New father Saif Ali Khan will be on paternity leave until mid-January after which he will resume the shooting of his next film, tentatively titled ‘Chef.’ Khan’s wife Kareena Kapoor Khan, who gave birth to a boy on 20th December, was discharged from Mumbai’s Breach Candy Hospital on Thursday.
The Bollywood star couple, who got married in 2012, have named their son Taimur Ali Khan Pataudi. Taimur is 36-year-old Kareena’s first child with Saif, who already has two children, daughter Sara and son Ibrahim, from his previous marriage to Amrita Singh, reports DNA India. Kareena and 46-year-old Saif yesterday posed with the baby for the photographers at their residence in suburban Bandra. “Saif last shot for the film (remake of Hollywood movie Chef) on December 12. He will resume the shoot by mid-January,” director Raja Krishna Menon said.
According to Menon, only 20 per cent of the shooting is remaining which will be done abroad. “I went on a recce to the US and Europe, we will zero-in on the location soon for the last schedule,” the director said.
Menon spoke to Saif after the birth of his son Taimur. “He is very happy and excited. I will try and visit the baby soon,” he said. Saif’s next release will be Vishal Bhardwaj’s ‘Rangoon,’ slated to hit the screens in February next year. Kareena, who was last seen in ‘Udta Punjab,’ (2016) had earlier signed on to the film ‘Veere Di Wedding,’ co-starring Sonam Kapoor and Swara Bhaskar.
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