with his dumb statements ever since he married her.

Hahaha.. best comment ever! Had me ROFL..

I think Sara is making the right choice to go with a meaningful debut rather than playing a glamor doll in KJo's terrible movies

I feel really bad for Saif. He spent lots of money so that his daughter study at a highly ranked university and now his ex wife pushes her to enter BW and to debut opposite a failed actor. It must be really hard for him.

More than anyone pushing her, it's Sara who herself wants to enter Bollywood. And how is Sushant a failed actor? He is part of quite a few hits/blockbusters and is better looking/more talented than most star kids. PV post the truth

It is really interesting that people give lectures about how Saif was absent when Amrita was raising the children. If this was true Sara and Ibrahim would have never had a completely close and friendly relationship with their father and his current wife. Look at Arjun Kapoor's relation with his father and Sri Devi, look at Shilpa Shetty... do you really think Saif is like Boney Kapoor or Shilpa Shetty's husband? If he was like them we couldn't see his children being so close to him and Kareena all these 8-9 years. Saif and Amrita marriage failed because of their too much age gap, Amrita was a mature woman, she married a very young immature boy and should accept the responsibility if the marriage failed. Whatever happened between them was none of our business after all these years. If Amrita still has bitterness for her ex husband it doesn't mean he is evil or he abandoned his kids. His equation with his children and lack of any rumors about him having affair with other women outside his marriage prove that he is not the guy others try to portray.

Saif was busy romancing Rosa and then Bebo, instead of spending time with his kids. Not to forget, he had a fling with Bipasha on the sets of Race, while he was in relationship with Kareena. He tries to show he is better than others, but comes across as fake.

Firstly, It is every person's right to love and date. Being divorcee doesn't mean you are prohibited from falling in love again. Secondly, Kareena doesn't have anything to do with a marriage that had failed many years before her. Thirdly, Bipasha dated Saif in her sweet dreams. Try harder to find a credible rumor next time.

Even Bebo fans know that Saif had a fling with Bipasha after he started dating Kareena.

Amrita is actually 14 years older than Saif. She shouldn't have picked a 21 year old confused and scared boy. Saif was embarrassed of his profession. He hid his birth name Nawab Sajid Ali Khan Patudi for 10 years after joining the movies. How could he approve Sarah's entrance. He spent a fortune on her IV league education, room and board. The cost runs in crores.

She is 9 years older not 14.

Saif wasn't a baby to be "picked up" for marriage. If he was SO embarrassed of the profession, why join it himself and why is he still continuing with the profession???

Sorry but Amrita seems like a controlling mom, yes agree that Saif should not have gone public, but he is a concerned father and may be genuinely he feels like that, which is ok. anyway I think they made a big mistake by leaving Kjo film, no matter how ridiculous they are but he is a right platform to enter in the industry. Sara is going to pay for it.. I do not think she will go anywhere with film with SSR..

PR drama to hype the already overhyped star kid...wont be surprised if Amrita slams media for this news piece

Amrita loves to pick fights. Sara's choice of movie is stupid. Run girl run. It' better for you to stick with Karn johar gang.

Bebo is the troublemaker here.

Since saif didn't like he wants daughter to act, he probably never supported her with his connections/ kareena's connections! I guess Amrita is doing her best to support daughter's ambitions! I don't blame saif. Kareena never went to college but is more successful than soha who actually studied master's degree in the usa and worked there!

I think Amrita is upset because Saif was a absent father for most of the time while Sara was growing up.

Look at this way, Amrita was one of the top actresses in her time so I heard courtesy of pinkvilla. She knows damn well that an actresses shelf life is limited unfortunately. She shouldn't be mad at Saif because he is actually right. Amrita right now has no career so she should be actually agreeing with Saif

Amrita though a good actress was never a top actress. Sridevi, Rekha, Meenakshi, Neelam, jayaprada were more popular. In the later 80s on so were Madhuri and Juhi

And what career does Saif have now? Just curious to know that.

And what career does Saif have now?

Amrita must have thought Saif's comments were not supportive enough of Sara. He is right , Bollywood can be a tightrope , one mistake and you are gone. What I don't agree is about him talking about her getting a normal job like a mere mortal . Not that there's anything wrong with a job , just that someone brought up in the background of fame ,adulation & wealth (like Sara's grand mum , parents ,aunt ,uncle ,step mom & step mom's family all are ) will almost naturally be attracted to the limelight herself . Using your brains & getting a job in New York simply can't be compared to being a star with hired help , designer clothes , fancy cars, flatterers and all . It's the same reason why Soha did not pursue a job & became an actress.

oh god... this ever controlling mom sounds like she will rule her daughter's career with an iron fist.. she is already using her daughter to return favors that ekta kapoor did on her mother. sara, wake up, abandon your mom's advice and make your own decisions! she will drown and take you with her just because she is a bitter mother who cannot stand that her ex husband is happy!

I find it strange that people are bashing Armita on this. Has everyone forgotten that she raised these children on her own while Saif was busy dating foreign women and living with his girlfriend and enjoying his 'bachelor' life ? Yes, me did support them financially but given that he comes from a vey affluent and well established family, it was not difficult for him to do such and practically that was the least he could've done for them legally and morally. Now if his daughter wants to join the showbiz, he is making public statements to dent her confidence. He could have easily said all this in person to Sara as well.

if my mom raised me single-handedly, does it mean it is ok for her to use to to return a favor someone did on her in the past? How is that logical? He is not making any statements to dent her confidence. He is trying to put sense into her daughter's mind that debuting with a terrible actor is a bad idea and yes he is right. Sara needs to debut with someone better but Amrita is the one making sure that she doesn't. Trust me, Sara ali khan is another sonam kapoor in making

What was the need to make a public statement about this ? How logical is that ? I am not asserting that Saif is wrong here. All I'm saying is that his way of conveying this is probably incorrect. And mind you, if it were my father expressing inhibitions on my choice of career and declaring it publicly, I would be certainly let down by his action. Parents can critique and no one is taking that right away from Saif. But doing it publicly is something rather unsavoury.

However hard he tries Saif is a dumb uneducated snob and looks down on the very profession he makes a living from

The fact is, Saif Ali Khan was never around. He wasn't around when the kids were growing up and neither was he around after the divorce. You guys really think when he was dating Rosa and Kareena, he was making weekly visits, doing proper custody sharing, and bonding with them? I highly doubt that. If he's against his kids going in movies, that discussion should be done privately. If Sara has already chosen a career in Bollywood then Saif needs to be giving positive interviews rather than telling the media(who does not care about the family) his concerns about Sara's career. That is something that should be kept off the table in terms of discussing with the media because you DO sound ungrateful, especially when your daughter does not even deserve the kind of attention she is getting. I can see why Amrita would be annoyed with Saif when he was never around to do the hard work with his kids, money is not everything. You can't just jump in after 10 years of no parenting to being super concerned.

i dont think amrita gets along with anyone

I feel like Amrita is heading in the same direction as Babita. Saif is sensible.

Now we all know who is the wise one regarding their children, Saif or Amrita. Saif supported his daughter financially to study at an Ivy league university but Amrita just wanted her daughter to be another spoilt star kid who knows nothing about being actress except wearing designer outfits. People are too much judgmental, just because their marriage didn't work they blamed Saif all these years without knowing them personally. Amrita has always given me the over controlling and aggressive woman vibe. Saif comments on Sara's decision were really honest and rational but it is clear Sara's attention seeker mom couldn't tolerate wise words.

PEOPLE always talk as though Amrita was a saint but Sara'a movie career is gonna reveal her true difficult nature. She created unnecessary bad family dynamics when the children were small a day now that they'll be embarking on careers although Saif did his duty and supported her and his kids and incorporated them into his life against the hurdles she threw at him. Now here again, she has tied Saif's hands about even talking sensible about his daughter and she's gonna create a rift in the relationship Saif and Kareena has managed to built with his children and probably is gonna ruin Sara's career because of her ego and grudge.

Saif's opinion is a sensible one. Amrita is just a bitter woman.

Saif is only a human and he can mistakes at times. Since his wife is always at the gym, parlor or with her girl gang, someone needs to tell him to not make certain statements in interviews but rather express it in privacy.

Now I know why Sharmila Tagore never got along with Amrita.

Now I know why Sharmila Tagore never got along with Amrita.

Amrita thinks her daughter becoming another Athiya Shetty or Sonam Kapoor is better than pursuing her academic education in US? moreover she thinks that debuting opposite losers like Hrithik Roshan or Sushant Rajput is is a better decision? Wow really wow, I thought she is really wise and dignified, I didn't know she is such a fame hungry bimbo.

Lol, seriously I'm not any Hrithik fan but that guy certainly isn't a loser

It is no secret that he finds Bollywood mediocre. He only does his films and does not even hobnob in film circles, neither does he have filmy friends, and he hardly promotes his films. He was nowhere to be seen for Rangoon promotions. I get his point that Sara with her Ivy-league education and affluent network has other options besides films, but despite that, she still chose a career in mediocre bollywood. Any parent would be concerned! He has often expressed his regret, had he had other skills, he would never be in Bollywood but he does not have other career skills or education so he is making best of it. Therefore he perhaps feels disappointed as a father.

Saif is just concerned coz he can't act with heroines less than or equal to her age if she comes into this industry. He has certainly f'd up his life

Saif and Kareena has been living with each other for more than 9 years, in all these years Saif has acted opposite many actresses but there has never been any rumor about him having affair with other actresses. If you haven't seen anything then shut up and don't play with others reputation.

Saif had a fling with Bipasha, while dating Kareena. Everyone knows that.

Bipasha? Lol, in your dreams.

Saif had a fling with Bipasha, while dating Kareena.

Race was shot before he began dating Kareena. Try harder next time.

Check the time-line. Race was shot after he began dating Kareena.

Saif and Kareena has been living with each other for more than 9 years, in all these years Saif has acted opposite many actresses but there has never been any rumor about him having affair with other actresses. If you haven't seen anything then shut up and don't play with others reputation.

While Saif's concern is valid, Amrita is very right in her place too. Saif could've easily conveyed his apprehensions to Sara in person rather than voicing them in public which surely would've added to pressure on Sara and increased the expectations that are attached to her career. Rather than making things easy, Saif inadvertently made things complex for his daughter.

While Saif's concern is valid, Amrita is very right in her place too. Saif could've easily conveyed his apprehensions to Sara in person rather than voicing them in public which surely would've added to pressure on Sara and increased the expectations that are attached to her career. Rather than making things easy, Saif inadvertently made things complex for his daughter.

Saif knows how this industry works so he's just concerned for his daughter

Saif is sara father he's got a right to express his feeling concerns

Saif is just a concerned father just like any other

Saif is her father and his just anxious for his daughter there's nothing wrong with that hes been in the industry for 25yrs he knows how hard this professional can be

I m sorry but I feel Saif is more sensible than that Amrita

I think Saif just worries because the industry is not kind. You need to mix with the correct people to be noticed. I think it's a bad option to debut with Sushant though

I know off topic but the fact that despite working so hard, giving decent hits and solid performance, Sushant still is considered a bad option while some other fresh faced star kid with Karan Johar's production house will probably be considered a good option. Goes to show, how right Kangana is in that nepotism debate, outsiders are constantly being written off. It'll ultimately boil down to her acting ability. If she has her mother's talent, she'll be noticed no matter who she works with and she'll survive on her name alone.

At least she have options...and tbh this debut movie will have more scope for her to show acting talent than any of Kjo movie...

Forget society, one's one family slams one for saying/ doing things. Sadly, such is life.

Amrita is clearly only making things harder for Sara and Saif.

Honestly think Sara wouldve been in much better hands with Saif and Kareena as guides. They have better relations with the right people in the industry who could've really boosted Sara's debut. She's going to have a real tough time with a mom like Amrita

Saif's opinion on the matter actually came across very well. Much better than Amrita

Good one Amrita. Saif and Kareena behave like they own Sara and keep commeting without using their brain. You are a sorted person and you brought up Sara so please help her make the right decisions. If you leave Sara with Saif and Kareena, they will make Sara fake and historian like them.

I agree with Amrita, Saif is making some WTF statements about Sara...

God

Uh oh with a stage mother like Amrita I can only imagine what's gonna happen...seems like saif hands are tied

Amrita is angry cos Saif left her and refused to pay her any money. She had to get back to acting to raise her kids. Now that Sara is about to step into the limelight, Saif has showed up acting worried about her. He is an azz. Its good Amrita doesn't take shyte from him and shuts his trap the minute he blurts BS.

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