Saif Ali Khan born Sajid Ali Khan on 16 August 1970) is an Indian film actor and producer. Through his successful career in Hindi films (Bollywood), Khan has established himself as one of the most popular actors of Indian cinema. He is the recipient of numerous awards and nominations, including a National Film Award and six Filmfare Awards, and was honoured by the Government of India with the Padma Shri in 2010. Khan is the son of the cricket player Mansoor Ali Khan, and the actress Sharmila Tagore. Having made his acting debut in 1992 with Yash Chopra's Parampara, he had his first success with the 1994 films Main Khiladi Tu Anari and Yeh Dillagi. After going through several years of decline throughout the 1990s, Khan rose to prominence with his performance in Farhan Akhtar's Dil Chahta Hai (2001), which marked his professional turning point. His work in Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003) won him the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor, and he was awarded the National Film Award for Best Actor for his performance in Hum Tum (2004). Khan subsequently had further mainstream success with films like Salaam Namaste (2005) and Race (2008), and starred in critically acclaimed projects such as Parineeta (2005), Being Cyrus and Omkara (2006). In 2009, Khan branched out into film production with his company Illuminati Films, whose first release, Love Aaj Kal, became a box-office success. These accomplishments have established him as one of the leading actors of Hindi cinema. In addition to film acting, Khan is also a stage performer. He was married to actress Amrita Singh for thirteen years; they have two children together. He married actress Kareena Kapoor in 2012.