– Saif Ali Khan sends a heartfelt message and Sharmila Tagore graces the event with her esteemed presence*
A news of india bureau
New Delhi on the 29th of October, 2023. The final match of the prestigious House of Pataudi Bhopal Pataudi Cup, one of India’s most historic and premier polo tournaments, was organized by the House of Pataudi, a match that has a profound connection to Saif Ali Khan and Pataudi family’s rich legacy.
The chief guest at this grand occasion was none other than the iconic Sharmila Tagore, a celebrated figure in the world of cinema and the mother of Saif Ali Khan. She graced the event with her presence and had the distinct honor of felicitating all the talented players who participated in the tournament.
Although Saif Ali Khan couldn’t be physically present at the event due to prior commitments, he sent a heartfelt message that resonated with fans and players. The actor said, “”House of Pataudi Bhopal Pataudi Cup has always been close to my heart, not because it is a symbol of our legacy being carried forward but because it is a celebration of true sportsmanship. The match stems from the spirit of House of Pataudi, a venture that is crucial to the synergy of all our endeavours.”
Speaking of the tournament Sharmila ji said, “This is the 27th year of the House of Pataudi Bhopal Pataudi cup and I am absolutely happy as the match was thrilling. It was a very interesting match. It’s always great to be here and feel the spirit in the air. The Pataudi cup is very close to our hearts and it’s great to back for another year to support all the players”*
Speaking of the Polo cup and House of Pataudi partnership Kanishka Upadhyaya AVP brand partnerships Exceed Entertainment said, “Supporting the Bhopal Pataudi Cup is a natural extension for the brand and it’s an honor to be part of an event that upholds and represents the family legacy and showcases the true spirit of sportsmanship.”*
The House of Pataudi Bhopal Pataudi Cup is a symbol of taking the legacy ahead while keeping the spirit of sportsmanship alive. Saif Ali Khan often cheers the players and has been seen felicitating the tournament before.