Hold up, Sara Ali Khan is Bollywood’s hottest debutante
Saif Ali Khan’s daughter is hitting all the right notes
Baby Taimur may have commanded all eyeballs last week with his public debut, (see pictures here) but then again, Saif Ali Khan’s progeny appear to be genetically blessed with the art of courting fame. His elder daughter Sara has made her Bollywood ambitions known, and knows just how to go about it.
In case you were wondering how to get a toe in the door in showbiz, here’s our scientifically proven step-by-step guide to help you get there. (Needless to say, being related to a famous family will give you a headstart. But what you do from then on out, is on you.)
How Sara Ali Khan became Bollywood’s hottest new recruit
Wardrobe (and Instagram cred) sorted? Dressing up is all about seeing and being seen, and the Columbia graduate has been hitting up all the major parties in town with bestie and fellow starlet, Jhanvi Kapoor.
Sharing the frame with eternal heartthrob Shah Rukh Khan always helps, too.
Of course, for photo-ops at weddings, you’re going to want to call in the big guns. Sara has found herself a friend in Bollywood’s most touted designers, from Sabyasachi to Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla.
Any starlet is only as good as her wardrobe, and Sara seems to have done her homework well. The 23-year-old has enlisted the help of stylist Tanya Ghavri, known for dressing Katrina Kaif and Kareena Kapoor Khan, to put her on the fashion map. And between that slinky River Island romper and snowy Michelle Mason number, we’d say she’s good to namedrop at parties for the rest of 2017, at least.
Likewise, it also helps when the godfather of the industry takes you under his wing. Karan Johar showed up with Sara on his arm at Shahid Kapoor’s birthday bash, non-verbal confirmation that she was destined for great things. Or a leading role in Student of the Year 2 at the very least.
And of course, dating rumours with another star kid are mandatory. Word has been flying on the street that it isn’t all platonic between her and Sonam Kapoor’s younger brother, Harshvardhan Kapoor.
In the meantime, the 23-year-old has been honing that lean figure in the gym and rocking a killer manicure while she’s at it. A little multi-tasking can go a long way, always remember.